Welcome to the W4SNA repeaters page.
This repeater system was established to promote fellowship among Amateur Radio operators in NC and VA and to encourage 6 meter FM activity.
The 53.310, 147.045, 146.790 and 444.750 repeaters are located on Sauratown Mountain which is about 20 miles NNW of downtown Winston-Salem, NC. The 53.950 repeater is located on Young Mountain near Cleveland, NC which is about 12 miles NW of Salisbury, NC. The repeater system covers a large portion of Piedmont North Carolina and some of Southwestern Virginia. The repeaters are linked full time with each other and with IRLP node 4069.
442.6375 Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) repeater for Sauratown Mountain is under construction and should be installed soon. The repeater will be linked full time to PRN on time slot 2.
Sauratown Mountain Repeater Building
View looking South from repeater site on Sauratown Mountain.
|Key your transmitter for one to two seconds before speaking to allow all repeaters to “come alive”. Failure to pause before speaking will chop off the beginning of your transmission on the linked repeaters.|
|When checking into nets on this system do not momentarily drop your carrier to check for doubling. This drops out all of the links. When you key back up all of the repeaters must “come alive” again before you will be heard. Let the net controller deal with doubling.|
|Follow the net controller’s instructions when checking into nets. Not all nets are alike. Correct procedure for one net might not be the correct procedure for another.|
|Pause between transmissions to allow a station with emergency traffic to break in.|
|Say the word “BREAK” three times if you need to interrupt a conversation or net to pass emergency traffic.|
|Carolina 440 Rag Chew Net
General rag chew net. Hosted by the Carolina 440 Network. Monday evening 7:30 PM Eastern Time (IRLP reflector 9210)
|The Say Good Morning With Radio Net
Birthday trivia. Weather. Talk. IRLP net. Hosted by the Friday Night Net group. Monday through Saturday, 10:00 AM Eastern Time (IRLP reflector 9668)
|Friday Night International Open Forum Net
International flavor. IRLP net. Hosted by FNN. Saturday, 0100 UTC (Friday evening 8:00 PM EST, 9:00 PM EDT) (IRLP reflector 9668)
|All times US Eastern unless otherwise noted. Times subject to change without notice.|
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