February Update

Greetings all EPTN members and visitors;

The last few months have been very hard on your net manager. Multiple issues with phone service, the internet , work schedules and life interfering with good ol ham fun.

Well, first of all, I am pleased to announce two transitional positions have been allocated.

Rob, KD8YWF, is now a third liason to the West Virginia HF phone net.Rousseau , KC4RCR , has been appointed by me as Assistant Net Manager, which means he is going to be able to help me do net activities and train new net controls.Our net has been growing in checkins these past two months but little to no traffic is passed. Appreciate all net contols hanging in there and we also have 2 openings for Tuesday and Friday nets so if you can donate time to the net for a out 15 minutes around 6:45pm (1845) please email me at my callsign at arrl.net.

73 all. Bob Rice KG4RRN ,EPTN net mgr

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Eastern Panhandle Traffic Net (EPTN)

An ARRL Affiliated West Virginia VHF Net, supporting NTS message handling daily, on the 147.255+ PL 123.0 WB8YZV repeater.

Net Manager Bob Rice, KG4RRN Traffic Manager Frank Conard, N4SLR

Greeting fellow Amateurs, and Welcome to our Net
We meet 7 nights a week at 6:45PM, to pass formal written traffic as a public service into and out of the local area of Morgan, Berkeley, and Jefferson counties, in West Virginia.
Please contact me at kg4rrn@arrl.net if you would like to volunteer to be a Net Control.eptn logo 1

The EPTN supports several other nets and liaison with the West Virginia Phone Net. (HF) and the ARES nets on VHF and UHF.
Please join us to learn how to be a net control, or try your hand at making or delivering message traffic. It is a great way to learn how it has been done, for over 50 years, and it is still relevant today 73⤵
Bob, KG4RRN, EPTN Net Manager.

  • Frank, N4SLR, EPTN Traffic Manager