Net Control Apprenticeship
To prepare VECTOR members to serve as net control operators.
Format: 1 session per month over 9 months
Learn how to, serve as one, and coach another net control operator for VECTOR’s weekly nets. One Wednesday each month over 9 month period. Your chance to help keep the nets going.
Net Control Operators both host weekly nets and serve at medical-volunteer coordination posts during large civic events. The Radio Skills Course and exercises are better when net control operators help.
- Initial workshop
- Log nets shadowing another net control operator (3 nets)
- Serve as net control operator for a full rotation (3 nets)
- Coach another member (3 nets)
Learn and reinforce skill you need to be an effective control operator. Become able to manage a busy radio net.
Imagine a controlled on-air meeting. Directed nets are key tools during emergency response.
A radio net is formed by a group of radio operators convening for a specific purpose. Formal nets are usually directed by a net control station or operator and during planned event and emergency activations there is a great need for experienced net control operators. VECTOR provides training opportunities guided by an on-site mentor allowing you to gain the experience required to be able to step into the net control operator role when needed.