The Rocky Ridge Repeater Group (RRRG) is the Technical Committee of MDARC. RRRG is charged with the operation and maintenance of the club's repeaters located on Mt. Diablo. These repeaters are open repeaters. That is, they may be used by any licensed amateur radio operators regardless of club affiliation, so long as they are operated in accord with the FCC and club rules.
Click here to report a problem with any of the W6CX repeaters.
W6CX and Northern California 440 Repeater Restrictions
The power output on our 70cm (440) repeater has been reduced by 50dB due to a request from the US Air Force. This change is necessary to mitigate the interference issue affecting the PAVE PAWS radar (PPR) system operating in the 70cm band. This has resulted in the following changes to our repeater system:
This is an issue that affects all Northern California 440 repeaters. Read more here:
224.780 MHz - / PL 77Hz
441.325 MHz + / PL 100Hz
145.000 DUP + Offset 2.5 (Port C)
Full Details – click here
W6CX-3 Packet Node 144.39 This node is used for keyboard-to-keyboard packet and APRS (Automated Position Reporting System). Node Name RRRG.
K6TPK-5 9600 BAUD Packet and TCP-IP 145.710
Repeater Malfunction Protocol
If there is a malfunction with any of the repeaters or nodes, please send us a short message to firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not assume that someone else has already notified us. We would rather have duplicate notifications than have none at all.
Please include the following information in your note:
Thank you for your help.