Ohio ARES Check-In Nets

In lieu of the Ohio ARES conference – which has been cancelled – Ohio ARES is putting on a series of preparedness nets. Ohio ARES leaders will be conducting a drill that would be applied during this emergency, during a blizzard, or any other widespread situation where communications have failed!…

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03-31-2020 — NET Announcements

The next meeting of the Silvercreek Amateur Radio Association will be held on Thursday, April 16th at 7pm. The meeting will be done by conference call and will be a business-only meeting. The main order of business by rule will be the election of officers. There will be no technical presentation following…

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What are Transcoding Reflectors?

Introduction With the addition of a transcoding feature of Megalink’s XLX330 Reflector, it’s important to understand what this feature does and why it’s interesting and exciting to the users. This article will explain what transcoding is and how to use it. Basics of Digital Voice Unlike analog voice (FM, SSB,…

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Using Reflector XLX330

Using the Megalink Transcoding Reflector on all three radio types – D-STAR, DMR, and YSF – is straightforward and operates just like the native connection type on each radio. If you haven’t yet read What are Transcoding Reflectors, consider giving it a 5 minute read to help understand how things…

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MT63-2K Test Net – 2/7/20 @ 8p EST

On Friday, February 7th, 2020 at 8:00pm, Jason McCormick N8EI will be running a digital messages net on the W8WKY repeater 147.390 MHz. The mode will be MT63-2K. MT63-2K is offered in the Fldigi package. Parameters of the net will be as follows: Frequency: 147.390+ PL114.8 (W8WKY SARA 2m repeater)Mode:…

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