The N3NKV 146.640 Repeater is located 6 miles south of downtown Erie, PA.
A PL tone of 186.2 is required to access the repeater.
The elevation at the repeater site is 1330 ASL

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Repeater Coverage

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Repeater Information

Repeater: Yaesu System Fusion DR-1X

Controller: Arcom  RC-210

Power Output: 20 Watts

Antennas: 

Receive Antenna: Diamond X510NA @ 90 Feet

Transmit Antenna:  Jetstream JTB1B @ 20 Feet

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Allstar Link Information

The N3NKV Repeater is connected to the Allstar Link Network.  For more information, visit http://allstarlink.org/

The N3NKV Repeater is node 43893.

Click Here for a list of all Allstar Nodes

Click Here for Node info for node 43893

Click Here for Stats for node 43893

Most of the time it is connected to the Wide Area Network Repeater.
The link to the Wide Area Net maybe shut off from 10 PM until 7 AM. 

 

For more information about the WAN Repeater system please visit: wanrs.net

 

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 To Connect the N3NKV Repeater to the WAN Allstar Repeater System:

  1. Identify and Give Callsign
  2. If the 3 Tone Harp courtesy tone on, that indicates the link to the the WAN Allstar Repeater System is disconnected
  3. If a “Ping Pong” courtesy tone comes back, it is already connected
  4. If not, press *4,   Repeater will read back  “Link to W A N Repeater System is Active”
  5. Press *32135  Repeater will repeat “Node 43893 linked to node 2135” or node already in this mode.

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 To Check your Audio Coming into the Repeater

  1. Press #4,  Repeater will read back  “Link to W A N Repeater System is Disconnected
  2. Press *1#, Repeater will say “Ready”
  3. After Repeater Say give your callsign
  4. When you are done unkey, and the repeater will play it back.
  5. Press *4 to put repeater back into Link mode

 

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 To Check your Touchtones

  1. Press #4,  Repeater will read back  “Link to W A N Repeater System is Disconnected
  2. Press *#then the numbers to be tested, Repeater will say read back the #s.
  3. Press *4 to put repeater back into Link mode