Covington County Emergency Preamble
SKYWARN

Attention all stations, this is ( your callsign ), your Net Control Station for the Covington County SKYWARN Net. The Covington County SKYWARN Net is now placed in _____________.


STANDBY STATUS.

Severe weather is possible in the area. Amateurs should watch for signs of severe weather and monitor the 147.26+ repeater for further updates. Normal activity on this repeater is allowed, however, stations should keep transmissions short to allow break-ins for severe weather reports.  This is ( your call sign ), Net Control.

ACTIVE STATUS.

Severe weather is (present, or imminent) in this area.  Amateurs are asked to actively search for signs of severe weather and make required reports to Net control.  This is a directed net and all communications should be carried out at the direction of the Net Control Station. Only Stations with legitimate severe weather reports, or emergency traffic should break into this net.  The only reports to be made are reports of tornadoes on the ground, funnel clouds, wall clouds, hail, winds 50 mph or greater, flooding and other actual storm damage.  Reports not filling these criteria should not be passed unless specifically requested by Net Control. This is ( your call sign ), Net Control.

EMERGENCY STATUS.

This is a directed net. Net Control has ABSOLUTE CONTROL of the net.   Transmissions on the repeater are PROHIBITED, unless made in response to a call, or request by the Net Control, or having life or death urgency.  All Amateurs should monitor the repeater in case of requests for help by the Net Control.


CONTINUITY ANNOUNCEMENT

ATTENTION ALL STATIONS.

This is ( your call sign ), Net Control Station for the Covington County SKYWARN Net.   A severe weather net is in ________ Status at this time.


TO SECURE THE NET

ATTENTION ALL STATIONS

This is ( your call sign ), Net Control Station for the Covington County SKYWARN Net.   I wish to thank all stations for their participation in this Severe Weather Net.  Your help was greatly appreciated.  This net is secure at ( time ) local time. This is  ( your call sign ) clear.