Amateur Radio stations anywhere in the Greater Toronto Area are invited to check into the evening nets of the Toronto ARES Group. The nets begin with a call out to roll call stations but the Net Control Station (VE3NCS) will also issue a call for any station anywhere to check in.
All weeknight nets start at 8.00 PM.
The Net on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday nights is a SIMPLEX net on 147.405
MHz. You must transmit a PL tone of 103.5 hz.
The Monday night net is held on the VE3TNC repeater (147.270+) in downtown
Toronto. No tone required.
The Wednesday night net is held on the VA3GTU repeater 4B (444.850+) in
downtown Toronto. 103.5 tone required.
The Friday night net is held on the VA3GTU repeater 4C (443.750+) in
Scarborough. 103.5 tone required.
On Saturday nights additional nets are held at 8.30 PM on repeater VE3RPT
(147.060+) and at 9.00 PM on 6 Meter repeater VA3ECT (53.390-).
On Sunday evening three nets are held at 8 PM a net is held on the VE3BEG
At 8.30 PM a simplex net is held on 446.025 MHz. At 9.00 PM a 6 Meter simplex
net is held on 52.525 MHz. None of these
3 nets require a tone.
At 5.30 PM on Sundays, the GTA Regional Net is held on the CN Tower repeater
VE3TWR 145.410-(103.5) and 444.400+.
By participating in any of these nets you are putting your radio on the air and
ensuring that it is working properly. You
are also informing all the other Amateur Radio Operators in Toronto that you
are on the map. That you exist.
Being an Amateur Radio Operator means you talk on a radio with other Amateur
Checking into the ARES Nets is your best easy way to do that on VHF and UHF.