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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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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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N8RAT Repeater Now on Air

N8RAT/R is now in the air from the WINC transmitter site near Linden, VA. The frequency is 443.16250+. It should provide good coverage of the I-66 corridor between I-81 and the outer DC suburbs, plus the I-81 Corridor between Strasburg … Continue reading

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Coming Soon

Coming Soon – N8RAT/R (443.16250+) (Click for Full-Size Map)

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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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Richmond Repeater

The Richmond repeater is down due to storm-related issues at the site. No restoration ETA is currently available.

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