Western Washington Medical Services Net

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The Western Washington Medical Services Emergency Communications Team was created in 1990, following the Loma Prieta earthquake in California. The organizers realized that western Washington was as susceptible to large damaging earthquakes as is California. Since then, teams in multiple counties in western Washington have been started, and more are joining in. For more information, visit the WWMST website.

On the first Thursday of each month, the WWMST holds a directed net on the new and growing K7MMI repeater system. For the central Puget Sound region, the frequency is 146.980 MHz, with a negative offset, and a PL tone of 107.2 hertz. For the south Puget Sound region, use 147.200 MHz, positive offset, and PL tone of 103.5 hertz.

The WWMST holds a weekly net on Thursday at 2000 hours on the W7SRZ repeater system. This is a directed net, and visiting stations are welcome to check in after regular net business has been completed. The following frequencies are linked for the weekly WWMST net, however, system upgrades are underway. Consequently, some connection problems are bound to occur, so it is possible one or more of the frequencies may not be fully functional.

Frequency (MHz) Offset PL tone (hertz) Location Area
146.900 negative 103.5 VA Hospital Seattle
443.550 positive 103.5 VA Hospital Seattle
444.825 positive 103.5 NW Hospital Seattle
444.750 positive 173.8 Childrens Hospital Seattle
443.675 positive 103.5 Tacoma General Hospital Tacoma
440.550 positive 103.5 Providence St. Peter Hospital Lacey/Olympia
53.550 negative 100.0 NW Hospital Seattle (planned)

MST net frequencies were updated on this page on January 10, 2010.

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