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 - February
VK5RVH-1Victor HarborFleurieu / Coorong2023 - February
VK5RSC-1WillungaAdelaide - South2023 - February
VK5EX-1Myrtle BankAdelaide - Central (WIDE1)2023 - February
VK5RAD-1CrafersAdelaide2023 - February
VK5RBV-1Mt KitchenerBarossa Valley2023 - February
VK5RWR-5WaikerieRiverland (WIDE1)2023 - February
VK5RLH-1LochielMid North2023 - February
VK5RMN-1The BluffPort Pirie2023 - February
VK5RAE-1Mt ArdenPort Augusta2023 - February
VK5RAC-1Pillaworta HillEyre Pensinsula2023 - February
VK5RPL-1Port LincolnLower Eyre Pensinsula2023 - February
VK5JFK-1Mount GambierSouth East2023 - February

VK5 iGates

CallsignLocationCoverage AreaHeard DirectGated
VK5EX-1Myrtle BankAdelaide - Suburbs2023 - February2023 - February
VK5AKK-5CrafersAdelaide2023 - February2023 - February
VK5AH-5Holden HillAdelaide - Suburbs2023 - February2023 - February
VK5KX-1ElizabethAdelaide - Suburbs2023 - February2023 - February
VK5ZX-1FreelingBarossa Valley2023 - February2023 - February
VK5RWR-5WaikerieRiverland2023 - February2023 - February
VK5TRM-5LoxtonRiverland2023 - February2023 - February
VK5ATN-2BalaklavaMid North2023 - February2023 - February
VK5NEX-5WhyallaFar North2023 - February2023 - February
VK5LN-1Port LincolnLower Eyre2023 - February2023 - February
VK5AV-1Mount GambierSouth East2023 - February2023 - February


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

CallsignLocationCoverage AreaNotes
VK5RMB-1Mt BeevorAdelaide Hills - EastLast seen Dec 2022.
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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