AARC D-sTAR Project
 
THE AARC
PROJECT

Callsign

VA3AAR A
Union Hall

Frequency
1281.00 -12 MHz
Icom D-Star GW
Digital Voice

Status: ON-AIR

Callsign

VA3AAR AD
Union Hall

Frequency
1299.300 MHz
Icom D-Star
High Speed Data

Status:ON-AIR

AARC D-Star Repeaters and High Speed Data

Callsign

VA3AAR B
Union Hall

Frequency
444.100+ MHz
Icom D-Star GW
Digital Voice

Status: ON-AIR

Callsign

VA3AAR C
Union Hall

Frequency
145.550- MHz
Icom D-Star GW
Digital Voice

Status: ON-AIR

D-STAR Links of Interest

Visit http://va3aar.dyndns.org to view lastest users of the AARC D-STAR System. If you’re not currently registered on any other D-Star Gateway please contact webmaster@almontearclub.ca if you would like your call registered on VA3AAR.

Live Real-time view of active D-Star Users:
http://dstarusers.org for active users and more information on D-STAR in general
http://ircddb.net/live.htm (Make sure to read the information on how to have your callisign made visible)

How to Program your ID-1 for use with High Speed Gateways
http://www.bcfmca.bc.ca/dstar-id1.php

How to Program your ID-1 for simplex 1.2GHz data:
http://www.qsl.net/ah6rh/am-radio/dstar/id-1-dd-simplex.html

How to Configure your D-STAR for DPRS (GPS Position Reporting):
http://www.aprs-is.net/dprs.aspx

Common Nets Often heard on the VA3AAR D-STAR System:
AARC Wednesday Night mini DSTAR Net VA3AAR B and XRF018B 20:45 EST
Friday Night (CAN-NET) on XRF021B 21:00 EST
Saturday Morning OARDG net VA3ODG C and  on XRF018B at 08:30 EST
All are welcome to check in, if the repeater isn’t linked in time for these nets please feel free to link.

Other Active D-STAR Nets that may be of interest to AARC Members are listed on this site:
http://www.dstarinfo.com/nets.aspx

Programming your new D-STAR Radio and the Ins and Outs of linking and Callsign Routing:
Andrew VE3UIY (M0GRU/VE6EN) gave a brief introduction to D-STAR on November 3rd 2010. Topics included general D-STAR terminology, radio settings required for callsign routing, linking/unlinking gateways and reflectors. A copy of his presentation can be found by clicking on the image of the HT. Click the image of the HT to download file.

Great Website with more info on linking and D-STAR in general.
http://www.dstarinfo.com/linking.aspx

Ottawa Amateur Digital Group Sponsor of the VA3ODG D-STAR Repeater
http://va3odg.webqth.com/index.html

Callsign

VA3RDD B
Big Rideau/Perth

Frequency
444.800+ MHz
Icom D-Star GW
Digital Voice

Status: ON-AIR

Callsign

VA3RDD C
Big Rideau/Perth

Frequency
147.240+ MHz
Icom D-Star GW
Digital Voice

Status: ON-AIR

VA3RDD VHF Coverage

VA3RDD UHF Coverage