National traffic system

This page will be a collection of links to aids, some documents, etc. of use to the amateur radio operator for handling message traffic.

Traffic Handler Training courtesy of the Texas Traffic Net — a super page that will walk the novice traffic handler through everything they need to know.

Some pieces from that site:

Operating aids

Handling Instructions (HX codes)

ARRL numbered radiograms (ARL codes) — includes both the emergency codes and routine codes

ARRL online net directory

Other Aids

National Traffic System Methods and Practices Guidelines , especially the section on sending message on voice nets.

ARRL Radiogram — fillable on your computer

ARRL Radiogram — suitable for printing

Disaster Welfare Message — radiogram specifically intended for this type traffic (d/l from ARRL)

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