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The Lincoln 147.195 repeater, which was one of the original repeaters in the system that later became “K-Link”, has been decommissioned. The Lincoln repeater site and antenna will remain active as a remote receiver for the new 147.225 repeater that Read more…


Repairs were made to the Russell 444.950 repeater today and it should now be fully in service. The backplane, which was causing an intermittent audio connection, was replaced and tested. This restores the K-Link network to 100%. 73, Justin NV8Q Read more…


The Dodge City 443.675+ (162.2) is back on the air! It’s now a GE Mastr II with battery AND generator backup power, and it linked to K-Link via Allstar. The repeater now also encodes the PL tone (with the GE Read more…


We have internet service once again to the Beloit 442.800 repeater. Beloit and Osborne are now back on the link system. Thank you for your patience. 73, Justin NV8Q  


Saturday was a productive day throughout K-Link. Jay (KS1EMS) and myself got Clay Center 442.75 back online, and Alma, Junction City and Manhattan are linked in again. Eric (N7JYS) and Terry (N0KOM) got the Stockton 146.79 repeater back on the Read more…


The Miltonvale 442.100+ (162.2) repeater is back online and linked into K-Link as of today. Please take note of the recent change of PL tone. The tone is now 162.2.  


The link on the Osborne 147.375 repeater has been re-routed and is now connected to the Beloit 442.800 repeater. This gets the Osborne repeater only one hop away from the internet backbone, which should result in less system delay and Read more…


A new System Fusion repeater was installed at the Minneapolis site this weekend. This new repeater is on 444.900, digital only, and has Wires-X. Normally this node will be connected to the Kansas-City room but can be connected to any Read more…


The Ellsworth 444.775+ (162.2) repeater was upgraded to a new Yaesu DR-1X repeater today. This is the third DR-1X deployed on the K-Link network and the 22nd DR-1X in Kansas configured for digital use. This repeater is much more sensitive Read more…


This evening the IRLP and Broadcastify streaming audio services at El Dorado were restored. Lightning had damaged/destroyed the internet router a couple of ports on the Netgear switch The Raspberry Pi providing the Broadcastify feed The serial connection between the Read more…