D-Star Repeater Systems
In August 2007 the club installed 440 MHz and 1.2 GHz D-Star voice repeaters and a 1.2 GHz D-Star data repeater at our Chicago site. The frequency for the 440 voice repeater is 442.09375 with a +5 MHz offset. The high speed data repeater frequency is 1242.200 simplex. The 1.2 GHz voice repeater frequency is 1292.200 with a -20 MHz offset. The coverage of this system is primarily northern Cook and southern Lake counties.
The repeater and gateway are open to all, but you must be registered with the D-Star network before the gateway will accept your call.
- If you are a member of the North Shore Radio Club you may register your call through the link on this page.
- If you are registered elsewhere and visiting Chicago (or if you are a registered club member traveling elsewhere) you have access to just about every D-Star gateway out there, including ours!
D-Star System Status and Training Information
Plase use the links below to check system status, registered callsigns, and view information about how D-Star works plus how to program your radio.
- Dplus Reflectors (REF)
- Link: REF###XL (REF051CL)
- Unlink: _______U
- Status: _______I
- DCS and XRF Reflectors
- Link: XRF###XO or DCS###XO (XRF005BO or DCS001AO)
- Unlink: _______T
- Status: _______W
D-Star Gateway Registration
Thank you for your interest in registering for gateway access on the NS9RC D-STAR system!
The D-Star system, including the gateway, is open to all amateur radio operators with D-Star capabilities.
- If you are a member of the North Shore Radio Club you may register your call by clicking here. After registering, send an e-mail to our administrators to alert them that you’ve registered. If you changed callsigns, plesae indicate your old and new callsign.
- If you are registered elsewhere and visiting Chicago (or if you are a registered NS9RC club member traveling elsewhere) you have access to just about every D-Star gateway out there, including ours!
Not a club member? Not registered on another system? Join us! Click here to download a membership application.
Please contact our administrators at dstar.admin -at- ns9rc.org .