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Net Day Time Reflector Contact
Insomniac Net Daily 0200 ET 9453 N6MGW
Elmira (Ontario) Radio Club Daily 0815 ET 9669 VA3TET
Cafecito Mananero Daily 0700 (-4) Caribbean Time 9019 KP4IP
Worldwide Friendship Net Daily 1000 ET 9251 KE7ZWP
World Radio Net Daily 1200 ET 9251 WH6DWF
World Friendship Net Weekdays 2000 ET 9251 KD2HWN
Alaska Morning Net Monday – Saturday 1300 ET 9109 WL7LP
Saskatchewan Net Weekdays 0300 UTC 9300 VE5HAW
Australian Truck Driver’s Net Weekdays 0600 AEST 9509 VK2XB
Australian Truck Driver’s Net Weekdays 1600 AEST 9509 VK2XB
New Zealand Emergency Communications Net 1st / 3rd Sunday 0830 UTC 9215 ZL2AJ
Waikato VHF Group Sunday 0845 UTC 9505 ZL1AMW (Node 6549)
Great Lakes Marine Mobile Net Sunday 1030 ET 9619 KC9SGV (Node 8053)
Roadrunners Net Sunday 1130 ET 9205 N1NG (Node 3957)
Swedish Net Sunday 1500 UTC 9800 SM6UQP (Node 9800)
Central Alberta ARES Net Sunday 2000 MT 9001 VA6JL (Node 1353)
LIMARC Tech Net Sunday 2000 ET 9126 KE2EJ
LCARC Sunday Night Net Sunday 2000 ET 9310 VE9NPS
Old Dominion IRLP Net Sunday 2000 ET 9213 ?
Ontario Provincial Communications Net Sunday 2000 ET 9035 VA3RX
Red Cross Net Sunday 2100 ET 9257 W7AOR
Disaster Communicators Forum Sunday Aft. Red Cross Net 9257 W7AOR
RailHam Net Sunday 2200 ET 9454 WD4OXQ
Kids Net Sunday 2315 ET 9256 N7DUO
Fraser Valley Sunday Night Wild Card Net Monday 0000 ET 9005 VE7NM (Node 1461)
Guam International Net Monday 0500 ET 9254 KH6FV
SSTV Net Monday 0500 ET 9501 ?
WALA Newsline and Check-In Net Monday 1930 PT 9350 W6BJM
220 MHz Rag Chewers Net Monday 2000 ET 9213 N3MDC
AJ5Q Weekly Net Monday 2000 CT 9669 KC5FM
Technology Net Monday 2000 (-4) Caribbean Time 9019 KP4IP
Society of Broacast Engineers Net Monday 2100 ET 9615 KE0VH (Node 3350)
Ontario SATERN IRLP Net Monday 2100 ET 9032 VE3CGN
West Coast AR Assoc. Monday 2200 ET 9005 VE7BEU (Node 1030)
CNIB Cross Canada Net Tuesday 1900 ET 9008 VE7DIR/VE7UT
AR Newsline and Check-In Net Tuesday 1930 PT 9663 N6USO
World Paranormal Net Tuesday 2000 ET 9251 KD2KVZ
Hilltop Bulletin Tuesday 2100 ET 9055 K2EAG
The FM Net Tuesday 2100 ET 9669 W4VSP
Civil Air Search and Rescue Net Tuesday 2200 ET 9214 VA3SHQ
North American Handshakers Net Tuesday 2200 ET 9250 KE7ZWP
University Net Tuesday 2300 ET 9440 KB9JHU
Southern San Joaquin Valley FM Radio Net Tuesday 2330 ET 9255 KF6KMY (Node 8120)
Michigan IRLP Linkup Wednesday 0100 UTC 9206 N8HEE
VK Young Amateurs Wednesday 1000 UTC 9508 VK3HAG
Blue Mountain ARC Net Wednesday 1000 UTC 9505 VK2HZ (Node 6000)
Cross Canada IRLP Net Wednesday 1100 ET 9013 VE1PLV / VE6BCA
UARC 76ers Net Wednesday 1900 MT 9090 K7PB
KBARA Wednesday Evening Net Wednesday 2200 ET 9209 N1NG (Node 3957)
Renfrew County ARES Net Wednesday 2200 ET 9310 ?
Elmira (Ontario) Radio Club Wednesday 2030 ET 9669 VA3TET
Friendly Manitoba IRLP Wednesday Net Thursday 0100 UTC 9611 VE4MGR / VE4ALF
Space & Information Net Thursday 1900 PT 9358 N6DSP
Ontario Provincial Communications Net Thursday 2000 ET 9035 VA3RX
State of Nevada ARES/RACES Thursday 2000 ET 9258 W7AOR
Round the World QSO Thursday 2130 ET 9669 WD8GEO
Thursday Swap Net Thursday 2300 ET 9873 N6ICW
VK1 WIA News Friday 0930 UTC 9505 ?
VK Virtual Pub Friday 1000 UTC 9500 VK2YX
WIN System Tech Net Friday 1900 PT 9100 K6JSI
The Technet Friday 2000 ET 9008 VK6BQQ
Radio Club Satelite XE1RCS Net Friday 2100 ET 9209 XE1YJS / XE1E
Great Lakes Marine Mobile Net Saturday 1030 ET 9619 KC9SGV (Node 8053)
WK1RK Kids Net Saturday 1200 ET 9617 N8AYE
QSO Party Saturday 1600 ET 9700 M5XYZ (Node 5280)
YL IRLP/Echolink Net 1st / 3rd Saturday 1700 ET 9008 ZL3TNT
Ham Shopping Club Net 2nd Saturday 1900 PT 9250 WA7ABU
Murphy Mountain Net Saturday 1900 ET 9090 KI4NZJ
Weather Radio Listeners Newsletter Net Saturday 2000 ET 9034 VA3WXA
VHF-DX Group Net Saturday 2100 ET 9505 VK2KU (Node 6000)
IRLP SKYWARN Net Saturday 2100 ET 9219 KD4RAA
Tailgaters VHF/UHF Swap Net Saturday 2230 ET 9302 VE6ERW

Worldwide Friendship Net
The World Wide Friendship Net takes place daily at 10:00 AM Eastern time on IRLP reflector 9251, which is cross linked to Echolink node 479886. A normal net consists of more than 30 repeaters from all over the US, Canada, United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, Japan and Australia. The net is for all licensed radio amateurs that have access to the reflector node and to make new friends from all points of the compass. The net runs for 90 minutes (10:00AM to 11:30AM Eastern daily).

Please join us and we’ll see you daily on IRLP/Echolink nodes 9251/479886

Elmira (Ontario) Radio Club – Daily IRLP Net (VE3ERC)
The Elmira Radio Club hosts a daily net that starts at 08:15 AM Eastern and last for about an hour on the IRLP/EchoLink nodes 9669/412778. The net was designed as an information net for Club Members and Club Friends. And with more and more members travelling, it was decided to add the Micro-Node Reflector to the net to allow those travellers and remote users to access the net via IRLP and Echolink. The net is available to any HAM that can access the reflecter and checkins from far and wide are encouraged. So please check us out and spend some time with us.
The Elmira Radio Club Wednesday night net takes place at 20:30 Eastern on the same reflector IRLP/EchoLink nodes 9669/412778.

Insomniac Net
The Insomniac Net is held every night of the year (including holidays) and has been very popular for over 26 years. Each night there is a different net control operator. Generally, they have three or four trivia questions with 2 multiple choice answers. Roll call of the regular night owl members is called, then a special call for visitors and guests is presented.
Our website is at

Great Lakes Maritime Mobile Net
We are a Good Samaritan, weekend HF SSB and VHF amateur radio net for all mariners on the Great Lakes. We also operate each weekend day (both Saturdays and Sundays) April 1st to Oct 31st on channel 9619 at 10:30 ET. Please see our website for more information.

Our net is hosted by Dick K2RIW for the last 20 years on our repeater. There have been over 2000 nets on the 146.85 repeater. Past nets can be heard at and our local web site for the club is Dick has a long history in amateur radio as he is developer of the K2RIW kilowatt amps for 2 meters and 70cm. Dick decoded audio during the Apollo missions to the moon. We have a weekly NASA update and letters from listeners. Subjects range from simple electronics to complex antenna theory. We have been know to explain how many other things (like home appliances, auto engines, chemistry .etc) function.
Have a listen to our nets from the amateurradio site and I think you might find it enjoyable!
Net time is Eastern, Sunday 20:00 every weekend
Net runs until 23:00 but sometimes till 00:00
Net on Node 9126

Loyalist City Amateur Radio Club (LCARC)
This is a weekly club net held at 8 p.m. local (Atlantic Time) on the VE1EE repeater (IRLP Node 2009). There is a designated Net Controller for each net. The purpose of opening this to a Reflector is to allow club members who are traveling abroad to participate in our weekly net. Although this is a Club net, visitors are welcome. The Net runs from 8 p.m. until 9 p.m. but sometimes shorter depending on the number of check-ins. Net Control can be referred to as VE9LC, the Club call sign. Our website is

Arizona State Reflector Channel
Western reflector 9255 has been officially assigned by Kent W7AOR, as the “Arizona State” reflector channel. This channel will be utilized for coordination of Near Space helium balloon launches carrying amateur radio television and cross band FM repeaters, a planned amateur radio swap net, and for in-state emergency communications nets.

Ontario Provincial Communications Net

The Emergency Communications Ontario Association conducts the “Ontario Provincial Communications Net” every Sunday and Thursday evenings commencing at 8:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on linked repeater systems that cover most of Southern Ontario. We also incorporate the use of IRLP Node 9035 the “Ontario Public Service Reflector” to extend our coverage for the entire province.(With 9005 as a backup!) All stations throughout Canada and the USA are welcomed and encouraged to participate in net activities.
Full details about the net can be found online by visiting

Disaster Communicators Forum (DCF)
This forum is for those who recognize the need to share information: lessons learned, preparedness planning and disaster relief coordination. It is intended that all organizations involved in preparedness and response, including, but not limited to ARC, ARES, RACES, FEMA, Sky warn, Salvation Army, ERC, and Homeland Security will participate in the Disaster Communicators Forum (DCF) for the betterment of the whole.

The DCF Voice-over-IP (VoIP) Net meets every Sunday following the American Red Cross Communicators Net that starts at 6 PM Pacific Time. on EchoLink *DCF-ARC* Conference Node 336037 and IRLP Reflector 9257 which are linked together 24/7 to allow Echo link and IRLP nodes to communicate.

RailHam Net
The IRLP RailHam Net is an informal on-air gathering of hams who are railfans; that is, they enjoy railroads as a hobby. Whether they build model train layouts, expand their photo collections of prototype trains, or research the history of their favorite railroad, or rebuild historic locomotives, it’s a great way to discuss railroads with other hams across the U.S. and Canada via IRLP.

Kids Net

The goal of Kids Net is to provide school age kids with a regular time and place to check in and find other kids who share their common interest in communicating with their ham radios. Second, it is hoped that by using their radios regularly at least once a week the kids will keep their radio batteries charged and improve radio communication skills. To meet these goals, we hold a controlled Net on a local amateur radio repeater in Kirkland, Washington each Sunday night at 8:15 PM.
Visitors are welcome to participate and respond when requested. We communicate on the local 2-meter repeater at 145.490 Mhz. minus offset 103.5 tone. Visitors from other areas may check in on IRLP Reflector node #9256.

Guam International Net
The Guam International Net originates out of Node 3672 from the Island of Guam on Monday’s 0900 UTC (early Monday morning in North America). Net control is by the Marianas Amateur Radio Club and everyone from around the Pacific and World is invited to join in.

Training Information & Public Service (TIPS) Net
TIPSNET TIPSNET meets every TUESDAY at 7:00 PM local time (0000 UTC) on many linked repeaters throughout New England and New York state – local access is through the 147.505 Repeater (Input 146.505 PL 77.0). National and International connections are welcome on the *NEW-ENG* Conference Server via EchoLink. TIPSNET is also available on IRLP on the New England Reflector Node# 9123.

Amateur Radio Information Net
The Amateur Radio Information Net runs on reflector 9102 via node 7534 on Monday evenings at 7 PM Central Time. I run Amateur Radio Newsline, the RAIN Report and ARRL Audio News. I take checkins and comments before I start the program, in between each program and at the end of the last program.

Ontario SATERN Net
This is to announce that SATERN in Canada has it’s first established IRLP Net. The Ontario SATERN IRLP Net, which can be accessed by linking your local IRLP repeater to reflector 9032. The net will run from 21:00 – 22:00– Eastern time. Stations who may not be able to check in through IRLP, can also check into the 80 metre net 3.743 Mhz (+ or – interference), also at 2100 Eastern.
All Ontario SATERN members are encouraged to check into the net, but all SATERN members are welcome to check in, in order to assist in building SATERN in Canada.

Westcoast Amateur Radio Association Net
The Westcoast Amateur Radio Association, Node 1030, Victoria BC, has a weekly Net on Reflector 9005, Monday nights at 1900 Hrs local time.
( Email me directly at for info.  Club information, local news, check-ins, swap and shop.

Saskatchewan Net
The Saskatchewan 2-meter net is held every weekday evening at 9pm Central time.
It is for both IRLP connections and standard repeaters. There are several different net controllers and the net is held on Reflector 9300.

North American Handshakers Net
A new Tuesday night net has started called “The North American Handshakers Net” every Tuesday night at 10pm Eastern time. There will be four net controllers alternating from week to week. They are Harold, K5MES (Fort Smith, AR), Matt, N9GMR (Port Orange, FL), Alexia, KE7UWU (Portland, OR) and Jodi, KE7WYK (Roy, UT).

University Net
The purpose of the net is to promote amateur radio activity amongst university students, faculty, and staff (and any other amateurs in the respective areas). Many of these clubs are short on numbers and we hope to help by tying them together.

CNIB Cross Canada Net (Canadian National Institute for the Blind)
The CNIB runs this net weekly at 1900 Eastern on the IRLP/Echolink reflector nodes 9008/256919. It is designed to link hams with vision loss across Canada and around the world. The net also welcomes all hams interested in the activities CNIB.

World Paranormal Net
The purpose of this net is to give Amateur Radio Operators from all over the world a venue to elaborate upon and explore their interactions and experiences with all things Paranormal. Ghosts, UFO’s, Bigfoot, Chupacabra, and anything else that can’t be explained with Natural and Scientific Methods as well as the role that Radio Technology played in Paranromal Research is explored and discussed. This net meets every Tuesday at 9:00pm Eastern on Reflector 9251 with Net Controller Dave Larcombe (KD2KVZ). Dave is Director of Atlantic County Paranormal in Southern New Jersey, and has over 25 years experience in the many fields of Paranormal Research including Parapsychology, UFOlogy, and Cryptozoology.

Hilltop Bulletin
Active ARRL Bulletin Station since 1974 on FM Repeaters in Rochester & Wewstern New York area, Dwight K2KWK runs the Hilltop Bulletin every Tuesday night from Sodus Point. The bulletin service includes amateur radio and ARRL news, including upcoming events for the NY – PA Region. The net takes place 8 P.M. local (Eastern) time on Reflector 9055. The contact for this net is Matt, K2EAG. Our website is
Listen live: (full time stream)

Civil Air Search and Rescue Association Net
CASARA is the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association which are trained volunteers from all across Canada who offer their time and expertise in performing Searches in times of need. We train under many disciplines as Pilots, Navigators, Search Coordinators and Spotters and many have Amateur Radio as an addition to their avocations. The weekly net is to used to check in and exchange ideas between groups who are using new technologies such as IRLP and APRS to name a few, to trade off ideas to make the search techniques and communications between great distances that we cover more reliable. This forum is open to all interested parties and we have usual check-in’s from many of the eleven Units across Ontario and we hope that more across Canada will join us in the future.

Michigan IRLP Linkup
We link all the nodes in Michigan. Non-Michigan nodes are welcome also. We meet on reflector 9206 at 9pm eastern time each Tuesday night.

Southern San Joaquin Valley FM Radio Net
The Tulare County ARC hosts a directed net on Tuesday evenings (Pacific Time) at 1930. (0330 Wed Nov-Mar, 0230 April-October) on the WA6BAI 146.880 MHz repeater, IRLP Node 8120 located near Visalia, CA USA.  We will be connecting to the Western Reflector (Las Vegas) on 9255. Hope to “see” you there.  All are welcome to join in.

220 MHz “Rag Chewers” Net
It is every Wednesday evening at 8:30 PM Mountain Time on reflector 9221. The net was mainly started to encourage 220 Mhz operation here in the greater Albuquerque, New Mexico area. For the past couple of years, we have linked the net to IRLP and have been having lots of fun simply “rag chewing”, as the name implies and, hopefully getting more people on 220 locally, which we have been successful at doing! Having several other states check in has been a bonus. If anyone connects to the reflector, they will be dumping out on the 224.480 repeater in Rio Rancho, which serves the Albuquerque area. It has been very successful so far and would like to grow it even more.

Manitoba IRLP Wednesday Net
This net is held every Wednesday evening at 9:00PM EST, Thursday 0100 UTC on Reflector 9611. We welcome check ins from all over the globe.  Net control is VE4MGR

VK Virtual Pub
An informal get together to chat about anything. Often includes the ‘500 Mile High Club’, where VK based net participants work the UO-14 satellite while it’s over VK. Time is not fixed, falls within range given. All welcome!

This is a training net when weather permits. This net also can be started by stations in the effected area when weather Warnings or Watches are enacted by the National Weather Service, the National Severe Storm Lab and the National Hurricane Center. IRLP Reflector 9210 will be used to link repeaters in the affected areas and will act as net control reflector. This linking of these repeaters will give the local National Weather Service Offices around the country and the world a quick and immediate contact with amateur radio SKYWARN Spotters.
More information available at

Thursday Swap Net
This net is held every Thursday evening at 8:00 PM Pacific Time, Friday 0400 UTC Nov – Mar, 0300 UTC Mar – Oct., on Reflector 9873. Come by and take a listen, make a listing. Check ins are welcome. Net control is Armand WB2ZEI.

State of Nevada ARES/RACES Net
The net meets Thursday 7 pm Pacific Time on EchoLink *NV-GATE* Conference Node 152566 and IRLP Reflector 9258 which are linked together 24/7 to allow Echo link and IRLP nodes to communicate. These channels may be used in the event of a disaster to link communicators together. The VoIP provides another means for local response personnel to communicate.

Radio Club Satelite XE1RCS Net
The main objetive of this net is to share technical and DX information. It´s the most complete net in the Spanish language.

WIN System Tech Net
Hosted by Shorty K6JSI and friends. Technical questions on amatuer radio and VoIP will be answered with down-to-earth easy to understand answers, as best as possible. With perhaps a little humor thrown in for good measure.
A good learning experience…. especially for the newcomers.

The Technet
The Technet on the Vancouver reflector 9008 with IRLP and EchoLink(VAN-IRLP, 256919) connectivity is held every Friday evening EST. The net is hosted by Reg Bagshaw, VK6BQQ/VE3BQQ who moved a few years ago from Burlington, ON to Jandakot, Western Australia. The net started out locally in Hamilton as a fairly technical net, but with the move to IRLP and Echolink has evolved into a general information net. Or as Reg likes to say when soliciting check-ins “Please come with your ICQ for the net” (Information, Comments and Questions). The net has been in continuous operation for more than 8 years and is coming up on the 500 episode.
Everyone is invited to join Reg this coming Friday at 2000ET for “The Technet”. For more information or E-mail

Society of Broadcast Engineers Net
Held every Monday evening at 21:00 Eastern time on IRLP Reflector 9615…It is initiated on VHF IRLP Node 3350 in Denver Colorado. This net is controlled and hosted by Jack Rowland KE0VH or his specially selected back up net controller and host. Jack is a licensed broadcast engineer and also an avid and well seasoned amateur radio This net was initially aimed at commercial radio men that were also ham radio operators. It was found after four or five months on the air to be very interesting to the IRLP ham community world wide. We waited these many months to see how it would be accepted and it has been just that. Please list us and please feel free to join into this professional and well above average net.

QSO Party
Informal net with a party atmosphere.  Bring a bottle, food provided.  Suggestions for themes welcome.  Hosted by Chris, M5XYZ in Lancaster.

Ham Shoping Club Net
Our popular local net is now extended to the world through IRLP on 2nd Saturday evenings at 7-8 PM Pacific Time. Find us on Reflector node #9250 or any local repeater connected to the Western Reflector. List transceivers, antennas, laptops, and other Ham Radio items for sale or find something you didn’t know you needed. We list the items later on See the last item there. This net is moderated, so if you find the exchanges too fast, wait for a call for IRLP contacts. I will see your node key. Consider this your written invitation.

Tailgaters VHF/UHF Swap Net
The Tailgaters VHF/UHF Swap Net for Western Canada will be on Saskatoon Reflector 9302 at 20:30 hrs MDST, 19:30 Hrs PDST, 22:30 Hrs? In Saskatchewan. Every Saturday Evening through out the Year. Although you or your friends or Amateur Radio Club Members may not have anything Amateur Radio Related to “Sell” or “Are Looking For” at the present time, this is also an Opportunity to Ask Questions about Amateur Radio Related Products that you are may be Having Troubles With or Need Information about an Amateur Radio Related Item you are interested in buying in the Future. We are inviting as many Amateur Radio IRLP Nodes into the Swap Net as a Reflector 9302 has Capacity for.

New Zealand Emergency Communications Net
We are running a net on 9215 for AREC (amateur radio emergancy communications) and related subjects. Net is on 1st and 3rd Sunday, 0830 GMT or 2030 NZ local time (daylight savings applies in summer). The net is controled from node 6793 New Zealand.

Sunday Night Wild Card Net
The Sunday Night Wild Card Net is sponsored by the Fraser Valley Amateur Radio Emergency Services Society (FVARESS) who operates the Sumas Amateur Radio Network (SARN).The net is non-technical in nature and radio friendship oriented.
Net control is Verna, VE7NM.
The purpose of this net is to test our ARES Communications Systems. The repeater used is VE7RVA, 146.610 Mhz -600 (110.9 CTCSS). This repeater is located in the heart of the Fraser Valley,BC.
During the net we will link to the interior of BC via Vernon IRLP node 1055.

Swedish Net
Mainly the Swedish language is spoken. This to extend a service for all Scandinavians outside of Sweden and all other Scandinavian nodes.

Red Cross Net
This group is to facilitate the planning and on-going maintenance of the American Red Cross disaster communication plans and practices. We utilize the Internet Radio Linking Project to communicate nation wide. It is also intended as a forum for coordination between ARC, ARES/RACES, FEMA, and Homeland Security. Our net meets every Sunday Evening at (9 PM)2100 Hrs. EDT, (8 PM)2000 Hrs. CDT, (7 PM)1900 Hrs. MDT, (6 PM)1800 Hrs. PDT, (5 PM)1700 Hrs. AKDT, (3 PM)1500 Hrs. HAST(0100Z Monday) on the IRLP Western Reflector (channel 9257) and Echo Conference Server *DCF-ARC* via a full time digital link.

Weather Radio Listeners Newsletter Net
The Weather Radio Listeners Newsletter net was started recently by Gord VA3WXA, who has had a strong passion for Weather Radio and frequently provides helpful information to Environment Canada’s Weatheradio Canada service when he hears things that are out of sorts on the network. He has started a newsletter that like the net, is mainly a Weatheradio Canada-centric newsletter, but we also talk about: Noaa weather Radio, CANWARN, SKYWARN, and anything else that relates to Weather Radio.
It is held every Saturday evening at 8:00 PM Eastern on the Ontario Public Service Reflector 9034, and we except check ins from all of North America, but the main focus is on Canada, because of the nature of the newsletter and where it comes from.
For more information or to become a part of the Weather Radio Listeners newsletter mailing list, you can email Gord at or you can look him up at

WK1RK Kids Net on VoIP
We currently have a VOIP based Net on Saturdays at 12 noon Local Time (Michigan, USA). This will range from 9am PST to 17:00z in the UK during WINTER and range from 9am PST to 16:00z for the UK during SUMMER. Time will be fixed according to your local time in the USA. I apologize that this will mean a time change for DX but it is necessary for net control to be on a fixed schedule.
You could join the net via IRLP node 9617 on the Great Lakes Reflector, and on Echolink node #96170 called the *MICHIGAN* conference.
ALL Kids and parents/guardians are encouraged and welcome regardless of QTH!

Space and Information Net
Net is about the latest happenings in space, including latest launch information, amateur and commercial satellite news, satellite passes and more. Net is run by Stan W6EKK, and Ronni, N6HSI. Sponsored by the W6TRW Amateur Radio Club 2 meter and 70 cm repeaters in the Los Angeles Area on node 7067.


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