UPDATE: SCHEART ops under Isaias

UPDATE: At 1945 local time on Monday, August 3, 2020, the SCHEART network will unlink the upstate SCHEART repeaters. The following repeaters will remain linked for the duration of Hurricane/TS Isaias operation:WhiteHallAwendawOrgangeburgSumter ConwayFlorence Columbia Murrells InletBeach IslandEdgefield VHFBarnwell VHFThe DMR will remain in emergency operations mode. This limits talk group communication to South Carolina. The…

SCHEART ops under Isaias

At noon on Monday, August 3, 2020, the SCHEART network will be configured to support Hurricane/TS Isaias operation.  The analog VHF/UHF repeaters will be linked statewide.  The DMR will revert to emergency operations mode. This limits talk group communication to South Carolina.  The SCHEART network will remain in this configuration until the storm clears the…

MRC Volunteers

I would like to extend a heartfelt word of thanks to all of the MRC (Medical Reserve Corps) volunteers who are working behind the scenes so that DHEC and the nurses and medical staffs can do what they are doing to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. DHEC and medical personell are fighting tirelessly to belay the…

SCHEART DMR Talk Group Change

SCHEART has been notified that TAC1, TAC310 and DCI/Brandmiester talk groups will no longer be freely available after April 30th.  The decision was made by the host of these talk groups who distributes the audio connection to other C-bridge networks.  Due to the growing number of feeds and costs incurred in providing the talk group…

Amateur Radio Testing

I’ve had multiple emails about the status of this Saturday’s (3/21/2020) testing session. As of now it is still on at ETV’s headquarters, 1041 George Roger’s Boulevard. Testing starting at 08:55.  If something should change, it will be reported here immediately. Stay tuned…