Preambles & Postamble

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OPENING THE NET -To Be Read At The Start of First Session 8:AM 

            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 Every Day Of The Year From 8AM To 1PM Eastern Time. Net Operational Procedures And General Information May Be Found At www.

Your Net Control For This Session Is :__CALL SIGN____, My Name Is:__Name__, And I Am In____QTH_____ Where We Have A Current Temperature Of ___Deg .

NCS NOTE : Take A Moment And Ask If Anyone Needs To Contact Another Station And Move Off Frequency For Their QSO, Then Following This Ask If Anyone One 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 End Of The 12- 1PM 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 Back To Regular Amateur Use.


Good Morning, This Is The South-Cars Traders Net. This Net Meets Every Wednesday Morning At 10 AM To 11 AM For The Purpose Of Trading, Selling, Or Buying Amateur Related Equipment And Accessories. HF Conditions Are Always A Challenge So If You Are Unable To Check In To The List Your Item On The Air, Please E-Mail Them To Me At : I Will Read Them At The Beginning Of Each Traders Net.

Please Realize This Is Not A Social Net Like Our Normal South-Cars Sessions; Therefore, Your Cooperation Will Be Appreciated. If We Do Not Have Enough Check-Ins, Listing Their Wants Or Items For Sale, We Will Read Any Listings Received By E-Mail.       

When You Check In, Give The Suffix Of Your Call Signs Only. We Will Then Acknowledge Those We Hear, Ad Then Come Back To You For Your Listing. We Will Take 2 To 3 Check-Ins At A Time, And Then Run Those, Then Repeat The Process. When You Are Called, Give Your Full Call, Name, And Location, Followed By Your Listing. PLEASE Speak Slowly, And Clearly,  With Conditions As They Are Hearing Can Be Tough. REMEMBER I Must Write All This Down, So Speaking  Slowly With This In Mind Will Help Me Get the Info From You. 


Listings Are Restricted To No More Than 3 Items Per Week. We Request That Each Listing Be Kept To A Minimum; To Include Only The Brand Name, Model Number, ( What It Is, I.E. Transceiver, Receiver, Amp, ETC.) Condition ( Cosmetics And Operational ; Rated On A Scale Of 1 To 10 ), Price, And Contact Information. Please No History Or Sales Pitch, That Can Be Discussed With The Individuals When They Contact You. It Is Imperative That We Keep The Listings Brief.


This Net Follows The Guideline And Procedures Set Forth By South-Cars And The FCC Part 97, Paragraph

( 197.113 ( A ) (3 ), Regarding Having No Pecuniary Interest. This States In Part: “Amateur Operators May, However Notify Other Amateur Operators of The Availability For Sale Or Trade Of Apparatus Normally Used In An Amateur Station, Provided That Such Activity Is Not Conducted On A Regular Basis. “ This Applies To The Individual Operators And Not The Service Provided By This Net; The Net Has No Pecuniary Interest.

If You Are Buying, Selling Or Trading: Regardless If You Are Using The South-Cars Traders Net, Or Any Other Form Of Buy, Sell, Trade. It Is The Responsibility Of BOTH BUYER AND SELLER To Safe Guard Your Transaction To Avoid Rip Offs, Scams, Or Other Forms Of Transactions That Result In Problems. Use Some Common Sense, And Set Up Your Transaction So It Is Protected For Both The Buyer And Seller !


Your Net Control For This Session Is:  ____Call Sign____, My Name Is: _____Name______          I Am In: _QTH_. I Will Now Start With Those Listings I Have Received  By E-Mail, Then Get To Those On Frequency To Take Check-Ins.