146.61 MHz repeater back up and is running Yaesu System Fusion

Bill, WF4R, reports the 146.61 MHz repeater at Bowers Hill is operational again and is now running the new System Fusion digital system that the City of Chesapeake purchased.  On analog you need the 162.2 Hz tone for access and at this moment I don’t know if tone squelch is Read More …

The 146.820 is now digital

This afternoon Bill, WF4R, Bill, N3WM, and Keith, KG4ZXK, went out to the Butts Station site and switched the 146.820 repeater over to the Yaesu System Fusion repeater.  It operates just like the 444 machine in that it senses if the signal coming in is analog or digital and switches Read More …

Ham club puts repeater on air in Lewisville

The Lewisville Amateur Radio Association recently installed a 220 MHz (1.25 meter) repeater to serve the Lewisville area. A repeater receives radio transmissions on one frequency and rebroadcasts them from a fixed position on a slightly different frequency. Repeaters are used by hobbyists as well as for emergency communications. The Read More …