1. Upgrading APRS on the Outer Banks

    I recently had the opportunity to help a friend update the APRS digipeater in Buxton, NC. The digipeater has been in service for around fifteen years and during those years a few things have changed.

    The digipeater used to transmit weather data from an Ultimeter weather station. That weather station …

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  2. Dare County Repeaters

    Changes to the way the multitude of repeaters in Dare County operate recently came to my attention. The introduction of links and DMR has added many ways for residents, as well as visitors, to communicate in interesting ways.

    Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands Linking System

    Repeaters on Hatteras Island that are linked together.
    Figure 1. Linked repeaters on Hatteras …
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