Net Affiliations: Eastern Pa, Michigan

Net affiliation summary, Summer 2017

RRI welcomes EPAEPTN and QMN as new affiliated nets

Eastern Penna Emergency Phone & Traffic Net

EPAEPTN was founded ca 1957 in response to a series of devastating hurricanes.  Civil Defense officials deployed mobile capable amateurs to report on flooding levels, infrastructure damage, and casualties saving many lives.  EPAEPTN has been in daily operation since.

  • Affiliation vote: June 9, 2017
  • Net manager: George Miller W3GWM

Michigan QMN Net

The Michigan QMN Net is the nation’s oldest public service net and the originator of today’s spot-frequency method.  It was founded in 1935 by the Detroit Amateur Radio Association. Members of the net invented the QN-Signals used today for net and traffic management.

  • Affiliation vote: September 27, 2017
  • Net manager: John Wehmer WB9JSR

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