NCS Preamble



OPENING THE NET – To be read at 8 AM and 12 Noon session

This is South-Cars, the South Coast Amateur Radio Service operating on 7.251 MHz. South-Cars is a directed service net whose purpose is to assist those seeking to contact other stations, or areas. To provide weather and travel information when available and to assist in emergencies.

This net operates from a “CALL LIST” taken by the Net Control Stations when a call for check-ins is made. If your call is not picked up by the Net Control, please be patient, another list will be taken shortly. All contacts and information will be handled through the Net Control.

This net operates everyday of the year from 8AM to 1PM eastern time. Net operational procedures and general information may be found at

Your Net Control for this session is (call sign), (my name is), and I'm located in (your QTH) where we have a current temperature of.

NCS NOTE: Take a moment and ask if anyone needs to contact a station and move off frequency for their QSO, then following this, ask if anyone on frequency is celebrating their birthday today. If so, wish them a happy birthday and let them check-in at this time. You can invite the members on frequency, to wish the member "Happy Birthday." Then proceed to conduct the net.

CLOSING THE NET - To be read only at the end of the 12 - 1 PM session
This has been South-Cars, the South Coast Amateur Radio Service. South-Cars is in operation every day from 8AM until 1PM. All times being Eastern. Your net control for this session has been, , , and until tomorrow morning at 8 AM saying 73 and returning this frequency to regular amateur use.

AS Of January 25, 2017