Repeaters

The Fessenden Amateur Radio Society, along with the Outer Banks Repeater Association, support several repeaters along North Carolina’s Outer Banks stretching from Mamie in Currituck County down to Ocracoke Village in Hyde County.

LocationFrequencYOffsetTX CTCSSRX CTCSSNotes
Bodie Island145.290– 0.6131.8Echolink – 2014
Linked to OBX Linked System
Bodie Island444.125+5.0100.0100.0Linked to Carolina 440 Network
Bodie Island444.9875+5.0CC 1CC 1DMR
Linked to NCPRN Network
Waves444.325+5.0131.8131.8Echolink – 2014
Linked to OBX Linked System
Buxton53.010-1.0131.8131.8
Buxton145.150-0.6131.8131.8Echolink – 2014
Linked to OBX Linked System
Buxton146.6250-0.6CC 1CC 1DMR
Linked to Brandmeister Network
Buxton442.425+5.0100.0100.0Linked to Carolina 440 Network
Buxton444.0625+5.0CC 1CC 1DMR
Linked to NCPRN Network
Buxton444.925+5.0131.8131.8Linked to Carolina 440 Network
Hatteras444.725+5.0131.8131.8Echolink – 2014
Linked to OBX Linked System
Ocracoke444.225+5.0131.8131.8Echolink – 2014
Linked to OBX Linked System
Columbia442.725+5.0131.8131.8Echolink – 2014
Linked to OBX Linked System
Englehard146.715-0.6131.8131.8Linkable to Coastal Linking System
Listing of all K4OBX repeaters.

Codeplugs are available for some radios that include all Outer Banks repeaters.


Bodie Island

145.290 MHz – 131.8 Hz CTCSS (rx) – Echolink K4OBX-L 2014

This repeater is linked to the Outer Banks Repeater Linking System and provides coverage to the north end of Hatteras Island as well as the Nags Head, Roanoke Island (Manteo and Wanchese), and the mainland areas from East Lake to Manns Harbor.

444.125 MHz – 100.0 Hz CTCSS (tx/rx)

This repeater is linked to the Carolina 440 Network via an Allstar Internet connection and provides coverage to the north end of Hatteras Island as well as the Nags Head area.

444.9875 MHz – CC 1

This DMR repeater provides users in the northern Hatteras Island and Nags Head area with connectivity into the NCPRN network.


Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands

Waves

444.325 MHz – 131.8 Hz CTCSS (tx/rx) – Echolink K4OBX-L 2014

This repeater is linked to the Buxton 145.150 repeater and provides portable coverage to the tri-village area of Rodanthe, Waves, and Salvo.

Weather alerts are transmitted on this repeater for any weather warnings for Dare County.

Buxton

145.150 MHz – 131.8 Hz CTCSS (tx/rx) – Echolink K4OBX-L 2014

The main repeater on Hatteras Island, the “1-5” repeater covers most of the island and well into both the Atlantic Ocean as well as the Pamlico Sound. This repeater is linked to the Waves UHF repeater to the north and the Ocracoke UHF repeater to the south full time, and is linkable to both the Outer Banks Repeater Linked System and the Coastal Linking System.

Weather alerts are transmitted on this repeater for any weather warnings for Dare County.

146.6250 MHz – CC 1

This DMR repeater provides mobile coverage of Hatteras and Ocracoke Islands and is Internet-linked to the Brandmeister network. The repeater supports the following talkgroups:

  • Timeslot 1
    • 31377 – Outer Banks (full-time)
  • Timeslot 2
    • 3137 – North Carolina (full-time)
    • 9 – Local
    • Please use timeslot 2 for dynamic talkgroups.

444.0625 MHz – CC1

This DMR repeater provides mobile coverage of southern Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island and is Internet-linked to the NCPRN network. The repeater supports the following talkgroups:

  • Timeslot 1
    • 9998 – Parrott
    • 27000 – Clear timeslot
    • 27500 – Local (full-time)
    • 27501 – PRN Chat 1
    • 27502 – PRN Chat 2
  • Timeslot 2
    • 2 – PRN (full-time)

The local talkgroups is linked to the following repeaters:

  • Engelhard – 442.4625 MHz
  • Bodie Island (Nags Head) – 444.9875 MHz
  • Mamie – 442.8500 MHz

444.925 MHz – 131.8 Hz CTCSS (tx/rx)

Usually a standalone repeater, this repeater is currently Internet-linked to the Carolina 440 Network.

Hatteras Village

444.725 MHz – 131.8 Hz CTCSS (tx/rx) – Echolink K4OBX-L 2014

This repeater is linked to the Buxton 145.150 repeater and provides portable coverage to the village of Hatteras.

Weather alerts are transmitted on this repeater for any weather warnings for Dare County.

Ocracoke

444.225 MHz – 131.8 Hz CTCSS (tx/rx) – Echolink K4OBX-L 2014

This repeater is linked to the Buxton 145.150 repeater and provides portable coverage to the village of Ocracoke.

Weather alerts are transmitted on this repeater for any weather warnings for Dare County.


Mainland

Columbia

442.725 MHz – 131.8 Hz CTCSS (tx/rx) – Echolink K4OBX-L 2014

This repeater has no hang-time and serves as the hub for the Outer Banks repeater linking system.

Engelhard

146.715 MHz – 131.8 Hz CTCSS (tx/rx)

This repeater is on the mainland and is linkable to the Coastal Linking System.

Weather alerts are transmitted on this repeater for any weather watches or warnings for the area including marine warnings.