University Mountain Repeater -- Missoula, Montana
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mtbearded1
N 46° 51.359 W 113° 55.363
12T E 277208 N 5193308
Amateur Radio Repeater housed at a former Qwest Communications Tower on top of University Mountain, Missoula County, Montana.
Waymark Code: WM12RFQ
Location: Montana, United States
Date Posted: 07/07/2020
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member clayj
Views: 3

Located at 5,391 feet above sea level, the former AT&T Microwave tower and Qwest Communications owned building is also home to an Amateur Radio Repeater operated by the Mac Pass Repeater Group based in Helena, Montana, call sign WR7HLN. The road to the site is behind a locked Forest Service gate near the popular Pattee Canyon Recreation Area east of Missoula, Montana. The road is favored by mountain joggers and hikers. As of today, July 8th, 2020, the analog/digital radio equipment has been replaced by Motorola digital equipment and the analog repeater is no longer functional.
Repeater Call Sign: WR7HLN

Output Frequency: 449.00

Input Frequency: 444.00

Input/Output Tone: A tone is required for input, but no tone is encoded on output.

Input Tone: 131.8

Output Power: 50.00

Antenna height (above average terrain): 100.00

Club Web Page: [Web Link]

IRLP: no

Echolink: no

D-STAR: no

Output Tone: Not listed

IRLP Node ID: Not listed

Echolink Node Number: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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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