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Steel City Amateur Radio Club (SCARC)
The Steel City Amateur Radio Club [SCARC] serves the
Greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area.
SCARC's 2-meter repeater [147.03/147.630(PL123)] is online with
the EchoLink network [node # 288566].
Our current compliment of antenna equipment structures includes: 1-
70 foot tower; 3 towers averaging 50 feet; 3 wood power poles, and
some pine trees that get pressed into antenna service now and then!
Our present antenna "farm" consists of a dipole on 75; and on 40, we
have a sloper, a dipole and a trapped vertical at 50 feet. We have
three tri-banders: a TA 33, a KLM, KT34, and a high gain Explorer.
In the VHF/UHF spectrum, we are using M S element on 6 meters, 12 elements
on 2 meters, and 32 elements on 70 centimeters.
W3KWH (SCARC) have both a two meter and 440 repeater; and, a digi-peater
and ATV repeater on site.
Operational bands and modes currently available at our club house include:
70cm, 2m, 6m, 10m, 15m, 20m, 40m, 80m, ATV, SSTV, PSK, RTTY, Satellite
(soon), and Repeaters: 2m repeater on +147.03 (PLT=123); 70cm repeater
on +444.450 (PLT=103.5); and, ATV repeater on 439.250.
W3KWH has 54 countries logged on the 160m band as of March 11, 2006.
SCARC's 2-meter repeater [W3KWH - 147.630 (PL123) / 147.03] went online
with the EchoLink network [node # 28856 ] over the weekend of March
11/12, 2006. See our section Digital & Other Modes for links to information
on using and acquring EchoLink software.