Use online version below or download it to your pc from this link: CEWN Net control preamble (right click and choose save link as)

Pre Amble:

Good Morning / Good Evening,  Welcome to the Morning / Evening session of the Caribbean Emergency and Weather Net for Day / Month / Date / Year.
I am Net Control Station {Your Call-Sign} located, {your QTH and Country location} and my name is {operator’s name-spell phonetically}
The Net meets twice daily on this frequency of 3.815 MHz Lower Side Band at 6:30 a.m / 6:30 p.m local time in the Eastern Caribbean, or 1030 / 2230 hours UTC.
The purpose of this net is to handle all forms of Amateur Radio traffic.
The net will call for Emergency or Priority traffic at its Start; and any stations that may be holding Emergency or Priority traffic, are invited to break-in at any time.
Official weather reports will be presented five minutes after the net commences {@1035 / 2235 hours UTC}, and this will be followed by any personal weather observations.

Format:

Call each line item twice, and ask once if there are any relays

Net Start and Roll Call:

Now inviting stations holding “Emergency or Priority” traffic x 2
Inviting Maritime Mobiles, Aeronautical Mobiles, Mobile Stations x 2
Inviting stations operating on ‘Low Power’, those operating under ‘difficult circumstances’ x 2
Inviting stations on ‘Short Time’ unable to stay for the duration of this Caribbean Emergency and Weather Net { x 2 or until no further response}
Inviting check-ins from the region as per country list. [Kindly identify as the “Caribbean Emergency and Weather Net”, as you call each country and its dependents. Also please remember to identify with your call-sign every few minutes of the net’s operation]
After completion of the roll-call; invite stations from ANYWHERE in the island chain to check-in.
Read your list of check-ins (give totals) for the benefit of the assembly, do any weather report recap as needed and then take “Late Check-ins / Any  other traffic.
Remind opeators of the next scheduled NET session / Net Control Station or Country assigned. Note the time and close the net.

Note:

Roll call is from North to South in the Morning, and from South to North in the Afternoon Please read the Country List as appropiate


Inviting check-ins on the South American mainland
– Surinam _PZ
– Republic of Guyana _8R
– Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela _YV/YY
– Columbia_HK
Inviting checkins on the ABC islands_P4
– Aruba
– Bonaire
– Curacao
Inviting check-ins on Trinidad and Tobago_9Y/9Z

Inviting check-ins on Grenada, Carriacou and Petit Martinique_J3
Inviting check-ins on Saint Vincent and The Grenadines_J8
Inviting check-ins on Barbados_8P
Inviting check-ins on Saint Lucia_J6
Inviting check-ins on Martinique_FM
Inviting check-ins on Dominica_J7
Inviting check-ins on Guadeloupe_FG
Inviting check-ins on Monserrat_VP2M
Inviting check-ins on Antigua / Barbuda_V2
Inviting check-ins on Saint Kitts / Nevis_V4
Inviting check-ins on Sint Maarten_PJ / Saint Martin_FS
– Sint Barthelemy_FS
– Saba_FS
– Saint Eustatius_FS
Inviting check-ins on Anguilla_VP2E
Inviting check-ins on the British Virgin Islands_VP2V
– Tortola
– Virgin Gorda
– Anegada
– Jost van Dyke
Inviting check-ins on United States Virgin Islands_KP2
– Saint Thomas
– Saint Croix
– Saint John
Inviting check-ins on Puerto Rico_KP3/KP4

Inviting check-ins on North and West of Puerto Rico
-Dominican Republic_HI
-Haiti_HH
-Jamaica_6Y
-Cayman Islands_ZF
-Cuba_CO
-Turks and Caicos_VP5
-Bahamas_C6
-Belize_V3
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Sunday:
Trinidad & Tobago

1030z: 9Y4HW Harry
2230z: 9Z4DT John
Monday
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines

1030z: J85K Kumar
2230z: Open
Tuesday:
Barbados

1030z: Opent
2230z: 8P6BE Henderson
Wednesday
Saint Lucia

1030z: J69B Barnard
2230z: KP2Z Tony
Thursday:
Barbados

1030z:Open
2230z:Open
Friday:
Saint Lucia

1030z:J69BB Rosemond
2230z: J69X Stephen
Saturday:
Saint Lucia

1030z: J69B Barnard
2230z: J69BB Rosemond

CEWN is always looking for net control stations. please use the contact form under the Net Control menu item to apply. In times of emergency this is a very important position. It might just be the only way to communicate right after a disaster.