The "64" Site Exposed
146.640 repeater sits atop Wolfe Mountain approximately where the Appalachian
Trail crosses Pa. Rt. 645. The site is 1220 feet above sea level and the tower
is 150 feet tall. The "64" antenna is at the 120 foot level on the tower.
The transmitter has a 100 watt amplifier. There is a bank of batteries that
can supply power to the repeater for a few days of normal operation in the
event of a power outage. The "64" repeater also has a phone patch available
for use by members.
The 145.170 repeater is also housed in the same building. The coverage
of the "17" machine is not as great as the "64" machine, the antenna is
much lower on the tower. On the plus side, the "17" machine has a full time
10 Meter link. The 10 Meter receive antenna is at this site. The 10 Meter
transmitter and antenna are at a remote location, in Palmyra, Pa.
at this time. The frequencies for the 10 Meter side of the repeater are............
29.550 Input (FM of course)
Aerial photo (USGS) of the "64" site
Map of repeater location