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State Communication Exercise 4/19 & 4/24

SCHEART will be supporting the 2021 South Carolina Full Scale Exercise on Monday, April 19th and Saturday April 24th.  On April 19th, the SCHEART network will be configured to support agencies deployed to a forward command location.  This day focuses on state agencies and special communication teams who deploy and the need to establish communications…

Severe Weather Operation 3/18/21

South Carolina Emergency Management has request SCHEART system support an expected severe weather event on Thursday March 18, 2021.  The analog repeater network will remained linked after the normal healthcare net and the digital network will go into emergency operational mode.  Both systems are available for operators to submit severe weather information to the State…

2021 Edition of ARES/RACES Tactical Guide

The 2021 Edition of the South Carolina Amateur Radio Emergency Service and Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service Auxiliary Communications Tactical Communication Guide has been posted to the ARES website: https://ares-sc.org/tactical-communications-plan/  Changes include 1) update of SCHEART DMR talk groups, 2) update of SHARES appendix, 3) update of section 8-SEOC radio room contact information and pandemic…

Support Ticket Link

10/13/2020 Update:  The Support Ticket Link has been restored.  It is available for reporting SCHEART system problems.  Please be as clear as possible when reporting a problem.  If you have any issues with the ticket system, please use the contact us link.  Thanks. SCHEART Support Team The support ticket link is unavailable while IT investigates…

DMR Operation

8/18/2020 Update:  The DMR operation is returning to normal.  Due to the firewall security issue, several repeater sites lost connectivity and needed to be rebooted in order to re-establish a link to the conference bridge.  Site visits have been occurring over the past few days and the last couple of sites should be back by…