Mauna Kea 146.72 MHz (PL 100.0) Repeater Test, 05 October 2018


Accessed on 06 October 2018, 0244 UTC, Post #718.

Source:

Email message from Ceridwen Sanders (AH6CS) and Richard Bowen (AH6RK).

Comment:

A test of the VOAD/RACES Mauna Kea repeater will be held this Saturday, 06 October 2018, from 1200 to 1300 HST.

Hee’s the complete text message:

[BIARC] Reminder: Maunakea 146.72 MHz- (PL100.0) repeater test set for this Saturday, 1200-1300 HST.

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Ceridwen Sanders via BIARC <biarc@mailman.qth.net>

4:01 PM (41 minutes ago)

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Since the Emergency Proclamation has expired and I see no extension posted at this time, the repeater was shut down.

The repeater will be turned back on for the one hour test on Saturday, then turned off again. It needs to be tested on a monthly basis to continue to map out coverage and discover what minimal conditions are required to maintain communications on the repeater and to insure that it is operational.

Please check in on the Hawaii State VOAD repeater, 146.72 MHz (PL 100.0 Hz) Maunakea on this coming Saturday, October 6, 2018,  1200-1300 HST.

Please help us map the extent of coverage of the Maunakea repeater by checking in on the HSVOAD net from as many locations as possible.

This is an emcomm repeater, so please use best practices as given by the NCS when operating on the repeater.

This repeater serves the member agencies (e.g., East Hawaii VOAD, American Red Cross, The Salvation Army, Hawaii Pacific Baptist Convention, Team Rubicon, ARES and more <https://hivoad.communityos.org/cms/membership>) and their partners (e.g., HI-EMA, HCCDA, MEMA, etc.)

Please give this notice the widest dissemination.

Thanks,

Kevin Bogan, AH6QO
ASM Hawaii State VOAD ARRL/ARES Liaison

Ceridwen Sanders AH6CS
cerisanders@gmail.com
Richard Bowen AH6RK
rickbowen.pc@gmail.com
PO Box 138
43-1781 Manienie Road
Paauilo, HI 96776
808-938-9012
808-657-8626

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