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About the Repeater:

The W9ARP D-STAR Repeater is located in West Lafayette, Indiana. It is the 2nd D-STAR repeater in Indiana (the first being the W9ICE system in Indianapolis). The W9ARP D-STAR repeater supports digital voice and low speed data on 2 meters and 70cm.
 
70cm: The repeater transmits 425 watts ERP D-STAR DV from an omni vertical antenna at a height of 850 feet above sea level. Output is on 444.300 and the input is on 449.300 (+5Mhz offset).
 
2m: The repeater transmits 70 watts ERP D-STAR DV from an omni vertical antenna at a height of 850 feet above sea level. Output is on 146.730 and input is on 146.130 (-600Khz offset).
 
Please check the Latest News for the most recent information about the repeater's status.


Gateway Status:

G2 Gateway Available - The W9ARP Gateway is up and running on the world wide D-STAR network (version G2).
DPRS IGate Available - DPRS data received by the W9ARP repeater is forwarded to the APRS-IS network via DStarMontor.
ircDDB enabled - ircDDB enables faster D-STAR routing updates. Watch the live stream from all ircDDB participating gateways here.
DVDongle Access Available - DPlus is running on W9ARP and RW access is available to DVDongle users.
 
To use the Gateway, you must be a registered user. There is no charge to register. Simply leave a message on the message board requesting registration and provide your name, callsign, and email address, and we will take care of registration for you (usally the same day).


D-STAR Links:


Access:

The W9ARP repeater is open to all amateurs. You can access the repeater with the following settings in your D-STAR radio:
 
For 444.300
MyCall: <your call sign>
UrCall: CQCQCQ
RPT1: W9ARP  B    ('B' must be in the 8th position)
RPT2: W9ARP  G    ('G' must be in the 8th position)
 
For 146.730
MyCall: <your call sign>
UrCall: CQCQCQ
RPT1: W9ARP  C    ('C' must be in the 8th position)
RPT2: W9ARP  G    ('G' must be in the 8th position)


Coverage:
Click to view an estimated coverage plot for the repeater:

 
 

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