Category Archives: Repeaters

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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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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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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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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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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