Statewide Colorado ARES Nets:
Colorado ARES currently has 4 Nets that you can participate in from Mesa County (Region 9, District 4). For up to the minute information and possible changes, please visit the Colorado ARES Net page at: Colorado ARES Section Net
(We list the net information below for your convenience)
The HF SSB Net is every Sunday @ 0800 MST on 3810 KHz LSB.
The HF CW Net is the 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month @ 0730 MST on 3570 KHz. (approx. 10 to 15 WPM)
The HF Sound Card Net is the 2nd & 4th Monday of the month @ 1930 MST on 3590 KHz USB. (Alternate 3580 KHz if QRM present) The net starts in PSK31 for check-ins and then usually operates in other sound card modes after the check-ins are complete.
The VHF/UHF FM Net is every Sunday @ 2000 MST. Feel free to check in when Net Control calls for general check-ins. If you’re a Mesa County ARES member, your district is R9D4. Multiple Repeater groups and modes are available. If you just want to listen in, you can hear the NET audio by visiting the Colorado Connection website and clicking the list to Listen to the Connection Live.
- The Colorado Connection system repeaters
- In Grand Junction on 145.355 MHz, input offset -600KHz, 85.5 Hz Input Tone & 123 Hz Option Output Tone.
- 525 Alpha system repeaters
- Fun Machine system repeaters
- DMR on Brandmeister 310815
- DStar on XRF815
- NXDN, P25 TG10209 & Echolink *CANONCTY*
Mesa County ARES Nets:
The Mesa County ARES/Emcomm VHF FM net is every Wednesday at 1900 local time. It is held on the linked Western Colorado Amateur Radio Club (WCARC) repeaters at 146.94 MHz (PL tone 107.2) and 145.175 MHz (PL tone 107.2). All ARES/RACES and other emergency communication group members are welcome and encouraged to check in, as well as visitors and newcomers.
The Mesa County ARES/EmComm HF net is every Sunday at 1700 hours on 7285 KHz LSB. Again, visitors and newcomers are welcome, as well as operators from any emergency communication group.