The Baldwin County Amateur Radio Club calls two informal nets
every Monday at 7:00 pm local time on 147.090 (+ 600
and 82.5 Hz. tone) and also on Tuesday night at 7:30 pm local time on the
145.430 (- 600 and 123 Hz tone).
These nets are not restricted to club members; all
licensed amateurs are invited to participate!
The Weeks Bay Repeater
The Club owns a VHF repeater located where Weeks Bay joins Mobile Bay.
The frequency is 146.685 (– 600). A CTCSS tone of 82.5 Hz is required
for access. This Yaesu repeater accepts input from both analog and
Fusion remote units. A battery backup system provides sustained
operation during utility outages.
There is an impromptu schedule on the 146.685 machine
every morning about 0730. Gathered parties discuss a variety of topics;
e.g., technical, legal, medical, law enforcement, political, and many
other issues. Tune in or join in
Operating tips for new
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