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Welcome. This will be the page for the Salem Amateur Repeater Group
and the WA7ABU Repeaters.

Please bookmark this page to find the following items:

  • The 4/7/2018 WA7ABU - Salem Amateur Repeater Group - Chili Cook-off (a pdf file) - A fun activity, allowing us to sample Chili and to meet other users of the local repeaters.
  • The WA7ABU and K7ATV repeaters
    145.29 MHz FM ~2000 feet - Silver Creek Falls
    145.19 w/100 Hz tone-Marion County Sponsored WA7ABU Repeater Site ~4000' near Gates
    444.950 MHz Yaesu Fusion & FM w/ 100 Hz tone - Silver Falls
    52.99 MHz FM w/ 100 tone - Silver Falls
    145.15 MHz Fusion Repeater - Amity

  • Join the repeater support group K7ATV - the WA7ABU repeaters.
  • Files relating to subjects of the 529 Tech Nets.
  • IRLP - Echolink? - Check out the control panel and operating codes for IRLP & echolink.
  • Inexpensive digital SDR experiments - links to some helpful pages on SDR, a pdf page.
  • The ORRC coordinates Oregon's Repeaters - the ORRC website.
  • Salem Repeater association - Try out the other local repeaters I help with, the Salem Repeater Association 146.86, 147.02, 443.725, and 145.33 repeaters which use a 186.2 Hz tone. Also the 441.275 Yeasu System Fusion Repeater which uses a 100 Hz FM tone.
  • Fix your Yaesu WIRES problem without making permanent changes. Most Yaesu radios will transmit tones that cut you out of repeaters for a few seconds. This can fix the problem.
  • Hams must have towers! - some information that affects local hams wishing to install towers; please contribute local information sources.
  • ARRL Video: Amateur Radio Parity Act - what is it? - Great video about the Parity Act.
  • A simple 2 element Quad - here is a great quad for use in bunny hunts or to just improve your HT performance.
  • Oregon Cell Phone Law - HB2597 - Hams that use Radio from the car might wish to print this page to avoid conflicts with local enforcement officers who are not informed of the right to use a radio while in motion. See page 4 line 32 and 33 for the Ham Radio reference.

    For Washington:5289-S.pdf

  • Digital Links - these links are to help local hams to find freeware software to use with digital soundcard modes.
  • Ham Radio Video - view a 30 minute video about Ham Radio.
  • Listen to the 145.29 and the 145.19 Salem/Willamette Valley repeaters here and on many scanner radio apps for the phone:
  • -145.29 Repeater   -145.19 Repeater

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    Nets and events of the WA7ABU Repeaters are copywrighted by WA7ABU 1996 - 2017