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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.

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. 

Awendaw Repeater Site Problem

Update 5/31/2023 afternoon.  SCHEART VHF/UHF and DMR have resumed normal operations. The SCHEART VHF/UHF and DMR repeaters at Awendaw are back on the air with full coverage.  The VHF repeater is connected to the statewide network.  Statewide connectivity for the UHF and DMR repeaters should happen shortly.  UPDATE 5/26/2023: SCETV tower crew is wrapping up…

Network Status for 3/30/23

UPDATE:  A network firmware update was pushed this morning which affected Wallace, Orangeburg and Whitehall IRLP boxes.  Units are currently hug and will not reconnect to the network. Engineering is working to restore connectivity. A network issue affected the following sites which are offline this morning (3/30/23): Charleston Wallace VHF/UHF and Orangeburg VHF/UHF repeaters.  Greenville…