Category Archives: D-Star

New DSTAR Repeater in Perth

As there have been ongoing problems with the VK6RWN DSTAR Gateway server, it’s been removed from site and connected at Heath VK6TWO’s QTH for remote maintenance by the DSTAR Guru’s. To assist in getting Perth DSTAR users back ‘online’, Heath … Continue reading

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23cm DSTAR Digital Voice now on air!

Perth now has 23cm DSTAR Digital Voice coverage from the Roleystone repeater site thanks to the purchase of a 23cm diplexer. Coverage on 23cm from this site is yet to be field tested but computer generated coverage plots show that … Continue reading

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VK6RWN – Roleystone DSTAR – UPS

VK6RWN DSTAR Gateway Server now has a new UPS kindly donated by Steve VK6ST. The UPS was installed by Heath VK6TWO in December 2011.

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DSTAR Relocation

DSTAR has now been relocated up to Roleystone. 2m, 70cm and 23cm DD are fully operational. The Gateway should soon be online as we now have internet connectivity at the site via WAFreeNet Wireless Data. All services

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Roleystone (6RAP, 6RWN, 6RUF)

A HUGE amount of money, equipment and time has been spent on our ‘Hub’ site at Roleystone VK6RAP in the past couple of months. We have installed 3x new LDF5-50 coax runs to the top of the 80m mast, Installed … Continue reading

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D-Star Launch Photos

Photos of the Perth D-Star launch taken by Martin VK6ZMS. http://warg.org.au/wordpress/?page_id=39&album=18

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Official Opening – D-Star Repeater VK6RWN – 18 October 2008

Hi All, Saturday, 18th of October 2008 is the DSTAR release presentation for VK6. It will be held at the Darling Range RSL Hall, 35 Canning Road, Kalamunda, starting from 11.00am. (See map below for directions) There will be a … Continue reading

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2M D-Star Duplexer

An update on the D-star 2M duplexer. Having spent over 40 hours getting the D-star 2M duplexer ready has been a most interesting exercise. The 6″ cavity filters we have had to be modified to allow them to work as … Continue reading

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Walliston Site Pictures

Some pictures of the new Walliston D-Star repeater site, courtesy of Will VK6UU have been uploaded to the WARG website. See:? http://warg.org.au/wordpress/?page_id=39&album=13

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D-Star Update – 12 July 2008

We are expecting to be doing DSTAR repeater test transmissions within a fortnight. These will consist of 2m Digital Voice and Data, as well as 23cm high speed data. The repeater will only be active during certain periods throughout the … Continue reading

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