WHAT IS PROPNET?. PropNET is an ad-hoc wireless network of digital Amateur Radio enthusiasts that provides a mechanism for real-time propagation discovery and keyboard-to-keyboard messaging with an Internet component that displays worldwide data on demand! . PROPNET PROGRAM. INTRODUCED IN 1998 BY EV TUPIS, W2EV AT THE TAPR/ARRL CONFABPROMOTED IN QST MAY 2001IN CONTINUOUS OPERATION SINCE ITS ORIGINATION.