"The Fauquier Amateur Radio Association Repeater"
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Rivers End
N 38° 44.127 W 077° 49.312
18S E 254720 N 4291201
Quick Description: The W4VA/R in Warrenton, Virginia - Fauquier County FM-18
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2006 11:53:00 AM
Waymark Code: WMM3W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member clayj
Views: 88

Long Description:
Coordinates are at the entrance of the military installation where the repeater and antenna tower is stationed. Nobody can enter the installation unless proper DOD id or employee badge. Sysop has special permission to enter. The tower is in view from these coordinates. Tower is about 100 yards away. It is a County owned tower shared with other services. The Fauquier Amateur Radio Association (FARA) is an ARRL-affiliated association in the Roanoke Division. The association is located in Warrenton, Virginia, which is the county seat of Fauquier County.
Our focus is on ARES® activities, community support in emergency situations, and education.
We are available to support your Warrenton-area event with FREE radio communications. We support walk-a-thons, parades, dressage events, and bike rides. If you have an event coming up that could benefit from radio communications, please contact our public service/ARES® coordinator, Chuck - KG4LUO.
M Repeater Information


147.165(+), PL167.9

FARA sponsors the W4VA/R repeater in Warrenton, Virginia on a frequency of 147.165(+) MHz. The repeater has an output PL of 167.9 Hz and provides excellent coverage throughout greater Northern Virginia. The FARA Net is held on the repeater each Wednesday evening at 2100 hours, local time. The repeater committee chairman is Dave - K3SK.

Repeater Call Sign: W4VA/R

Output Frequency: 146.00

Input Frequency: 148.00

Input/Output Tone: No tone is required for input, and a tone is encoded on output.

Output Tone: 167.9

Output Power: 30.00

Antenna height (above average terrain): 180.00

Club Web Page: [Web Link]

IRLP: no

Echolink: no

Input Tone: Not listed

IRLP Node ID: Not listed

Echolink Node Number: Not listed

D-STAR: 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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