Frequency Plan for Jackson County ARES

To determine which frequency to use, go to Primary frequency first, and listen for

5 minutes at most. If no net is heard call for net control, if no response then go to

secondary frequency.

On secondary frequency, listen for 5 minutes at most. If no net is heard call for net

control, if no response, you should assume the net control and open the JCARES Net on

the primary frequency.

Voice and Digital Traffic:

VHF:

The primary frequency (Plan A) is the146.97 MHz. (-), no tone

The secondary frequency (Plan B) is 147.27 MHz. (+), no tone.

Tertiary frequency (Plan C) is 146.97 MHz. simplex, no offset.

UHF:

The UHF frequencies will be used for specific tactical nets to be determined at time of

event.

The primary frequency is 443.175 MHz. (+) repeater no tone.  This repeater also has

battery backup but at a reduced power output

The secondary frequency is 443.250 MHz. (+), tone 131.8 Hz.

Digital simplex traffic:

If the repeaters are down, digital traffic will be handled on the following simplex

coordinated frequencies. All centered on 2000 Hz on the waterfall using psk 63:

145.71 MHz. for Jackson County and Counties south of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers

145.75 MHz. for counties north of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers

145.73 MHz. for relay between sectors.

HF:

HF voice alternative would be 3.963MHz. LSB plus or minus 5kc

CW ---------------------------------- 3.585 MHz.

Digital would be 3.5835 MHz. plus or minus USB centered on 2000 Hz. on the waterfall

using psk63