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147.390

+600 KHz offset, FM Analog ONLY
Tone 114.8 in/out
Solar & Battery Backup
Gray, Louisiana

This repeater is located between Houma and Thibodaux, LA,  NNW of Houma, just off of the Bayou Blue Bypass Road in Gray, between Houma and Thibodaux near LA-24. This is the primary 2 meter repeater for northern Terrebonne and northern Lafourche Parishes.

The antenna is a DB224 mounted at the 325 foot level.  The RF deck produces 25w RF.  Chances are if you can hear this repeater, you can get into it.  Give it a try.

Live telemetry data for our system (Battery Bank Voltage and Room Temperature) can be accessed below.

Coverage estimate for 147.390 repeater
Coverage estimate for 147.300 repeater

147.300

+600 KHz offset, FM Analog
Yaesu System Fusion (Auto In-Auto Out), including Wires-X
DWARN
Tone 114.8 in/out
Generator & Battery Backup
Theriot, Louisiana

Located in Theriot on Bayou DuLarge south of Houma, LA., it utilizes the Yaesu System Fusion DR1X and a Henry Amplifier with approximately 95 watts output at 18 watts in.

The output includes simple analog (tone 114.8 input and output)  and C4FM digital.  This System Fusion repeater is in the Auto-In, Auto-Out mode with Wires-X activated, which is defaulted to Louisiana’s Digital Wide Area Network, DWARN, Room #40967.

The antenna is a Commscope DB224 mounted on the northeast arm of the candelabra at 550 feet.  The coverage area is nothing short of phenomenal.  We’ve received lots of great signal reports from Laplace, Prairieville,  and New Orleans– all places that haven’t heard this repeater in years!!!!

Live telemetry data for this system (battery bank voltage and room temperature) can be accessed below.

147.330

+600 KHz offset, FM Analog ONLY
Tone 114.8 in/out
Generator Backup
Houma, Louisiana

This repeater is located at the Chabert Hospital at 1978 Industrial Blvd in southeastern Houma, LA near the Houma Airbase.

The RF Deck is a Yaseu System Fusion DR-1X with an output of 18 watts running in simple FM Analog mode only. The antenna is a DB-224 mounted on a Rohn-25 tower atop the six story building.

There is no need for battery back-up (or even telemetry) at this location as we have access to the hospital generator power and cooling systems.

This repeater provides the Houma community with additional emergency coverage in disaster situations.

Coverage estimate for 147.330 repeater
Coverage estimate for 444.500 repeater

444.500

+5 MHz R/T offset, FM Analog
Yaesu System Fusion (Auto In-Auto Out) (NO Wires-x)
Tone 114.8 in/out
Generator Backup
Bayou Cane, Louisiana

Currently located on Coteau Road, north of the Southland Mall in Houma, the antenna is only up at 40 feet at this point in time. This repeater is a Yaesu System Fusion repeater that can automatically detect digital signals as well as analog, and will automatically switch operating modes based on the input signal. (Note: Wires-X is not available on this repeater.)

Let’s get on this one and wring it out, so when it is ready to relocate to a bigger stick, all potential problems will have been worked out.  The call sign is W5YL/R.

Live telemetry data for this system (battery bank voltage and room temperature) can be accessed below.

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