The name D-Star stands for “Digital Smart Technologies for Amateur Radio the JARL standard for Digital Voice and Digital Data on VHF/UHF/Above.
NARRI has two D-Star Gateways: N7ARR (Nevada 7 Amateur Radio Repeaters) and N7NDS (Nevada 7 Nevada D Star). NARRI also operates the Western D-Star Reflector REF014.
N7ARR D-STAR GATEWAY
Shown here is the NARRI D-Star Gateway in Las Vegas with its D-Star repeaters
the N7ARR D-Star Gateway. From top to bottom: the Gateway computer, the
controller, UHF Angle linear preamp/filter package, and the UHF duplexer.
UHF repeater (Module B) on 446.800 (-) 5.000 MHz; the
repeater is equipped with an Angle Linear 18 dB Pre-amp package with two
band-pass filters . A single band pass filter is provided for the transmitter.
VHF (Module C) on 145.175 (-) 0.600 MHz,
1.2 GHz DV (Module A) on 1,293.9
MHz (-) 22 and DD on 1,251.0 MHz.
See who is directly connected to the N7ARR Gateway and
where the repeaters are connected to by viewing the N7ARR Gateway Dash Board https://n7arr.dstargateway.org/
The NARRI D-Star Gateway repeaters have a 45 mile plus range
in the Greater Las Vegas area coverage into the sleeping rooms of most "Las
Vegas Strip" hotels. It is very popular with visitors
MT. DAVIDSON D-STAR GATEWAY
The photo below is the Mt Davidson
D-Star Gateway rack . It holds the GW Linux based computer with dual
eithernet adaptors, controller module that are conect to the repeater
modules via CAT6 cables.
The UHF repeater (Module B) is 444.625 (+); it has an UHF Angle linear preamp/filter package, and the duplexer.
The VHF repeater (Module C) on 145.175 (-) 0.600 MHz.
See who is directly connected to the N7NDS Gateway and
where the repeaters are connected to by viewing the N7NDS Gateway Dash Board https://n7nds.dstargateway.org/
WESTERN D-STAR REFLECTOR REF014
NARRI owns and operates the Western
D-Star Reflector REF014. It is a high bandwidth server with
Channels: A, B, C and D. Visiting D-Star Gateways and DV Dongles are free to connect
any of the channels. D-Star owners have asked to have a 1.2G on REF014A. REF014B has Emcom priority and REF014C is a
hangout for Northern California, Nevada and Oregon plus visiting
gateways and dongles
Click this link
D-STAR REFLECTOR REF014 to see who is connected to REF014.
Several Nets are held on REF014:
The Ham Nation After Broadcast Net Wednesdays 8 pm on REF014C.
(ON HOLD) The ARRL Pacific Division Western D-Star
Reflector 14 Net on Thursday at 1830 Pacific time on REF014B. The Yahoo