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Affiliated Net Index
Traffic Net Directory
Radiotelegraph Net Training for Beginners – Part One. An older audio file, but the content remains applicable today….
Radiotelegraph Net Training for Beginners – Part Two. A continuation of the above audio file containing primarily examples of radiogram transmission.
Traffic School Session One (2012) – Kate Hutton (K6HTN) presenter. Predates the creation of RRI, so some of the terminology has changed, but the fundamentals are very useful.
Traffic School Session Two (2012) – Continued.
Traffic School Session Three (2012) – Conclusion.
Reply to Comments RM-11708 in support of regulatory approval of the Pactor 4 waveform.
Reply to Comments RM-11831 in support of ARSF request to dismiss RM-11831.
Radiograms (Last updated Feb 21, 2018)
Radiograms in ICS-213 format
TRAFFIC OPERATIONS AID 1720r3 “The Pink Card” (8 May 2017)
National Communication Strategy
Emergency Exercise Announcements
Exercise Evaluation Reports
REACT Traffic System Information
Order Forms – Order official RRI Items
Emergency Operations – Current
Emergency Operations – Past
A Trip Down Memory Lane – Recordings of CW Nets 1993-1995 – MP3 Files
QMN (Michigan Net) 300300Z Nov 93
QMN (Michigan Net) 092230Z May 94
EAN (Eastern Area Net) 110030Z May 94
8RN (Eighth Region Net) 110130Z May 94
Army MARS CW Broadcast from WAR 100030Z May 94
42nd Armed Forces Day Message from AIR 1993
QMN-Late 220300Z Mar 1994
EAN 230130Z Mar 1994 Part A
EAN 230130Z Mar 1994 Part B
8RN 230045Z Mar 1994
8RN 230230Z Mar 1994
Historical Articles and Documents
CAN History 1949 – 1979 by K5RG – Interesting insights into the politics surrounding the creation of the National Traffic System.
Rules & Regulations, ARRL Operating Department, February, 1922 – From the files of James Wades (WB8SIW) – Interesting insights into traffic handling methods and the radiogram a century ago.
Michigan Radioist September 1922 – From the files of James Wades (WB8SIW). An early publication that provides some insights into Amateur Radio in the early ’20s. Includes some articles and references to traffic handling.
Michigan Traffic – An Early Recollection. This article by Don Devendorf (W8EGI) (SK) was prepared for the 50th Anniversary of the Michigan Net, QMN in 1985. He was a charter member of QMN, and shared his memories of Amateur Radio and traffic handling in the 1930s.
The Birth of QMN & Origin of the QN-Signals. This article by Don Devendorf (SK) recounts the creation of the nation’s first spot-frequency traffic net in 1935 and the origin of the QN-signals four years later.