height is what facilitates wide area communications. A 10 - 15 ft. height
=1 mile com radius. Height of 25 ft. = 2 mile com radius.
Initial repeater operation is simplex, parrot or talk-back repeater. Repeater records voice message or announcement and plays it back immediately. Duplex repeater is desired but, with inexpensive radios the simplex repeater has better efficiency and will provide for Neighborhoods Project emergency communications.
UV-5R+ UHF Repeater Radio Type
Bare Bones Emergency Communications GMRS Repeater, 15 channel radio. Click:>> frequency chart.
This $100 emergency communication repeater is ready for use with A/C power, has 12 VDC to 110 VAC inverter for DC power source
Baofeng or similar with =>15 channel, min. 2.0 watts output
Simplex repeater Controller, cable for radio model
Three or four receptacle power strip
150 watt 12 VDC. To 110 AC inverter
Tape, Velcro or attach to a board.
Almost any solar panel, 50 watts or greater and almost any 12DC battery will power this GMRS radio repeater communications set independent of power grid.
An elevated location, several floors up, will provide several miles of reliable simplex radio communications utilizing almost any (99%) GMRS / FRS handheld two-way radios. Several additional floors up, many more miles of communications.