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The Snipers Net started in the early 1970's. Three Amateur Radio Operators at different locations on Kodiak Island would turn on their radios in the evening and check in with each other to make sure everything was OK… The group grew to become a Net in Alaska and has been on the air continuously, every night , seven days a week since February 24, 1973. It now holds the distinction of being the oldest continuous Net in the state of Alaska. The name 'Snipers' was chosen because often members would pick on or make fun of each other. As the group grew in size they found themselves handling formal / informal traffic and phone patches for other people in the state. A Roll Call Net was established and has been operating ever since.

The Snipers Net meets every day at 6PM local Alaska Time on 3920 kHz. Although it is a Roll Call Net, visitors from any part of the world are encouraged to check in after the Roll has been called. We handle emergency and 3rd party traffic along with phone patches and just getting people together who want to chat. Anyone may request to be added to the Roll. New members are added on the first of each month. It only takes 7 check-ins a month to remain on the roster. If you have any questions about the net or its operation feel free to contact:

KL7GG, AL7CE, WL7AK

73s
KL7GG Net Manager

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NET CONTROL STATIONS:
 
  STAND-BY
Sunday
KL7GG
  KL7ILA
Monday
N7FXX
  KL1AU  
Tuesday
KL7EDK
  KL7DTH
Wednesday
WL7PM
  KL4AD
Thursday
KL0WX
  AL7CE
Friday
NL7S
  AL7AC
Saturday
WL7AK
   
   

 

  Top Ten Checkins for 2020                                               Top Ten Checkins for 2021
Callsign
Checkins
   Callsign
Checkins
    Callsign
Checkins
  Callsign
Checkins
KL7IRE
364
  KL1WL
357
    KB7FXJ
210
  KL7IRE
209
NL7SP
363
  AL6F
357
    AL7LW
210
  KL0SP
208
KB7FXJ
363
  KL0SP
355
    KG5MIO
210
  NL7E
207
NL7E
358
  WL7UL
355
    AL6F
210
  WL7UL
204
AL1H
357
  NL7RY
345
    AL4W
209
  NL7QY
204

 

 

 

 

 

 

Disclaimer:  Some of the wx stations locations shown on the radar image are not accurate, possibly due to lat. and lon. numbers. 

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227,769  Visits to this page since November 2001

431,507  Checkins to the Snipers net since Jan 2004