Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society

Repeater Status

This information does not update in real-time, but any known system issues will be posted here when practical.

For APRS digipeater network status, see the Digipeater Status page.

Updated Feb 28 2020 at 7:55 PM by Steve Crow KG4PEQ

System/Component Status Detail
VHF Repeater - Basic Voice Services
146.880 MHz, negative offset, PL 74.4 @ 680 ft

Maintenance Scheduled

2020-02-28:  The Technical Committee will be performing maintenance on the W4RAT repeater system on Saturday, March 14.  Brief interruptions to service are possible while jumpers on the repeater rack are removed for inspection.

2020-02-15:  Repeater control/autopatch codes have been updated for the 2020 membership year.  Club members can obtain the latest codes here.

VHF Repeater - Autopatch Operating Normally
VHF IRLP

Operating Normally

Node 4424 is available from 7 am to 11 pm daily.  Reflector use is not currently permitted.

UHF Analog+Fusion Dual Mode
442.550 MHz, positive offset, PL 74.4 @ 470 ft
Operating Normally


UHF DMR Brandmeister Repeater
443.5375 MHz, positive offset, CC 1 @ 450 ft
Operating Normally


UHF DMRVA DMR Repeater
443.5875 MHz, positive offset, CC 1 @ 680 ft
Maintenance Scheduled

2020-02-28:  The Technical Committee will be performing maintenance on the W4RAT repeater system on Saturday, March 14.  Brief interruptions to service are possible while jumpers on the repeater rack are removed for inspection. 

DVR/Event recorder Operating Normally
Backup Power Systems (UPS, batteries, generator) Operating Normally  Last UPS runtime test 23 Feb 2019 by KG4PEQ, no issues.
Last battery inspection 23 Feb 2019 by KK4IUH, no issues.


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