Georgia D-STAR News Feed

W4PVW New Tifton GA Repeater  

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 9:03:00 AM

The D-Star repeater in Tifton is up and running at a temporary site until the hardline is obtained for the permanent location. Testing is still being performed. The call for the Tifton Site is W4PVW Frequencies for Tifton:

444.5625 +5.0 DV
1282.65 -12.0 DV
1299.00 DD

1282.65 DV is not on at this time, waiting on the tri-plexer to come in.


WR4DG - New Repeater Gray GA (Macon Area) 

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 9:01:00 AM

Another D-STAR repeater is born in Georgia. WR4DH C was activated on its Gateway this morning. The repeater is located in Gray,  ust NE of  Macon. Coverage is expected to cover Macon plus north and south on I-75. WR4DH C is operating on 145.040 +1.4 MHz.

Thanks to Don Helton (WM4F), the repeater owner, and Clay Lord (KD4IEZ) for getting the repater on the air and connected to a Gateway. Please sare any coverage reports you have.

Ellijay GA Hamfest 

Sunday, March 13, 2011 9:40:00 PM


Date May 14, 2011
Note This is a New Date for the Hamfest
Time 7:00 AM until 2:00 PM

Ellijay Lions Club

1729 South Main Street

Ellijay, Georgia 30540

34˚ 40’ 25”N   84˚ 29’ 41”W

Talk In 145.170 MHz (-600 KHz) PL 100Hz
W4HHH Repeater 443.9875 MHz (+5.0 MHz)



D-STAR Symposium

Topic: Time: Presenter(s):
D-STAR 101 - Radio Programming 9:00AM – 10:30AM Ed Woodrick, WA4YIH
Garmer’s Local Folk Lore 10:45AM – 11:30AM Garmer Burchfield, W4GJB
D-STAR - D-RATS, Data Transfer, Photo Transfer 11:35AM – 1:15PM Robin Cutshaw, AA4RC and John Davis, WB4QDX


Door Prizes:

First Prize    Icom ID-880H D-Star VHF/UHF Transceiver

Second Prize:         Icom IC-80AD D-Star Handheld VHF/UHF Transceiver

Ellijay Bucks (Hamfest Gift Certificates)

Plus Other Prizes


Breakfast – Hot Breakfast Sandwiches, Fresh Local Pastries staring at
6:00AM (for vendors)

Lunch - Served between 11:00AM until 1:00PM


Winn Hall – WA4KKW 706 636 1778
Paul Craft – KE4GC 706 698 7200



Pembroke repeater moves to 145.280- 

Saturday, March 5, 2011 9:37:00 PM

Due to some frequency coordination issues, the Pembroke, Georgia 2m D-STAR repeater, KJ4GGV C, moved down 20 KHz from 145.30- to it's new frequency of 145.280-.  The repeater is in full oepration on its new frequency pair.  Also, check out the 1.2 GHz  side of KJ4GGV.  Some adjustments have been made and it is in full operation on 1298.5000 DD and 1284.7000 -12.  Send any reports to

Dalton Hamfest 

Saturday, February 26, 2011 11:11:00 PM

North Georgia Dalton Hamfest