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Amateur Radio Repeaters covering I-95 in Georgia

The repeaters and simplex frequencies listed below are the ones on which you will find much of the VHF/UHF amateur radio activity in the Coastal Georgia area, especially along the I-95 Corridor. It isn’t comprehensive, but this list will give the new ham or visiting ham the best places to look for activity. At the bottom, there is also a listing of area nets by day including club nets and ARES nets.

Savannah

  • 146.970 – W4LHS (PL 123.0)
  • 147.210 – W4HLS (PL 100.0)
  • 147.330 – W4LHS (PL 203.5)
  • 146.850 – K4SDJ
  • 442.700 – W4LHS
  • 144.940 – KK4SGC-C DSTAR, linked to REF030B
  • 440.5875 – KK4SGC-B DSTAR, linked to REF030B, REF002A on Sunday evenings

Guyton

  • 146.745 – AF4VH (PL 97.4)

Pembroke

  • 147.105 – KF4DG, dual mode Analog/Yaesu Fusion
  • 145.280 – KJ4GGV-C DSTAR
  • 440.700 – KJ4GGV-B DSTAR

Midway

  • 443.300 – KA4CID Echolink (sometimes linked with 146.685 in Dover Bluff)

Riceboro

  • 145.470 -KG4OGC Echolink

Darien

  • 146.985 – WA4EPK (PL 100.0) Echolink (linked with 146.685 in Dover Bluff)

Brunswick

  • 145.330 – KG4PXG (PL 131.8) Echolink 

Dover Bluff

  • 146.685 – KG4PXG (PL 131.8) Echolink (linked with 146.985 in Darien)

Kingsland

  • 147.195 – N6EMA (PL 118.8) Echolink
  • 147.270 – K4QHR (PL 127.3)
  • 444.200 – K4QHR (PL 127.3) P25 Capable

Simplex in use along I-95

  • 146.520 – National Calling Frequency
  • 446.000 – National Calling Frequency
  • 146.550 – Savannah Simplex

Glenville

  • 146.775 – (PL 156.7) Part of the Cherry Blossom Intertie Linked System

Jesup

  • 146.865 – N4ZON (PL 141.3)

 

If you use a Yaesu FT-857D and the RT Systems programming software, you can download the programming file I use for mine here. It has frequencies for the southeast Georgia area as well as for my trips to the Beaufort/Charleston and Warner Robins/Macon/Forsyth areas.

 

Peter, KJ4FAW, Dan, KF4MND, and Doug, KF4EFP assembling an antenna

Peter, KJ4FAW, Dan, KF4MND, and Doug, KF4EFP assembling an antenna

Coastal Georgia Area Amateur Radio Clubs

Russ, KA4ZPV and Ralph, W4REQ demonstrating and explaining Amateur Radio to Cub Scouts during a Jamboree on the Air.

Russ, KA4ZPV and Ralph, W4REQ demonstrating and explaining Amateur Radio to Cub Scouts during a Jamboree on the Air.

Guy, K4GTM and Dan, KF4MND operating the Amateur Radio Station at the National Weather Service Office in Charleston, SC.

Guy, K4GTM and Dan, KF4MND operating the Amateur Radio Station at the National Weather Service Office in Charleston, SC.

Georgia Amateur Radio Nets and Frequencies

  • 3.975 LSB – Georgia ARES Primary – Net Sundays at 2200 UTC
  • 7.275 LSB – Georgia ARES 40 Meters
  • 1.975 LSB – Georgia ARES 160 Meters
  • 5.330.5 USB – Georgia ARES 60 Meters
  • 3.987.5 LSB – Georgia Traffic Net – Monday-Saturday at 1300 Local
  • 3.995 LSB – Georgia Cracker Net – Mon – Sat at 0700 Local, Sun 0800 Local
  • 3.865 LSB – Georgia Baptist Ham Net – Sundays at 1600 Local
  • 7.251 LSB – SouthCARS, Mon-Sat 0800-1300 Local, Sun 0800-1000 Local
Me operating one of the HF Stations at a Coastal Amateur Radio Society Field Day.

Me operating one of the HF Stations at a Coastal Amateur Radio Society Field Day.


4 Comments

  1. Don Oberlin says:

    Hi Mac,
    Here is a link I found to build a 2 meter / 70cm Jpole antenna or buy if you don’t want to build.
    Thought you may want to pass on.

    http://www.fwarc.org/Ant%20articles/J%20Pole%20Antenna.htm

    73
    Don
    KK4AMD

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