The Mason County Amateur Radio Club sponsors three open repeaters under the call sign N7SK, located in Shelton, Washington. These repeaters are available for the use and enjoyment of all licensed amateur radio operators.
- The 2-meter repeater operates at 146.72 megahertz, with a negative offset of 600 kilohertz, and a 103.5 hertz subtone.
- The 70-centimeter repeater operates at 443.25 megahertz, with a positive offset, and a 100 hertz subtone.
- The 900 MHz repeater operates with an input frequency of 902.4125 MHz and requires a CTCSS tone of 114.8 Hz. The output frequency is 927.4125 MHz. A CTCSS tone of 114.8 Hz is generated on transmit in case you need it to filter out extraneous noise on the band.
MCARC supports club repeaters through donations. If you’d like to help keep these repeaters available to help our community in times of emergency, please give. Contact us to learn how to donate.
The North Mason Amateur Radio Emergency Service Club (NMARES) also supports a repeater at 145.17 MHz, negative offset, with a PL tone of 103.5 Hz.
Also in the Belfair area, a 220 MHz repeater is available with an input frequency of 222.66 MHz. This repeater requires a CTCSS tone of 103.5 Hz. The output frequency is 224.26 MHz.
For more information on repeaters and how to use them, visit HamUniverse.
Other clubs in the region also support or use repeaters. Please find below links to more information about those 2-meter repeaters:
- Clallam County: http://www.olyham.net/w7fel_repeater.htm
- Olympia Amateur Radio Society: http://home.comcast.net/~oars/ (see about one-third down that page)
- Pacific County (including BeachNet): http://www.qsl.net/w7rdr/aboutus.htm