Area 2 Voice and Messaging Operations

Local Voice Networks

ACS/ARES Area 2 Nets
2 Meter Test check-in Tues 7:00-7:25 P.M. | 147.885 MHz, negative offset, PL 127.3 | Area 2 – 2 Meter Script
220 (1.25 Meter) Test check-in Tues 7:10-7:25 P.M. | 224.700 MHz, negative offset, PL 156.7 | Area 2 – 220 (1.25 Meter) Script
440 (70 cm) Test check-in Tues 7:10-7:25 P.M. | 449.440 MHz, negative offset, PL 131.8 | Area 2 – 440 (70cm) Script

ACS/ARES County-Wide Net
Check-in Tuesday 7:30-8:00 P.M.
| 145.200 MHz, negative offset, PL 127.3
County check-in net scripts can be downloaded from the Links & Resources page.

Please check into the Area 2 nets every Tuesday to ensure that your equipment is operable. Check in or attend the Operational Readiness Test (ORT) drills on the first Tuesday of every month for additional practice.

Voice Operation
Phonetic Alphabet
Proper radio voice procedures and emergency voice procedures
Signal Strength Guide

Traffic Passing – Messaging
NTS Message Handling | Manual | Forms | Cheat-Sheet
ICS 213 Message Handling | Manual  | Forms

rev. 03/03/2020