Repeater Update


from AE6LA

Rob Sullivan, WB5FTF; Tim Cody, KD6NRB; and I ventured  to Fowler Peak  Friday and got our new repeater installed.  I hear a  marked improvement in it’s over all performance and look for comments from the  members.  There is still quite a lot of work to be done but the  repeater function is all aligned and sounding great; the remote base and phone  patch levels are set and the system sounds better than it ever has.

Decisions need to be made about the old GE MASTR repeater/parts and  directions to take with the system on into the future.  So I look to a  lively Repeater Committee (Fowler Peak Repeater Group) Meeting at 5:30 November 14 with recommendations to the general meeting at 6:30.

Pam’s Shack Bridges the Gap

from ARRL website


Hams are known for their ingenuity — the ability to make something out of nothing — or at least very little. I felt challenged to see just how “cheap” my ham shack could be. To begin, loaners are good and free is even better. Read on to see just how low this project could go!

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