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.
Here’s a link to an ARRL notice announcing the upcoming use of HF AM voice standard time/frequency broadcasts to relay emergency exercise 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.
The WEARS Radio Mail System documentation had been updated. The system operates on the 2-Meter frequency 147.480 MHz. Check it out.