State Audit of Tower and Buildings

The State is conducting an audit of its facilities to ensure license agreements are in place for all radio communication equipment.   Clubs and individuals who have amateur radio equipment on state towers or buildings can expect to be contacted about setting up a license if one is not already in place. 

March 2024 Testing and Training

SCHEART will be offering Ham (Amateur) Radio classes in March of 2023. This is for Technician, General and Extra. All classes will be running from March 18th through 22nd from 6pm to 9pm. Some classes will not take the whole week but will finish when all the material is covered. These classes run concurrently. You can only…

Holiday Link

At users request, the SCHEART VHF repeaters (except Union) will be linked between Christmas and New Years to support those traveling across the state.  Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Update 12/24/2023:  The Union VHF repeater is experiencing interference and linking has been disabled until engineering can check on it.

DMR Status Page

UPDATE 12/8/23:  The status of the SCHEART DMR repeaters is available again under the digital tab. The issue created by new security measures has been fixed. Due to recent network security changes, the DMR repeater connection status page is currently unavailable.  Efforts to restore communication are ongoing.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause…

SCHEART at South University

SCHEART participated in a day long program at South University in Columbia on November 2, 2023.  Students were introduced to Amateur Radio and how SCHEART supports healthcare facilities during emergencies.  Responder elements from Richland and Lexington County along with DHEC, Red Cross, and Salvation Army participated in the event. Steven Nixon is shown below setting…