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System Maintenance

We will be performing system maintenance today, November 8. You may experience intermittent problems using the Echotest/Parrot TG during this time. Thank you for your understanding. UPDATE: Maintenance completed.

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New codeplugs have been posted

New codeplugs are available on the downloads page.  These include the new Fredericksburg and upcoming Alexandria systems.  The full changes are detailed in the Codeplug Change Log.

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Fredericksburg repeater is on the air

The new N8RAT repeater went on the air today!  The Motorola SLR5700 repeater and is housed alongside a new analog 224.74 (-) MHz repeater.  Both will serve the Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford and surrounding areas quite well.  The antenna is roughly … Continue reading

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Improved coverage from Petersburg repeater

Recently the Petersburg repeater was reconfigured and had major antenna improvements made.  If you are in the area please give it a try.  Coverage should be noticeably improved in the tri-cities, southern Chesterfield and I-85, 95 and 295 as well … Continue reading

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Coming Soon – Alexandria

Coming soon – W4HFH/R – 442.4125 MHz Stay tuned for details on timing.

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Another one coming soon – Fredericksburg!

Coming soon – N8RAT/R – 442.1125 MHz Should be on the air in early November.

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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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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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Special Olympics – June 8 – 10th

Operators supporting the Special Olympics in the Richmond area will be using Timeslot 1 on the Richmond and Petersburg repeaters during the days of June 8 – 10th. All traffic on Richmond Local (TG 27500, TS1) will be managed by … Continue reading

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