Eric et al,
The Phil-Mont machine on 444.800 is now a permanent Fusion C4FM machine
constantly linked to America-Link (FCS002-90). It's my local machine here
in Wayne, PA.
On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 11:11 PM, Eric A. Cottrell <wb1...@runbox.com>
> I remember years ago bringing my HT with me when the SWLFest was in
> Kulpsville. I was disappointed at the lack of repeaters in the area. The
> problem that I still run into is ham repeaters are listed by location. It
> is difficult to figure out if a location like Souderton is nearby when you
> are not familiar with the area. One way I overcome the problem is to use
> Google Earth to map out the repeaters I am interested in and create a kmz
> file. I did this for repeaters around Plymouth Meeting. It turns out there
> are a few within a short distance. I also found some repeaters listed as
> Philadelphia are actually sited in Roxborough, so they are closer than the
> city and even visible from the hotel.
> Here is some information I gathered from local repeater group websites.
> W3QV The Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club http://www.phil-mont.org/
> Roxborough 147.030 MHz offset +0.6 MHz CTCSS 91.5 is usually linked to
> 444.800 MHz offset +5.0 MHz CTCSS 186.2 full time
> There are also 2 Meter remote receivers in Center City
> (Philadelphia), Lansdale, and Southampton.
> W3WAN “The Wide Area Network Repeater System” or WANRS.
> Roxborough 441.700 MHz offset +5.0 MHz CTCSS 74.4
> This is part of a statewide system of linked repeaters.
> WR3IRS The NJ-NY-PA DMR Network https://www.n2jti.net/home.html
> Roxborough 440.650 MHz offset +5.0 MHz CC1 DMR
> W3SBE Philadelphia Broadcast Engineers Amateur Radio Club
> Roxborough 442.550 MHz offset +5.0 MHz CTCSS 91.5 is usually linked to
> 927.8875 MHz offset -25.0 MHz CTCSS 91.5 full time
> These repeaters maybe off the air as the group does not seem to be
> very active.
> K3PDR Philadelphia Digital Radio Association https://www.k3pdr.org/
> Wyndmoor 146.610 MHz offset -0.6 MHz D-Star
> Wyndmoor 445.18125 MHz offset -5.0 MHz D-Star
> Wyndmoor 445.73125 MHz offset -5.0 MHz CC1 DMR
> Wyndmoor 447.475 MHz offset -5.0 MHz Fusion
> KB3BKH Unisys Amateur Radio Club Bluebell
> Bluebell 447.025 MHz offset -5.0 MHz CTCSS 131.8
> Bluebell is a short distance north of Plymouth Meeting and home of
> some good Korean BBQ!
> Norristown 448.675 offset -5.0 MHz CTCSS 131.8
> 73 Eric
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