RNH Back On the Air

The VE7RNH repeater is back on the air today courtesy of Mike VE7LOG, Ryan and Dave who sledded up to the repeater and cleared the heavy accumulation of snow on the solar panels. Thankfully, after an hour of charging the repeater radios and controller came back to life. The Voltage this evening reads 11.8 Volts and should continue to climb as we get sun in the next couple of days.  Thanks Dave, Ryan and Mike!  Photos below …

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Heathkit SB-200 Linear For Sale – SOLD

The Heathkit SB-200 provides 1200W PEP SSB (1000W CW) on 80, 40, 20, 15 and 10 meters using a pair of 572B tubes. The front panel features load, tuning and band adjustments plus a fairly easy to read SWR meter. The back panel has RCA phono input and SO-239 output. This amp is in great condition and is working. Contact rizzipeter at hotmail.com or ve7hmn at shaw.ca for more information.

Temporary RNH Repeater in Place

Patrick, VE7FAT has assembled and programmed some surplus Vella Radio equipment as a temporary replacement of the VE7RNH repeater and installed it at the Granite Peak site on Wednesday, July 16th.  It has a bit of a de-sensing problem due to operating without a duplexer (it has a separate receiving antenna from the RNH collinear that is being used as the transmitting antenna).

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