KD4JQJ has written 73 articles

History of SCHEART DMR

Occasionally a group of people come together and create something for others to enjoy.  It doesn’t happen often, but when it does the results can be very rewarding.  This is the story of the SCHEART DMR network and the many people who made it happen.  It is based on stories from the creators and attempts…

PRN Weekend Maintenance

Administrators for the NC PRN system have scheduled switch maintenance this weekend.  During this maintenance period, access to external talk groups will be impacted.  SCHEART DMR accesses TAC1, TAC310, and Brandmeister via the NC PRN network.  During maintenance these talk groups will be unavailable.  Other talk groups should not be impacted.  All maintenance activities will…

Network Status

Due to equipment failure at Charleston-Wallace, the VHF will be operating in stand-alone mode unit a replacement IRLP box is installed. The Charleston-Awendaw UHF network connection has a separate issue which is being investigated. The Dillon VHF and DMR repeaters are operating in a stand alone mode and can not be checked until repairs are…

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…