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, users are encouraged to pause between
transmissions to allow operators to "break" with
emergency and priority traffic. The repeater transmits a "courtesy
tone", as a reminder to listen for "breaks"
which might be emergency traffic.
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.