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K5GSM/R 442.3 near Granite has moved to Fay (near Watonga) and is now on 442.375

Trustee Brian K5GSM acquired a spot on a tower at the new QTH, but was slightly too close to another machine in the NW district, so we coordinated a new pair and the machine is now on the air from the Blaine county site operating on 447.375 RX/442.375 TX from an HAAT of 492 FT, and an effective radiated power of about 300 watts. The machine is linked to the 145.11 near Alfalfa in Caddo county which in turn is linked to 145.410 in OKC in order to help with Skywarn and emergency operations in NW Oklahoma.

OKLAHOMA REPEATER COORDINATION RECENT NEWS Revised 7/29/14

We just received an update from K5NOV that the KF5RDI 146.865 in Perry NE district, is now an Echo Link node, the repeater is accessed using a 141.3 PL tone and is open to all.

In the SE district coming soon to Stigler, a repeater on 145.25 PL 141.3 and 442.650 also 141.3 PL.

In Central Oklahoma it is now confirmed that N5KUK 444.75 repeater is now dead, and has been reborn as W5TC 444.75 D-Star operated by the OUARC, W5JA is the trustee.

Update Robert Tully KA5EOS SK W5KSU Michael now Trustee of Repeater

UPDATE: We just received confirmation that Michael Campbell W5KSU has taken over this machine (147.105 +600 no pl) and it is operational at a site in Guthrie (Logan County). The call on the machine was changed from KA5EOS to W5KSU.

ORSI 2014 Dues are now due.

ORSI Dues of $10.00 are now due. While coordination of repeater frequencies is a free service of ORSI, we do have some routine expenses. Plus by joining ORSI you can have a say in the direction the society is taking. We won't meet again until this fall, so you will need to mail your check in to either the coordinator, P.O. Box 512, Owasso, OK 74055-0512 or preferably the treasurer, P.O. Box 862, Mooreland, OK 73852-0862.

Muskogee Area to get a Repeater Running APCO 25 Format Soon

Joe WA5VMS has requested the 449.8/444.8 pair that is no longer in use in Mayes county to be re-coordinated for use in Western Cherokee County for a repeater running the APCO 25 Protocol. Which is a digital voice and data mode rapidly becoming popular on the Public Safety (I. E. Police and Fire) bands. I think this will be the only "P25" machine coordinated in Oklahoma at this time. There was one in the OKC area that I think was supposed to do D-Star and P 25 at the same time, but they decided to just make it standard FM instead. The same for 442.125 in the Bartlesville area.

Bartlesville area gets a repeater on 927.650

Bob W5RAB put a repeater running narrow band FM on the frequency 927.65 input 902.650, Another machine on the same frequency will be established soon in the Muckogee area by Joe WA5VMS. Even though the two will be close together, since the two trustees are working together and the 900 band is lightly used anyway, ORSI will let them work out the details themselves.

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