Next FARS Meeting – June

The next meeting will be held on Tuesday June 20 2016 at 1930h.  Our program will be discussing Field Day 2017 plans and will include a basic radio checkup workshop.  For the workshop bring along a handheld radio if you wish to have it analyzed.

For all meeting dates, times and locations, see the Meetings page.

 

Black Diamond 2m repeater back on-air

The Black Diamond repeater has returned to on-air status and is linked to the FARS Repeater Network.  The frequency is 145.430- and coverage is to the local Black Diamond Area.  Thanks to Dann VE6TD, Stephen VE6ORM, Rob VE6RDJ, Scott VA6OC, Vince VE6LK for their efforts.

Burmis repeater back on-air

The Burmis repeater VE6HRP is back on the air and linked to the FARS Repeater Network.
Note the new tone configuration of PL 110.9Hz and CTCSS 110.9  Also at the site, the APRS Digipeater is operational, beaconing as “BURMIS”.  It covers the highway 3 area and north along highway 22 towards Maycroft.

Thanks to Fred VE6FRC for doing the on-site install work.