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OCARC Documentation

Welcome to the Orchard City Amateur Radio Club's documentation system. Here you will find details about various projects that the club is working on, as well as an archive of documentation for club-owned equipment.

Sites

Projects

Club Resources

Installations

Repeaters

IRLP

  • Orchard Repeater Location - off air- requires repair.

APRS

  • BGWHTE Big White Mountain digipeater
  • RODDHU Roderick Dhu Mountain digipeater
  • VA7DIG-1 Kelowna Landmark iGate
  • VA7OGO-1 Revelstoke West digipeater
  • VA7OGO-2 Revelstoke East digipeater
  • VA7OGO-3 Golden North digipeater (not yet installed)
  • VA7OGO-4 Golden Kicking Horse Mountain digipeater (not yet installed)
  • VA7OGO-5 Begbie (pending)
  • VA7OGO-13 Golden digipeater (not yet installed)
  • VA7OGO-14 Blue Grouse iGate
  • VA7OGO-15 Revelstoke iGate (not yet installed)
  • VA7YLW-1 Black Knight Mountain digipeater
  • VE7OGO-1 Cedar Creek iGate
  • VE7ROC Little White Mountain digipeater

TCP/IP

Club Repeaters

Call Sign Description Band Frequency Offset Tone In/Out Mode Status Elevation Mobile Coverage Sponsor or Info Source Notes Last Update On WebPage
VE7RBJ Okanagan Mtn 6m 53.250 -1.700 88.5/88.5 FM Online 1570m OCARC Parrot Mode (audio stored for delayed retransmit). Not currently using tone access. Suffers from desense due to high power transmitters in vicinity. 20200801
VA7KEL Blue Grouse Mtn 2m 145.090 +0.600 88.5.88.5 FM/C4FM Online 1280m Vernon to Peachland OCARC (WIRES-X node down?) 20200801 Y
VE7HWY Kuipers Peak 2m 145.250 -0.600 88.5/88.5 FM/C4FM Online 660m Kelowna Area OCARC 20200801 Y
VE7RBJ Okanagan Mtn 2m 145.490 -0.600 88.5/88.5 FM/C4FM Online 1570m Armstrong to OK Falls OCARC WIRES-X node 52373 20200801 Y
VE7ROK Orchard 2m 146.620 -0.600 88.5/88.5 FM Online 360m Kelowna Area OCARC Linked to Penticton 147.120. IRLP 1491 (Down). Autopatch (Down) 20200801 Y
VE7HOL Dilworth Mtn 2m 146.680 -0.600 88.5/88.5 FM Online 640m Kelowna Area OCARC Main club repeater for OCARC 20200801 Y
VE7ROC Little White Mtn 2m 146.820 -0.600 none/88.5 FM Online 2170m Oyama to Peachland, Hwy 33 north of Beaverdell OCARC Solar Powered, Tone 88.5 on output only 20200801 Y
VE7RBG Big White Mtn 2m 146.860 -0.600 88.5/88.5 FM Online 2220m Hwy 33 Kelowna to Beaverdell, West Kelowna, parts of Christian Valley OCARC Solar Powered. Possible receive failure when under extended use 20200801 Y
VE7ROW Okanagan Mtn 2m 147.000 +0.600 none FM Online 1570m Armstrong to OK Falls. Accessed with no tone 20200810. OCARC 20200801 Y
VE7KEL Black Knight Mtn 70cm 444.400 +5.000 88.5/88.5 FM/C4FM Online 1280m Oyama to Peachland OCARC (WIRES-X node down?) 20200801 Y
VE7HWY Kuipers Peak 70cm 444.500 +5.000 88.5/88.5 FM/C4FM Online 660m Kelowna Area OCARC WIRES-X node 52375 (analog link, not connected) 20200801 Y
VA7KEL Blue Grouse Mtn 70cm 444.825 +5.000 88.5/88.5 FM Online 1280m Vernon to Peachland OCARC 20200801 Y
VA7OKV Peachland UHF Link 70cm 447.225 -5.000 88.5/88.5 FM Online 490m OCARC Peachland Link for 146.620 Kelowna/147.120 Penticton 20200801 Y
VE7ROW Okanagan Mtn 70cm 449.125 +5.000 88.5/88.5 FM Pending Planned 1570m OCARC Hub Repeater. Not yet active. 20200801
VA7DIG-C Landmark 2 D-Star Repeater 2m 145.030 +0.600 D-STAR Online 400m Kelowna Area OCARC 20200801 Y
VA7DIG-B Landmark 2 D-Star Repeater 70cm 440.950 +5.000 D-STAR Online 400m Kelowna Area OCARC 20200801 Y
VA7DIG-A Landmark 2 D-Star Repeater 23cm 1247.000 +12.000 D-STAR Online 400m Kelowna City OCARC Y
VA7DIG-DD Landmark 2 D-Star Repeater 23cm 1293.150 SIMPLEX D-STAR Data Online 400m Kelowna City OCARC Y

‎Club member operated Repeater information

Call Sign Description Band Frequency Offset Tone Access Mode Status Elevation Mobile Coverage Sponsor or Info Source Notes Last Update On WebPage
VE7SFX Rutland 2m 146.780 -0.600 88.5 FM/C4FM Online On 410m Kelowna Area Chris Walter VE7EQN 20200801 Y
VE7KTV Blue Grouse Mtn. 2m 147.300 +0.600 88.5 FM Online On 1280m Kelowna Fred Schrod VA7UN Hub Repeater/ATV 20200801 Y
VE7EQN Rutland 70cm 444.175 +5.000 88.5 Multi-Mode DVM Online On 410m Kelowna Area Chris Walter VE7EQN DMR/C4FM-Fusion(YSF)/P25/D-Star/NXDN. Analog possible in the future. 20200801 Y
VA7NBC Kuipers Peak 70cm 444.800 +0.600 88.5 Multi-Mode DVM Online On 660m Kelowna Fred Schrod VA7UN DMR/C4FM-Fusion(YSF)/P25/D-Star/NXDN. Analog possible in the future. 20201108
VA7VTV Turtle Mtn 70cm 449.600 -0.600 88.5 Multi-Mode DVM Online On 810m Vernon Fred Schrod VA7UN DMR/C4FM-Fusion(YSF)/P25/D-Star/NXDN. Analog possible in the future. 20201108
VA7CNN Black Mtn 2m 146.840 -0.600 88.5 FM Down Off 1280m Kelowna Fred Schrod VA7UN Allstar Win-System Affiliate Repeater 20200801 Y
VA7JPL Okanagan Mtn DMR 2m 146.700 -0.600 88.5 FM Down Off Kelowna Fred Schrod VA7UN DMR. MMDVM in future. Currently testing at temporary low elevation location. 20200801 Y
VE7EJP Kault Hill 2m 146.720 -0.600 88.5 FM Pending Planned Salmon Arm Fred Schrod VA7UN Linked to VE7KTV via Enderby
VE7OJP Mt Kobau 2m 147.180 +0.600 88.5 FM Pending Planned Osoyoos Fred Schrod VA7UN Linked to VE7KTV
VA7NBC Kuipers Peak 2m 147.100 +0.600 88.5 FM Pending Planned Kelowna Fred Schrod VA7UN MMDVM Multi-Mode U/V Digital Rpt
VE7RJP Mt Begbie 2m 147.200 +0.600 88.5 FM Pending Planned Revelstoke Fred Schrod VA7UN Linked to VE7KTV
VA7UN Allstar Link Rptr 2m 147.260 +0.600 88.5 FM Pending Planned Kelowna Fred Schrod VA7UN
VE7VTV Turtle Mtn 2M 147.300 +0.600 88.5 FM Pending Planned Vernon Fred Schrod VA7UN Linked to VE7KTV
VA7JPL Enderby Cliff 70cm 449.900 +5.000 88.5 FM Pending Planned Enderby Fred Schrod VA7UN UHF Hub/Relay

Neighbouring Repeater information

Call Sign Description Band Frequency Offset Tone Type Status Notes Sponsor
VE7RIM West Kelowna 2M 147.240 +0.600 Analog FM Online On Elevation 1300m (est.); Open Repeater VE7JX
VE7RSS Silverstar Mountain 2M 146.880 -0.600 Analog FM Online On Elevation 1890m; Covers North Okanagan NORAC
VE7EGO Vernon Commonage 2M 147.380 +0.600 System Fusion Analog / C4FM Online On Elevation 800m; Covers Armstrong to Rutland NORAC
VE7EGO Vernon Commonage 70CM 442.500 +5.000 System Fusion Analog / C4FM Online On Elevation 800m; Covers Armstrong to Rutland; WIRES-X node NORAC
VE7OKN Apex Mountain 2M 146.920 -0.600 Analog FM Online On Elevation 2250m; Covers South Okanagan Penticton ARC
VE7RVN Silverstar Mountain 70CM 444.275 +5.000 110.9 Analog FM Online On Elevation 1890m; SIRG Hub repeater; IRLP node 1050 NORAC
VE7OKN Silverstar Mountain 2M 147.060 +0.600 Analog FM Down Off Elevation 1850m: SIRG Vernon SIRG
VE7RIP Vernon City 2M 147.040 +0.600 Analog FM Pending Retired Elevation 400m NORAC

Site and System Block Diagrams

Club member operated APRS

  • VE7RJP-1 Revelstoke digipeater Sponsor VE7EQN
  • VE7OJP-1 Osoyoos digipeater Sponsor VE7EQN


(ATV) Amateur Television Repeater System information

  • VE7KTV Kelowna ATV 439.25 MHz TX / 2.410 GHz RX & 1.289 GHz (VE7VTV-Vernon) RX Sponsor VA7UN
  • VE7VTV Vernon ATV 1.289 GHz FM ATV TX / 1.246 GHz RX & 439.25 MHz (VE7KTV-Kelowna) RX Sponsor VA7VW


Amateur Satellite and Space Communications

AMSAT

Amsat Twitter

AMSAT Wiki

AMSAT UK

AMSAT Germany

AMSAT-DL P3E

Es’hail-2 Qatar/AMSAT-DL Geostationary Satellite

AMSAT India

Canadian Amateur Satellite CanX-1 CanX-2

UVIC ECOsat

ECOsat Canadian Amateur Satellite


Gunter's Space Page

DD1US Satellite Page

KA7FVV Satelite Page


Real time Satelite Tracking


ISS Fan Club

Amateur Radio on the International Space Station

Explanation of ARISS


Ham Radio on the ISS

Ham Radio contact with ISS


Live Streaming VA7UN Satellite Gateway Ground Station

VE3VRW Demo of Satellite Gateway on Toronto Repeater Network

C4FM/DMR/P-25/D-Star MMDVM/Digital Voice - information

Brandmeister MMDVM Wiki

Multi Mode Digital MMDVM Demo

TYT MD-2017 Dual Band DMR HT

DMR QSO

Fusion C4FM QSO

System Fusion C4FM info

P25 vs FM 900 MHz

FM vs C4FM

FM vs C4FM marginal path

Radiodiddy GD-77 Dual Band DMR Radio

How DMR works

Android DMR Smart Phone Outphone Rangerphone S15

RangeFinder M1

Sure DMR Smart Phone S8


SDR and WEB-SDR

(UVIC) University of Victoria Web-SDR

University of Twente - The Netherlands


Misc technical information

BC Frequency Coordination Council


Interesting Amateur Radio Links:

How you can Talk to a Astronaut from Home - All about Ham Radio

Famous Ham's

More Famous Ham's

Sam from Space


Documents for Club Resources:

Using the Club Remote Radio

Tips for Accessing System Fusion Rooms using the Yaesu FT70DR