Though it has changed over the years, this repeater was the
first repeater in West Michigan with a controller that had voice response.
Though the frequency had to change it still operates in it's original location
still using the rooftop tower that was put up just for this repeater.
Owner: Bill Wisneski - K8WM
Frequency: 145.410 TX / 144.810 RX
CTCSS: 94.8 TX & RX
Location: West side of Grand Rapids, MI
Controller: FF-Systems Inc. FF-800 with the following: FF-8070 Digital Voice Recorder w/Memory Exp. Board for 20 Mins. of record time, FF-CAD 500ms Audio Delay Board, FF-899 HF Radio Control interface.
Receiver: GE Master Pro
Exciter/Amplifier: Motorola Micor Base
Power Output: 100 watts
Duplexer: TX/RX Systems Vari-Notch 4 Cavity
Antenna: Hustler G6-144B
Power Supply: Astron RM-50M 37amps
Other Info: HF remote base Yaesu FT-890 w/ automatic antenna tuner. HF antenna is a Carolina Windom 80 (covers 80-10 meters) in a inverted-vee configuration
WD8EMD coverage map
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