VK5RSE Millicent

VK5RSE as of 27/10/22

VK5RSE:Two Metre Repeater

With 146.800MHz output and 146.200MHz input the general purpose repeater was installed 3rd September 2005 on Mt Graham, 11km NE of Millicent.
This repeater is temporarily connected to the south-east two metre network. Up until January 2021, it was linked to VK5ROH 70cm repeater as listed which in turn connects to IRLP node 6875 at VK5WSR in the Mount Gambier clubrooms.

On Thursday 27 October 2022 the Mt Graham Repeater was converted to a central position between Mt Benson and The Bluff. The repeater has been completely rebuilt by Brian VK5VI and now has two links feeding The Bluff and Mt Benson between Kingston and Robe.

Photograph from top:
1) VK5RSE beacon output stages
2) beacon drivers 146.550MHz, 432.550MHz, 1296.550MHz (currently under repair)
3 The link chassis with receivers and transmitters plus the 2 link port Mk2 VK5DJ controller.
4) Bottom is the TAIT VK5RSE repeater on 146.800MHz output.

The five cavities for the repeater are on the left and in the distance a single cavity to keep the 146.550MHz beacon out of the repeater.

David VK5HDW installs the VK5RSE repeater antennas on Mt Graham
Peter VK5BE about to install the link antenna to Mt Benson
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