DMR TAC310 Net Suspension

The SCHEART DMR system has carried a nationwide TAC310 net on Sunday nights since 2014. Around June 6, 2019, Brandmeister disabled static connections to DCI and the TAC310 talk group. The net control operator for TAC310 over the past few years has been using a Brandmeister connection via a hot spot since he didn’t have…

June 8 2019 Statewide Exercise

SCHEART will support a statewide communication exercise on June 8, 2019. During the day, analog VHF/UHF and DMR UHF repeaters will be configured to support the exercise. While this exercise is targeted toward counties and healthcare facilities, ALL Amateur Operators are encouraged to participate. Around 0845 AM, SCHEART repeaters will be linked to support simultaneous…

NDMS Exercise May 2-3

A National Disaster Medical Service exercise will be conducted in Columbia on May 2-3 with several local hospitals and healthcare facilities participating. SCHEART has been requested to provide auxiliary communication support. Exercise and training activities will affect the Columbia 146.715 MHz and 441.725 MHz repeaters during the day. Net Control Operation will be conducted from…

Field Deployment Tools –

The April 4, 2019 SCHEART Net covered some recommended tools you should have in your go kit. This post provides details of the training… Being deployed it’s sometimes necessary to fix our equipment.  Coax and power cords can be easily damaged when we deploy outdoors or even to a shelter.  In addition to radios, antennas,…