• 20 METERS: Second Saturday of each month, 14.275 MHz, 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time with Net Control, Bill, KI0CW, and Asst. Net Control, Everett, WA3DVO.
  • 40 METERS: American Legion Post 28 Amateur Radio Club (KN4YQL), Spartanburg, SC, meets every Thursday on 7.267 MHz at 10:30 a.m. Eastern time. Calvin Bridges, KJ4HGT, American Legion Post 28 - Amateur Radio Coordinator.
  • 80 METERS:  K5TAL Net of the Gautier-Vancleave Post 1992, Gautier, MS holds a net every Wednesday on or near 3.862 MHz at 7 p.m. Central time. TALARC members from MS, AL, LA, AR, TN and TX (and anywhere else) are welcome and encouraged to join in.


  • A new All-Voice Digital Net operates every Thursday at 7 p.m. Central time hosted by K5TAL at Mississippi American Legion Post 1992. See www.openquad.net for details about using your radio's DMR, D-Star, System Fusion, and other digital voice modes on a common net! Net Control is Lee, K5CUB, MS.
  • The TALARC D-Star Net is held the first Monday of each month at 8 p.m. Eastern time on Reflector 56C. NCS is George KM4QOY from the Danville, Kentucky, American Legion Post 46/ Wilderness Road Amateur Radio Club, W4CDA.
  • K5TAL of Mississippi Post 1992 also accepts quick D-Star checkins during their weekly 80m nets via Reflector 58B at 7 p.m. Central time every Wednesday. If you know D-Star, set your text to your call sign/K5TAL (ex: K9TAL/K5TAL). Net Control will acknowledge at end of net.
  • KN4YQL of Spartanburg, South Carolina Post 28 listens for UHF calls through the Mt. Mitchell Repeater, N2GE-R, 145.190 [no tone], with access to the EchoLink Node 593509 also through the Mt. Mitchell Repeater.  Every Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

EchoLink Nets

  • K9TAL  Check in to our long-standing EchoLink net on the second Saturday of each month at 12:00 noon Eastern time on the *FMCA-ARC* EchoLink Conference Node, which is hosted by the Family Motor Coach Association Amateur Radio Club. EchoLink NCS is Marty, W9WMJ, IN.
  • KN4YQL Post 28, Spartanburg, South Carolina Post 28.  EchoLink Node 593509 through the Mt. Mitchell Repeater.  Every Thursday, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time.



American Legion Ham Radio Clubs

TALARC 2020 Net Operations

Mode Day Date Time [Local] Where to find the Net
 D-STAR W4CDA   1st Monday   Jan 4   8:00 PM ET   D-Star REF56C 
 EchoLink K9TAL   2nd Saturday   Jan 9   12:00 NOON ET   *FMCA-ARC*
Conference Node 
 HF (20M) KI0CW, WA3DVO   2nd Saturday   Jan 9   1:00 PM ET   14.275 MHz [+/- 5 kHz] 
 HF (80M) K5TAL   Every Wednesday   Jan 6, 13, 20, 27   6:30 PM CT   3.862 MHz [+/- 10 kHz] 
 Digital, All Voice K5TAL   Every Thursday   Jan 7, 14, 21, 28   7:00 PM CT   See www.openquad.net 
 HF (40M) KN4YQL   Every Thursday   Jan 7, 14, 21, 28   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET   7.267 MHz [+/- 5 kHz] 
 EchoLink KN4YQL   Every Thursday   Jan 7, 14, 21, 28   10:30 AM - 12:30 PM ET   Echolink Node 593509 via N2GE-R 
 WIRES-X N3TAL   Fourth Saturday   Jan 23   12 Noon ET   WIRES-X Post 275 Room, DTMF 21433 
 D-STAR W4CDA   1st Monday   Feb 1  8:00 PM ET   D-Star REF56C 
ET = Eastern Time   CT = Central Time   MT = Mountain Time   PT = Pacific Time


Does your American Legion post or radio club have a regularly scheduled net? Let us know—we will be glad to post your operating schedule here! k9tal@legion.org.

Updated: Jan 2021