Repeater & Net Info

The Silvercreek Amateur Radio Association operates two repeaters. Both repeaters are located in Doylestown, Ohio with antennas at 1350′ ASL. Both VHF and UHF repeaters are available for use by any licensed amateur radio operator.

W8WKY 147.390 MHz

W8WKY 2m Coverage

Frequency – 147.390 MHz +600 KHz positive offset
PL/CTCSS Tone – 114.8 Hz In and Out
Allstar Node # – 43211 ( Status | Connections )
Echolink Node – W8WKY-R (#580387)

W8WKY’s 2m machine is a Bridgecom BCR-50V repeater with a Allstar repeater controller running on a Raspberry Pi. The repeater is connected to a Henry C130AB10R amplifier putting 90W into the duplexer.

Coverage is good for fixed base and mobile setups all over Akron, Cleveland, Canton and points east and west. Handheld/HT access outdoors within the general Medina-Summit-Wayne tri-county area. Extended coverage depending on altitude with coverage as far as Mercer Co. PA. Click on the picture of the coverage for a detailed view.

See Repeater Details for more technical information on both repeater systems.

W8WKY 442.275 MHz

W8WKY 70cm Coverage

Frequency – 442.275 MHz +5 MHz positive offset
PL/CTCSS Tone – 110.9 Hz In and Out
Allstar Node # – 43078 ( Status | Connections )
Linking Schedule – Sundays 18:55 – 20:30 to N8XPK 53.17 MHz, Monday – Saturday 19:20 – 20:30 to N8XPK 444.200 MHz

W8WKY’s 70cm machine is a Kenwood TKR-820 repeater with a Allstar repeater controller running on a Raspberry Pi. The repeater is connected to an amplifier putting 100W into the duplexer.

Coverage is good for fixed base and mobile setups all over the greater Akron area. Handheld/HT access outdoors within the general Medina-Summit-Wayne tri-county area. Click on the picture of the coverage for a detailed view.

See Repeater Details for more technical information on both repeater systems.

Nets

NameDay(s)TimeRepeaterInfo
Barometer NetMonday - Saturday7a - 8a Eastern with ad hoc chatter before and after.147.390+ PL114.8Drive-time net usually controlled by Ron KD8CVS. Read about history of this long-lived net.
Tuesday Night NetTuesday8:00p Eastern147.390+ PL114.8Net Controllers:
1st Tue - Gary AA8CS
2nd Tue - John N8CD
3rd Tue - Jason N8JDM
4th Tue - Stephen N8WB
5th Tue - OPEN

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