VE7RVC Mount Sicker Repeater - Duncan, British Columbia, Canada
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team
N 48° 51.651 W 123° 45.414
10U E 444484 N 5412263
Quick Description: This repeater is located beside the Environment Canada weather radar on top of Mount Sicker just north of Duncan, British Columbia, Canada.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 12/13/2015 10:08:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMQ3T1
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 4

Long Description:
The repeater's antenna is located on a tall tower beside the Environment Canada weather radar, up a service road off of Prevost Mainline. The repeater equipment is co-located with the weather radar equipment in a building beside the tower. In addition to being used by amateur operators of the Cowichan Valley Amateur Radio Society (CVARS) and Telephone Pioneers Amateur Radio Club (TPARC), the repeater is also used by the Cowichan Valley Emergency Program, a project to ensure radio communication during times of disaster and major emergency.

The site actually has two repeaters:
CVARS: VE7RVC - 145.470/144.870 with 127.3 Hz tone
TPARC: VE7TPS - 145.610/145.610
Repeater Call Sign: VE7RVC and VE7TPS

Output Frequency: 145.00

Input Frequency: 145.00

Input/Output Tone: A tone is required for input, and a tone is encoded on output.

Input Tone: 127.3

Output Tone: 127.3

Antenna height (above average terrain): 2,470.00

Club Web Page: [Web Link]

IRLP: no

Echolink: no

D-STAR: no

Output Power: Not Listed

IRLP Node ID: Not listed

Echolink Node Number: 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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