Our repeaters are locatated at Kenwood High school in Southeastern Baltimore County. Our repeaters have been on the air since the 1970's. Our Repeaters are housed in the elevator room above the School in cooperation with Baltimore County School System.
GPS Locator 39°19′33″N 76°27′44″W FM19SG
W3PGA 2 Meter Repeater
147.240/147.840 MHz +600
PL 123.0 Is Enabled as of August 4th, 2016
65 Watts Output
Our Current 2 Meter System
The center cabinet holds the W3PGA 2 Meter transmitter and controller. The top is the 70 CM Amp and blow is the 70CM duplexer and power supply's below.
The rack above is the 70 CM Yeasu Fusion repeater and the Battery backup unit. The right cabinet is for storage.
To the right is the old 70 CM System and storage.
This is the 2 Meter Receive site Approximately 600 the the east. A 600 foot trunk cable 6 Conductor that carry's balanced audio from the Maxtrac receiver piggy backed is the COR relay to key the transmitter when audio is heard and 120 Volt AC for the Cabinet. To the left is a Cavity filter.
Our repeater shutdown board. Our control link is on 70 CM simplex. The HT is a Kenwood set to our control frequency the audio is fed to the DTMF decoder board. The green pc board is an 8 channel DTMF decoder and relay unit. The smaller board above is the relay circuit for 2m and 70 CM relays to shutdown each repeater individualy with the proper DTMF Code. Once the proper code is received for a band the relay system switches the AC Off hence shutting down the Repeater. The proper code sent turns it back on. There are different codes for each repeater.
Hamgear ID-O Matic IV repeater Controller.
MAXRAC 300 Series
Our battery backup will run both repeaters for approx 24 hours.
W3PGA 70 CM Repeater
449.575/444.575 MHz -5MHz
PL 123.0 Is enabled as of August 4, 2016
FM and C4FM Modes Available!
70 Watts Output
Our 70 CM Fusion C4FM DR-1X Repeater is below the UPS in the rack and the 70CM Linear Amp is in the top of of the cabinet.
Our Repeater Antennas
2 Meter transmitter antenna on left.
2 Meter Receive Site Antenna
70 CM Receive/Transmitter Antenna.
W3JEH 220 Repeater system
222.240/223.840 MHz +1.5MHz No PL
Owned by Ron Distler W3JEH AERO Club Member
Ron's Repeater is located in Perry Hall, MD
This Site is not at Kenwood High School W3JEHsite is in Parkville MD
Over view of Kenwood High School
receive site is to the left eleavator building is in the center
W3PGA Repeater Equipment
2 Meter 147.240/147.840
Motorola MAXTRAC 300 Series Receiver 147.840 MHz
2 amp Power Supply
147.840 WP-612 Cavity Filter
Tower and Antennas
600 FT 6 Conductor Trunk Cable
Motorola MAXTRAC 300 Series Transmitter 147.240
Hamgear ID-Omatic IV Controller
Astron 20 Amp Power Supply
147.240 WP-612 Cavity Filter
Shutdown Module DTFM 8 Decoader/Relay
AC Isolation Transformer
70 CM 449.575/444.575
Yeasu DR-1X Fusion C4FM Repeater
Motorola T-1500A Series 440 MHz Duplexers
70 CM Linear Amp
40 Amp Trip Lite Power Supply
LMR 400 Coax
Falcon ED-1000 UPS Battery Backup System
W3PGA Repeater Committee
Jerry Cimildora N3VBJ
Phil Hock W3VRD
Dave Frederick KB3KRV is our W3PGA Trustee
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Last Updated August 2016
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