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50 W PEP Maximum Power Limit Area on 70 cm
[50 W Power Limit Area on 70 cm]

A little recognized portion of FCC Part 97 regulations applies to 420-450 MHz operations in most counties in our Sacramento Valley section:
47 CFR §97.313 (f) No station may transmit with a transmitter power exceeding 50 W PEP on the UHF 70 cm band from an area specified in footnote US270 to §2.106 of part 2. The indicated affected areas are specified in, in the State of California within a 240-kilometer (150 mile) radius around locations at Beale Air Force Base, California (latitude 39°08' North, longitude 121°26' West).
More information on the additional impact on 70 cm repeater stations is at

[Pave PAWS Radar at Beale AFB, CA]

The Amateur Radio Service shares the 70 cm band on a secondary basis with the US Government which has priority. The US Department of Defense routinely monitors and locates signal sources on these frequencies.  Our voluntary cooperation is mandatory to avoid interference with the Pave PAWS (Phased Array Warning System) radar at Beale AFB and thus to assure our continued access to these frequencies.

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​​Output     Offset       Call              Location         Sponsor          Notes or Comments

29.620               -               N6JSL               Auburn                   PARK                           o 156.7 x
52.600               -               WD6AXM        GrassValley              YSARC                         o 151.4 rs
52.760               -               KF6GLZ           GrassValley             N6ZN                           o 131.8 ex
145.190             -               K6IS                Sacramento            NHRC                           o 162.2 ae
145.230             -               KC6MHT         Sacramento             KC6MHT                      o 162.2 ae
145.250             -               N6NA              Sacramento            RCARCS                        o 162.2 x
145.270             -               W6SAR            Auburn                   PCSAR                          o 156.7
145.430             -               N6JSL              Auburn                   N6NMZ                         o 136.5
146.085            +              WD6AXM          Sutter Buttes          YSARC                          o 127.3 esx
146.355            +              KI6TE               Auburn                   GSARC                           o 94.8 e
146.625            -               W6YDD            GrassValley            W6YDD                          o 151.4 ex 

                                         Tone 1  radio memory 1 (PL 151,4)  Wolf Mountain, Grass Valley
                                         Tone 2  radio memory 2 (PL 123)   Bald Mountain, Georgetown
                                         Tone 3 radio memory 3 (PL 100)  Mt. Vaca, Vacaville

146.640            -               W6SAR             Roseville                PCSAR                           o 156.7 er
146.760            -               N6JSL               Auburn                  N6NMZ                          o 136.5
146.820            -               KG6TXA            Sacramento           SALAC                            o 127.3 lex
146.910            -               W6AK               Sacramento           SARC                              o 100.0 alert
146.985            -               AB6OP             Sacramento           AB6OP                           o 94.8 era
147.000            -               K6MVR             Vacaville                MVRC                             o 136.5 ex
147.015           +               W6DD              GrassValley            NCARC                           o 151.4 esx
147.030           +               N6RDE             CameronPark         N6RDE                           o 77.0 aelrsx I:7330 E: 92518
147.120           +               KF6SQL            Sacramento           ERRS                              o 162.2 a
147.285           +               W6DD              GrassValley            NCARC                           o 151.4 erst
147.300           +               K6NP                Sacramento          GBTPRC                          o 136.5 lex
147.360           +               K6PAC               Lincoln                  WPARC                          o 179.9 e
223.820           -                WB6ALS            Auburn                  N6NMZ                         o 131.8 lex
223.900           -                N6NMZ             Auburn                  N6NMZ                         o 100.0
224.220           -                KC6MHT           Sacramento           KC6MHT                        o 123.0 ae
224.320           -                AB6LI                GrassValley           AB6LI                            o 151.4 sx
224.560           -                WA6ZZK            Lincoln                  WA6ZZK                        o 94.8 sex
224.580           -                W4WIL              Auburn                  W4WIL                          o 167.9 e
224.700           -                AA6IP                Sacramento          AA6IP                            o 107.2 el
224.900           -               KD6GVO            GrassValley           KD6GVO                         o 151.4 aelrsx

Input: The + or - standard repeater offset for that band and frequency.
Location: The city or town where the station is located.
Notes: Special attributes of the station are as follows:

o = Open repeater
nnn.n = repeater PL tone code
a = Autopatch capable
e = Emergency power operation capable
l = Linked (to other repeaters)
r = Affiliated with RACES
s = Affiliated with ARES
x = wide-area coverage (large footprint)
I = IRLP node
E = Echolink node


Scorpion Antennas
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Amateur Radio Direction Finding
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Homebrew/Kit Building
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Miscellaneous Technical and Informational Links

Everything RF - Lots of info and useable calulators

Parallel Resistance Calculator - Calculator
Weak Signal Propagation Reporter Network -
Weak Signal Communication, by K1JT -
Randy, K7AGE's Video Page -
K7AGE  - recommended

Jim Heath's Video Page -  W6LG - recommended

A History of Communications

HF Systems - An  Australian site with great information.