WD5GIC Repeater System owned by Ronnie Franklin
The WD5GIC Repeater System started as a single repeater in late 1990. The repeater was intended to provide my family a 440mhz repeater in the Granbury area. Since then, the single repeater has grown to a 3 repeater system. The present configuration and status of each repeater is as listed below.
147.080 - PL 88.5 - Granbury - Operational
224.340 - PL 88.5 - Granbury - Operational (Linked to NCTC Systems)
442.025 - PL 88.5 - Granbury - Operational
440.XXX - DMR CC1 - Granbury - Should be Operational NLT 06/15/2022
- North America - TG-3 TS-1
- World Wide - TG- PTT TS-1
- TG Texas Statewide TG-3148 TS-2
- North Texas - TG-2 TS-2
We have been assigned a 440 pair to test and should have the DMR repeater on the air NLT June 15, 2020. The repeater is a Motorola XPR8400 UHF.
Each Analog repeater in the system is designed to be linked to all the other repeaters when needed. At the present time the 147.08, and 442.025 repeaters are linked together. The 224.240 repeater is in stand alone mode but can be linked to the other repeaters.
Granbury: 147.08, 442.025 -These repeaters are presently all linked together and cover the Granbury/Hood County area very well.
Granbury: 224.340 - Normal configuration of this repeater is linked to NCTC Networks. If needed a Admin can also link to 147.08 and 442.025. The 224.340 repeater covers the Granbury/Hood County area very well.
Granbury: 440.650 - D-Star Repeater is provided by Home Land Security and the North Texas D-Star System
Granbury: 1258.80 - D-Star Data Radio is provided by Home Land Security and the North Texas D-Star System
D-Star System: The system consist of a 440mhz D-Star voice repeater and a 1.2ghz 128kbs data radio. The system was provided through a Homeland Security federal grant.
For more information and what radios you will need to operate through the D-Star equipment and software please look at some of the links provided.
http://www.icomamerica.com/en/products/amateur/dstar/dstar/default.aspx - Icom Radio D-Star Information
http://www.dstarusers.org/ - List of Callsigns heard around the world
http://www.d-starusers.org/solutions.html - Software links
http://www.d-starusers.org/repeaters.php - Repeaters
http://www.jfindu.net/DSTARRepeaters.aspx - Stations heard - Digital APRS
http://www.dstarinfo.com/ - D-Star Information