KE8LDH On the Air

KE8LDH 442.5125 MHz is back on the air. Currently it is setup as a (very) low profile machine in the Norton area. Due to failure of the MMVDM board and current lack of interest in buying a new one, the machine is back on the air as a standard analog…

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KE8LDH Offline

442.5125 MHz KE8LDH in Akron is currently offline due to a radio failure. With access concerns and COVID, there is no ETA on a full replacement. KE8LDH will be temporarily setup at a low profile site in Norton.

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WW8TF-15 Converted to 2-Way iGate

WW8TF-15 has been converted from a one-way relay iGate to a two-way iGate. Currently the iGate will only relay “message”-class items from the Internet to the APRS digipeaters but that will be expanded to a few other classes in the near future. It will relay all item classes from the…

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KE8LDH Repaired

KE8LDH is repaired and back on the air as of November 9, 2019. At least the preamp and possibly the RX radio both had issues. The preamp was removed for rebuild and the radio was replaced. The system is back online. Output is 18W into the duplexer with the new…

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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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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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