Welcome to the OMISS Homepage!
Here you can find everything you need to know to get the most enjoyment out of OMISS. You can find answers to questions about Membership, Awards, Contests, and many other topics. We hope you will find this site useful, and that it will help you learn more about OMISS and who we are. Most of all, we hope it will help you have MORE FUN on the OMISS Nets!
OMISS, or “Old Man International Sideband Society,” has been operating list-type awards nets on the General Amateur bands since 1981. Want to get your WAS quickly? This is a great place to get it done. Do you like to work lots of stations for unique awards? We have several challenging awards to work for, each with an attractive certificate to hang on your wall. Do you like contesting? We hold an annual QSO Party and invite the whole Amateur community. More information is available in our information brochure (see link on the left).
Meet our Newest Members:
JEFF, KO3U #9123; CONNIE, KD0TXI #9124; ROB, K6JBH #9125; TED, K4HNL #9126; JERRY, KG4PNA #9127; and TIM, KD2DPC #9128!
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OMISS OPERATES ON THE FOLLOWING FREQUENCIES AND TIMES, PLUS OR MINUS QRM AND PROPAGATION:
|160M||1.930 MHz||Sat & Sun ** *||0400||, DAVE, #8886|
|80M||3.942 MHz||Daily||0200||, BUTCH, #7336|
|80M Late||3.942 MHz||Sat & Sun ** *||0500||, BUTCH, #7336|
|40M||7.185 MHz||Daily||0100||, DANNY, #6421|
|40M Late||7.185 MHz||Sat & Sun *||0400||, DANNY, #6421|
|20M||14.290 MHz||Daily||1830||, DAL, #5549|
|17M||18.158 MHz||Sat & Sun *||1900||, CARRIE, #8420|
|15M||21.395 MHz||Sat & Sun *||1700||, BILL, #7918|
|10M||28.665 MHz||Sat & Sun *||1800||, BRIAN, #8203|
* And Monday if it is a Legal Holiday, plus New Years Day, 4th of July, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
** The Winter schedule will begin the last week-end in October and complete the 1st week-end in April.
Days and times are in UTC. Nets that are Friday night local are displayed as Sat UTC.
Net Control Stations Needed! Please contact , DAL, #5549 if you can help out once in a while or regularly.
Membership InformationTo apply for membership (application), you must first work or be worked by any two members during any OMISS Net. Once this requirement is met, you can apply for membership by using one of two methods:
Method 1: Fill out an application and send a check (one-time fee for life, not annually recurring) for $7.00 along with a copy of your log info concerning those two contacts to:
John S Campbell
3505 S Jamestown Ave
Tulsa OK 74135-1843
Method 2: Alternatively, applications and fees may be submitted electronically. The instructions for electronic submissions are contained in the application itself.
Please do not include SASE's for QSL Cards with your membership application - the membership address is not the same as the QSL Buro. For more information on the free QSL Buro, read the QSL Bureau section.