Last updated: ...01.28.2017 20:41

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MTARS Repeaters


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K4EGC Repeater - Hillsboro, TN


146.70 MHz, -600 KHz offset, CTCSS/PL 114.8Hz
Placed into full time operation at current location in 1972.

Location:

About 5 miles ESE of Hillsboro at the Cumberland Mountain Sand Company.
35 degrees 22.95 minutes N Latitude
85 degrees 53.67 minutes W Longitude


Tower:

Rohn 45 guided, 100 feet tall, base at 1912 feet MSL.

Antennas:

DB Products DB-224e 9dBd at 100 ft. pointed 3 directions N, S, W.
Celwave 9 dBd gain at 120 feet


Repeater:

Kenwood TKR-750K2 Repeater

User Commands

11 - normal beep (triple dual-tone beep) (response "friendly")

12 - net beep (800 Hz, 700Hz) 2 tone beep (response "Net")

13 - emergency beep (2 dual-tone beeps)

14 - sets courtesy message to 800 Hz CW sends letters WX (short for weather)

15 - sends LitZ (touch tone 0 for 5 seconds)

30 - send initial id messages

31 - send id 1

32 - send id 2

33 - send id 3

34 - send id 4

35 - send CW id message

501 - current outside temperature at the repeater site, high and low since 24 hrs.

502 - current temperature inside the repeater bldg, high and low since 24 hrs.

503 - check status of bldg door. (door open or closed and time of last change)

504 - power supply current, high and low voltage readings 24 hrs.

81 - DVR Audio Test (records and plays back next transmission up to 8 seconds)

82TT - touch tone test (enter 82 + DTMF String, repeater responds with decoded digits)

83 - speak current time and date


W4UOT Repeater Winchester, TN


146.82 MHz, -600 KHz offset, CTCSS/PL 114.8
Placed into operation in 1962.

Location:

About 6 miles south of Winchester at Keith Springs Fire Department.
35 degrees 6.06 minutes N Latitude
86 degrees 7.40 minutes W Longitude

Tower:

115 feet tall, base at 1800 feet MSL.

Antenna:

DB Products DB-224e 9 dBd at 90 feet (1890 feet MSL)
Side mounted on arms pointing 295 degrees.


Repeater:

Kenwood TKR-750K2 Repeater

User Commands

11 - normal beep (triple dual-tone beep) (response "friendly")

12 - net beep (800 Hz, 700Hz) 2 tone beep (response "Net")

13 - emergency beep (2 dual-tone beeps)

14 - sets courtesy message to 800 Hz CW sends letters WX (short for weather)

15 - sends LitZ (touch tone 0 for 5 seconds)

30 - send initial id messages

31 - send id 1

32 - send id 2

33 - send id 3

34 - send id 4

35 - send CW id message

501 - current outside temperature at the repeater site, high and low since midnight.

502 - current temperature inside the repeater trailer, high and low sincemidnight.

503 - check status of trailer door. (door open or closed and time of last change)

504 - power supply current, high and low voltage readings.

81 - DVR Audio Test (records and plays back next transmission up to 8 seconds)

82TT - touch tone test (enter 82 + DTMF String, repeater responds with decoded digits)

83 - speak current time and date

Autopatch:

N/A

Send U.S. Post Office mail to:
MTARS, P.O. Box 932, Tullahoma, TN 37388