original Grizzly Mountain repeater was destroyed by a massive
lightning strike several years ago. The current machine was
replaced by a private party, and is now operated by the Ochoco
Amateur Radio Association.
is a commercial Yaesu VXR-7000, featuring CW ID'er and the
standard features such as an alligator, remote control, etc.
The transmitter runs approximately 50 watts output.
antenna is a double
folded dipole up 80 feet on a shared tower; the antenna produces
approximately 2.6 dB of gain. Allowing for duplexer and feedline
losses, this provides an ERP of just over 30 watts in an omnidirectional
is provided by a bank of wet lead-acid batteries,
floated on a switching power