Repeaters & Nets

The Club operates and maintains a number of voice and data repeaters around South East Queensland.

The official Club call sign is VK4WIG.

For a complete list of repeaters around Australia, please refer to the WIA Repeater Data publication provided by the Wireless Institute of Australia.

Nets

There is a morning net on – 146.700Mhz at 08:00 each day. (Springbrook) currently offline

The 8 am Morning net is currently held on the Wide Area Network (WAN) Springbrook – 147.225MHz (+600KHz offset) with a 91.5Hz tone.

REPEATERS

The Club operates two (2) repeaters sites on the Gold Coast, 

Springbrook – Gold Coast (will be back soon)

StatusCall signFrequencyOffsetTone
Off LineVK4RGC146.700 MHz-600 kHz123.0
Off LineVK4RGC438.600 MHz-5 MHz91.5

 
Wongawallan – North Gold Coast

StatusCall signFrequencyOffsetTone
Off LineVK4RBT147.200 MHz-1.600 MHz91.5
On LineVK4RBT439.825 MHz-5 MHz91.5
On LineVK4RBT439.825 MHz
APCO25
-5 MHzNAC 293
On LineVK4RBT438.7125 MHz DMR-7 MHzDMARC
On LineVK4RBT145.175 MHzN/AAPRS

APRS

GCARS operates an APRS Digipeater which consists of a WX3in1 Mini – APRS Advanced Digipeater/I-Gate connected to a TAIT TM8115. Due to its location at Wongawallan, it provides great coverage across the Gold Coast and is supported by the following fill-in digipeaters:

VK2ARS-5 and VK4UT-1.

PHOTO: VK4RBT APRS Beacon being received whilst stationary mobile on a Yaesu FTM-400

Beacons

VK4RGG – Clubhouse, Harper Street, Molendinar
50.058 MHz 6 Meter Beacon – Online