Incident and event net traffic falls into two categories: formal message
traffic and tactical traffic.
Tactical traffic consists of ad hoc messages about what is happening
during an incident or event. And the purpose of a tactical traffic net
is to enable all participating stations to pass traffic while it is
Efficient tactical traffic nets engage in succinct and unambiguous
communication through the disciplined use of a well practiced protocol
which eliminates over identification and avoids the introduction of
One such tactical traffic net protocol is illustrated in a
Tactical Communications Exercise
conducted during an
net. In this recording you will hear net participants practicing their tactical communication protocol as they check-in, submit their reports, and engage in discussion.