West MT I-90: Lookout Pass DMR

Lookout Pass UHF DMR
Mac Pass Repeater Group WR7HLN

Contact: Tom WR7AGT [email protected]

Repeater particulars:
444.200 MHz, plus 5 MHz offset

DMR admission: Color Code 2

DMR Radio ID: 313009

Location:
On a mountain top 1.7 miles east of where the Montana/Idaho border and I-90 intersect.

Equipment specifics:
Motorola SLR 5700 repeater 50 watts
Split duplexer and antenna system.
Dual antenna system consists of two Celwave PD-1151-2N 8dBd omni pattern. Tower height is 40 feet, repeater antennas are on top. Antenna HAAT = 1312 feet.

Operational mode:
Single-mode, DMR only

Networking:
DMR: Brandmeister via Verizon 4G service.

Static talk groups:
Time Slot 1 3130 Montana Statewide, 31302 MPRG2, 31303 BGV, 31089 Hytera USA, 8 MPRG Cluster
Time Slot 2 31301 MPRG1 Mac Pass Repeater Group

Dynamic talk groups:

Time Slot 1 All BrandMeister talk groups
Time Slot 2 PLEASE DO NOT USE TIME SLOT 2 for dynamic talk groups

Remarks:
Coverage includes east along I-90 including St Regis and Superior to Tarkio and west along I-90 including Coeur d'Alene to Spokane.

8/7/20 Repeater hardware upgraded from the existing Hytera RD982 to a Motorola SLR5700. Site is now single-mode DMR-only.

6/6/20 Lookout Pass repeater is being used analog for communications support for the Trail Rail Run.
6/8/19 Lookout Pass repeater is being used analog for communications support for the Trail Rail Run.
7/15/18 Existing Motorola MSF-5000 UHF repeater and separate MSF-5000 UHF link radio replaced with a dual-mode Hytera RD982 repeater and a Cisco 819 4G router. Analog tone changed from 131.8 Hz to 100.0 Hz.
6/09/18 Lookout Pass/University Mountain repeater pair are being used analog for communications support for the Trail Rail Run.
12/20/17 It is expected that this site will be converted from analog FM-only to DMR Summer 2018.



New DMR Repeater 7-15-18revb





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