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honey pot Vidor, Texas, 146.94, W5APX Repeater

Vidor, TX

W5APX
Repeater ID: 48-13452

Downlink: 146.94000
Uplink: 146.34000
Offset: -0.600 MHz
Uplink Tone: 100.0
Downlink Tone: 100.0
County: Orange
Grid: EM20xc
Call: W5APX
Use: OPEN
Op Status: ON-AIR On-Air
Coverage: Estimated Area Coverage: Winnie, TX to Lake Charles Regional Airport (LCH), LA; Sabine Pass, TX to Jasper, TX. Major highways include: I-10; US-69; US-96; US-287.
50 mi radius.
Pattern: Omnidirectional
Features: AllStar node, 160-6m all mode remote base (control operators only have the codes but is open for use per part 97 when on). Adding full duplex UHF link to W5JAS 147.00 MHz repeater in near future. AllStar linked to 146.88 MHz LCH, LA full time soon.
FM: Yes; analog capable.
Analog Bandwidth: 25.0 kHz
Links: Full-time to 146.88000 (W5APX) at Lake Charles, LA.
Full-time to 146.96000 (W5APX) at Devers, TX.
Full-time to the East Coast Reflector System.
AllStar: 50991
Commands: DTMF Readback: * (asterisks) + 5 + digits

Local Time (Central): * (asterisks) + 8 + 0)

Link Codes are available to Control Operators ONLY due to abuse by local operators.
Notes: TGVHFS Listing (as of 21 July 2023): 146.9400 VIDOR ORANGE W5APX 100.0elWX 2.

RB: Current Repeater Record Custodian (RRC) for W5APX 146.94000 Vidor repeater (48-13452): WB5ITT.

This repeater was coordinated 20 June 2018. Includes an RLC Club DLX II controller and a Kenwood TKR750 radio. W5APX put this repeater on one of the top five (5) 34/94 repeaters in the US in the 1960s in Port Arthur, TX.
Nets: Various HF Nets: Via the remote base and the AllStar link. Nets are usually connected to the East Coast Reflector (ECR).
Coordination: TVHFS

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Coordinates of the repeater are not known and have been estimated.

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Date Information Updated
2021-01-29 16:28:31 Added.

Call Date Details
WB5ITT (registered) 2023-07-14 WB5ITT has requested the following changes: The nearest city was changed to Vidor. Landmark of Beaumont-Port Arthur-Orange added. The county changed to Orange. Notes changed. Nets changed.
RB Notes updated: TGVHFS Listing (as of 21 July 2023): 146.9400 VIDOR ORANGE W5APX 100.0elWX 2.

RB: Current Repeater Record Custodian (RRC) for W5APX 146.94000 Beaumont repeater (48-13452): WB5ITT.

This repeater was coordinated 20 June 2018. Includes an RLC Club DLX II controller and a Kenwood TKR750 radio. W5APX put this repeater on one of the top five (5) 34/94 repeaters in the US in the 1960s in Port Arthur TX.
WB5ITT (registered) 2022-12-30 Affiliate changed to Triangle Repeater Association. SKYWARN added. Notes changed. Nets changed.
WB5ITT (registered) 2022-09-25 Updated notes and nets.
WB5ITT (registered) 2022-07-30 Affiliate changed to Texas State Employees ARS. Notes changed. Nets changed.
WB5ITT (registered) 2022-06-29 Connected to Allstar East Coast Reflector (pretty much full-time).

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Posted by: WB5ITT (member) on 2022-10-28.



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