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

Norman Bradley pryankster at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 05:19:44 UTC 2013


The possibility of a license is hanging by a tread. I still have not 
heard back from the board or officers. I can't file until I know the 
answers to the questions I posted. I need to have a week to file because 
I won't be able to get the other information otherwise.

You are entitled to your own opinion.
You are NOT entitled to your own facts.

Norman

On 10/31/2013 8:51 PM, giovanni_re wrote:
> 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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