Great Lakes Marine/Maritime Mobile Net.
Great Lakes Ham Radio Net. A Good Samaritan weekend HF SSB and VHF amateur radio net for all mariners on the Great Lakes.
HF SSB : Weekend mornings
08:30 Eastern - 7.268 MHz LSB.
(Alternatively 7.245 MHz LSB)
All frequencies are +/- interference
VHF FM :
Simultaneous session on the WA9ORC 2M Chicagoland Echolink-enabled repeater on 146.760 MHz FM (PL 107.2), node # 62478, during the net. One of the antennas is on top of the AON (old Amoco) Building. Please disconnect after the QSO.
We also have Skype
for worldwide HF phone patches and Echolink
, for full coverage VHF communications. In addition we are fully conversant and proficient with WINMOR HF email
, and can enter position reports into the Winlink 2000
Connect to our Net Control Stations during the net via VHF Echolink or IRLP. (See the Echolink and IRLP maps.)
KC9SGV, Echolink node# 528436 or 516288
IRLP node is Reflector # 9619 (Great Lakes Reflector), or # 8053 (our very own node at KC9SGV)
KG9B, Echolink node# 302936
All stations are requested to loosely monitor 7.268 MHz LSB after net hours 24/7 on weekends for any emergency calls.
Great Lakes Marine Mobile Net
Echolink and IRLP nodes around the Great Lakes.
Download Google Earth here:
Download these APPS:
Open Google Earth.
Scroll to the Great Lakes.
Click on the markers for more information.
Click on "View">"Make this my start location".
Save to "My places".
The Echolink APP can be used to connect to us right here in the shack via KC9SGV-L. (Ham license is required.)
Use the Echolink and IRLP repeater position APPS for Iphone and Android phones.
Use the Skype APP for Iphone and Android to connect to us - KC9SGV Remote. (No license required
3G and 4G range on the Lakes is about 3 to 5 miles offshore.
For longer ranges, Ham VHF/UHF and HF is required.
Use the free Scanner Radio APP on your iPhone or Android device to listen to the net and to monitor the radio after the net.
We also webcast the whole net (with all audio feeds) live on www.Ustream.com
Additionally, you can also use the free Iphone or Android APP for Ustream on your mobile phone.
Or you can use your computer with Flash.
Search on Ustream for KC9SGV or Great Lakes Ham Radio.
GLMMNet simulcast and podcast - Click here