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FLEX net

dlwarnbergdlwarnberg Member
edited June 19 in SmartSDR for Windows
So the only FLEX users net is on Sundays or is there another one???  I'm thinking we need to set another net up if thats the only one.. chat, exchange idea's, setups, help, test, tweek, etc....

Anyone up for another net at another time??


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  • Bob K4RLCBob K4RLC Member
    edited August 2016
    When is the Flex net on Sundays? What freq?
  • Mark_WS7MMark_WS7M Member ✭✭
    edited March 2016
    I'm open to another also I'd like to know about Sunday as well. I'm open to creating a few other Flex Nets too. Make it so!
  • k3Timk3Tim Member ✭✭
    edited May 23
    A previous post states

      "20 meters 14.329 on Sunday at 1 pm central time"

    Which is my recollection

  • DrTeethDrTeeth Member ✭✭
    edited December 2018
    Could you chaps please post times in Zulu for the rest of the World, hi hi?
  • dlwarnbergdlwarnberg Member
    edited May 2019
    The only "FLEX" Net I am aware of is on 14.329 on Sundays at 7:00 pm Zulu
  • James Del PrincipeJames Del Principe Member ✭✭
    edited May 2019
    How many would like to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon in their shack instead of with their family and friends outside on a picnic, beach, trail run, biking, golfing, hiking, fishing.........
    Would anyone consider an evening during the week?      73, Jim
  • DrTeethDrTeeth Member ✭✭
    edited August 2016
    "How many would like to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon in their shack instead of with their family and friends...?"

    Let me think about that difficult question for a bit.
  • Greg LeberGreg Leber Member
    edited March 2016
  • dlwarnbergdlwarnberg Member
    edited March 2016
    Family?  Friends?  What are those?  hahahaha
  • Tim - W4TMETim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited March 2017
    We have tried evening nets on 40 and 80m before.  They did not get a lot of traction, but I think the idea has a lot of merit and should be explored.
  • John LeonardJohn Leonard Member
    edited March 2016
    The Sunday time is kind of iffy for me but I will try and check in when possible. My hunch is that the more Flex sells radios the faster an evening net could get good traction. 

    I have started using Net Logger some recently. Does someone know the steps to take to get a new Net displayed on that system? I have found the AIM (almost instant message) function along with the other window that shows who has already checked in along with those "Lurking" and might be ready to take a call... useful.

    I also enjoy having the call signs names and States up on a screen so I can have a beam pointed in the right direction and most of the info for a contact logged into N1MM before I key the mic. I don't multitask as well as some (grin)

  • James Del PrincipeJames Del Principe Member ✭✭
    edited March 2018
    OK, point well taken...... foolish me.     ( Thanks for the laugh.)     Jim
  • edited June 2018

    I am a new flex user and wondering if in fact there really is a Flex net on 20 meters?

    I will have a listen this Sunday night a 7 PM MST or 1900 Zulu------ Seems a bit late in the day for 20 meters.



  • edited August 2016
    Hi Larry, there has been a flex net on Sunday. It seems they were having problems finding a net control. I ran the net once but I am usually in church
    when the net takes place. I'm not sure what the answer may be. I would take 
    a turn at net control however, using the present net time, I'm unavailable. I will continue checking on here in case times change.
    73 Jim
  • Dudley-WA5QPZDudley-WA5QPZ Inactive Employee
    edited March 2018
    For those looking for the Flex Net,   It's Sunday at 1 PM CDT  or 1800Z  ,  14.329 MHz. 

    It is also broadcast on -
    EchoLink,   node 79336  or my Call  WA5QPZ
    CQ100 on 14.329 ,    www.qsonet.com
    Podcast on   livestream.com/wa5qpz 

    Replay of the podcast is available from the same livestream channel and past nets too..

  • edited August 2016
    Thanks-- will have a list tomorrow and see what I here from Utah--- Thanks
  • edited June 2018
    Yep--- I knew I would forget about it ---Oh well, I guess I need to stick a post-it note on the screen for next week.
  • David Decoons, wo2xDavid Decoons, wo2x Member ✭✭✭
    edited June 11

    I checked in but band conditions were short and poor. Barely heard Dudley and nothing from west coast.

    I think the meter ran out - "Need to deposit 25 cents for the next four months!"

    Dave wo2x

  • James Kennedy-WU5EJames Kennedy-WU5E Member ✭✭
    edited June 19

    I was on the 20m net today and conditions were so so .but heard everyone on 14.329 at 1pm CDT

  • ka7gzrka7gzr Member ✭✭
    edited December 2016
    I listened here-near Seattle- and heard nothing.
  • Philip KA4KOEPhilip KA4KOE Member
    edited August 2016
    Yeah, a goodly portion of us are electrical/electronic geeks. We're fortunate if we have adequate social skills to navigate the basics of life, much less significant others or matching socks.
  • Philip KA4KOEPhilip KA4KOE Member
    edited August 2016
    Also, you ever try a pleasant sunny afternoon in Dixie this time of year?? You might as well be in close solar orbit when the big shiny thingy goes nova.
  • edited May 2019
    I started a list of western USA Flexer's who would like a net on 40 or 80
  • Rick  WN2CRick WN2C Member
    edited February 9
    Well put me on the list. Oh, and by the way where is the list?
  • N3CHWN3CHW Member
    edited May 2019
    With a growing Flex community and the HF Bands in a slump it might be time to look at a World Wide Net on one of the many internet connected digital modes. DMR or DStar to name just two. 
  • edited May 2019
  • edited May 2019
    I have it. Send me an email so I don't forget to add you to the list. W6CAW, good on QRZ
  • ConnyConny Member ✭✭
    edited May 2019
    Please add me to:

    [email protected]
  • N3CHWN3CHW Member
    edited May 2019
    Why Boo?

  • Dave N2OADave N2OA Member ✭✭
    edited May 2019
    I like DSTAR but I'd rather be on a Flex net with my Flex. Maybe a 40m or 75m evening net would do better?

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