‘Repeater News’ Archive

HBRACES City Hall Antenna Farm Work Detail December 22, 2014 No Comments

Tim (wd6awp) and Roy (n6sld) on the roof of HB City Hall replacing the old triband 2m/220/440 and 2m/440/6m with new units. Hardline checks to the EOC confirmed no issues. Radio tests in the HBEOC RACES radio room confirmed significant improvement. Thanks and great job!

Tim WD6AWP Installing the new FDOC RACES Antenna. Thanks to the HBFIRE Truck crew for their support. July 9, 2014 No Comments

New Repeater Antenna November 16, 2012 No Comments

High gain antenna installed on Santiago Peak repeater.

Snow at the Santiago Repeater Site February 21, 2011 No Comments

The recent storm blanketed the local mountains with snow including the WD6AWP repeater site at Santiago Peak.

EchoIRLP Slides Posted August 10, 2010 No Comments

The slides from my general membership meeting (8/9/10) presentation on Echolink and IRLP on the Santiago repeater is available. You already have these if you got a handout at the meeting. Click here for the Slides. This is a pdf. 73, Tim

Repeater Planned Outage Tuesday February 12, 2009 No Comments

We’ll be doing some work on the new two meter repeater next Tuesday, February 17. It will be off the air for the better part of the day. The duplexer will be removed in the morning and taken to the shop for tuning. Barring unforeseen circumstances it will be reinstalled Tuesday afternoon. The UHF repeaters […]

Repeater Install January 11, 2009 1 Comment

You may have heard all the racket on the repeater this weekend. If so you know we installed the new VXR-7000 at city hall. In the process of the install we discovered some problems that required attention. We fixed most of the problem but there is still some desense in the system as indicated by […]

First Look at New Repeater January 9, 2009 2 Comments

The City bought us a new repeater to replace our ailing two meter machine. Be sure to tell Brevyn thank you for all the things he’s done for us in 2008 including getting the new repeater, two new mobile radios and the new web site. The repeater is a┬áVertex/Yaesu VXR-7000 50 watt VHF repeater/base. Here […]