KE8LDH Problems

The KE8LDH repeater in Akron is currently having problems with the receive radio. A new radio is being prepared and should be installed in a few weeks. Consider the site down under further notice. Please note that the transmit radio still works and you can still hear traffic on that…

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442.375 Back on Microwave

Most people probably didn’t notice, but the 442.375 WW8TF repeater has been using a Verizon MiFi and VPNs for network access at the repeater site for the past few months. The other end of the microwave dish that normally connects the site to the network failed over the winter. Using…

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WW8TF/Rover Score

The following is the claimed but not official score WW8TF/Rover submitted to the contest: Total Points Claimed: 29,575 Here’s how that breaks down: Station Call: WW8TF/Rover Hours Operated: 6 QSO Points: 985 QSO Points * Counties (15) * 2 Rover: 29,550 Add 25 Rover Bonus Points: 29,575

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WW8TF/rover 2019 Video

The documentary video of the 2019 WW8TF/rover for the Ohio ARES VHF Simplex contest is ready, check it out here or on YouTube! Also be sure to check out the audio recordings here from the event made from a radio scanning most of the local simplex frequencies for the duration…

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Repeater conversions

The Wayne Technical Fanatics has converted 3 local repeaters to multimode digital voice systems. All 3 repeaters will support DSTAR (settings below), DMR on Brandmeister, and C4FM/YSF with WIRES-X linking. 442.7375 +5.000 (on the air now)Status: https://ke8ldg.ww8tf.club/DMR Brandmeister: 310451, CC1, KE8LDGDSTAR settingsUR: CQCQCQRPT1: KE8LDG  BRPT2: KE8LDG  G 442.5125 +5.000 (on…

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