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
VK5ARC-1NormanvilleSouthern Fleurieu (WIDE1)2023 - May
VK5RVH-1Victor HarborFleurieu / Coorong2023 - May
VK5RSV-1WillungaAdelaide - South2023 - May
VK5EX-1Myrtle BankAdelaide - Central (WIDE1)2023 - May
VK5RAD-1CrafersAdelaide2023 - May
VK5RBV-1Mt KitchenerBarossa Valley2023 - May
VK5RWR-5WaikerieRiverland (WIDE1)2023 - May
VK5RLD-1MoorookRiverland2023 - May
VK5RLH-1LochielMid North2023 - May
VK5RMN-1The BluffPort Pirie2023 - May
VK5RAE-1Mt ArdenPort Augusta2023 - May
VK5REP-1CoolanieEyre Pensinsula2023 - May
VK5RAC-1Pillaworta HillEyre Pensinsula2023 - May
VK5RPL-1Port LincolnLower Eyre Pensinsula2023 - May
VK5JFK-1Mount GambierSouth East2023 - May

VK5 iGates

CallsignLocationCoverage AreaHeard DirectGated
VK5EX-1Myrtle BankAdelaide - Suburbs2023 - May2023 - May
VK5AH-5Holden HillAdelaide - Suburbs2023 - May2023 - May
VK5KX-1ElizabethAdelaide - Suburbs2023 - May2023 - May
VK5ZX-1FreelingBarossa Valley2023 - May2023 - May
VK5RWR-5WaikerieRiverland2023 - May2023 - May
VK5TRM-5LoxtonRiverland2023 - May2023 - May
VK5ATN-2BalaklavaMid North2023 - May2023 - May
VK5NEX-5WhyallaFar North2023 - May2023 - May
VK5LN-1Port LincolnLower Eyre2023 - May2023 - May
VK5AV-1Mount GambierSouth East2023 - May2023 - May


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

CallsignLocationCoverage AreaNotes
VK5RMB-1Mt BeevorAdelaide Hills - EastLast seen Dec 2022.
VK5RHO-1Anstey HillAdelaide - NorthDigi. Last seen November 2021.
VK5RLZ-1ElizabethAdelaide - Northern SuburbsDigi. Last seen January 2020.


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