If you are an amateur radio operator planning to vacation in the Myrtle Beach area, let the Myrtle Beach Ham Radio Visitors Guide be your guide to all the local ham radio events and repeaters. But not only Myrtle Beach, the coverage area for this site is up to a 65 Mile radius around Myrtle Beach including locations as far as; Florence,SC., Lumberton, NC., and Wilmington, NC. You will find information on; repeater frequencies, and nets, club meetings, social gatherings, and many other amateur radio activities. This site also covers hamfests and conventions for up to a 100 Mi radius. Our local radio operators enjoy and invite vacationing hams to attend these functions and welcome your relaxing stay with us. (old host)
||Myrtle Beach area Amateur Radio Repeater Directory
The Myrtle Beach area has great coverage when it comes to repeaters with over 25 of them in operation. Many of the repeaters can be operated using a 5 watt HT. Most others you will find full quieting using your mobile rig. Click Here for a list of Myrtle Beach area repeaters. Some of these will have evening and afternoon nets. Join in if you hear one. Weekly nets are posted in the left column of this site.
|A CSV (comma delimited) file of our local repeater list is now available to download so you can program your radio using Chirp.
||Our Local DMR Network is part of NC-PRN We have 3 Local Repeaters in The Myrtle Beach area; Myrtle Beach, Dillon and Wilmington, NC. Codeplugs can be found at The NC-PRN/Downloads page . You can find more information in the H2MB Repeater Directory.
||D-STAR in Myrtle Beach
All amateur radio operators both residents and visitors are welcome to use the two NE4SC D-STAR repeater gateways. Most of the time the repeater gateways are left connected to reflectors 30C & 61C. You are welcome to unlink and link to your favorite reflector or repeater to make your call but, we ask that you link the repeater gateway back when you are done. For more information on the Myrtle Beach D-STAR repeater gateway visit our list of area repeaters. and visit the two repeater gateways home page ne4sc.org. Reflector 61 is known as the South Carolina Reflector. You may find many SC; Repeater Gateways, Dongles, DVAPs and Hotspots connected there
||Echolink Travel Tips
If you are planning to use Echolink at your hotel or RV park, you may need to setup the proxy option in your echolink software. While running the latest software, run the firewall test. By default, most network routers are blocking the necessary UDP/TCP ports required to run Echolink. If the firewall test comes back failed, then you will require a proxy. In the "System Setup" window, click on the "Proxy" tab, select "Choose Public Proxy" and use the drop down to find a suitable proxy. Click here for a list of public proxy servers.
|Start Date: 10/24/2015
Location: Bethel Baptist Church Family Life Center
2401 Bethel Church Road
Sumter, SC 29150
Sponsor: Sumter Amateur Radio Association
|Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 147.015 (PL 156.7)
Public Contact: Thomas D'Anella , KC4ZTC
109 Kells Drive Hopkins, SC 29061
Location: Old Pee Dee School / Academy of Hope
3521 Juniper Bay Road
Conway, SC 29526
Sponsor: Grand Strand Amateur Radio Club
|Type: ARRL Hamfest
Talk-In: 145.110 (PL 85.4)
Public Contact: Edward Jordan , KF4ECK
PO Box 2135 Myrtle Beach, SC 29578