Where can I find ham repeaters?

Where can I find ham repeaters?

How to Choose a Repeater

  1. Ask Local Hams. The first place to check for repeater recommendations is with local hams that are active on VHF/UHF FM.
  2. Check a Repeater Directory. The next place to look is in a repeater directory.
  3. Search The Internet.
  4. Listen.
  5. Making a Contact.

How do ham repeaters work?

The most basic repeater consists of an FM receiver on one frequency and an FM transmitter on another frequency usually in the same radio band, connected together so that when the receiver picks up a signal, the transmitter is keyed and rebroadcasts whatever is heard.

How far can a HAM radio signal travel?

But, just how far can you talk with your Ham radio? You can realistically get about 2-18 miles of range with a handheld Ham radio unless you have a particularly powerful base station with a large antenna, in which case your range can be hundreds of miles.

Why is it called ham radio?

The word “HAM” as applied to 1908 was the station CALL of the first amateur wireless station operated by some amateurs of the Harvard Radio Club. They were ALBERT S. HYMAN, BOB ALMY and POOGIE MURRAY. They then decided to use only the first letter of each name and the station CALL became “HAM”.

Is there a repeater directory for GMRS radio? is a two-way radio community featuring a repeater directory which lists information about repeaters in the General Mobile Radio Service (GMRS) and a forum for users to ask questions and get help with two-way radio questions.

How many repeaters are there in West Virginia?

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. Learn More There are 209 West Virginia repeaters in the database. Pt. Pleasant

When did become a repeater resource? is the reincarnated version of “The Repeater Resource,” a short-term internet project with the intent of listing GMRS repeaters in the United States. As more and more GMRS licensees began to use the site, it was time to expand the project into a full-featured website. This new site was created in September 2006 with a few features.

Why is mygmrs important to the GMRS community?

Our community has been pivotal in saving GMRS from FCC rule changes which would have eliminated repeaters, higher power, and licenses, by serving as a record of GMRS activity across the country. We take pride in advocating for the best interests of all GMRS users, and I sincerely thank everyone who has helped to keep myGMRS strong!