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Net Control - Type III, Part B

Course Description and Materials


Overview: This course is part B of a two part course designed to prepare individuals to perform net control duties as a fully independent operator for low to medium speed county nets and city or event nets.
Intended Audience: Hams who are interested in performing Net Control duties.

Note: The above prerequisites are not strictly enforced. But in order to get the most out of this course, you should have previously attended the above courses. If you have not yet attended one or more of the prerequisites, you should carefully review the course materials for the missed prerequisites prior to attending this course. Then, be sure to attend any missed prerequisites at your earliest opportunity.

Length: 3 hours
Students should bring:
  • Copy of course materials (see below)
  • Pen/pencil and pad of paper
Learning Objectives:

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe how to deal with net control challenges
  • Properly work with a scribe
  • Describe the equipment options for net control
  • Properly perform resource tracking
  • Properly manage a resource net for an event
  • Properly hand off a net
  • Properly close a net
Topics Covered:

The course agenda includes:

  • Dealing with challenges
  • Working with a scribe
  • Equipment for net control
  • Resource tracking
  • Resource Net for an Event
  • Handing off a net
  • Closing a net

The course includes several interactive exercises.

Scheduling Info:
Course Materials:

Classroom presentation (Revised 02-Apr-2018):

Print out and bring the following to class:

Other resources:


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