Iron Range Net Check-ins

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The Iron Range Net (IRN) maintains a log of all those stations checking into the net, keeping a running total of the number of check-ins for each station. George, KR6FB, maintains the log and awards the certificates. Due to the cost of printing and  postage ($4.00 to send a mountable certificate by USPS) , if your email is not listed on QRZ – please provide George with your email address so that a printable electronic version of the certificate can be sent to you.

IRN Hall of Fame

As the Iron Range Net awards the first of its certificates for 800 check-ins, commemorating past awards is a flash from the past.


Iron Range Net Hall of Fame

Net Preamble

Net control operators are welcome to utilize the suggested preamble to call the net.

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Using the Log

The log allows users to look up their number of check-ins by simply entering their call sign. Read more to learn how to use this interactive log.

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7 thoughts on “Iron Range Net Check-ins”

  1. KR6FB, George – The net preamble has been marked up from the last reversion to eliminate short-time check-ins. As you run the net, the format is up to you. The format was presented as a guide to those considering taking on the role of NCS and not sure how to go about it.

  2. I am a snowbird from Eveleth (WE6J) listening from Palmetto Florida – just south of Tampa – on an SDR site in Cleveland Ohio. Now I can enjoy it here as well as back home. 73

  3. I was surprised that my check in number was only 16. I have been checking in for at least two years both on the actual radio and via remote. In the two years, I might have missed two or three Saturdays.

    LeRoy W0LMK Duluth & Harlingen,TX

    1. Congratulations, the Certificate is in the mail. Thank you for being a regular participant in our net. You are now working on your 300 th check-in!

    1. Thanks, George for making quick work of the revisions in the log as we put the finishing touches on it after its roll out this Saturday. As we progress any needed additions or changes can be brought to George and my attention by just leaving a comment. The comments of an administrative nature will be acted upon and those of interest to the Net members will be posted for others to read and respond to if appropriate.

  4. Great job George!!! I wasn’t sure what you were going to come up with and I can’t see how it could be any better than this.
    I appreciate you hard work in ham radio.

    John, KE0BAQ Lutsen

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