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Club Repeaters

We operate three repeaters, 2 VHF FM voice and 1 UHF DMR voice. They are all open access, no tone required.

The club's first VHF repeater WB0HSI is on 146.67 (-) and is located north of I-70 between O'Fallon and Lake St. Louis. This system has two remote receiver sites; St. Charles 145.330 site, and Augusta as well as the main site receiver.

The club's second VHF repeater KO0A is on 145.33 (-) and is located near Lindenwood college in St. Charles. It has three remote receive sites; downtown St. Louis, Warrenton, and Augusta as well as the main repeater site.

Both VHF repeater systems employ a voter that monitors the signal from the associated remote receive sites, plus the main site and "votes" the cleanest signal to be transmitted through the repeater in real time. Whenever a remote is voted, it will ID along with the main repeater at ten minute intervals. If multiple remotes have been used during a ten minute period, all of those will be ID'd along with them main site.

The third repeater WB0HSI is on UHF 444.65 (+) and is co-located with the KO0A VHF repeater in St. Charles. This system does not have any remote sites.
This repeater is set to DMR mode, Color Code 2. TS1 = TG31292 STL Metro is static, TS2 is dynamic PTT through Brandmeister, thus all Brandmeister TG's can be used on TS2. The TG will time out 30 minutes after the last transmission into the WB0HSI repeater. So, if you linked to TG31012 (QuadNET) for example to participate in a net, you'd need to transmit at least every 29 minutes to reset the timer. As a courtesy to others, when you are finished please transmit a group call to TG4000 to dicsonnect the TG you were using and make TS2 available for others. Other TG's of general interest: TG91 Worldwide English, TG93 Northa America, TG3100 USA, TG31600 US Call Area 0, TG3129 Missouri Statewide. TG31012 QuadNET is transcoded to other digital modes so that hams can converse with others using the digital mode of their radio: D-Star using XLX307D or XRF757A, YSF using US QuadNET Array 35947, US C4FM NA YCS310 server DG-ID 80.

The KO0A repeater on 145.33 (-) is frequently utilized by the National Weather Service for sever weather/storm spotting.

SCARC supports emergency communications through the Missouri Rapid Response Team, which utilizes the KO0A repeater as it's primary repeater system.