Northwest Repeater Group NW7RG
Contact: Neal NE7AL [email protected]

Repeater particulars:
444.325 MHz, offset +5MHz
DMR Admission:Color code 1
DMR ID: 313015
Yaesu System Fusion Enabled

5.5 miles North of Bigfork. The site is a private residence at 3146 ft.

Equipment specifics:
The system is comprised of an Yaesu DR-1X repeater and MMDVM setup. The MMDVM is built with an Arduino Due / INADVM combo, raspberry pi, and PI-STAR image. 
The antenna system uses a TX-RX vari-notch duplexer, 1 1/4" heliax, and a Sinclair collinear antenna at 100ft. 

Operational mode:
The system is set up in a multimode configuration. DMR and YSF modes are available to the public. Scanning of both modes occur 60 seconds after last local transmission.

DMR: Brandmeister
YSF: YSFReflector at

The Bigfork repeater is part of the Northwest Repeater Group (NW7RG) family of linked analog and digital systems across the states. The YSF reflector is available by utilizing the DX button on your Yaesu radio. You will be able to search and connect to a large selection of rooms around the world. Certain features such as local and international news, text messaging, and voice recording is currently disabled on the YSF mode. Please disconnect from the room at the end of your conversation by holding the * button down on your radio.

NW7RG members can be reached on TG31304. Further information on the group can be found at