[mdmars_members] Re: NCS DUTIES

  • From: J Sears <aat3ok@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: mdmars_members@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 9 Dec 2009 21:15:17 -0800 (PST)

John provides some excellent advice.  The only think I would add is to review 
the new VOICE SOP just prior to doing NCS.. oh and please remember "THE ONLY 
ONE THAT
DOESNT MAKE MISTAKES IS THE PERSON THAT DOESNT DO ANYTHING"  We all mess up 
occasionally.. some of us more than others.. 
 
J

--- On Wed, 12/9/09, John Ohm <john.ohm@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


From: John Ohm <john.ohm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [mdmars_members] Re: NCS DUTIES
To: mdmars_members@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 2009, 7:50 PM


Hi, Sam, and fellow MDC members - 

Sounds like you will have several prime opportunities to get that NCS time in 
over the next few weeks.  Rather than try and schedule a specific day and time 
for you to be NCS, there is an easier way.

Just prior to the start of each net, most of the scheduled NCS stations have 
been asking if there is anyone on frequency who wants to be NCS for training or 
credit purposes.  All you have to do is be there and ready just before the 
start of a net.  

When you hear them ask that question, give them a quick call and advise them 
that you are interested in taking NCS for that net.  Unless someone else beats 
you to the punch, they will advise you that you are NCS and that you can go 
ahead and start the net.  

You then call the net to order like any other time and you are in the driver's 
seat for that period.

If you need help or have questions while you are going along, just explain that 
you have need of the practice and ask for assistance.  We know that won't be 
very far away and before you know it the time will be up and you will be 
closing down.

If anyone has any questions about being NCS, there are several great aids in 
the form of the MARS documents we should all have.  If you need something, 
please don't hesitate to ask and we'll see what we can come up with for you.

OK, Sam, we'll be looking forward to hearing your melodious tones on the air 
soon as NCS.  Good luck!

73,

John  AAR3CK / AAM3MD




n3ypi@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote: 

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I need to get some NCS time.
 I would prefer not to do a crazy Ivan the first time.
 
I should be on the AAA3RD/D 1530 nets the next few days and I will be on 
Vacation at home Dec 17 - Jan 4th so I should be able to do NCS durning then.
 
If someone can tell me a few good days I can fill in as NCS and, if someone is 
willing to assist me the first few times, I am eager to start doing my part.
 
I take constructive criticism or straight up abuse pretty well. I have a very 
tough skin
 
I can't hesitate anymore and need to get back on the horse to get back in 
practice. 
 
Who is going to help?
 
Let me know
 
TNXs
Sam
AAT3MR
 
 
 
 

----- Original Message -----
From: "J Sears" <aat3ok@xxxxxxxxx>
To: "AIG-2" <mdmars_members@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, December 8, 2009 10:49:01 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: [mdmars_members] MDSMD 14-09 NEW REGION PROCEDURES FOR NCS DUTIES






DE AAA3MD 
R 0902003Z DEC 2009 
FM SEARS/AAA3MD 
TO ALL MARYLAND DC MARS MEMBERS 
BT 

SUBJECT: MDSMD 14-09 NEW REGION PROCEDURES FOR NCS DUTIES 

1. THIS EVENING ALL OF THE REGION SMD’ HAD A TELECONFERENCE WITH THE REGION 
STAFF.  SEVERAL TOPICS WERE DISCUSSED INCLUDING NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR NCS QUALS 
AND A POSSIBLE NEW SESSION FOR 101 TRAINING. 
2. THE BIGGEST TOPIC FOR OUR MEMBERS AT THIS MOMENT IS THAT THE REGION WILL NOW 
MANDATE NCS QUALS BE KEPT CURRENT. SOME OF THE FINNER POINTS WERE AS FOLLOWS: 
     A. THE REASON FOR THIS IS TWO FOLD FIRST IT IS MANDATED  BY  THE FORT, 
THEY WANT OUR MEMBERS TO KEEP UP THEIR VOICE NCS QUALS ACCORDING TO THE VOICE 
SOP. THE SECOND REASON IS THAT ONLY A SMALL HANDFULL OF OUR MEMBERS ACTUALLY 
SERVE AS NCS 
     B. ALL MEMBERS WILL BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM NCS DUTIES DURING   SPECIFIED 
TIMES (PA - JANUARY, VA/WVA – FEBRUARY, MD/DE- MARCH) AS A MINIMUM, MEANING YOU 
CAN PICK UP OTHER NCS STINTS IF THERE IS SPACE. 
     C. ALL NCS DUTIES WILL BE PERFORMED ON REGION I SAY AGAIN REGION NETS. 
     D. YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PICK UP YOUR NCS QUALS ON ONE OF (AS FAR AS I 
KNOW NOW) THREE NETS.  AAA3RD/A, AAA3RD/B OR AAA3RD/D. DIGITAL NETS DO NOT 
COUNT AND ACCORDING TO THE RD NEITHER DO THE /G OR /F NETS. 
3. GET USED TO THIS GUYS BECAUSE UNLESS THE RD SEES MORE PEOPLE STEPPING UP FOR 
NCS DUTIES HE WILL PROBABLY KEEP THIS IN EFFECT AND WE WILL REPEAT IT EVERY 3 
MONTHS. 
4. DON’T SEND FLAMES TO ME IT IS OUT OF MY HANDS. 
5 SGD SEARS AAA3MD 
BT 



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