Oklahoma Repeater Society

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The purpose of the Society is To render public service through Amateur Radio, and To gather and disseminate information concerning Amateur radio operation especially in the frequency modulation mode and repeater operation, and To coordinate efforts and establish standards in regard to repeater systems and associated functions, and To associate with groups similarly constituted in order to broaden the scope and function of Amateur Radio as a service in the public interest, convenience or necessity, and To encourage experimentation by the Society members in advanced techniques in the use of repeaters in order that the general technical excellence of repeater systems shall be improved, and To provide a forum for discussion of spectrum utilization and the achievement of maximum compatibility between various users of the Amateur Radio Bands.
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Elk Citry 444.525 UHF machine to Change PL Tones

Sat, 05/07/2022 - 21:15

The WX5BSA 444.525 repeater near Elk City switche from an 88.5 Hz PL tone to 141.3 Hz. This was at the request of Dan K5FVL who has a repeater on the same frequency at Stillwater which likewise used an 88.5 PL tone. The Stillwater machine is part of the TARC Supersystem which is a network of linked repeaters covering eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas. This link system is vital to support the Eastern Oklahoma - Northwest Arkansas Skywarn net. That in turn supports the Natioanal Weather Service Forecast Office during severe weather.

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Elk City 444.525 UHF machine to Change PL Tones

Sat, 05/07/2022 - 21:15

The WX5BSA 444.525 repeater near Elk City switched from an 88.5 Hz PL tone to 141.3 Hz. This was at the request of Dan K5FVL who has a repeater on the same frequency at Stillwater which likewise used an 88.5 PL tone. The Stillwater machine is part of the TARC Supersystem which is a network of linked repeaters covering eastern Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas. This link system is vital to support the Eastern Oklahoma - Northwest Arkansas Skywarn net. That in turn supports the National Weather Service Forecast Office during severe weather.

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Tulsa 146.805 & 444.95 Off the Air Indefinetly

Sat, 05/07/2022 - 20:12

After about 40 years at the site near 71st and Yale in Tulsa, the new owner of the building wanted an excessive amount of rent for the equipment to stay at the site, so it was removed along with a low power FM station owned and operated by a non-profit amateur radio group. The Tulsa Repeater Organization, and the Electron Benders are currently seeking a new site for all three systems. The LPFM station cannot move north of 41st street.

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