APRS in South Australia is on the 2M band, 145.175Mhz at 1200 baud. Mobile stations should beacon as WIDE1-1,WIDE2-1 or WIDE1-1,WIDE2-2 if in remote country areas.

There is a reasonable digipeater and iGate network covering most of the populated areas of the state, the exception being the south east of the state.


Some of the APRS services in South Australia.

VK5 Digipeaters

CallsignLocationCoverage AreaCoverage Map
VK5RVH-1Victor HarborFleurieu / Coorong2022 - August
VK5RSC-1WillungaAdelaide - South2022 - August
VK5RAD-1CrafersAdelaide2022 - August
VK5EX-1Myrtle BankAdelaide - Central (WIDE1)2022 - August
VK5RBV-1Mt KitchenerBarossa Valley2022 - August
VK5RWR-5WaikerieRiverland (WIDE1)2022 - August
VK5RLH-1LochielMid North2022 - August
VK5RMN-1The BluffPort Pirie2022 - August
VK5RAE-1Mt ArdenPort Augusta2022 - August
VK5RAC-1Pillaworta HillEyre Pensinsula2022 - August
VK5RPL-1Port LincolnLower Eyre Pensinsula2022 - August
VK5JFK-1Mount GambierSouth East2022 - August

VK5 iGates

CallsignLocationCoverage AreaHeard DirectGated
VK5EX-1Myrtle BankAdelaide - Suburbs2022 - August2022 - August
VK5AH-5Holden HillAdelaide - Suburbs2022 - August2022 - August
VK5KX-1ElizabethAdelaide - Suburbs2022 - August2022 - August
VK5ZX-1FreelingBarossa Valley2022 - August2022 - August
VK5RWR-5WaikerieRiverland2022 - August2022 - August
VK5BRL-10MoorookRiverland2022 - August2022 - August
VK5TRM-5LoxtonRiverland2022 - August2022 - August
VK5PE-10RenmarkRiverland2022 - August2022 - August
VK5ATN-2BalaklavaMid North2022 - August2022 - August
VK5NEX-5WhyallaFar North2022 - August2022 - August
VK5LN-1Port LincolnLower Eyre2022 - August2022 - August


Digipeaters or iGates in South Australia that have been offline for some time.

CallsignLocationCoverage AreaNotes
VK5REP-1CoolanieEyre PeninsulaDigi. Last seen March 2022.
VK5RHO-1Anstey HillAdelaide - NorthDigi. Last seen November 2021.
VK5DC-10Mount BarkerMount BarkeriGate. Last seen June 2020.
VK5RLZ-1ElizabethAdelaide - Northern SuburbsDigi. Last seen January 2020.
VK5RMB-1Mt BeevorAdelaide Hills - EastDigi. Last seen 2019.


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