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John Crockett Memorial Fund

The ETV Endowment established the John Crockett Engineering Internship in 2016 to honor John’s outstanding service to SCETV and the state of South Carolina.  Interns work in ETV’s engineering department in Columbia.  Donations to the fund may be made online at etvendowment.org or mailed to: ETV Endowment of South Carolina John Crockett Engineering Internship 401…

New DMR Partner Repeater

The KI4RAX DMR repeater located in Lugoff has joined the SCHEART DMR network.  The repeater output frequency is 441.800 MHz with an input frequency of 446.800 MHz.  Like all of SCHEART DMR repeaters, it uses a Color Code of 1 and carries standard talk groups.   This partner repeater is connected via the StarLink global…

System Update

The upgrade of the statewide microwave network continues to affect the SCHEART repeater system.  Work at all sites should be completed by November and normal connectivity restored.  Additionally, localized storms have affected several partner repeater’s connections this week.  Users can determine SCHEART repeater status at https://scheart.us/  under Analog tab-> IRLP status or under Digital-> DMR…