LCARS Area Repeaters
The open repeaters listed below serve the Lake Country area, and are available to all amateurs. Periodically, the repeaters are used for net operations in support of training or Skywarn net activities. Please join us for training nets, as you are always welcome to check-in, and we would like to hear from all amateurs.
|Location||Callsign||RX (MHz)||TX (MHz)||Tone||Notes|
|Mecklenburg Country, VA||KB2AHZ||147.000||147.600||77.0||1,3,4,5|
|Muck Cross, VA||KB2AHZ||443.525||448.525||100.0||2,4,5|
|South Hill, VA||N4ZCM||145.470||144.870|
|South Hill, VA||W4CMH||147.240||147.840||74.4|
|South Hill, VA||W4CMH||444.125||449.125||74.4|
- Linked to the N4WFU Roanoke Rapids, NC repeater [146.745(-) PL 131.8] for the Monday Night net.
- Full time link to KB2AHZ Mecklenburg County, VA repeater.
- Full time link to KB2AHZ Muck Cross, VA repeater
- IRLP Link #8187
- EchoLink Node #331983
- All Skywarn connections through the repeaters are linked into the 9211 reflector.
Lake Country Area Repeaters support the following nets:
- Skywarn Net: During severe weather, the
local repeaters will participate in Skywarn nets. These nets are
supported by locally trained hams who report weather
conditions to the
Weather Office. During Skywarn nets, we ask
you to hold
all non-essential traffic until spotter traffic has been passed.
Emergency traffic is accepted at any time.Effective December
the following are designated Skywarn repeaters in the Southern Virginia
- 146.745 MHz N4WFU in Roanoke Rapids, NC
- 147.000 MHz KB2AHZ in South Hill, VA
- IRLP Node 8561, N4WFU in Roanoke Rapids, NC
- IRLP Reflector 9211 in Raleigh, NC
- Monday Night LCARS Net: This net starts at 2030 hrs every Monday night on the KB2AHZ 147.000+ repeater, and is controlled by a volunteer Net Control Station (NCS). While the net follows a formal structure, the operation of the net is left up to the NCS. The 147.00 is linked to the N4WFU repeater in Roanoke Rapids during the net. If you would like more information, please contact a club officer.
LCARS Packet Digipeter
The LCARS-4/LCARS-8 node on 145.730 MHz is located in Lawrenceville, VA at approximately 130 feet, and is running at approximately 30 watts of output. This digipeter is interfaced with the VDEN network.
NM4V APRS Digipeter
Located in the South Hill, VA area on 144.390 MHz.