KB1WFK Simplex and HF Net Report - 06 FEB 2020

2020-02-06 SIMPLEX NET

VHF 147.465 NCS KB1WFK 12 CHECK INS
KC1AWV
K1SGC
WA1YCE
KB1YSB
KA1OPS
K1KL
K1RID
W1CEK
KC1MIU by relay
N1AFF by relay
KB1YJ by relay

HF 3976 LSB NCS KB1YJ 9 CHECK INS
K1VJ
WA1YCE
K1KL
KC1ILT
K1RID
KB1WFK
W1CEK
W1WNS

Kensington Repeater NCS KB1YSB 3 CHEKC INS
K1VJ
KC1ILT

CHECK INS
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1zonUDHzgsTQcIUm9gHiKn4mumjQWeFEl

NOTES:
KC1MIU
12m 41s checks into net on 147.465
12m 57s recognized by NCS
16m 47s checks into net by Kensington Repeater
Got lost in the shuffle NCS unsure if he heard KC1MIU on simplex or repeater
25m 10s checks in with KC1AWV as relay
25m 40s KC1AWV recognized KC1MIU

AUDIO FILE
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1qzuC55MnUk4ewW9mCo9Hvv_XSg8kCzQa

PICTURE
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1fGBoSae8l7kB1dxRM-BJa4F2B3WUsd-O

Audacity 2.1.0
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AFTER ACTION REPORT – from VHF SIMPLEX Net Control Station (NCS) KB1WFK:
PLUS
12 VHF SIMPLEX check ins, 9 HF check ins, 2 Repeater check ins.
Was able to add HF/VHF relay stations to the mix.
NCS did inform the net what was going on with HF and repeater check ins.
Instead of using matrix tried a different format to show who can hear who
Recorded some Readability and some Strength values, it appears R (can you hear them) are more important on a cheat sheet.

DELTA
Got a bit confusing as simplex VHF net control trying to listen to 3 radios.
Paper got a bit messy, need to organize differently for 3 nets and relays.
Some got call signs wrong including NCS getting Bill KB1YJ wrong a couple times.
NCS did not periodically run through who had checked into the net.
Periodically doing this would have helped keep all call signs correct.
NCS failed to check with N1AFF to find out who he could hear.
NCS didn’t realize that several other stations had heard N1AFF
NCS late recognizing KC1MIU at 12m 57s, which lead to KC1AWV eventually going mobile to check in.

SUGGESTIONS:
KB1YSB suggested HF checkins be taken at a different time than VHF checkins
Periodically run through who has checked into the net