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Columbia VHF Link Down

As of October 25th the Columbia VHF repeater has been repaired and linking re-established.  System back to normal.   As of October 15th the Columbia UHF repeater linking has been fixed.  The VHF repeater is still operating in local mode without linking and will not be repaired until the week of October 21st. As of…

SCHEART Link Returned to Service

On Monday October 21st at 9:13 AM,  SCETV Engineering repaired the equipment in Columbia that inhibited  the SCHEART linking capability on Sunday.  Statewide linking is back to normal operation.  However, the Columbia VHF repeater linking is still out pending work at the site which is planned for this week. On Sunday October 20th, the SCHEART…

After Action Review for June 2019 Com Exercise

The review of the June 8, 2019 statewide communications exercise has been released by South Carolina Emergency Management.   On behalf of DHEC and area healthcare facilities, we would like to thank everyone who participated  in the exercise.  The report is available for you to review by clicking the link below: SCEMD 2019 CommEX AAR_IP 20190702

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…