Kent Amateur Radio Society

Chestertown, Maryland Kent County, USA

Established 1986

The System

KARS Repeater – Telpac – APRS System

Frequency

Offset

CTCSS (PL)

Notes

Status

System 1

147.375 Mhz

+ (600 Khz)

156.7

autopatch

UP

System 2

449.175 Mhz

– (5 Mhz)

156.7

UP

System 3

146.49 Mhz

Simplex

Club Simplex Frequency

System 4

145.09

Telpac Gateway Node

K3ARS-10

System 5

145.09

Telpac Gateway Node

K3ARH-10

Repeater System Status:

System 1 – Located on the tower of Kent County High School with links in Rock Hall, Galena, Chestertown and Betterton, it offers handheld coverage to all of Kent County. This main machine consists of a Motorola MTR2000 and DB products antenna with a effective radiated power (ERP) of 200 watts. The link controller is an Arcomm RC210 with an LDG RJS-8 voter. The machine uses a PL of 156.7 in and out.

System 2 – Located on a tower adjacent to Chester River Hospital, this UHF repeater offers handheld coverage for the Chestertown area. The machine is a Motorola MTR2000 and DB Products antenna with an effective radiated power (ERP) of 200 watts.

KARS is a 501 C3 non-profit corporation. We regularly offer our communication services to local county public events. If you would like to participate, join our organization, or request our services, please contact us.

Donations are very much appreciated!

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