ARS W9PCi - Central Point, Oregon

444.100
145.330 / 444.200
146.620 / 444.300
IRLP Nodes 7700 / 3383
Echolink Node 385956

About ARS - W9PCi

Currently located in Central Point, Oregon just north of Medford in the Rogue Valley.  Arlen Hatlestad - W9PCi is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission with Extra Class operator privileges.  Originally licensed as a Novice in Loves Park, Illinois while in Boy Scouts.

ARS

We have various stations operating not only at the Central Point location but also using repeaters located around the Rogue Valley.

HF

  • IC-756 Primary
  • AT2K Tuner
  • Array Solutions PowerMaster 3KW
  • 75m Dipole fed with LMR400 to balun with apex at approx 40'
  • Loop with Window line (40 - 10m)

VHF / UFH

  • Base Station
    • TM-V71
    • Diamond X50-HN on roof-top
  • Repeaters
    • RLC-4 Controller 8 Ports
    • RLC-1+ Controller 2 Ports
    • RLC-Club Controller 3 Ports
    • RLC-2a Controller 3 Ports
    • GE Master II - VHF 145.330
      • 6" - 6 Cavity Band Pass-Notch Duplexer
      • Diamond X500-HNX Vertical
    • GE Master II - UHF 444.200
      • 6 Cavity Band Pass-Notch Duplexer
      • Diamond X500-HNX Vertical
    • GE Master II - VHF 146.620
      • 4" - 6 Cavity Band Pass-Notch Duplexer
      • Diamond X50-HN Vertical
    • Yaesu DR-1X Digital / Analog on 444.300 PL100 DCS23
      • 6 Cavity Band Pass-Notch Duplexer
      • Diamond X50-HN Vertical
    • Motorola Micor UHF 444.100
      • Motorola Band Pass-Notch Duplexer
      • Dual Rx (VHF / UHF)

Digital

  • IRLP
    • 7700 - Connected to 145.330 / 444.200
    • 3383 - Connected to 146.620 / 444.300 via link
  • Echolink
    • Node 387956 - Currently standalone but expected to be connected to a Motorola Micor UHF repeater (444.100).
  • HF Remote
    • HRD remote software for IC-756

Mobile

  • TM-480HX & IC-7100
  • Scorpion Mobile on Motorhome for TM-480HX
  • BB3 Mobile on Escape for IC-7100
  • Larson Mobile for VHF/UHF on Escape for D* mobile
  • Camping antenna is long wire and various vintage verticals including a Swan 55, Webster Bandspanner, W6AAQ's "muffler" antenna, etc.
  • Metron 1000B Amplifier in Motorhome for a little extra power