Suhfars operates three core repeaters in Lake County Illinois.
K9SA/R on 443.250 +5MHz PL114.8 operates both in analog and P25 modes.
K9SA/R is on 223.840 -1.6MHz PL 110.9 analog.
K9SA is also our D-STAR repeater on 441.23125 +5MHz
These repeaters are located in southwestern Lake county with excellent coverage into the southern edge of Wisconsin and northern Cook county.
other D-STAR repeaters in the area that are owned/operated by SUHFARS members are:
KC9PWC 440.10625 in Dupage County
KC9RBB 442.800 in Northwestern Cook County
KF7CUF 445.9500 in Arizona
KD9LZ 443.850 in Southwestern Lake County
Some of these D-STAR repeaters are permanently linked on D-STAR reflector
051C (known locally as Area 51), along with other repeaters that link there from time to time.
If you are a new D-Star user, you should register your callsign for network operation in the D-Star system. If you are a member of SUHFARS, you can register by contacting WA9EMY, W8DCD or WB9EXL.
For more information on D-Star, you can visit the following sites:
http://www.dstarinfo.com/ for general D-Star Information
DXZone.com has an extensive list of D-Star information resources at:
DSTARusers.org has some good tools, forums and other information.
And if you’re trying to figure out how to program your radio, the D-Star calculator at http://www.dstarinfo.com will help you out.