Philadelphia Area Repeater Association

Multi-Function Repeater Site

53.410 MHz W3PHL/R

146.760 MHz W3PHL/R

224.940 MHz W3PHL/R

443.900 MHz W3PHL/R

VALLEY FORGE, PA



The shack
This is the 12 foot by 16 foot equipment building.


The tower
This is the 66 foot military communications tower.
No...the tower is NOT leaning... it's just the camera angle.


The antennas
These are the various antennas.

The antenna left and rear is the "Austin" 6 meter colinear that the 53.410 MHz W3PHL/R repeater is operating on.

The antenna left and front is the "Diamond" dual-bander that the 443.900 MHz W3PHL/R repeater is operating on.

The antenna right and rear is the "Phelps-Dodge" Stationmaster that the 224.940 MHz W3PHL/R repeater is operating on.

The antenna right and front is the "Cellwave" Super-Stationmaster that the 144.390 MHz APRS Wide Area Digipeater and the 146.760 MHz transmitter is operating on.

The antenna right and center is the "Austin" 440 MHz colinear that the 6 meter, frequency and PL agile, remote base is operating on.

All antennas are fed with 7/8" hardline except the remote base antenna which is fed with 1/2" hardline.



VF Equipment
This is looking in the front door of the equipment shack.



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