Coordinates: 38.72126N -90.46454W, Grid Square: EM48sr What3Words
Elevation: 671 ft AMSL, 80 foot tower
Transmitter: 426.000 MHz Vertical polarization, DVB-T Modulation 16 QAM @ 4Mhz Bandwidth, Video PID 641, Audio PID 642, HiDes HV100 with DCI BP Filter in output line.
Output Power: 426.000 MHz: (DVB-T) 15 Watts
Receiver: HI Des HV110, 440.000 MHz, DVB-T, 4 MHz bandwidth, 16 QAM modulation
2meter Transceiver: 144.340 MHz for F1 audio input control of touch tones, ICOM-8000, Diamond 3.5db vertical at approx. 45 ft.
Coordination: Missouri Repeater Council (MRC) 2016
Sponsor: SLATS – St. Louis Amateur Television Society
Popular off the shelf equipment for High Definition receiving and transmitting is available at the HiDes Company and on eBay
Antenna and tower work Completed
Work Dates: September 9, 11, 2019
A few improvements were completed to enhance the overall use and reliability of the repeater.
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a lot of hard work and financial investment to pull this all together. We owe a debt of gratitude to our Club President, Mel Whitten, KØPFX for his unfailing motivation and expertise!
We also thank the dedicated team from SGR, Rick and Gary, for all the tower work. The ground crew, consisting of Earle WDØFCH, Rich KBØCCL, Gary NØGL, John WØNZG, Bob KDØJIY, and Mel KØPFX, assisted the tower crew as well as performed maintenance and prepping for the various phases of the project.DVB-T Digital Video Broadcast — Terrestrial