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This is ( your call ), your net control for W3SAT and the Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network, otherwise known as SATERN. This net meets every Tuesday evening at 8:00pm on the W3PGH repeater with a frequency of 146.610 and if necessary a tone of 131.8. This repeater is operated by the Greater Pittsburgh VHF Society, and this net is for the purpose of a training drill.
The SATERN HF net meets daily at 11:00am local time on 14.265 mhz
At this time if there is any emergency or priority traffic, please call W3SAT.[pause]
Now, I would like to read the following statement of purpose so everyone listening has an idea of what we accomplish. SATERN is a core of amateur radio volunteers who united themselves with the disaster services program of the Salvation Army. This group provides the Salvation Army with a nucleus of their communication support system in the event of an emergency. The primary objectives of SATERN are:
- To develop and maintain a core of amateur radio operators skilled to handle traffic and communications and to assist the Salvation Army during times of disaster.
- Assist in training other Salvation Army personnel to access and use the resource of Amateur radio for local, regional, national, and international disasters
- Development of training materials and exercises designed to enhance the use of Amateur radio within the Salvation Army Disaster services program.
Any licensed amateur radio operator is eligible to serve as a volunteer member of the SATERN team. Volunteers may belong to RACES, ARES, SKYWARN, or any local amateur radio club.
If you need to contact us, we are the
Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services
825 Parish St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
our phone number is area code(412)-922-4808
This is ( your call ) for the SATERN net, I will now call the roll of current active members as I have it and when you check in, please state if you have any comments or traffic for the net.
|KB3WES||call w3sat||Michael Reimer||Director|
|K3RGY||call w3sat||Frank Mramor|
|KB1CKF||call w3sat||Michael Koenemund|
|KB3FXI||call w3sat||David Kleber|
|KB3GIL||call w3sat||Roy Myers|
|KB3GXP||call w3sat||John Nemmer|
|KB3KWK||call w3sat||Dan Hirschfield|
|KB3KWL||call w3sat||Mike King|
|KB3LCD||call w3sat||Mike Ward|
|KB3LGJ||call w3sat||Fran Brashier|
|KB3LJU||call w3sat||Steve Adomonis|
|KB3LPJ||call w3sat||Jason Harchick|
|KB3NZQ||call w3sat||Michael Himmelstein|
|KB3OKE||call w3sat||Daniel Krszal|
|KB3USK||call w3sat||Lois Jacobs|
|KB3USL||call w3sat||Carolyn Shuty|
|KB3USN||call w3sat||Christopher Blessing|
|KB3USO||call w3sat||Jennifer Blessing|
|KB3USP||call w3sat||Norman Wellington|
|KB3USQ||call w3sat||Victoria Brooks|
|N2UAJ||call w3sat||Ed shipe|
|N3NSG||call w3sat||Mike Tobias|
|N3WH||call w3sat||Joe Sciulli|
|N3XHW||call w3sat||Lou Boetner|
|N3YNC||call w3sat||Ed Zullo|
|N3ZAB||call w3sat||Dan Sylvester|
|N3ZNF||call w3sat||Martin Hoban|
|WA3MLP||call w3sat||Poncho Ramsey|
|WB3CEH||call w3sat||Don Varner|
That completes the list. Were there any members that missed roll call or were not called, Please call now.[pause]
Very well, I will now open the net for additional check-ins. You do not have to be a member of SATERN or live in Allegheny county to check in. When you check in please give your call, name, location and state if you have any comments or questions. And, this is ( your call ) operating the SATERN net. I will take your check-ins now.
[pause] (take additional rounds of check-ins if desired)
Net stand by. Net recognizes. (list their call signs)
I will now close the SATERN net at [give time], and return this repeater back to general use. This is ( your call ) clear.