What is the national 2 meter calling frequency?
Across all of North America, the National Simplex Frequency (also referred to as the calling frequency) is 146.52 MHz.
What is the repeater offset for 2 meters?
Standardisation of repeater offsets
|Amateur Radio Band||Europe and UK Repeater Offset||USA Repeater Offset|
|2 Metres||600 kHz||145 MHz = -600 kHz 146 MHz = + or – 600 kHz 147 MHz = +600 kHz|
|1.25 Meters||No allocation||-1.6 MHz|
|70 Centimetres||Europe 7.6 MHz UK mainly 1.6 MHz although some repeaters now 7.6 MHz||-5.00 MHz*|
What are repeater channels?
What Is A Repeater? A repeater is a two-way radio frequency communication system which receives a frequency from portable two-way radios, and re-transmits it at another frequency in real-time. This mechanism allows repeaters to broadcast to a much wider reception spectrum.
What is the most common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?
minus 600 kHz
The answer to Technician question T2A01, “Which of the following is a common repeater frequency offset in the 2 meter band?” is B: plus or minus 600 kHz.
How do I contact a repeater?
The procedure should be:
- Select the repeater frequency.
- Wait for a space between transmissions if the repeater is busy.
- Key your mic and state…”Emergency, Emergency, Emergency” unkey.
- Wait for a response from the repeater users. If you get no response, try another repeater.
What is the offset for a 2 meter repeater?
On the 2m band suppose a repeater has an input frequency of 146.250 MHz and an output frequency of 146.850 MHz. The offset is 146.250 – 146.850 = -0.6 MHz, or -600 kHz. This is a negative standard offset.
How do you join a conversation on a repeater?
If the repeater is in use and you want to join the conversation, wait for a pause in the conversation and transmit your call sign, and wait for one of the other stations to acknowledge your call. Avoid saying the word “break” as it has several conflicting meanings.
What are the repeater channels?
A transmission range of over 100 kilometres can be achieved through the use of a repeater.
- Repeaters are on channels 1–8 and 41–48 and the duplex button should be pressed to access the repeater.
- Channels 1 to 8 (Output) & 41 to 48 (Output) are repeater channels (To use these press the DUPLEX button on your UHF radio)
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