Every Tuesday at 1900 on the KA1RCI Repeater Network.
When the linking system is down we will run 3 independent nets on these machines:

  • 145.17 Cumberland
  • 146.985 Exeter
  • 147.39 Westerly

Exercise and fun drills for emergency practice, including traffic handling, emergency power, and other things… ideas welcome.

Open to all licensed operators
Net Manager – Paul N1PSX
Net Control – RI ARES Leadership Members

RI Emergency Communications Simplex Net

The RI Emergency Communications Simplex Net is held every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month on 147.420 MHz. Check ins will be taken starting at 7:45pm. The net is co-hosted by RI ARES, Providence RACES, and the Ocean State Emergency Communications Alliance (OSECA). All are welcome.

This net uses NetLogger and all stations are welcome to monitor check-ins by selecting the RI Emergency Communications Net starting at about 7:40.

This should prove to be a fun net. All Are Welcome.


The HF net is held every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 7:45 pm local on 3.875 MHz +/- 5 KHz

All amateur stations are welcome to join


Every Wednesday at 1900 on the 146.76 KR1RI Scituate repeater.

During severe weather events the net activates at least daily at 1900 and more often as needed.

Open to all licensed operators
Net Manager – Martin N1JMA

Other Emergency Service Nets

The Maritime Mobile Service Net

Operational every day from 12:00pm until 9:00pm Eastern Standard Time, and from 12:00pm until 10:00pm Eastern Daylight Time, on the 20 meter *Global Emergency Center Of Activity frequency of 14.300 MHz as outlined by the International Radio Union.

All amateur radio operators are invited to participate simply by checking in.  If you have a phone patch at your station, please tell the net control station and he/she will certainly try to put you to work!

Other Local Nets

RI Swap and Sell Net

A place where amateur operators can swap and sell items

Every Saturday morning at 0900 on the NB1RI Repeater Network.

Nets runs on the 145.17 Cumberland repeater while the network is unlinked.

The net is followed by a broadcast of ARRL Audio News
Net Managers – Dan KA1BNO and Steve AA1PQ