ARS W9PCi - Central Point, Oregon

 145.330 / 444.100
146.620 / 444.200
147.060 / 147.240 / 444.300
IRLP Nodes 7700 / 3414 / 3383
Echolink Node 385956

News

BREAKING NEWS

November 24, 2020  - KY6N's COVID-19 Student Desk Project - Canby Rotary Project

Ron (KY6N) and members of the Canby, Or Rotary build 100 desks for giv-a-way to COVID-19 homebound students.  The complete story and plans are found here.

September 26, 2020  - Click Referral Link.

Use this referral link to receive 1,000 free Supercharger miles with the purchase and delivery of a new Tesla car or earn $100 award after system activation by purchasing or subscribing to solar panels.  Click Referral Link.

September 17, 2020  - C4FM Radio Setup Info - Yaesu Radios

New Document with photos for easy setup complements of Glenada Hill Repeater Group. Click PDF Doc

September 16, 2020  - New Group added to the IMRS network.

GP-ID10 is now linked to Coos Bay, Or.  Click C4FM IMRS

August 13, 2020  - New PL on 444.200+PL123

In an effort to simplify PL's on W9PCI repeaters, the PL on 444.200 has been changed from PL100 to PL123.  Please update

your radios with the new PL of 123.

August 13, 2020  - New Repeater on Roxy Ann - 147.060+ Group ID:00

A new Yaesu System Fusion (SF) C4FM repeater set for "Digital Only (DM OR VM)" is on-the-air.  Please help evaluate coverage by making contacts on this repeater using handheld and mobile radios throughout the Valley and email me your results with "Location, Radio, Power, Antenna and Report".  Please Note: This is a "digital" C4FM repeater only and it will not respond to analog FM signals.

August 1, 2020  - New Repeater on Blackwell

145.330+PL123 is a Motorola MSF5000 just off  the bench and on-the-air.  Please help evaluate coverage by making contacts on this repeater using handheld and mobile radios throughout the Valley and email me your results with "Location, Radio, Power, Antenna and Report".

The Yaesu Digital Fusion Repeater on Blackwell has been relocated to Roxy Ann and will be moved to 147.060 and dedicated to C4FM Digital mode only.  Installation to be done soon.... keep listening.

July 2020  - New Repeater on Roxy Ann

444.200+PL100 is off the bench and on-the-air.  Please help evaluate coverage by making contacts on this repeater using handheld and mobile radios throughout the Valley and email me your results with "Location, Radio, Power, Antenna and Report".

June 2020  - New DR-2X C4FM "digital" repeater

There is a 2nd Yaesu DR-2X with LAN that we hope to implement IMRS later in the year.  The repeater is located in Central Point on 147.380 with call KL7VK.  Currently KL7VK's fusion digital repeater is set to AMS and an on-site Yaesu FTM-400D provides connection to Wires-X.  Connect to 147.380 in Wires-X mode to explore the many "rooms" available on Earth and eventually at the orbiting space station.

There is a 3rd Yaesu DR-2x located at the Manor - Contact (N6WN) - MANOR amateur radio club for access information.

GENERAL NEWS

Events about "ham" radio, activities, swap meets, club meetings, and conventions.


Please email local and regional news about events, meetings, and any related amateur radio news to W9PCI.

PRESS RELEASES

  • 6/28/2020 - New info on how to join AREDN "CPmesh" network - Click
  • 6/1/2020 - W9PCI moved from Rogue River to Medford.
    • New QTH is elevated some on Roxy Ann with good LOS to much of the Rogue Valley.
    • A new AREDN "CPmesh" network node map is available - Click
    • Stay tuned for more info on repeaters at this site as well as IRLP, OPENSPOT and Links to repeaters in Rogue River and on Blackwell and other sites.