We are oftentimes asked what is the radio range of a repeater and will it work for my application. This is almost impossible for us to answer as we have no idea about the setting or area the repeater is...
The Herald-Palladium reports Southwest Michigan emergency response agencies have passed a test of their ability to respond to a simulated nuclear accident at Palisades nuclear power plant
A response drill in southwest Michigan was well received by the US agencies of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
A common overlooked part of putting together a repeater system is the selection
of proper feedline. "But, coax is coax, isn't it?" "I use LMR-400 for all my stations at home. That should be good enough for a repeater, right?" Well, not necessarily.
Have you ever wondered what makes a repeater system? Or interested in setting up your own system?
This article will explain all the components of a repeater system. With an emphasis on duplexers and why a person would get one.
TWO-WAY RADIO REPEATERS: HOW TO CHOOSE AND INSTALL
A two-way radio repeater takes weak and low-performing signals and retransmits them at a higher power so they can cover longer distances, ranges, and terrains without degradation. Repeaters eliminate unwanted noise and interference, helping to clarify messages as they are strengthened and re-transmitted. When properly installed, radio repeaters provide reliable communication signals from one radio to another, almost completely eliminating dead zones.