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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…


9/29/2016 Update: The new Hillsboro repeater was installed and put on-air today. Chance N5NIQ and Justin NV8Q were on site to remove the old repeater and install the new one. The repeater is now a Yaesu DR-1X controlled by an S-Com 7330. Read more…


The Matfield Green 147.045 repeater is back in service. The transmitter exciter needed re-seated in the socket. The UHF link radio had also lost it’s channel load, and power cycling the radio fixed it. I also upgraded the 7330 firmware Read more…