Oswegatchie Valley Amateur Radio Club

Repeater News

The OVARC Club Repeater is located on Vrooman Ridge in the town of Fine, N.Y. It's elevation is 1480'ASL and offers coverage generally in about a 60 to 70 mile radius of it's location. It is owned, operated, and maintained by the OVARC membership. The frequency is 147.135 MHz. + and a 151.4 pl tone. The weekly Net is operated on Thursday evenings at 7:30 PM. local time with everyone welcome to check-in.  There is a morning net 7 days a week called the Rooster Roster at 7:30 am.  We are always making improvements and upgrades to the repeater system and accepting donations to help with the ongoing project.

We now have a Echo Link node connected to the repeater.  You can access it by using node # 823942 or WA2NAN-R.  Anyone who would like to make a donation to help support this repeater, or join OVARC should contact the OVARC Secretary,KB2HPR, kb2hpr@tds.net or the OVARC President WA2NAN

 Kerry's address is:

Kerry Bickford

76 Rte. 27 Ext.

Oswegatchie, NY. 13670

We will soon be adding and experimenting with a DMR (digital mobile radio) 440 repeater system that will give us 100% coverage in St. Lawrence County and world-wide coverage with internet access.  Stay tuned for updates.................


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