Net Update

The North Central Texas Information Net which normally meets on Thursday evening at 8:30 pm will NOT be meeting this week because of the holiday. The next net will be held on Nov 30 at 8:30pm. We hope you and yours have a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday. 73, KJ5MA

MTC AREDN Meeting Presentation

Here is a copy of my private AREDN AllStar Node Image. You will Have to use a monitor and keyboard to access. Change the ip address to yours. Credentials:

SHH – 222
Name – root
Password – AZSXDCFV@
Image URL:

For your second node change the node number, ip address and update the bottom of rpt.config for Node routing. See document link:

To load image transfer download to a USB. Plug in to pi USB port. Go to bash and type:

David KG5RDF

Brazos VHF

Well another Chapter in the NCTC book has been completed. Brazos 146.86 -0.600 Mhz offset, tone 156.7 is on the air. Give it a try. Jon KA5HND

Special Net 05/31/2017 @ 7:30 pm

Special Net this Wednesday 05/31/2017 at 7:30 pm. It combines NCTC, N5ERS, Freedom Link and maybe more systems. We will be discussing Ham Com and the informal lunch meeting on Saturday. David Stephens KB5WB is looking for headcount. Everyone is welcome. Mack KJ5MA will be running the Net!

Net Control Operator

WANTED: Amateur radio stations for net control of the North Central Texas Information Net on Thursday evenings. Previous net control experience is not necessary. OJT available.

As net control you are a coordinator and facilitator helping others share and enjoy the camaraderie of the net. It is an opportunity for you to become better acquainted with the participating operators and the network. This regular net control experience helps prepare you for a leadership role when the network provides communications for community service operations or disasters.

Please contact me, KJ5MA, if you have any interest in becoming one of our net control stations. We can visit on the air or my email is or call me at 817-676-2688. 73, Mack