Tag Archive | weather

Repeater During Storms

With potential severe weather this afternoon in the area, we may decide to disconnect the repeaters in the event of a lot of lightning.  The repeaters and their respective IRLP/Echolink nodes are very expensive equipment and it only makes sense to take whatever precautions we can.  It is very possible that we get no storms […]

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 […]

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 […]

Info about 146.7 Repeater

Seems like the cold sensitive spot in the 146.7 MHz repeater power amplifier has been reached transmit. The exciter still transmits and if you are within a block or two of the repeater, you can still hear it coming back to you.  This is a known issue, likely a cold solder joint that fixes itself when […]