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 46094# and via EchoLink at KX4RS-R or Node Number 735518.

KJ4AN Repeater – 147.030 (+) with a PL: 123.0) located in Summerfield, FL                              (Note: This repeater was just acquired by Hog County ARA in November 2018. The Call Sign will remain KJ4AN until January of 2019 and then will be changed to our K4HOG Call Sign to reflect the Association ownership.)

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 KJ4AN 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 on the KI4DYE Repeater of 145.490.  Note, this repeater is accessible via the AllStar Network at Node Number 46094# and via EchoLink at KX4RS-R or Node Number 735518.

Sumter County – Emergency Communication Net – every Monday evening at 8:30 PM 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. 

Friday Free for All Net – every Friday evening at 8:30 PM on the KS4EOC Repeater of 146.925. This net is open to all amateurs who can hit the repeater which is usually between 30 – 50 miles of Sumterville, 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 47485# as well as EchoLink at WV1TPR-R or Node No. 955800.