Monday 21 December 2020

DMR repeater for Cork City


A new 70cms DMR repeater was installed at Farmer's Cross near Cork city on Monday December 21st to provide DMR coverage to Cork City and surrounding areas. The set up consists of a Motorola DR-3000 repeater and the antenna is a CAT-C440 @ approx 50ft. It's the fourth digital repeater set up by the Southern Ireland Repeater Group will complement our other three digital installations located at West Waterford, Waterford City and Mt. Leinster. 

Details are as follows:

Callsign:   EI7FXD
DMR ID:   272015
Mode of Operation:   DMR Only
Location:   Farmer's Cross, Cork City
Locator:   IO51SU  
Output:  430.250MHz
Input:  439.250MHz
Shift:  +9.0MHz
Access:    Colour Code 1

On site for the installation were Neil EI3JE and John EI8JA. Thanks to Anthony O’Sullivan and his colleague John who put the antenna up for us in not so nice weather conditions and to John EI8IR (Airwave Internet) for the Broadband connection.
This repeater is a joint venture between Southern Ireland Repeater Group and local DMR enthusiasts in the Cork City area.
Many thanks for their contributions towards the project to Don EI8DJ and Willie EI7CGB.