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DMRVA portable repeater to support JOTA event

On October 20-22, 2017 the DMRVA portable repeater will deploy to Camp Albright in Chesterfield County to support the scouting community and their JOTA activities. The portable repeater will be active on 444.5375 MHz on site.  Primary TG’s will be … Continue reading

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Portable repeater is on the air in Petersburg

The portable repeater is on the air in Petersburg for testing / evaluation of a potential future repeater site.  On first look, this test site may exceed the coverage of the existing repeater that is permanently installed there. The frequency … Continue reading

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Portable repeater is on the air in Goochland

The portable repeater is currently on the air and deployed in Goochland County at a repeater site for a period of time for testing.  The goal is to determine the feasability of implementing a full time permanent system in this … Continue reading

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Linden repeater is back on the air

2100: The repeater is restored – a UPS was replaced. 1000: The Linden repeater is off the air temporarily today while some site work is accomplished. The repeater should be back online at some point today.

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New codeplugs available

New codeplugs have been posted on the downloads page for all sorts of radios, including TYT, Connect System, Motorola, etc.  These codeplugs has various changes that can be found in the codeplug change log.  The update includes the new Linden repeater as well … Continue reading

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Thanks to the Middle Peninsula Amateur Radio Club

The Middle Peninsula Amateur Radio Club hosted the DMRVA team at a special meeting this afternoon for members to learn about DMR as well as the repeater network.  It included a presentation as well as demonstration of a portable repeater.  … Continue reading

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Talkgroup and Linked System Etiquette

Please take a moment to read about proper operating etiquette and conduct. Talkgroup and Linked System Etiquette

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Talkgroups reconfigured on Roanoke Repeater

The talkgroups on the Roanoke W5CUI system have been reconfigured to promote better use of the spectrum.  The repeater is no longer carrying the DCI Bridge (3100) talkgroup on TS1, or the PRN talkgroup on TS2.  Users are reminded that … Continue reading

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Richmond repeater is back on the air

The repeater site in Midlothian experienced a power failure due to the storms on Thursday, a lightening strike or a mixture of both.  There was damage to a host of equipment at the site and the Richmond repeater was off … Continue reading

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New portable repeater on DMRVA network

We wish to welcome the KV4VP portable repeater to the DMRVA network.  The repeater will primarily operate in the tri-cities area south of Richmond but may show up in other areas as needed.  This is a preliminary view of the … Continue reading

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