W9YRC - "Bigfoot" - Downers Grove, IL
Posted by: Go Boilers!
N 41° 49.831 W 088° 01.898
16T E 414335 N 4631473
Quick Description: The W9YRC repeater is located on the roof of the Hamilton Partners building.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 3/29/2010 2:25:38 PM
Waymark Code: WM8GB3
The antenna on on top of what is one of the tallest buildings in this part of DuPage County. Many hams in northeastern Illinois, northwest Indiana, and southeast Wisconsin call the repeater the "Bigfoot." Club members and passing hams are often able to stay in contact with the W9YRC repeater as far away as Beloit, WI, Muskegon, MI, Valparaiso, IN, and Kankakee, IL.
Repeater Call Sign: W9YRC
Output Frequency: 443.00
Input Frequency: 443.00
Input/Output Tone: Unknown whether tone is required for input or encoded on output.
Club Web Page: [Web Link]
IRLP Node ID: 4774
Input Tone: Not listed
Output Tone: Not listed
Output Power: Not Listed
Antenna height (above average terrain): Not Listed
Echolink: Not Listed
Echolink Node Number: Not listed
D-STAR: Not listed
Not ham operator: Obtain geographical proximity to repeater site and post relevant picture with log. CAUTION: Observe posted KEEP OUT signs to prevent exposure to high levels of RF emissions. Do not climb towers. Do not trespass.
Ham operator: Complete a QSO on the repeater. Requirements: Your call, the other station's call, signal report from other station, your location relative to repeater (GPS coordinates, or bearing/distance), transmit power.
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