D-Star UPDATE for Dayton Hamvention


Dayton 2017 Activities

D-Star was first announced in Dayton Hamvention in 2003 that’s 14 years ago or D-Star action on the radiowaves.

It’s time to start the pilgrimages to the Dayton Hamvention. There’s several D-STAR activities going on. Hope to see you there. Here’s a summary of what you’ll see.

Dayton Hamvention©

120 Fairground Road, Xenia 45385

Coordinates are 39.7021N – 83.9420W

GPS will not necessarily show the correct directions after entering Xenia. It may take you through closed gates.

The Hamvention is recommending using off-site parking

Talk In

For directions and assistance in the Dayton Area during your visit to Hamvention®, contact “Talk-In” on the DARA Repeater 146.94 (-), alternate 146.985 (-)  -123.0 PL. The talk in crew will have up to date information on traffic conditions and parking and will be able to provide re-routing directions if needed. Talk In will be on the air starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday and Sunday and at 5 a.m. on Friday and Saturday. Be sure to listen.

D-STAR Activities at Dayton

Thursday, May 18, 7-9 PM – Pre-Hamvention Meet, Greet, and Eyeball QSO

Marion’s Piazza
1320 N Fairfield Rd
Beavercreek OH 45432

Friday, May 19, 12:00-1:00 PM – D-STAR Forum

Forum Room 1
Dayton Hamvention

Friday, May 19, 6:30-8:30 PM – D-STAR Friday Evening Gathering – D-STAR Updates

Drury Inn Ballroom
6616 Miller Lane
Dayton OH

Dayton D-STAR Repeaters

Call Sign Frequency Reflector Location
W8RTL C 147.105+ REF030C Dayton
W8RTL B 443.050+ XRF038C Dayton
W8HEQ C 145.270-   Dayton
W8HEQ B 444.0875+ XRF038C Dayton
KE8AQQ B 443.150+   Lebanon
W8GO  C 145.160-   Wilmington
W8GO  B 442.150+   Wilmington
W8RNL C 145.150-   Hamilton
W8RNL  B 442.625+   Hamilton
K8BIG  C 145.350-    

Dayton D-STAR Simplex

DARA suggests using 446.1000 Digital Code Squelch CSQL use #13 as a D-Star simplex frequency at Hamvention®

Don’t forget to update your repeater list before you start your journey!

D-STAR Affiliated Vendors at Dayton Hamvention

Icom – Booths 2508-2509, 2608-2610, 2708-2709, 6001
DVMEGA – 6704
NW Digital Radio – 1105
RT Systems – 3805-3806
Bridgecom Systems, Inc – 1103-1104
Wireless Holdings – 6211

If there are any corrections or additions, please drop us a note at info@DSTARInfo.com


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