Eastern Shore Amateur Radio Club

Eastern Shore Amateur Radio Club (ESARC)



K4BW Analog Repeater System.

ESARC operates and maintains the linked analog K4BW 147.255+ repeater system. The main transmit antenna is located at the 154 foot level on the tower behind the old 911 Center in Accomac, VA and serves Accomack and Northampton Counties in Virginia, coverage extends to Worchester and Somerset Counties in Maryland. We operate and maintain the K4BW system of VHF repeaters in Accomac VA with linked receive sites in Mappsville VA, Craddockville VA and Accomac VA UHF repeater. ESARC also operates and maintains the KN4GE repeater in Eastville VA.

K4BW Accomac VHF

Downlink- 147.25500

Uplink- 147.85500

Offset- +0.6 MHz

Tone- 156.7

Remote Receivers: PL Tone 162.2 (Mappsville), 151.4 (Craddockville)

Repeaterbook.com Listing

K4BW Accomac UHF

Downlink- 444.30000

Uplink- 449.30000

Offset- +5.0 MHz

Tone- 156.7

repeaterbook.com Listing

KN4GE Eastville VHF

Downlink- 147.34500

Uplink- 147.94500

Offset- +0.6 MHz

Tone- 156.7

Repeaterbook.com Listing

ESARC update The K4BW repeaters and Craddockville DMR repeater are funded by the ESARC with some funding from Accomack county, we would encourage any hams in the area who do not belong to the club to think about joining our dues enable the club to operate and maintain these open use repeaters.


ESARC is once again ARRL affiliated! Click to Join ARRL or renew.

Club Meetings.

Meetings begin at 7PM. Please listen to the Monday Night ARES net (8:30PM) for details of upcoming meetings

ESARC meets the second Wednesday of every other month at the Sage Diner in Onley, VA

25558 Lankford Highway
Onley, VA 23418

We generally meet at 6:00 PM for dinner before the meeting

ESARC meets at 8:00 AM for breakfast 3td Saturday of every month at Sage Diner in Onley, VA

Anyone with an interest in Amateur Radio is welcome!

Club Officers.

Current Officers:

Dempsey Bruton



Bob Reynolds

Vice President


David Wright



David Grebe


Eric Dodge



Ken Sterling

Repeater Trustee


Net Info.

Join us for the Monday Night "Eastern Shore Amateur Radio Emergency Services Net" at 8:30PM on the K4BW Repeater.

All amateur radio operators are welcomed and encourged to check in. You do not have to be an ESARC member.

Eastern Shore Emergency Services Net Callup PDF file for Net Control Operators


Interested in joining the E.S.A.R.C.?

Send email to: [email protected]

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