Repeater Info

K6IS/R System Information

EAST – K6IS/R “East” is located south of Folsom Lake. It is on 145.19- MHz 162.2 PL and 224.40- MHZ 162.2 PL. Transmissions on either frequency pair are repeated on both. It is a friendly repeater, open to any licensed Ham operator in the coverage area. Autopatch and speed dial are closed to members only. Members, but emergency and other assistance is available to all. Please ask on the repeater.

Coverage for mobile and fixed stations extends northwest to Southern Yuba, Sutter, and Colusa Counties, west into eastern Solano and Contra Costa Counties, and south into northern San Joaquin County. Hand-held coverage is possible in most of Metropolitan Sacramento. A transmit timer prevents the repeater from being held on. A courtesy tone will be heard at the end of each transmission. Please wait for this tone before transmitting to reset the timer to prevent being cut-off. Resetting the timer in the middle of a transmission is reserved for nets and net-like exchanges.

WEST – K6IS/R “West” is located near Zamora, CA. It is on 145.19- 123.0 PL. The squelch tail is set at 1 second. There are no autopatch or crossband functions on this machine. Some comments about the East repeater apply, except the West repeater has better coverage into Placer County.