“F2” 52.68 Repeater in Newbury, Ohio

The 52.68 repeater, located in Newbury Ohio, is a high-power and high-profile system that covers the majority of Northeast and North Central Ohio, as well as extreme Northwest Pennsylvania. It is a voted system with approximately 20 remote inputs scattered around its coverage area.

It is full-time linked to the 444.975 UHF repeater at the same location which covers Geauga and a few surrounding counties. UHF or “U2” uses an input frequency of 449.975 and has a DPL/DCS of 251 – but make sure to listen in carrier squelch.

The repeater is open – anyone is welcome to use it, but Cleveland Skywarn takes priority. We do ask that you keep the content clean and interesting!

Vital Statistics

Output Frequency52.68MHz
Input Frequency52.92MHz
PL/CTCSS107.2hz
Inputs Currently On the Air17
RF Amplifier Output Power~1200 watts, driven by six 4CX250B tubes.
Antenna Height~700ft above ground level
Tower Base Elevation~1260ft above sea level
SponsorSMART – Six Meter Amateur Radio Team – Bill K8SGX (owner), Dave AD8G

See also: History of F2.

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