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VE7PRC Penticton Amateur Radio Club
P.A.R.C.
251 Dawson Avenue, Penticton, B.C. Canada V2A 3N4

 

Campbell mountain Repeater and Autopatch

Repeater Frequency : 147.120 + ( up 600),  Repeater Callsign : VE7RPC

Campbell Mountain Repeater


  Features:

* Courtesy beep between transmissions.

* You will hear a nice lady's voice : "VE7RPC Penticton " every 30 minutes.

* A bell on the hour : "ding dong - RPC's time - 5:00pm"

* Autopatch Redial (see below)

* Time Verification Function (see below)

* Keypad Test Function (see below)

* Voice Test Function (see below)

Basic Operating Procedures.
Always identify with your Station Callsign when accessing the Repeater.

Time of Day Request
Press PTT - Touch-tone 4* Unkey & the repeater will announce the current time.

DTMF Key-pad Test
Press PTT - Touch-tone 5* followed by the keypad numbers or letters you wish to test, unkey and the repeater will repeat back the sequence it decoded.

Signal Report Test
Press PTT - Touch-tone 6* and unkey. The repeater will say "Start test now" Press PTT and transmit a short test message (no longer than 7 seconds), unkey and the repeater will transmit the test back to you.

Autopatch features

Normal Access

Press PTT - transmit * followed by a seven digit phone number.  The controller will repeater the number back to you,  and dial the number. If the number is not correct or to terminate the call transmitt #. 

The Autopatch has a 4 minute timer on it, 30 seconds prior to timing out the controller will give a "beep" (called the alligator) when the radio unkeys, if you wish to extend the timer, transmit *1 . You may extend the timer any number of times.

Speed Dial Access

Club members can have a 3 digit speed dial number programmed which will dial their home phone numbers. Note - do not use a * in front of the speed dial number. Reverse patch function, where your spouse may call you from home is also available for Club members. Contact the repeater custodian VE7WT for details.

Mute the mobile input

*3 mutes the input from the mobile tx.

Emergency Speed Dial Numbers

Police, Fire and Ambulance non-emergency number are each programmed in on a 2 digit speed dial number. This does not go to 911, so you must give your name and location. Do not put a * in front of these numbers.

Police 90      Fire 91      Ambulance 92

More information may be obtained from any member of the Campbell Mountain Repeater Committee.
VE7RPC
- Sponsor and Custodian - VE7EBR ( Benoit Robert ) Speed dial
Assistant Custodian - VE7BVO ( Bill Newton ) Speed dial 101 
Assistant Custodian - VE7GH ( Guenter Hoernig ) Speed dial 197