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Oregon ARES District 1
Amateur Radio Emergency Communications. This net meets daily from 7:30 to 8:00 PM local time for the purpose of preparation and coordination of District 1 ARES communications in the event of an actual emergency.

Net Information: Meets Daily 7:30-PM-8:00PM on the linked K7RPT Repeaters, Our primary repeaters are the 147.32, 442.325, 444.125 and 147.04 megahertz linked repeaters all having a 100hZ tone, also the 146.72 megahertz repeater on Wickiup Mountain with a 114.8 hz tone. We also have an alternate repeater on 146.84 megahertz.

Website: http://www.oregonaresd1.us/wp/

Linux User Net every Monday from 8:10PM-9:00PM PST. If you are local to Portland we are on the 147.040 megahertz repeater a 100hz tone. We are stay un-linked from the rest of the K7RPT repeaters until further notice.

You can also join us via 147.040 IRLP NODE  #7959 on The Amateur Radio Relay Group (ARRG) System. For past Linux User Net sessions visit The Linux Page.

Local Nets on The K7RPT ARRG Repeater System Only

 { Sundays }

CPCBSA Scout Net 430PM-5:00PM 147.32, 442.325, 444.125 and 147.04 megahertz linked repeaters all having a 100hZ tone

Neighborhood Emergency Communications Net – Portland’s Net Net

This net meets every Sunday evening at 8:10 P.M. local time on this K7RPT 147.040 MHz repeater.

This repeater has a positive 600kHz offset and a tone of 100.0 Hz. Our purpose is to provide experience with and exchange information about amateur radio use by NETs (Neighborhood Emergency Teams)and CERTs (Community Emergency Response Teams).

If anyone has any questions feel free to contact the Net Manager KE7SIN, email

Website URL Short Address: http://bit.ly/NETNet

Website Complete Address: https://portlandprepares.org/net-resources/radio/ham-radio-2/practice-opportunities-2/net-net/

Clackamas County Amateur Radio Emergency Services- CARES Net Every Sunday Night at 7 PM on the Mt. Hood 147.120 /444.225 Repeater
7:00PM Clackamas County (CARES) Net, (100.0) 147.120 MHz
Website: http://clackamasares.org


Linux User Net 810-9:00PM 147.040 only
Website: https://www.kc7nyr.com/linux

NW Oregon Skywarn Net Wednesday 8:05PM on 147.32, 442.325, 444.125 and 147.04 megahertz linked repeaters all having a 100hZ tone,

Website: http://nworegonskywarn.info/wp/

Other Local Nets

Washington County ARES/RACES
Washington County Amateur Radio Emergency Services (ARES) exists for the purpose of providing backup emergency communications to many served agencies in Washington County, Oregon.

Net Information: Tuesdays at 7pm PT (every Tuesday except 3rd Tuesday of the month) on 146.90- MHz – tone 127.3 – FM repeater.
Website: http://washcoares.org/

Beaverton CERT Net
Please Join us every Monday evening at 8:00 pm for our weekly Beaverton CERT Net. You can find us on 444.750 Mhz with a positive offset and tone of 123.0 Hz.

Northwest Oregon SKYWARN
The effects of severe weather are felt every year by many Americans. To obtain critical weather information, NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, established SKYWARN® with partner organizations. SKYWARN® is a volunteer program with nearly 290,000 trained severe weather spotters. These volunteers help keep their local communities safe by providing timely and accurate reports of severe weather to the National Weather Service.

Net Information: Every Wednesday night at 8:05 PM. 147.32, 442.325, 444.125 and 147.04 megahertz linked repeaters all having a 100hZ tone, also the 146.72 megahertz repeater on Wickiup Mountain with a 114.8 hz tone which is currently un-linked.
Website: http://nworegonskywarn.info/wp/

Northwest Oregon Traffic and Training Net
The NTTN net meets daily at 6:05 p.m. The NTTN is an Amateur Radio Net to handle formal written traffic into and out of the state of Oregon. The Northwest Oregon Traffic and Training net is a affiliated with the Radio Relay International Traffic System. The net is sanctioned to meet on the linked repeaters of the Western Oregon Radio Club, Inc. Frequency, 145.27, 145.43,  146.80, 443.150 and 442.525  MHz repeaters, all having a pl tone of 107.2.
Website: http://nttnweb.us/wp/

There are two weekly nets held on the OTVARC repeaters. The Wednesday Night Casual Net is held from 8:00 PM until 8:30 PM Wednesday evenings on the 146.96 MHz repeater. The Portland Public Schools Amateur Radio Club Traffic Net is held Wednesday evenings from 7:00 PM until 7:30 PM on the 440.25 MHz repeater.
Website: https://otvarc.org/events/nets/

Western Oregon Radio Club. The Western Oregon Radio Club is an Amateur Radio club located in Portland Oregon. The club functions to operate radio repeaters to provide coverage over a large portion of the northwest corner of the state of Oregon.The club has several separate radio sites for repeaters. The separate sites are linked using RF linking to allow users on any local repeater to be heard on any of the other repeaters.
WORC User Net Every Wednesday 7:00PM-7:30PM
Website: http://www.worc.info/

West Coast Slow Speed Net (WCN) – Purpose of net is officially: a training net in traffic and net procedures. Some traffic is passed, mostly net reports. A good net to learn net procedures in CW environment. Most NCS run 10 wpm.

Net Information: Freq: 3540 kHz
Days: Daily
Time: 7PM Pacific time (winter schedule shifts to 6PM, currently most NCS also do an early call at 4PM due to conditions)
Coverage: South BC, WA, OR, CA, NV, ID, MT
Website: http://www.west-coast-net.info/index.php

Multnomah County ARES Net, Wednesday at 7pm on 146.840, no tone.
Website: http://www.multnomahares.org/

Portland Amateur Radio Club – PARC
Check out the weekly net, Monday nights at 7:00pm on 146.840, no tone.
Website: http://www.w7lt.org/

Neighborhood Emergency Preparedness Net every Monday from 6:45 PM to 7:15 PM. This Net will start Monday, February 18th on 147.320 & 442.325 pl 100.

For a detailed list of Oregon and SW Washington Nets visit ARRG at https://www.arrg.org/links.htm

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