View from top in mist
Mast in mist
ZS1SCI (Ohan) and ZS1VDV (Jan) went to site around 17:00
UHF repeater ZU9DMR running DMR, D-Star and YSF
The reconfigured UHF repeater ZU9DMR was reinstalled on site.
A new gateway was installed for the VHF D-Star repeater.
Last view of site, with alarm activated
The site was left around 18:45. The drive down in the dark and mist was a big challenge.
The first digital repeater high site in the Western Cape was installed on Sunday.
ZS1VDV and ZS1DDK completed the main install on Sunday 19 March 2017.
UHF MMDVM Repeater and ICOM VHF DSTAR repeater and controller
The install on site started around 08:30. All equipment had to be carried a few 100m up the hill.
Uninstalled old equipment from rack.
Cleaned out all dead animals and dust.
Installed power supply unit.
Automatic transfer switch with low voltage dropout on battery side.
Power pole distribution block.
Installed networking router.
Did all network cabeling.
Installed MMDVM UHF repeater (DMR and DSTAR configured)
Installed ICOM ID RP2C controller and ID RP2000V repeater.
Installed VHF duplexer.
Made up coax fly leads.
Installed UHF HD 400 antenna.
ZS1VDV installing antennas
Did a final cleanup.
Returned home by 14:30