[Noisebridge-discuss] What use for the 440 Mhz Repeater? Hilaire swap for FM licensed broadcast xmtr?

giovanni_re john_re at fastmail.us
Fri Nov 1 03:51:38 UTC 2013


On Thu, Oct 31, 2013, at 09:37 AM, Hilaire Nollette wrote:
> Giovanni,
> It's a motorola, and the freq's are irrelevant to my friend. More likely
> built in the late 80''s.

Great, Hilaire.  :)  Thanks for the info.



> He has promised me a transmitter, IF and ONLY IF I have a construction
> permit for an LPFM station...
> Until we have the construction permit asking him would be pointless.

Being proactive is the key point here.
The NB radio project needs to be thinking right now about what our
transmitter options might be.

Would you mind discretely inquiring of your friend asap as to what exact
makes & models of FM broadcast xmters he has which height consider
selling or swapping, etc, to noisebridge?

Thanks!  :)



> I am not going to waste his time or mine until we have a licence.


I think this would be viewed as an _investment_ of time.


> Thanks,
> Hilaire
> 
> 
> On Wed, Oct I think this 30, 2013 at 10:14 PM, giovanni
_re <john_re at fastmail.us>
> wrote:
> 
> > At the NB FM radio mtg Fri Oct 18,
> > Hilaire pointed out the apparent 440 MHz repeater (with no front
> > panel?), on the shelf.
> > Looks vintage 1970s?  No readily visible company name nor model. Black
> > paint.  Military?
> >
> > I think this was mentiined on some nb list several monts ago, iirc.
> >
> >
> > Hilaire said he knows a guy who might swap one or more excess FM
> > broadcast FCC type approved transmitters for the repeaterr.
> >
> > Hilaire - Will you ask your acquaintance about this?
> >
> > Anyone - Any info about the repeater?  Model?  How did NB acquire it.?
> >
> > Cover is unscrewed.  Anyone care to identify a model?
> > What are the Freqs?
> >
> > Anyone have any thoughts about how to best extract some value from this
> > for NB?
> >
> >
> > Anyone know an online market swap/sell for licensed broadcast
> > transmitters?
> >
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> >
> >

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