[W5SFA] Repeater Update
kf5zrt at gmail.com
Tue Aug 6 20:47:12 CDT 2019
Thanks to Roger and Dan for all they do to keep the repeaters up and
functioning for all to use.
On 8/6/19 7:50 PM, Roger Klein wrote:
> This morning Dan White and I reconfigured the UHF and VHF antennas in
> the Bellville tower for digital (UHF) and analog (VHF). Both bands
> are now using the highest antenna at 274’ above ground level. As a
> result, UHF should have a better “reach” than previously. I’d also
> like to thank Dan for giving me some badly needed Elmering about cans
> and duplexers!
> Again, remember the UHF repeater is digital only, and you must use a
> DG-ID of 00, which acts as a digital squelch. The VHF repeater is FM
> analog only. However, UHF digital traffic will be repeated on VHF
> analog, and vice versa.
> WithIn the next couple of days, I should have the VHF repeater set up
> so it identifies itself again. There will also be a short courtesy
> beep indicating the end of a transmission.
> Please exercise the repeaters as much as possible over the next few
> days. I’ll be monitoring most of the time. Let me know if you
> experience any trouble with the repeaters, or if you have any questions!
> Thx es 73,
> Roger N5RWK
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