The Utah VHF Society

Repeater Photo Gallery

This page contains pictures taken at various repeater sites, in no particular order.
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Utah Repeaters

Scott's Hill

Site of the 145.27- repeater, north of Brighton
For more info about this repeater, go here.


A view of the tower showing
                    two amateur radio antennas on the top A wider view of the Scott's
                    Hill site
The picture on the left shows a view of the top of the tower on Scott's Hill.  The two white fiberglass antennas on top are for the 2 meter and 70 cm antennas.  This picture on the right shows a view of the Scott's Hill complex.  The site with the '27 repeater is on the right, the UARC site is on the left, and a USFS site is in the background - just to the right of the UARC site.
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A view of the rack containing
                    the 2 meter and 70 cm repeaters
This is a view of the rack containing the 145.27 and 449.525 MHz repeaters as well as the Intertie linking gear.
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Farnsworth Peak

Site of the 147.12+ repeater, south and west of of Salt Lake City
For more info about this repeater, go here.


Top left:  Racks containing the 147.12 repeater and link radios.  Top center:  Another tower containing some of the link antennas.  Top right:  A nighttime view of the tower complex at the KSL Farnsworth site.
Bottom left:  John, K7JL, working on one of the repeaters.  Bottom center:  A nighttime view to the west from the repeater site (traffic on I-80 may be seen.)  Bottom right:  A nighttime view of the Salt Lake valley as seen from the repeater site.
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Rack with the 147.12
                    repeater and link radios
Smaller tower with several of the linking
                    antennas
The KSL site at night
John, K7JL, working on one of the repeaters
Nighttime view to the west from the repeater
                    site
Nighttime view of the Salt Lake valley from the
                    repeater site




Levan Peak

Site of the 145.27- repeater, near Levan, Utah
For more info about this repeater, go here.


Top left:  John, installing a run of coax from one of the link antennas.  Top center:  Clint, KA7OEI, having just completed installation of a run of a cable run to one of the link antennas.  Top right:  John, installing one of the coax hangers for the cable run.
Bottom left:  John, installing a connector on one of the coax runs while talking to Don, WA7GTU.  Bottom center:  John, preparing to do a performance check on the radios.  Bottom right:  A sunset-time view of the tower with its many antennas.
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John, securing one of the coax lines to the
                    tower.
Clint, KA7OEI, just completing the installation
                    of one of the link antenna's feedlines
John, K7JL, securing one of the coax lines in
                    the hangers
John, K7JL, installing a connector on one of
                    the heliax lines while talking to Don, WA7GTU.
John, K7JL, preparing to do a performance check
                    on the radio gear
At sunset - a view of the tower on which the
                    repeater's antennas are mounted




Laketown (Bear Lake)

Site of the 147.02+ repeater, just south of Bear Lake
For more info about this repeater, go here.


Eldon (KB7OGM) standing near
                    the building at the Bear Lake site A view of the Bear Lake TV
                    Translator/Repeater site
The picture on the left shows Eldon (KB7OGM) next to the building with the '02 repeater and the picture on the right shows a more complete view of the site itself.
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Idaho Repeaters

Jumpoff Peak

Site of the 146.85- repeater, about 60 miles Northwest of Idaho Falls.
For more info about this repeater, go here.


Ken, Dwight and Bliss at the
                    Jumpoff Peak 70cm link antenna mast Another picture showing Ken,
                    Dwight and Bliss at the Jumpoff Peak 70cm link
                    antenna mast
These two pictures show Ken (W7NPO,) Dwight (K6LOV) and Bliss (WB7RUG) at the Jumpoff Peak 70cm link antenna mast.
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Sawtelle Peak

Site of the 145.23- repeater, near West Yellowstone.
For more info about this repeater, go here.


The
                  controller being inspected.
Dwight (K6LOV) peering cautiously into the repeater's controller

 
The
                  repeater's controller drawer.
This is what Dwight was looking at...

 
Front
                  view of the rack containing the repeater and associate
                  equipment.
A front view of the repeater's rack showing the power supply, the radio, and duplexer.

 
An
                  outside view of the building housing the repeater,
                  showing the antenna.
An outside view of the Sawtelle peak facility.  The repeater is in the dark building in the center of the picture.  The tall antenna in the middle is the repeater's antenna.

 
Winter-ish view of the
                      Sawtelle facility
A view from Sawtelle toward
                      the Cardwell, MT site, to the north
Winter-ish views from Sawtelle:  The left picture shows the repeater building during some antenna work.  Dwight (K6LOV) is on the ground and Bliss (WB7RUG) is on the pole.  The picture on the right shows a view from Sawtelle, in the direction of the Cardwell (Montana) link.
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Bliss, WB7RUG installing a UHF
                    link antenna Finished antenna installation
                    of the UHF antenna
On the left Bliss (WB7RUG) installing a UHF link antenna.  The picture on the right shows the finished installation.
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Mount Harrison

Site of the 145.27- repeater, about 16 miles Southwest of Burley, Idaho.
For more info about this repeater, go here.


View of the Mt. Harrison site View showing the top of the
                    tower, including a VHF yagi
The picture on the left shows another view of the Mount Harrison site.  The picture on the right shows a view of the tower - including a VHF yagi originally used - later replaced with a shorter fiberglass antenna.
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Closer view on the tower
                    showing some of the UHF link antennas
A closer view of the tower on Harrison showing some of the UHF link antennas
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The Malad "Remote" site

Site of the 146.43 (simplex) remote, near Malad, Idaho.
For more info about this site, go here.


The picture on the left shows John, K7JL, working on the antenna system at the Malad site.  The picture on the right shows the equipment for the Malad link in the new building.
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The picture on the left shows the new building (on the left) and the old building (on the right) while right picture shows Don (WA7GTU) and John (K7JL) standing in front of the old building at the Malad site.
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War Eagle Mountain

Site of the 145.23 (-) repeater near Silver City.

    

A view
                      into Silver City from War Eagle mountain
A view
                      toward the southeast from War Eagle mountain
The picture on the left shows the view into Silver City from War Eagle mountain, while the picture on the right shows a view toward the southeast, toward Mt. Harrison.
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The tower at War Eagle Mountain
The tower at War Eagle mountain.
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For more info about this site, go here.



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This page was last updated on 20121220