Bay Area Nets


Below is a list of nets in the Bay Area, other than those on the MDARC systems. This list is based on a compilation of nets undertaken in 2011 by Jim Brunk, N6BHX, with additions from other sources. If you find a error or know of a net not listed, please let us know at info@mdarc.org.

See also our Nets on MDARC Systems page.

Note: All nets listed are Voice Nets, unless otherwise stated. All times are Pacific Time.
  • Daily:
    • 12:00 PM: Noon Time Net
           40 meters: 7.2685 MHz LSB & 80 meters: 3970 KHz LSB

    • 6:00PM: California Traffic Net
           80 meters: 3.906 MHz, LSB; (see http://www.califtrafficnet.com/)
    • 6:45PM: Alamo Emergency Communications Net
           147.570 MHz Simplex
    • 7:30PM: Western Public Service System Net
           80 meters: 3.952 MHz, LSB (see http://www.3952khz.net/)
    • 7:30PM: Northern Calif. Net VHF Session
           WA6HAM, 145.410 MHz, - Split, PL = 107.2 Hz

  • Monday thru Friday:
    • 7:10AM: Over the Hill Gang Breakfast/Commute Net
           WA6KQB, 145.110 MHz, - Split, PL = 82.5 Hz
    • 8:00 AM: RV Radio Network
           40 Meters: 7.2685 MHz LSB

    • 8:30AM: California Rescue Net (Gordon West Net)
           40 meters: 7250 KHz LSB
      (see http://crc40.org/index.html)
    • 9:00AM: 9 a.m. Talk Net
           N6NFI, 145.230 MHz, - Split, PL = 100 Hz
    • 10:00AM: Ladies of the Net
           40 meters: 7245 KHz LSB (Search Facebook for "Ladies of The Net" or contact AA6MW@BeniciaARC.com)
  • Sunday:
    • 9:00AM: Hornet Amateur Radio Club (HARC) HF Net
           40 meters: 7.215 MHz
      LSB (see http://www.hornet-arc.us/)
    • 1:00PM: California American Legion Amateur Radio Service (CALARS) HF Net
           40 Meters: 7.278 MHz LSB  (see http://www.alcapost318.org/index.php?id=90)
    • 1:30PM: California American Legion Amateur Radio Service (CALARS) Echolink Net
           Echolink Conference Server *FMCA-ARC*   (see http://www.alcapost318.org/index.php?id=90)

    • 6:00PM: American Red Cross Communicators Net
           WW6BAY, 443.975 MHz, + Split, PL = 100
    • 6:35PM: Disaster Communicators Forum
           WW6BAY, 443.975 MHz, + Split, PL = 100
    • 9:00PM: Antioch LDS Net
           146.415 MHz Simplex
    • 9:00PM: Saratoga Amateur Radio Association Net
           K6SA/R: 146.655 MHz, - Split, PL = 114.8 Hz (see http://www.k6sa.net/)
  • Monday:
    • 11:00AM: Reno QRP Group
           40 Meters: 7.045 MHz LSB (Email: nu7t@arrl.net)
    • 6:30PM: Reno QRP Group
           40 Meters: 7.045 MHz LSB (Email: nu7t@arrl.net)
    • 7:00PM: American Red Cross of the Bay Area (ARCBA)
           147.420 MHz Simplex
    • 7:00PM: Hornet Amateur Radio Club (HARC)
           WB6NDJ; 146.880 MHz, - split, PL = 77 Hz (see http://www.hornet-arc.us/)
    • 7:00PM: Livermore Amateur Radio Klub (LARK) Net
           AD6KV; 147.120, + Split, PL = 100 (see http://www.livermoreark.org/nets/nets.html)
    • 7:30PM: Bencia Amateur Radio Club (BARC) net
           KR6BEN; 442.750 MHz, PL = 100 Hz (see http://beniciaarc.com/wp/)
           KR6BEN; 441.250 MHz, PL = 100 Hz (Last Monday of the month.)
    • 7:30PM: East Bay Amateur Radio Club (EBARC)“Explore Net” (HF)
           10 meters: 28.425 MHz, USB
    • 7:30PM: Hayward Amateur Radio Club / ARES Net
           K6EAJ: 145.130 MHz, + Split, PL = 127.3 Hz (see http://www.qsl.net/k6eag/index2.html)
    • 7:30PM: SBARA Chat
           WA6PWW: 147.015 MHz, + Split, PL = 103.5 Hz (see http://www.sbara.org/)
    • 7:35PM: Contra Costa Repeater Association (CCRA) Net
           WA6HAM: 145.490 MHz, 147.735 MHz, 145.410 MHz (Linked); - Split, PL = 107.2 Hz
           (see http://ccra.us/)
    • 8:00PM: California Emergency Services Net (CESN)
          
      80 meters: 3992, 3960, or 1987 KHz LSB  (see http://www.acscalifornia.org/nets.html)
    • 9:00PM: Cathay Amateur Radio Club
           W6BUR: 146.670 MHz, + Split, PL = 85.4 Hz (see http://cathayradio.org/)
    • 9:00PM: Santa Clara Valley Repeater Society
           WB6OQS: 146.76 MHz, - Split, PL = 151.4 Hz (see http://www.scvrs.org/)
  • Tuesday:
    • 7:00PM: SBARA Youth Net
          
      N6NFI, 145.230 MHz, - Split, PL = 100 Hz
            (P
      arents with amateur licenses are encouraged to act as a control operator for interested kids.
                Echolink node W6REK-R (828105) is available for those out of range of the repeater.
      See sbara.org for more info.)
    • 7:30PM: Fat City CW Net
           10 Meters: 28.420, USB Voice, then CW.
    • 7:30PM: Kid's Net
           WA6TEM: 147.855 MHz; - Split, PL = 100Hz
    • 7:30PM: QRM Net
           WA6KQB: 224.300 MHz, - Split, PL = 82.5 Hz
    • 7:30PM: South Bay Amateur Radio Club /Tri-City ARES Net
           WA6PWW: 147.015 MHz, + Split, PL = none (see http://www.sbara.org/)
    • 8:20PM: 10 Meter Digital Net
           10 meters: 2820 KHz, LSB
             (
      follows Contra Costa Digital Practice Net, as needed. See Nets on MDARC Systems page.)
    • 8:40PM: 80 Meter Digital Net
           80 meters: 3593 KHz, LSB

             (
      follows Contra Costa Digital Practice Net, as needed. See Nets on MDARC Systems page.)
  • Wednesday:
    • 8:30AM: Rossmoor Ham Net
           146.430 MHz Simplex; No PL
    • 10:00AM: California Emergency Services Net (CESN)
           40 Meters: 7230 KHz LSB
        (see http://www.acscalifornia.org/nets.html)
    • 6:45PM: Contra Costa Red Cross Net
           WA6HAM; 145.490 MHz, 147.735 MHz, 145.410 MHz; - Split, PL = 107.2
    • 6:45PM: West Contra Costa County- ARES/RACES Net
           WD6EZC; 145.110 MHz, - Split, PL = 82.5
    • 6:50PM: Walnut Creek CERT Net
           KK6BSN; 443.825 MHz, + Split, PL = 167.9 (uplink & downlink)
           (see https://sites.google.com/site/wccerthams/home)
    • 7:00PM: Hayward Amateur Radio Club
           K6EAG; 145.130 MHz, - Split, PL = 127.3
      (see http://www.qsl.net/k6eag/index2.html)
    • 7:30PM: Rossmoor Net
           147.540 MHz Simplex, PL = 100 Hz
    • 7:30PM: LARK Windfarms / 10-10 Net
          
      10 meters: 28.485± MHz; LSB
    • 7:30PM: Lamorinda Area Radio Interest Group (LARIG)
           WA6HAM;
      145.490 MHz; - Split, PL = 107.2; then move to:
           K6ORI; 442.975, 440.550, 440.975 (Linked); + Split; end net on:
           Lafayette-146.565 (simplex), Moraga-147.585 (simplex), Orinda-147.540 (simplex)
    • 7:45PM: K6ORI Net
           WW6BAY, 443.975 MHz, + Split, PL = 100 Hz
    • 8:00PM: American Red Cross of the Bay Area (ARCBA)
           WW6BAY, 443.975 MHz, + Split, PL = 100 Hz
    • 8:00PM: Concord Amateur (Auxiliary) Radio Emergency Service (CARES)
          
      147.405 MHz Simplex (see http://www.ci.concord.ca.us/page.asp?pid=1002)
    • 8:00PM: SABRA Wednesday Night Roundtable
           10 meters: 28.412.00 MHz USB
      (see http://www.sbara.org/)
    • 8:00PM: Military Radio Collectors Net
           75 Meters: 3.9960 MHz USB (see http://www.mrca.ar88.net/Nets/default.html)
  • Thursday:
    • 9:00AM: Rossmoor ARES net
           146.430 MHz Simplex
    • 6:35PM: Contra Costa HF Emergency Communications Net
           80 meters: 3893 KHz +/- 5 KHz LSB
      (see http://www.cocoacs.org/meetings/weekly-nets/)
    • 6:40PM: Walnut Creek CERT
           146.460 MHz Simplex
      (see https://sites.google.com/site/wccerthams/home)
    • 6:45PM: West Contra Costa County EMCOMM Net
           WA6KQB; 145.110 MHz, - Split, PL= 82.5 Hz
      (see http://www.cocoacs.org/meetings/weekly-nets/)
    • 7:00PM: Amateur Radio Club of Alameda / ARES Net
           K6QLF; 444.600 MHz, - Split, PL = 88.5 Hz (see http://www.arcaham.org/)
    • 7:00PM: Delta Amateur Radio Club Net
           146.535 MHz Simplex (see http://www.darc.club/)
    • 7:00PM: South Contra Costa County EMCOMM Net
           K6SRM; 146.355 MHz, + Split, PL = 100 Hz
    • 7:00PM: Central Contra Costa County EMCOMM Net
           145.680 MHz Simplex
      (see http://www.cocoacs.org/meetings/weekly-nets/)
    • 7:00PM: KARO/ECHO ARES/RACES Net
           146.415 MHz Simplex
    • 7:00PM: Northern California DMR Net
          
      NorCal Talk Group 3107700
           (see http://norcal-brandmeister.org/)

    • 7:15PM: Northern Alameda County (NALCO) ARES/RACES
           N6BRK; 440.900 MHz, + Split, PL = 131.8 Hz
    • 7:20PM: Contra Costa County-Wide EMCOMM Net
          
      WA6HAM; 145.490 MHz, 147.735 MHz, 145.410 MHz (Linked); - Split, PL = 107.2
          
      (see http://www.cocoacs.org/meetings/weekly-nets/)
    • 7:30PM: Contra Costa Communications Club Net
          
      WA6KQB; 145.110 MHz, - Split, PL= 82.5 Hz (see http://www.wa6kqb.org/)
    • 7:30PM: Livermore Amateur Radio Klub (LARK) Tech Net
           AD6KV; 147.120, + Split, PL = 100 (see http://www.livermoreark.org/nets/nets.html)
    • 7:30PM: Oakland ARES Emergency Communications Net
           WB6NDJ; 146.880 MHz; - Split, PL = 77 Hz
    • 7:30PM: San Francisco ACS Net
           WA6GG: 442.050 MHz, + Split, PL = 127.3 Hz
    • 7:30PM: Millbrae Amateur Radio Club (MARC)
           146.490 simplex, no PL  (except the first Thursday, when meetings are held)

    • 8:00PM: Contra Costa Communications Club Tech Net
           WA6KQB; 145.110 MHz, - Split, PL= 82.5 Hz
      (see http://www.wa6kqb.org/)
    • 8:00PM: Foothills Amateur Radio Society Net
           N6HFI: 145.230 MHz; - Split, PL = 100Hz Hz (see http://www.fars.k6ya.org/)
    • 8:00PM: Sidewinders on Two (SWOT)
           144.250 MHz Simplex (see http://swotrc.net/TheSWOTRCHP.aspx)
  • Friday:
    • 8:30AM: Livermore Amateur Radio Klub (LARK) HF Net
          
      40 Meters: 7.2630± MHz, LSB (see http://www.livermoreark.org/nets/nets.html)
    • 8:00PM: California/Nevada DMR Roundtable
           California DMR talk group, no. 3107

    • 9:00PM: Mad Scientists Amateur Radio Club Net
           N6MPX; 147.330 MHz, - Split, PL = 100 Hz (see http://msarc.net/)

  • Saturday:
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