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Club Radio Systems - Repeaters, Packet Nodes and BBS

Information Updated: 9/11/2017

System Maintenance


Repeater Systems

All the PL tones for the Club's repeaters are 123.0 Hz tone

147.340  Spokane, Downtown (Working)
444.900  Spokane, Valley,(Working)   (I.R.L.P. link has been removed).
146.880  Spokane (Working)
444.600  Mt Spokane (Working)

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Note from Karl - AK2O, Club technician.
Repeaters mostly operate on hilltops that are usually "busy" with other radio stations as well.  Because of this there is great possibility of one radio station getting into another, mainly our repeater.  To prevent this CTCSS (tone) access is necessary on the repeater input.  This is done only on repeaters with this type of interference.  If there is no interference there is no need to tone the repeater, hence being on carrier squelch. When in doubt use the tone.

Packet Systems

Please see the packet primer link below for proper settings for the VHF Club Packet System.

Adobe Acrobat Reader is required for the following files:

VHF Club email Winlink Gateway Guide    

 Packet Radio.org packet primer 

145.010 -  WR7VHF-3 packet node South -Krell Hill (Working) The backbone link(WR7VHF-2) to the gateway is down
145.090 -  WR7VHF-4 packet node North - Mt. Spokane (Working)
The old WR7VHF Packet Radio BBS is off the air. It has been replaced by a email gateway (Winlink) station WR7VHF-10 (Working.)

Packet Node Stack South Connect Procedure
145.010 - C WR7VHF-3 then C WR7VHF-2 then C WR7VHF-10 or
                   C SPOKN1 then C #SLAN2 then C WR7VHF-10

You will need to send three separate B (Bye)commands to disconnect.

Packet Node Stack North Connect Procedure
145.090 - C WR7VHF-4 then C WR7VHF-5 then C WR7VHF-10 or
                  C SPOKN2 then C #SLAN3 then C WR7VHF-10

Packet Information Download Files 

Spokane Area Packet Network (PDF)

Files are Acrobat Reader format

Packet Software Download Files   

PacketWin2.1     Pacfast (DOS)    Yapp (DOS)    QRZ Software    

WinPack V6.8         WinPack Manual (PDF)

 

 

 

 

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