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 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 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 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.