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VE Test Session >>> 1st Wednesday 06 June 2018 @ 6:00 PM
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Mt Ogden Repeater Info
The 146.90 repeater, on Mt Ogden, now uses a DCS squelch of 122. It used to use a PL or CTCSS tone of 123. Notice the 122 and 123 are really close to each other. This is on purpose, to help people remember the code number.
So, in order to use this repeater, it will be necessary to reprogram your radio. If you need help in doing this refer to your radio manual. If you cannot understand the manual, get help from another ham to assist you. There are plenty of people that are willing to assist you with this.
You will notice a few things about it use. If you are a person that likes to kerchunk repeaters, you cannot kerchunk this repeater. It will come up, but you will not hear it. The squelch tail at the end of your transmission is gone. When someone talks on the repeater, the moment they let go of the mic button, the signal goes away on your radio. Instead of the noise, it will just sound silent. This will take some getting used to. If you look at your S meter on your radio, you see that there is still a signal there for a moment, but you will not hear it.
Also, as long as you do not have tone squelch turned on, on your radio, you can still hear the repeater, but you will just not be able talk to it until you reprogram it.
Mike Fullmer, KZ7O Scott Willis, KD7EKO
Ham Radio Technician Course Announcement
The Davis County Amateur Radio Club is pleased to announce that they will be sponsoring a Technician Licensing Course.
It will be held in Layton City Office, 437 Wasatch Dr., Layton, Utah 84041.
There is no cost to take the course.
We will be using the Technician License Course book by Stu Turner. The books sell for $21.95 plus shipping if you order them online.
The course starts on 2 May 2018 every Wednesday evening from 6:00 – 8:30 PM thru 30 May 2018.
For more information contact Spencer Mark at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday Evenings at 7:00 PM Mountain Time
Mt Ogden 70 cm repeater 448.600 MHz (- Offset, 123.0 PL Tone)
New, Intermediate & Old Timers. Elmering, Education, General Ham Discussion and Rag Chew.
New hams encouraged to check in. Get connected, learn new things and ask questions.
Questions: Mike Neal K7MLN@hotmail.com
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