Tag Archive | ice

Cox Outage Map

Just in case any of you were wondering why our streaming audio is on and off and on again, this map should help explain.  Apparently the ice storm has really had an impact on the Cox High Speed Internet infrastructure. To be honest, our Internet has been pretty flaky since the last ice storm right […]

Updating Without Internet

I know many may be asking how we are able to update when the Internet goes down.  Well, we could do it directly by our phones if we needed to but I, K5GLH hate trying to type long messages on my phone.  Honestly, I think I have some sort of brain disorder or something because […]

Cold Temperature Affect

Many times we have spoken about a cold solder joint that we’ve not fixed on the 146.7 MHz repeater.  What happens is once the temperature in the building gets down to about 40 degrees, the power amplifier stops transmitting. The repeater still hears people and does transmit, but only the exciter is transmitting. When this […]

Power Outage Update

Today the power is still off as well as Internet. Both repeaters are still off the air as well as the streaming audio.  There are many utility trucks working in the area.  A truck was spotted replacing an entire transformer at the corner of SE 22nd and Vickie Drive. There are lots of trees damaged […]

Power Outage

Well unfortunately it has happened.  The repeater site has lost power and Internet.  The Internet went down first and then while trying to get it back online, the power has gone out.  We have no idea how long it will be down but both repeaters will remain off the air until the power returns. Unfortunately […]