The problem with internet connectivity to the 145.44 MHz multi-mode digital repeater has been resolved. (It was an inter-board connection that had worked loose over time.) The repeater is back online and available once again for RF and Hotspot QSOs using DMR, D-Star and Yaesu System Fusion. 73s.
The 145.44 MHz multi-mode repeater which hosts the Wednesday night DMR net has been experiencing Internet connectivity issues since Monday, May 27. It still operates as a local multi-mode repeater, but cannot connect with hotspots or talkgroup users on other repeaters. We are working on getting this corrected.
Their is a new DMR weekly net, the Western PA DMR Net, which is a non-WEARS net covering the counties of southwestern PA, and is linked on 145.440 MHz DMR repeater on Wednesdays at 7:30 PM local time. Use Color Code 1, Slot 2, Talkgroup 31422 (group call), the WPA TAC talkgroup.
Here are the suggested DMR talkgroup for our 2-meter Brandmaster repeater on 145.44 MHz, and the 70 cm. TGIF Network repeater on 442.15 MHz. DMR Talkgroup List WEARS Rev3. Thanks to Matt, KB3PRI for his efforts in compiling this very helpful information.
As PEMA may be using the PEMA ACS Brandmaster talkgroup (31420) for DMR communications during todays simulated emergency test, this talkgroup has been static linked (full-time) on the 145.440 MHz repeater (color code 1, slot 2) until 2200 hours today.