Winter Field Day

Winter Field Day Association (WFDA) is a dedicated group of Amateur Radio Operators who believe that emergency communications in a winter environment are just as important as the preparations and practice that are done each summer but with some additional unique operational concerns. ​ We believe, as do the ARES & RACES organizations, that maintaining your …

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SC ARES Net – Statewide (VHF & UHF)

Repeater Frequencies, PL and Node Node # Location Repeater Output Frequency (MHz) Repeater Input Frequency (MHz) CTCSS 30 Conway 146.715 146.115 162.2 31 Charleston-Awendaw 146.760 146.160 123.0 32 Columbia 146.715 146.115 91.5 33 Charleston-Wallace 147.105 147.705 123.0 34 Whitehall 146.715 146.115 123.0 35 Florence 146.685 146.085 91.5 37 Greenville-Paris Mountain 145.370 144.770 123.0 38 Edgefield …

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SC Statewide HF ARES Net

The South Carolina Statewide ARES HF Net provides another communications path in a time of emergency.  While subject to the vagaries of HF propagation, it is often available when other systems are not.  A training net is currently held weekly on Tuesdays at 6:00 PM local time on 3.990 MHz (+/-) LSB.  All licensed hams with …

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Central SC CARC Simplex Net on Frequency 146.400

So, just what is simplex? When we use the term simplex, we’re talking about radio to radio communication directly, without using a repeater. Why should we care about simplex? We know there is always the possibility of an emergency which can make normal communication systems inoperable. This might include telephone, internet, and local VHF/UHF repeaters. Similarly, such …

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SC ARES Net – Statewide (VHF & UHF)

Repeater Frequencies, PL and Node Node # Location Repeater Output Frequency (MHz) Repeater Input Frequency (MHz) CTCSS 30 Conway 146.715 146.115 162.2 31 Charleston-Awendaw 146.760 146.160 123.0 32 Columbia 146.715 146.115 91.5 33 Charleston-Wallace 147.105 147.705 123.0 34 Whitehall 146.715 146.115 123.0 35 Florence 146.685 146.085 91.5 37 Greenville-Paris Mountain 145.370 144.770 123.0 38 Edgefield …

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Columbia Amateur Radio Club Monthly Meeting

ETV Building 1101 George Rogers Blvd, COLUMBIA, SC

Columbia Amateur Radio Club monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of the month, 7 pm at the ETV building on George Rogers Blvd, next to the football stadium. 1101 George Rogers Blvd, Columbia, SC 29201

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SC Statewide HF ARES Net

The South Carolina Statewide ARES HF Net provides another communications path in a time of emergency.  While subject to the vagaries of HF propagation, it is often available when other systems are not.  A training net is currently held weekly on Tuesdays at 6:00 PM local time on 3.990 MHz (+/-) LSB.  All licensed hams with …

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SC ARES Net – Statewide (VHF & UHF)

Repeater Frequencies, PL and Node Node # Location Repeater Output Frequency (MHz) Repeater Input Frequency (MHz) CTCSS 30 Conway 146.715 146.115 162.2 31 Charleston-Awendaw 146.760 146.160 123.0 32 Columbia 146.715 146.115 91.5 33 Charleston-Wallace 147.105 147.705 123.0 34 Whitehall 146.715 146.115 123.0 35 Florence 146.685 146.085 91.5 37 Greenville-Paris Mountain 145.370 144.770 123.0 38 Edgefield …

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