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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DCJon » Mon, 06 Jan 2014 23:55:43

I have a Part 90 certified HT with HAM/GMRS licenses so as long as I follow the bandwidth and power restrictions, I'm good to go for MURS, Dual Band & GMRS.


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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DW44VH » Thu, 09 Jan 2014 19:53:42

My radio, antenna and radio mount have arrived. Weather permitting, will install this weekend.

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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DCJon » Sat, 11 Jan 2014 17:45:25

If you can reach NOVA or Winchester repeaters, let's do a comm check.


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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DW44VH » Wed, 15 Jan 2014 18:31:38

DCJon,

If you can reach NOVA or Winchester repeaters, let's do a comm check.

Is it possible from Williamsburg?

Rig is in truck, antenna is mounted.
75 watts of RF power

When would be a good time?
ARES net tonight at 19:30 hours

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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DCJon » Thu, 16 Jan 2014 21:36:40

Just saw this---sorry about that. How about 1930 on Friday? Do you have a favorite repeater? Going south, I can hit the FBI repeaters.


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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DW44VH » Fri, 17 Jan 2014 07:12:27

DCJon,

146.760
- offset
118.8 Tone

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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DCJon » Fri, 17 Jan 2014 21:51:58

Just got home. Don't ask. Will program your repeater and reschedule a comm check.


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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DCJon » Fri, 17 Jan 2014 22:43:44

I weak response from your repeater but I can hit all 3 Stafford repeaters.


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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DW44VH » Sun, 19 Jan 2014 13:18:28

DCJon,

We also have IRLP - node 4943
147.105 + offset
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Re: Ham Radio

Postby DCJon » Mon, 20 Jan 2014 00:05:45

Going to echolink in the next day or so. I found a node near my house.


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