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Name: Chris Hunter
Date registered: June 17, 2014

Latest posts

  1. 147.180 Repeater Update — February 13, 2019
  2. Enhanced Voter System and Phone Patch — September 15, 2018
  3. 147.180 Repeater Status — September 14, 2018
  4. Steering Committee Meeting this Saturday — February 3, 2017
  5. First Testing Session of 2017 — January 13, 2017

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Feb 13

147.180 Repeater Update

After further work over the weekend, it looks like the antenna and/or hardline are faulty. The duplexers have been retuned and replaced, and the Yaesu Vertex repeater has been replaced with a Motorola Quantar. A new antenna and hardline are being ordered and will be installed as soon as scheduling permits.

Sep 15

Enhanced Voter System and Phone Patch

The 147.375 repeater has been enhanced to work as a dual output system with an expanded receive area. The input frequency is 147.975 with an analog PL tone of 123Hz. The outputs are on 145.450 and 147.375. A receive PL tone of 123Hz is strongly recommended as these repeaters also use P25 digital mode. Phone …

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Sep 14

147.180 Repeater Status

As some people may have noticed, the WD4DES 147.180 repeater has been having issues over the past few months. Repairs are continuing, and we hope to have this critical site back at full operating capability soon. The transmit exciter is running barefoot at 13 watts with separate receive and transmit antennas at the moment. At …

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Feb 03

Steering Committee Meeting this Saturday

Just a reminder that the monthly Steering Committee meeting will be held this Saturday, February 4 at 10:00AM.  All officers and committee chairs are requested to attend.

Jan 13

First Testing Session of 2017

Just a reminder that the first testing session for 2017 is tomorrow, January 14 at the clubhouse on Johnson Boulevard. Candidates should bring a photo ID and $15 testing fee. If you are upgrading an existing license, then a copy of your license or CSCE is also required.

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