2021 2m Repeater Usage Stats

Below are the on-the-air transmit times for SARA’s 147.390 repeater. Times from this time a year ago were between 2 and 4 hours typically, so this is quite an increase since 2020! Date Transmit time (HH:MM:SS.sss) 2021-04-07 10:44:43.92 2021-04-06 12:57:38.490 2021-04-05 12:46:30.941 2021-04-04 08:02:29.944 2021-04-03 10:36:29.428 2021-04-02 10:34:49.56 2021-04-01 09:57:18.844…

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Interfering Noise on 39

As most of you that listen to SARA’s 2m repeater are aware, we’ve had a noise that competes with users that have weaker signals and sometimes makes them harder to copy through the repeater. The Technical Committee is looking into the source of the noise, but have not found the…

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WW8TF/Rover ARES Simplex Contest plans

Check out the WW8TF/Rover tentative plans for the 2020 ARES VHF Simplex contest. The contest is a lot of fun, and easy for just about anyone to participate in. It also helps in the understanding of what VHF simplex is capable of in case it is needed in an emergency….

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Codeplug posted for Anytone AT-578UV Mobile DMR radio

Check out SARA’s area-focused, minimalist codeplug for the newly released Anytone AT-578UV radio here. The codeplug has most of the local Medina/Wayne/Summit/Stark county Ohio DMR systems included in it, along with most local analog 2m, 220, and 440 repeaters as well. Look for a full review of the radio in…

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