February 17, 2016

East Texas Net now heard in Rusk Co.

Rusk County amateurs now have the ability to check into the East Texas Emergency Communications Service's monthly training net. The ETECS net is called on the last Monday of each month at 7:00 PM on the W5ETX linked system repeaters which includes the new repeater recently installed on ETMC's facilities in Henderson.

The net's agenda includes check-ins, announcements and training pertinent to EmComm operations. ARRL radiogram traffic and digital traffic using various modes of the Narrow Band Emergency Messaging Software (NBEMS) may also be handled during the net.

The net can be heard on any other linked repeaters, including:

  • Tyler on the “210” repeater (145.210 – 136.5),
  • In Henderson and Rusk County on the  “92” repeater (146.920 – 136.5),
  • In Hawkins on the “24” repeater (147.240 + 88.5) and
  • In Edom and Van Zandt County on the (146.620 –  136.5).
For more information about ETECS, visit their website.