Local Repeaters & Nets

Sumter County, Florida has two open use repeaters that are owned and operated by the Sumter County Office of Emergency Management.  The Hog County Amateur Radio Association also owns a repeater that serves Sumter County but is located just north in Summerfield, Florida.  There are several other repeaters that are in the area and are listed as well.

KS4EOC  Repeater – 146.925 (-) with a PL: 123.0 located in Sumterville, FL.  ** Please note this repeater has been replaced with a Yaesu Fusion System Repeater. It still works on Analog / FM however; you need to put the PL: 123.0 in for both Encode and Decode, otherwise you will here Digital Hash “squelch” when people are talking on the digital side. **  This repeater is accessible via the AllStar Network at Node Number 47485# as well as EchoLink at WV1TPR-R or Node No. 955800.

KI4DYE Repeater – 145.490 (-) with a PL: 123.0 located in Bushnell, FL  Note, this repeater is accessible via the AllStar Network at Node Number 40487 and via EchoLink at KX4LEO-R or Node Number 297091.

K4HOG Repeater – 147.030 (+) with a PL: 123.0) located in Summerfield, FL.  Note, this repeater is accessible via the AllStar Network at Node Numer 49829 and via EchoLink at K4VEB-R or Node Number 294541.

Others:

K4VRC Repeater – 443.225 (+) with a PL: 103.5 (The Villages Radio Club)

WA1UTQ Repeater – 444.575 (+) with a PL: 91.5 (Yaesu Fusion System)

K4LFK Repeater – 443.150 (+) with a PL: 103.5 (The Villages)

Local Nets:

SkyWarn Net – every Sunday evening at 8:30 PM on the K4HOG Repeater of 147.030.

The Villages Amateur Radio Club – Rag Chew Net – every Monday evening at 7:00 PM on the 443.225 (+5) / PL: 103.5  and  EchoLink at K4VRC-R

Hog County ARA Net – every Monday evening at 8:00 PM ET on the KI4DYE Repeater of 145.490.  Note, this repeater is accessible via the AllStar Network at Node Number 46094 and via EchoLink at KX4LEO-R or Node Number 297091.

Sumter County – Emergency Communication Net – every Monday evening at 8:30 PM ET on the  KS4EOC  Repeater of 146.925.  Note, This repeater is accessible via the AllStar Network at Node Number 47485 as well as EchoLink at WV1TPR-R or Node No. 955800.

Tuesday’s High Noon Netevery Tuesday at 12:00 PM ET on the K4HOG Repeater of 147.030.  This net is open to all amateurs who can hit the repeater which is usually between 30 – 50 miles of Summerfield, Florida where the repeater is located.  This is a multi-purpose net; Traders Net, Technical Net, Informational Net, and general Rag Chew.  Note, this repeater is accessible via the AllStar Network at Node Number 49829 as well as EchoLink at K4VEB-R or Node No. 294541. 

Friday Free for All Net – every Friday evening at 8:00 PM ET on the K4HOG Repeater of 147.030.  This net is open to all amateurs who can hit the repeater which is usually between 30 – 50 miles of Summerfield, Florida where the repeater is located.  This is a multi-purpose net; Traders Net, Technical Net, Informational Net, and general Rag Chew.  Note, this repeater is accessible via the AllStar Network at Node Number 49829 as well as EchoLink at K4VEB-R or Node No. 294541. 

Anyone from anywhere by any means; RF, AllStar, or EchoLink are welcome to join in on any of the listed Nets.  It is always nice to have visitors to the Nets and of course, we hope to make you a regular.