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The NJDXA 2 Meter Repeater

W2JT/r FAQs

W2JT the NJDXA voice repeater now resides at the hilltop estate of W2JB in North Caldwell, NJ

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  1. Where is the W2JT/r repeater located?
  2. What are the operating frequencies of the NJDXA repeater?
  3. Is the NJDXA repeater an open repeater?
  4. Are there special rules or guidelines for the use of this repeater?
  5. What is the polarization of the NJDXA Repeater antenna?
  6. Must I be a member of the NJDXA to use this repeater?
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1. Where is the W2JT/r repeater located?

High up on a hill near the the intersection of Route 80 and Route 23, behind Willowbrook Mall.


- Last Update: February 13, 2009 which is 2135 days ago. - Top

2. What are the operating frequencies of the NJDXA repeater?

The NJDXA repeater transmit frequency is 147.78 MHz. The receive frequency is 147.18 MHz. This is the standard 600 KHz split and follows the convention of transmit high/receive low when above 147.00 MHZ.


- Last Update: April 11, 2004 which is 3904 days ago. - Top

3. Is the NJDXA repeater an open repeater?

Yes, but in order to limit interference from repeaters on or near our frequencies, we have instituted the use of a sub-audible tone (PL) to key the repeater. The tone we use is 156.7 Hz.


- Last Update: April 11, 2004 which is 3904 days ago. - Top

4. Are there special rules or guidelines for the use of this repeater?

As with all amateur radio activities, proper behavior is expected. We do not permit profanity nor will we allow argumentative or 'flame throwing" remarks. Except in emergencies, we do not handle third party traffic. Please keep transmissions short and stand by for anyone who might wish to break in. We have the ability to selectively restrict the use of the repeater so please abide by our rules.


- Last Update: April 11, 2004 which is 3904 days ago. - Top

5. What is the polarization of the NJDXA Repeater antenna?

Our antenna is vertically polarized.


- Last Update: April 11, 2004 which is 3904 days ago. - Top

6. Must I be a member of the NJDXA to use this repeater?

No, this is an open repeater. Everyone is welcome as long as they abide by our rules.


- Last Update: April 11, 2004 which is 3904 days ago. - Top

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