Due to catastrophic cold weather events from Feb 12 – 18, 2021 the DARC repeater locations have experienced issues with building power failures and broken water pipes. Currently the DARC W5FC 146.880 repeater and the 442.425 repeater are impacted and have NO power – the backup power/batteries have been exhausted and won’t be back online until power comes back on to the buildings. In addition, we are unable to get access to these locations and the repeaters. We don’t have a current ETA on getting building access or when power will be restored the facilities. Please check back here often for current updates and status.Continue reading
Good news! local utility repair crews were able to restore power – the DARC D-Star repeater stack is back on-line and operational as of 9am June 10, 2019. Happy D-Star.
Due to the strong storms here in the Dallas TX area June 9, 2019. The DARC D-Star repeater stack is currently off-line due to local power outages – according to utilities the est time for repair is set for 11am June 10, 2019.