WB2ELW/R on 147.090+ MHz with PL tone of 107.2 Hz located in Colden, NY, is a popular 2-meter repeater in the Western New York area. A UHF repeater on 442.325+ MHz, PL 107.2 Hz offers similar coverage and features. STARS makes the system open to all licensed hams. WB2ELW/R2 is a brand new Yaesu “System Fusion” digital/analog repeater. This repeater is located in Hamburg, NY on the same frequency 147.090 with a PL tone of 88.5 Hz. STARS is currently experimenting with setting up an IRLP node.