Traffic Packet (mailed)

Interested in receiving information about the NTS and traffic handling in paper form mailed to your door? Send a postcard to: PO Box 216, Hinckley, NY 13352 requesting a traffic packet to include your name and address and one will be mailed to you at no charge. This free service is courtesy of WA2U & WV1X.

NTS/Radiogram Training Online

Thanks to Aaron K8AMH for providing this service.

Training is key! Aaron K8AMH Northern Texes (NTX) Section Traffic Manager (STM) provides an in-depth look at the National Traffic System or NTS as well how to properly complete a radiogram and send traffic.

Categorized as Training

Site Updates

Website updated to include additional pages and a new drop-down menu for ease of access.


As of Monday, April 12, 2021 – the Oneida County Traffic & Emergency Net (OCTEN) has changed from 9:30PM to a net start time of 8:00PM. Satellite repeaters will be called within a few minutes of net time. Any questions related to OCTEN can be emailed to for a reply.

Net Manager is Doug AK2Z. Assistant Net Manager is Dick KA2JFU.


This website is meant to be a resource for all amateur radio operators in the Western New York Section of the ARRL, which encompasses the following New York Counties: Allegany, Broome, Cattaraugus, Cayuga, Chautauqua, Chemung, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Erie, Genesee, Herkimer, Livingston, Madison, Monroe, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Otsego, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, Wyoming and Yates. Resources related to the National Traffic System (NTS), traffic handling guidance and procedures and eventually NTS nets (including schedules) as well as additional new ham resources will be added to this site as time allows. If you have any questions, comments or wish to suggest additions, updates or changes of any kind, please email and allow up to 48 hours for a reply. Thank you!