The Sumter Amateur Radio Association's flagship repeater is the W4GL 2 meter repeater which has been in continuous operation since 1978.

The Sumter Amateur Radio Association's 2 meter repeater operates on the frequency of 147.015+, and uses PL 156.7 Hz.

This repeater is networked with the South Carolina Hearts repeater system. It's location is several miles Southeast of the city on the Sumter SCETV tower with receive and transmit antennas at 750 feet.

The Sumter Amateur Radio Association's local 2 analog local repeater, which is located at Palmetto Health (Tuomey Hopital) operates on the frequency of 146.64, and uses PL 156.7.

SCHEART DMR Digital Repeater, located at Palmetto Health, operates on 441.8375 RX and 446.8375 TX (No PL required)

Also, we operate an analog UHF repeater on 444.150+ that uses PL 123.0 HZ

GMRS Repeater (GMRS licenserequired) 462.725 RX and 467.725 TX and uses PL 141.3 (Located at Palmetto Health)




for a complete list of the HEARTS Network linked repeaters.


for a comprehensive repeater list at, administered by, K4KNJ

Calhoun County ARES Net at 7:30 p.m. Thursday on the St. Matthews repeater 146.670 negative offset PL tone 156.7

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The Sumter Amateur Radio Association, with the permission of the family of Glenn Swann, a founder of the original group in 1975, obtained his call sign. His call is used to identify the club's repeaters, as well as during special operating events of the club through out the year.