Mac Donald Pass Site VHF DMR
Mac Pass Repeater Group WR7HLN
Contact: Tom WR7AGT [email protected]

Repeater particulars:
147.1 MHz, plus 600 KHz offset
DMR admission: Color Code 1
DMR Radio ID: 310264

12 miles west of Helena, high atop Mac Donald Pass, 7155 feet above sea level

Equipment specifics:
Motorola SLR 5700 repeater 50 watts
Split duplexer and antenna system
Two Telewave ANT-140F2 2.5dBd omni pattern. Tower height is 93 feet, repeater antennas are on top. Antenna HAAT = 5272 feet.

Operational mode:
Single-mode, DMR only

DMR: Brandmeister via Montana Internet

Static talk groups:
Time Slot 1 3130 Montana Statewide, 31302 MPRG2, 31303 BGV, 310264, 3130036, 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

June 2018 Yaesu DR-1X replaced with a Motorola SLR 5700
7/7/16 On the air with 1.10j firmware.
8/22/16 WIRES-X networking deactivated.
8/28/16 Changed from Fix FM to AMS.

Coverage map depicting the service area of the Mac Pass VHF DMR repeater

Primary and backup 2 meter DMR repeaters and duplexer
Mac Pass 2 meter Repeaters Primary and Backup