Repeaters

The W6TRW Amateur Radio Club operates three open repeaters in Redondo Beach. Coverage is the South Bay and greater Los Angeles, Orange County areas.

2 Meters

  • 145.320 MHz, Offset: -600 kHz, PL: 114.8 Hz; Located in Redondo Beach, CA
  • Also used by DCS Emergency Communications Repeater
  • Talk-in repeater for the monthly Swap Meet
  • All-Star node 505680

UHF 440 MHz

  • 447.000 MHz, Offset: -5 MHz, PL: 100.0 Hz; Located in Redondo Beach, CA
  • Also used for Health and Welfare repeater for W6TRW Club Members during emergencies
  • The W6TRW IRLP Node 7331 is on the WALA Reflector 9358 full time

UHF MotoTRBO DMR

  • 446.050 MHz, Offset: -5 MHz, Color Code: 2; Located in Redondo Beach, CA
  • Connected to the Western States DMR C-Bridge
  • DO NOT use the “All Call” Talk Group. Use only the Talk Groups shown below.
  • Talk Groups:
  • TIME SLOT 1 TALK GROUP NAMETIME SLOT 1 TALK GROUP ID
    California3106
    California 131061 (PTT)
    Zone 631606 (PTT)
    SoCal31066 (PTT)
    Southwest3176
    Southwest 131761 (PTT)
    Mountain3177
    North America3 (PTT)
    World Wide1 (PTT)
    World Wide English13 (PTT)
    Comm 13777215
    Tac 310310 (PTT) Linked to BrandMeister
    Bridge 31003100 (PTT) Linked to BrandMeister
    User Activated English 1113 (PTT)
    User Activated English 2123 (PTT)
    I-53168 (PTT)
    Parrot9998 (PTT)
    Audio Meter9999 (PTT) Linked to BrandMeister
  • TIME SLOT 2 TALK GROUP NAMETIME SLOT 2 TALK GROUP ID
    Local2
    Mountain West31062 (PTT)
    Talk Groups are always on except those marked (PTT) which are user activated for 15 minutes by momentarily pressing your Push To Talk (PTT) button. Each press of the PTT button will reset the 15 minute timer.

Repeater Nets

Nets are held on the VHF (145.32) and UHF (447.00) repeaters. Our VHF and UHF analog repeaters are usually linked. You can check-in and communicate over either one, but see exceptions below, for certain nets.

MONDAYS

  • K6MBC Manhattan Beach CERT Net
    • 6:00 PM Except the first Monday of the month.  447.00 Repeater
  • Lomita nad South Los Angeles DCS Net
    • 7:30 PM on 145.32 Repeater

 

WEDNESDAYS

  • W6TRW Weekly ECT Net
    • Noon (For NGC Employees but open to Visitors)
  • Newsline & ARRL Weekly News
    • 9:00 PM & 9:30 PM
    • News released every Friday

 

THURSDAYS

  • Space Net
    • 7:00 PM. Space news and information. Ronnie, N6SHI, is Net Control.
  • Outdoors Net (temporarily suspended April 2023)
    • 8:00 PM or Immediately following the Space Net. Mobile and outdoor activities.
    • Due to recent politically-natured discussions on this IRLP net, we have decided to suspend the net and are looking for a replacement outdoor net that is more appropriate for our club interests.

 

SUNDAYS

  • Newsline & ARRL Weekly News
    • 9:00 PM & 9:30 PM
    • News released every Friday