K5VPW *** D-Star Repeater
Information About the D-Star Repeater
The K5VPW D-Star 145.35 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 is a FT-8800 and the receiver is FT-7900. Both are cabled to a six cavity Decibel Products duplexer, model 4062, then cabled to the antenna. The antenna is a 6.5db gain, monoband vertical, up 33 feet at the base. The transmitter runs 5 watts and drives a Motorola amplifier producing 45 watts output. The amplifier is cooled by an external fan. The 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 the FT-8800 and FT-7900. 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 -600 / Module C
D-Dtar and YSF