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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WTF Hosting Echolink Proxy Servers

Echolink has always had some limitations that require users to setup their Internet routers with port forwarding to get their software to connect. With people moving more and more to smartphones where the user can’t control that port forwarding on Verizon or T-Mobile’s cellular network, it has become necessary to…

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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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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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