APRS in VK5

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.

Services

Some of the APRS services in South Australia.

VK5 Digipeaters

Callsign Location Coverage Area Coverage Map
VK5RSC-1 Willunga Adelaide - South 2021 - Mar
VK5EX-1 Myrtle Bank Adelaide - Central (WIDE1) 2021 - Mar
VK5RHO-1 Anstey Hill Adelaide - North 2021 - Mar
VK5BRC-1 Mt Kitchener Barossa Valley 2021 - Mar
VK5THB-5 Ramco Riverland - (WIDE1) 2021 - Mar
VK5RLD-1 Moorook Riverland 2021 - Mar
VK5RLH-1 Lochiel Mid North 2021 - Mar
VK5ATN-1 Balaklava Mid North 2021 - Mar
VK5RMN-1 The Bluff Port Pirie 2021 - Mar
VK5RAE-1 Mt Arden Port Augusta 2021 - Mar
VK5REP-1 Coolanie Eyre Peninsula 2021 - Mar
VK5RAC-1 Pillaworta Hill Eyre Pensinsula 2021 - Mar
VK5RPL-1 Port Lincoln Lower Eyre Pensinsula 2021 - Mar
VK5JFK-1 Mount Gambier South East 2021 - Mar

VK5 iGates

Callsign Location Coverage Area Heard Direct Gated
VK5ATN-2 Balaklava Mid North 2021 - Mar 2021 - Mar
VK5AH-5 Holden Hill Adelaide - Suburbs 2021 - Mar 2021 - Mar
VK5EX-1 Myrtle Bank Adelaide - Suburbs 2021 - Mar 2021 - Mar
VK5KX-1 Elizabeth Adelaide - Suburbs 2021 - Mar 2021 - Mar
VK5NEX-5 Whyalla Whyalla / Port Pirie 2021 - Mar 2021 - Mar
VK5THB-5 Ramco Riverland / Barossa 2021 - Mar 2021 - Mar
VK5TRM-5 Loxton Riverland 2021 - Mar 2021 - Mar
VK5LN-1 Port Lincoln Port Lincoln / Lower Eyre 2021 - Mar 2021 - Mar

Offline

Digipeaters or iGates that have been offline for some time.

Callsign Location Coverage Area Notes
VK5RLZ-1 Elizabeth Adelaide - Northern Suburbs Digi. Last seen Jan 2020.
VK5RMB-1 Mt Beevor Adelaide Hills - East Digi. Last seen 2019.
VK5RSB-1 Summertown Adelaide - Suburbs Digi. Testing. Pending installation.
VK5DC-10 Mount Barker Mount Barker iGate. Last seen June 2020.

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