Repeaters/Nets/APRS/DSTAR


Bay County Repeaters:
Call Freq Offset Tone Mode Sponsor Note
W4RYZ 145.210 MINUS 100 FM/Fusion PCARC 100 Hz Tone also on output
AC4QB 145.330 MINUS 100 FM AC4QB
KF4JMM 145.075 PLUS NO TONE FM KF4JMM
KF4JMM 146.745 MINUS NO TONE FM KF4JMM
KE4FD 146.94 MINUS 100 FM/Fusion K4LIX 100 Hz Tone also on output
KK4TAD 146.8800 PLUS
DV-DSTAR BCECOMM Not on internet
KK4TAD 444.8500 PLUS
DV-DSTAR BCECOMM Not on internet
KF4JMM 444.825 PLUS 103.5 FM KF4JMM
AC4QB 53.050 MINUS NO TONE AC4QB AC4QB

WIRES-X Node: 146.595 (details below)
DSTAR Hotspot: 144.905 (details below)
Bay County Simplex: 146.565

Nets:

PCARC has an informal net on the W4RYZ 145.210 Repeater each Monday at 7PM.

The Northern Florida Phone Net (NFPN) meets seven evenings a week on about 3950 kHz at 1930 Eastern Time (1830 Central), the year round, LSB as a regular part of ARRL's National Traffic System. Its primary purpose is to handle routine message traffic, and to train net members and net control operators in message handling and net procedures

APRS:

Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) operates in the Bay County Area on 144.390 FM. See this map for reports.  There is an information on APRS at findu.com and this site.

DSTAR:

Here are some notes about DSTAR in Bay County which includes the KK4IQW Hotspot and the KK4TAD repeater.

The KK4IQW hot spot is available to everyone with D-Star capability.  The
hot spot allows you to connect to reflectors and repeaters via the internet.
Please use it and enjoy.

FREQUENCY:       144.9050 MHz

CALL SIGN:      KK4IQW

DSTAR Users use your call in "mycall" and "KK4IQW C"/"KK4IQW G" in rpt1/rpt2. Note DSTAR Users must be registered to properly use the gateway.

Remember conversations on the hot spot are heard on any connected reflector
or repeater.  It is ok to disconnect the hot spot if you are having a
lengthy qso on 144.905.

All station antennas (vhf/uhf and hf) are disconnected while we are gone for
a long time and thunderstorms are forecast during our absence.  Also they
are disconnected when storms are currently in the local area. Otherwise, the
hot spot should be operating 24/7.

The is a North Florida ARES Net that meets Wednesday 8 AM local time on the hotspot. Use the quick key method to check in as directed by the NCS.

The KK4TAD Repeater is operational for local use but is not hooked to the internet at this time

146.8800  KK4TAD C node

444.8500  KK4TAD B node

DSTAR Users use your call in "mycall" and "KK4TAD B"/"KK4TAD G" in rpt1/rpt2 for 146.880.and your call in "mycall" and "KK4TAD C"/"KK4TAD G" in rpt1/rpt2 for 444.8500.

Questions can be directed to 

Victor B. Johnson, Jr., K4GXV