Amateur Radio License Classes on December 7, 8, 9th with testing on the 10th

The next Amateur Radio License Course will be conducted in Columbia at SCETV on December 7, 8, and 9th. Classes will start at 6:30 PM and end at 10:00 PM. Testing will be on Saturday, December 10th. Courses for Technician, General and Extra class licenses will be available, but students need to RSVP to midlandsve@gmail.com…

DMR Code Plugs

DMR Code Plugs – Thanks to the Sumter Amateur Radio Club and George KK4F These code plugs have the latest PRN UHF DMR repeaters and analog UHF SC HEART repeaters. New code plugs with SC Call will be added as George completes them. Found an error! Please email George at kk4f@ftc-i.net and he will correct…

Update: SC HEART UHF DMR SYSTEM

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Repeater System/Frequencies & Talk Groups

The DMR repeater system provides amateur radio operators access to a commercial level radio network whose operation is based on talk groups rather than just frequency channels.  Talk groups are unique digital identifiers that help route conversations through the network and into the user’s radio.  DMR repeaters support two simultaneous voice/data conversations on a single…