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New openSpot and MMDVM access

A new feature has been added to the Bass Hill c-Bridge. This new server will allow users of openSpots, which are digital radio IP gateways, and users of other MMDVMs to connect to our bridge. This feature is currently configured … Continue reading

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New insulated enclosure for our UHF DMR repeater

Over the past week, I constructed an insulated box to protect and to warm our repeater during the winter months. It was good timing since the temperature dipped to – 20 F this morning. To heat the enclosure, I used … Continue reading

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Winter on Moose Hill

I got a very late start on winterizing the 147.225 MHz repeater this year. With about 5 inches of snow on the ground, I was able to make it up the hill with the truck after a few tries and … Continue reading

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New UHF DMR repeater antenna

On December 7th, with the help of Peter and Matt from Hussey Communications, a new 8 bay folded dipole antenna was installed on the short tower on top of Mosher Hill in Farmington. This will allow a new DMR repeater … Continue reading

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New repeaters on the Bass Hill c-Bridge

W1LH in Calais, Maine and W1IMD located Monkton, Vermont joined our c-Bridge earlier this month. This opened up some room on the Massachusetts bridge for additional repeaters soon to be coming online. This links to both of these sites seem … Continue reading

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Bald Mountain

Nothing to do with amateur radio, but I hiked up Bald Mountain in Weld, Maine today with a colleague. Nice view.

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A view of York Hill

This is an early morning photo of York Hill, site of the Bass Hill Repeater Group’s DMR repeater.

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Sunrise

The above photo was taken this morning just prior to sunrise from Mosher Hill in Farmington, the site of the 147.180 mHz analog repeater.

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