St. Louis Metro Repeaters

Repeater change for St. Louis SKYWARN

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Repeater change for St. Louis SKYWARN.

St. Louis Metro Skywarn will now be using the 146.910 repeater for all Skywarn activities and during severe weather. The 147.360 will be the back up repeater. Please make sure you can reach the 146.910 repeater from your home and or mobile station.

St. Louis Metro Skywarn would like everyone to report severe weather and severe weather damage reports on the 146.910 repeater. We send your reports to the NWS St. Louis Office plus the St. Louis County Office of Emergency Management for them to dispatch the necessary response teams when needed to those locations reported.

For more information visit St. Louis Metro Skywarn

Stuck at Home Nets 

Stuck at Home Nets 

The following repeaters will be used in rotation to help with coverage;

146.850 (-) CTCSS 141.3 located in Olivette

146.970 (-) CTCSS 141.3 located just west of Forest Park

146.940 (-) CTCSS 141.3 located in Brentwood

146.910 (-) CTCSS 141.3 located at Manchester & 270 

The schedule will be as follows;

Saturdays on the 146.910 at 8pm

Sundays on the 146.970 at 8pm

Mondays on the 146.940 at 8pm

Tuesday check in to the SLSRC net at 7:30pm on the 146.850 repeater

Wednesdays on the 146.910 at 8pm

Thursday on the 146.970 at 8pm

Fridays on the 146.850 at 8pm 

Egyptian Radio Club Repeater Joins Illinois Link

The Egyptian Radio Club 443.325 repeater in downtown St. Louis is linked to WiresX. This covers Madison County quite well

Currently it is linked to Illinois Link. However, users can switch talk groups remotely. After 60 minutes of being on any other group it connects to it will automatically return to Illinois Link.

Info curtesy of Justin Garbe

W9AIU (146.76) repeater adds P25



The Egyptian Radio Club has recently upgraded the 146.76 repeater with a Motorola Quantar. This repeater does both standard analog FM and APCO Project 25 phase 1 or P25 Phase 1

When someone is using the repeater with a P25 signal, analog users will hear an ASCI like digital noise. Using a PL tone of 141.3 on both transmit and recieve will prevent analog users from hearing the digital noise. There S meter will still indicate that there is or is not a signal present on the frequency.

In time this same upgrade will be made to the 146.79 repeater.

ARES will continue just Analog for primary operations. This is simply because with all the different digital modes, and it maybe financially impossible for some members to purchase digital voice equipment.

The EOC and UCP Kenwood base stations, I do not believe are capable of digital voice, if they are it would be DSTAR.

If we get enough people with the same type of digital voice mode, a subnet maybe possible.

from Madison County Elmers on Face Book