reference materials

Useful Information for Working Event Nets


ECS Support / PDX Ultra Hams (N7ECS) Radio Frequencies for Programming

The following are our most used frequencies at local events. We recommend that you program your radio with these frequencies. Need help programming your radio? We can help with that too. 

channel number frequency pl tone offset +/- location
1 146.54 none none simplex
2 146.58 none none simplex
3 146.52 none none call channel
4 147.12 100 0.6 mt hood
5 147.04 100 0.6 koin tower
6 146.96 127.3 -0.6 goat mt
7 147.24 94.8 0.6 Vancouver
8 147.32 100 0.6 saddle mt
9 146.84 100 -0.6 camas
10 155.805 none none SAR

Are you hosting our weekly net? Here's a primer on what to say:

Radio Net Preamble (sample for our net on PARC repeater - 146.84)

Want to host the weekly net? Email ki7soq at and let us know you are interested.


Reference materials.

Other recources.


If you want to work with local ARES groups, you will need to have the phonetic alphabet memorized.


How to record runners at the aid station.

How to do the runner reconciliation process.