What is a repeater site?

What is a repeater site?

A repeater is an automatic radio-relay station, usually located on a mountain top, tall building, or radio tower. It allows communication between two or more bases, mobile or portable stations that are unable to communicate directly with each other due to distance or obstructions between them.

How far can a wifi repeater reach?

2,500 feet
Without additional help from boosters and such, a router can broadcast a signal within a limited area of about 150 feet (depending on the type of router you have). Boosters, extenders, and repeaters can spread your Wi-Fi signal much farther—up to 2,500 feet.

Where is the NWS repeater in Memphis TN?

The NWS Memphis office is responsible for watches and warnings for 57 counties in four states. This repeater was put on the air about 2001 in an effort to take some of the normal drive-time chit-chat traffic off the popular 146.82 machine. It is a “no frills” repeater located atop Methodist North Hospital.

Where is the repeater in Germantown TN?

This repeater, located on top of the water tower in Germantown, TN was put on the air in 2018. It is a Yaesu DX-1 repeater with a raspsberry Pi controller that allows for connection to AllStar Node 48342 and Echolink Node 363378. It does require a PL tone of 107.2 for access. This is the newest repeater frequency in the W4BS Repeater System.

Where is the w4bs repeater in Shelby County?

The 224.42 W4BS repeater is located at Methodist North Hospital, one of the highest geographical locations in Shelby County. While the building itself is not that tall, the location, due to it’s ground elevation, will afford good coverage for this repeater.

Is there a 220 repeater in the Mid South?

This 220 machine is one of three on this band in the Mid-South area. Since early 2000s over 100 local hams now have radios for 220. The other major 220 repeater is on 224.78. The 1.25 meter frequency is probably one of the most widely used VHF bands in the Mid-South area.