Acacia Plateau

The Acacia Plateau Repeater provides VHF coverage as far north as Toowoomba, south to Tenterfield and even heading east on the Bruxner Highway. Rx 147.275Mhz, TX 147.875Mhz. This repeater also has APRS capabilities.

Radio Systems

147Mhz 2m VHF Amateur Voice Repeater

145Mhz 2m VHF Amateur APRS

440Mhz 70cm UHF Amateur Link

VK2RAP Voice

FREQUENCY

Output f:        147.275Mhz
Input f:          147.875Mhz
Input CTCSS:   none
Split:             +600Khz
Timeout:        3 minutes
EIRP:             60 Watts

VK2RAP-3 APRS Digi

FREQUENCY

In/Output f:    145.175Mhz
Input CTCSS:   none
EIRP:             115 Watts

Recent data on VK2RAP-3 at aprs.fi

VK2RAP-3 repeater utilises the following equipment in operation:

  • Antenna – 8.Dbi omni-directional triple 5/8 antenna located at a height of 920M
  • Feeder – 213 Feeder
  • Controller – Argent Data Systems: OpenTracker version 21
  • Power Supply – 240VAC Power Supply with DC Battery backup

ABOUT VK2RAP – ACACIA PLATEAU VOICE REPEATER
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HIGHWAY COVERAGE

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HARDWARE

VK2RAP voice repeater utilises the following equipment in operation:
– Antenna – 5.2Dbi omni-directional Y-2 double 5/8 antenna located at a height of 950M
– Feeder – 10dFB Feeder into a 4 can RFI Duplexer
– TX Exciter – Motorola Mobile 9 series at 4.5 watts output
– TX Pwr Amp – Linear Amplifier capable of 110w, running at 45 watts output
– Receiver – Motorola Mobile 9 series- Link – Motorola GM Series
– Power Supply – 240VAC Power Supply with DC Battery backup

COVERAGE MAP

The following link provides you an idea of the coverage of this repeater
VK2RAP Coverage Map
– Within Red & Yellow = Great quality mobile station coverage
– Within Green = Good quality mobile station coverage
– Within Light Blue = Average mobile station coverage. May need to stop for good QSO