Winchester, North Mountain, Virginia, 444.55, KG4Y Repeater

North Mountain - KG4Y

Winchester, VA
Repeater ID: 51-14350

Downlink: 444.55000
Uplink: 449.5500
Offset: +5.0 MHz
YSF Digital Enabled
DG-ID: Open ↑ / Open ↓
WIRES-X: 30360
County: Frederick
Grid: FM09TE
Call: KG4Y
Use: OPEN
Op Status: ON-AIR On-Air
Coverage: Northern Shenandoah Valley and adjacent Potomac Valley
30 mi radius.
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Sponsor: KG4Y
Affiliate: WINFRED ARES (Winchester City / Frederick County combined ARES Group)
Notes: This is a digital-only, full-featured WIRES-X linked (using a Yaesu HRI-200) repeater, often found connected to the AMERICA-LINK room; however, users are invited to select WIRES-X rooms that suit their wants and needs. Due to detected SWR issues, the repeater is currently operating in a reduced power configuration (25 Watts out of the transmitter) until the elevated SWR problem can be troubleshot and resolved. Coverage reports and operational observation comments are welcomed. Not linked, but co-located with the 224.900 '-' KG4Y (analog FM) and the 145.390 '-' K4USS YSF (AMS analog / digital) repeaters.
Coordination: T-MARC

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Date Information Updated
2019-05-22 US-AT coverage added.
2019-05-22 US-AT coverage deleted.
2019-05-22 US-AT coverage added.
2019-05-22 AT coverage added.
2018-09-10 I-66 coverage added.
2018-09-10 US-11 coverage added.
2018-09-10 VA-55 coverage added.
2018-09-10 WV-9 coverage added.
2016-02-15 US-50 coverage added.
2016-02-15 VA-7 coverage added.
2016-02-15 US-17 coverage added.
2016-02-15 US-522 coverage added.
2016-02-15 US-340 coverage added.
2016-02-15 I-81 coverage added.
2016-02-14 Added.

Call Date Details
KG4Y 2019-08-11 Updated affiliation and notes, hid CTCSS tones since repeater is currently operating YSF digital-only mode.
KG4Y 2019-02-05 Corrected Grid Square, and description of what happens after 5 min idle on disconnect from a connected room.
KG4Y 2019-02-05 Added predicted coverage map
KG4Y 2018-11-02 Notes updated to show WIRES-X is operational and parameters around its use.
KG4Y 2018-09-10 Updated location, coverage, and notes.
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