Grizzly Mountain Repeater is an "open repeater",
and is available to all licensed amateur radio operators.
the repeater serves a very large geographic area, and provides
the only available means of emergency communication in many
areas of Central Oregon, long "rag chew" contacts
are discouraged. Casual QSOs are permitted, with the caveat
that operators pause between transmissions to allow operators
to "break" with emergency and priority traffic.
Although the repeater doesn't transmit a "courtesy tone",
please be courteous.
non-emergency public service events and scheduled net operations,
the repeater is available for emergency traffic but not casual
a declared emergency, the repeater is dedicated to the exclusive
use of ARES/RACES communicators.