Welcome to the East Richmond Digital Group, call sign VA7REF.

Where we support the following modes of amateur radio:

  • DSTAR with va7ref-c on 144.93 MHz with a 0.00 offset. A gateway that is compatible with REF, XREF and DCS reflectors. Using the FreeStar software.
  • System Fusion Repeater with Wires X, on 442.500+ MHz with a 100 hz tone for FM, network with Wires X on Digital Normal.
  • APRS igate and digipeater on 144.39 MHz

We are the founders of the Raspberry Pi DSTAR Net since 2013 now on REF038C.

And one of the net controllers for the DMR World Wide Net, held on Saturday mornings at 9 AM Pacific.

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We also maintain a Face Book page which may found at:


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