The SWARC Business Meetings are being moved
back to the County Road Fire Station
in the north end of Weirton West Virginia!
The fire station is located at WV State Route 2 and Avenue "F", just a couple of blocks north of the intersection with Pennsylvania Avenue - pull around to the back upper level of the fire station and enter into the back classroom door. Meetings are on the first Wednesday of each month and start at 7:00 PM.
For general & current local area Ham info, visit the OVHAMS (Ohio Valley Hams) at Groups.io: https://groups.io/g/OhioValleyHams/
For information specific to current/active SWARC members only, visit the SWARC at Groups.io: https://groups.io/g/SWARC-members/
Membership Application (necessary for NEW members only): SWARC Membership Application.pdf
Both the 147.06+ and 146.94- repeaters require PL tone access of 114.8 Hz. See the Repeater page on this site for more information.
EchoLink is available on the WD8IIJ 147.06+ Repeater via the N8GD-R EchoLink Repeater Link. See the following document for information:
Utilizing the N8GD EchoLink system, with an add-on program called EchoProducer (by EI4JR), the WD8IIJ 147.06+ repeater has the capability to broadcast bulletin/QST programs, various announcements of interest to local Amateurs, weather conditions, weather forecasts, and weather alerts. See the following documents for bulletin schedules and announcement details and other information:
PACKET RADIO NOW on 145.070 MHZ:
(Please note the frequency change since the DAREN network is no longer available with the loss of the OHIOWV node!)
N8GD operates a PBBS (Packet Bulletin Board System) for the TERA (Tri-county Radio Association) Group on 145.070 MHz @ 1200 baud. Connect using either "WINTOH" (the alias) or the call of N8GD. TERA info as well as ARRL bulletins and other messages of interest are available (such as ARNewsline in text format), and local Amateurs are encouraged to post both public and private (to others) messages on the PBBS. It runs 24/7 and is accessible directly on 145.07 MHz or via TOROH as a digi (C WINTOH V TOROH). It is located at the Jefferson County EOC (at the Jefferson County Airpark).
Other files of interest:
Questions or comments?
Send an e-mail to Greg Day,
Website updated 2/5/2020