K5VPW *** D-Star Repeater
Information About the D-Star Repeater
The K5VPW D-Star 441.625 repeater is open to all hams and is located in northeast San Antonio, inside Loop 410. Feel free to use the repeater locally or link to a reflector or another repeater. If you do link to a reflector or another repeater, please unlink when you are finished. The transmitter and receiver are both Yaesu FT-7800s, cabled to a six cavity Celwave duplexer then cabled to the antenna. The antenna is a 11.5db gain, monoband vertical, up 25 feet at the base. The transmitter runs 5 watts and drives a KLM amplifier producing 45 watts output. The amplifier is cooled by an external fan. The repeater controller is a Raspberry Pi V3 with 1 gb of RAM and a 32gb SD card. It is cabled to a Micro-Node Teensy MMDVM modem which is cabled to both FT-7800s. The Raspberry Pi image is Pi-Star configured as a repeater. Modes enabled are D-Star and YSF. Internet speeds are 600mb download and 35mb upload.
mHz / Offset +5 / Module B
D-Star and YSF