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)2022 - November
VK5RVH-1Victor HarborFleurieu / Coorong2022 - November
VK5RSC-1WillungaAdelaide - South2022 - November
VK5EX-1Myrtle BankAdelaide - Central (WIDE1)2022 - November
VK5RAD-1CrafersAdelaide2022 - November
VK5RMB-1Mt BeevorAdelaide Hills - East2022 - November
VK5RBV-1Mt KitchenerBarossa Valley2022 - November
VK5RWR-5WaikerieRiverland (WIDE1)2022 - November
VK5RLH-1LochielMid North2022 - November
VK5RMN-1The BluffPort Pirie2022 - November
VK5RAE-1Mt ArdenPort Augusta2022 - November
VK5RAC-1Pillaworta HillEyre Pensinsula2022 - November
VK5RPL-1Port LincolnLower Eyre Pensinsula2022 - November
VK5JFK-1Mount GambierSouth East2022 - November

VK5 iGates

CallsignLocationCoverage AreaHeard DirectGated
VK5EX-1Myrtle BankAdelaide - Suburbs2022 - November2022 - November
VK5AH-5Holden HillAdelaide - Suburbs2022 - November2022 - November
VK5KX-1ElizabethAdelaide - Suburbs2022 - November2022 - November
VK5ZX-1FreelingBarossa Valley2022 - November2022 - November
VK5RWR-5WaikerieRiverland2022 - November2022 - November
VK5TRM-5LoxtonRiverland2022 - November2022 - November
VK5ATN-2BalaklavaMid North2022 - November2022 - November
VK5NEX-5WhyallaFar North2022 - November2022 - November
VK5LN-1Port LincolnLower Eyre2022 - November2022 - November


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.
VK5RLZ-1ElizabethAdelaide - Northern SuburbsDigi. Last seen January 2020.


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