Lookout Pass UHF Analog (DMR conversion Summer 2018)
Mac Pass Repeater Group WR7HLN
Contact: Tom WR7AGT [email protected]

Repeater particulars:
444.200 MHz, plus 5 MHz offset
Analog FM access: PL encode/decode 131.8 Hz (changing to 100.0 Hz during the repeater upgrade)
DMR admission: Color Code 2
DMR Radio ID: 313009

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

Equipment specifics:
Motorola MSF-5000 100 watts
Split duplexer and antenna system
Dual antenna system consists of two Celwave PD-1151-2N 8dBd omni pattern. Tower height is 93 feet, repeater antennas are on top. Antenna HAAT = 5272 feet.

Operational mode:
Analog FM. Upgrade to DMR expected June 2018

Analog FM: EchoLink via RF to the University Mountain/Missoula repeater when University Mountain is operating analog FM.

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

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.