Great Falls UHF DMR
Mac Pass Repeater Group WR7HLN
Contact: Tom WR7AGT [email protected]


Repeater particulars:
449.200 MHz, offset -5MHz
Analog FM access: PL encode/decode 100.0 Hz
DMR Admission: Color code 2
DMR ID: 313008
Note: Color code and PL tone are different from what is used at most other MPRG sites

Location:
7.5 miles NNE of Great Falls.

Equipment specifics:
Hytera RD622 repeater 25 watts
Commscope DB-408 6dBd omni pattern. Tower height is 50 feet, repeater antenna is on top. Antenna HAAT = 322 feet.

Operational mode:
Dynamic Dual Mode (analog FM or DMR digital on-demand)

Networking:
DMR: Brandmeister
Expected summer 2019 Analog FM: EchoLink node yyyyyy xxxxxx always connected to conference server *MONTANA* 391181

Static talk groups:
Time Slot 1 3130 Montana Statewide, 31302 MPRG2, 31303 BGV, 31089 Hytera USA, 8 MPRG Cluster
Time Slot 2 31301 MPRG1 Mac Pass Repeater Group

Dynamic talk groups:
Time Slot 1 All BrandMeister talk groups
Time Slot 2 PLEASE DO NOT USE TIME SLOT 2 for dynamic talk groups

Remarks:
6/14/19 On the air!

Expected mobile coverage on I-15 extends from south to north from Cascade to Power, from west to east from Simms to Raynesford.


Coverage map depicting the service area of the Great Falls UHF DMR repeater
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Great Falls coverage map v1 small

Installing the 4-bay dipole antenna
Great Falls Antenna Installation 190615