As of 4/15/21, 163 Hams Unite to Celebrate the 46 Year Legacy of TEN-TEC™ 1968 - 2014. Welcome to our newest Members Tom W2TAO, Roger K9VP and Terrence KO4TLC!


TEN-TEC Legacy Nets Special Event - April 18th 
The TEN-TEC Legacy Nets returns in 2021 to celebrate this year’s WARD theme operating across three bands (80m,40m,20m) in 4‑hour groupings (see event schedule below)

  • Check-in via free to eliminate pile-ups and increase accuracy 
  • Netlogger Net Name will be “World Amateur Radio Day Event”
  • Once logged in, confirm the operating band and frequency at the top of the Netlogger page 
  • The Netlogger Chat window invites your “Home but Never Alone” story of how Amateur Radio helped you cope and/or provide essential service during the pandemic 
  • All testimonials will be forwarded to the IARU/WARD 
  • A special event Certificate of Achievement will be emailed to each participant 
  • Check-ins who work all Bands earn a “Clean Sweep” Certificate endorsement
  • Email W4OVT if your email is not QRZ listed
  • FREE Certificates emailed on/before 05-01-21

IARU / WARD Event Schedule  (all times EDT)

80m SSB  /  3.927MHz LSB  /  5AM-9:30AM

40m SSB  /  7.195MHz LSB  /  11:30AM-3:30PM
40m CW   /  7.060MHz          /   1PM-3PM

20m SSB  / 14.275MHz USB  / 4PM-8PM

This Group welcomes your Membership and/or Check-ins per the following schedule:
  • Saturday - 80m SSB AM Net, 6AM ET/10Z, 3.927MHz
  • Sunday - 40m SSB PM Net, 1:30 ET/8:30Z, 7.195MHz (pre-Net starts +/- 1PM)
  • Sunday -  40m CW Nets, Slow-Net (5-10wpm) 1:00-2:00 PM ET, Fast-Net (15-20wpm) 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET
    • CW Nets Target Frequency 7.060MHz, Alternate Frequency 7.050MHz
  • Wednesday - Future 15m SSB Net - 3PM ET - Netlogger NCS Needed - TEN-TEC™ XMITTER Required
If this is your first visit, suggest clicking on the Messages tab to evaluate the content and if it looks like a Group you would like to call home.  If so (and we hope you do!) return to the bottom of this page and click "Apply for Membership In This Group.”  

The following TEN-TEC LEGACY NETS Position Statements are a guide for visiting Hams to evaluate joining this Group:

  • Seek a TEN-TEC Group that honors the pillars of success that led the original TEN-TEC to lead the Amateur Radio Marketplace:
    • Innovation, Quality, Performance, Value, and backed by Legendary Support
  • Hold in high esteem the original TEN-TEC™ Company founded by Al Kahn and Jack Burchfield and their incredible success from 1968 until the company was sold in 2014 = 46 Years of Excellence
  • Enjoy a Group that offers a Certificate Program that recognizes Check-in achievement
  • Enjoy Nets that invite and respect Check-in's comments
  • Enjoy relaying Check-ins not heard by Net Control
  • Enjoy the option of Checking-in via electronic logging software (Netlogger Preferred) or responding to CQ Calls
  • Seek a TEN-TEC™ Group that has never held a financial interest in TEN-TEC™
  • Seek a TEN-TEC™ Group committed to transparency and disclosure
  • Seek a TEN-TEC™ Group that is inviting to New Members and encourages on-air First-Time Check-ins
  • Enjoy a TEN-TEC™ Group that is in regular contact with Legacy TEN-TEC Management  
  • Enjoy a Forum that provides priority Check-ins for DX, QRP, and Mobile Check-ins
  • Enjoy a Group that produces timely, quality, and accurate Net Reports
  • Enjoy a Group where you can post a technical question to receive tone-positive responses
  • Enjoy a Group where Members respond to Polls to shape major decisions
  • Agree to follow FCC Part 97 Rules
To summarize, this Group and our Nets honor the first 46 years of "America's Best" a.k.a. the TEN-TEC™ company that Al Kahn and Jack Burchfield built

If these Position Statements "resonate" with your interests, WELCOME ABOARD!

Requirements for Membership include a Callsign and working Email Address that ideally matches the Callsign and Email Address displayed in the QRZ database.  For Amateurs unable or prefer not to access the QRZ system, please email Membership Admin.

Forum Facilitator:  Marc Bowen W4OVT - Greensboro, NC
W4OVT - Vanity Call for the Patriot Militia who traveled the "Overmountain Victory Trail" to defeat the British Army at the Battle of Kings Mountain on October 7, 1780.  More than any other 
Revolutionary War battle or skirmish, these brave Frontiersmen sealed America's Independence - Hip Hip HUZZA!!!
Questions, Comments, or Suggestions, please email the Group Facilitator

The TEN-TEC LEGACY NETS is an IRS 501(c)(3) Non-profit
d.b.a. "Welcome to Amateur Radio" Federal EIN 47-3403543
The TEN-TEC Legacy Nets has no affiliation express or implied with the TEN-TEC™ Corporation. 
We wish success and good health to the current TEN-TEC™ owner and employee(s).


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