Supporting the Pa NBEMS net for Pennsylvania and surrounding states.  This is an open net for the purpose of training and practicing running and participating in similar nets.  NBEMS stands for Narrow Band Emergency Messaging System and is used primarily for emergency communications and passing traffic on the Amateur Radio frequencies.  The primarily software used for NBEMS is Fldigi with FLMSG/FLAMP.  All Amateur Radio operators are invited to subscribe to this group and to participate in the Pa NBEMS Net.  Any questions or comments may be sent to ny3j at or to k3euiBarry at

This net meets every Sunday at 0730 Hrs on a vfo dial frequency of  3583.0 kHz (rig in USB mode)

We moved the net to  0730 hr local  from the old net on fickle forty meters 7072.5 kHz Olivia at  1100 hr local time.
By moving the net to 80m and moving the net to an earlier hour, we have eliminated the "fickle forty meters" skip zone of propagation  (the famous 100 mile donut hole)

The net control operators are
Ron NY3J  Bensalem,    K3EUI  Barry2   West Chester,     K3UG Barry4   Oxford PA
W3JFS John N.Coventry and KC3DOW Steven, Gillette

The net usually has checkins from  Pa, NY, NJ, CT, MA, VA  and sometimes when the band is still open, from North Carolina and Ohio and Canada.
We practice sending FLMSG and FLAMP messages including casual comments, announcements, and samples of EMCOM messages including weather reports and daily shelter reports.

Here's a list of nets. Mark your calendars.

Pa NBEMS  Sundays at 0730 hr on 3583 kHz
NY NBEMS  Saturdays at 0800 hr on 3583 kHz
NJ NBEMS  Sundays  at  0930 hr on  3582.0 kHz
NH NBEMS  Saturdays at 0730 on 3582 kHz
USeast NBEMS Wednesday at 1900 hr on 3.585 MHz USB
MIDTN Net Tues, Thurs & Sat 1930L on 3.582.5 MHz USB

All are welcome to check in.  TU and hope to see you on the waterfall.  If you join this group please send an email to NY3J at ARRL.NET with your name and CALLSIGN.

March 2022

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