W8ODJ Repeater Information


SUMCO-ARES operates a distributed voice repeater system throughout the county. The output frequency for all systems is 444.550 and the input frequency is a standard 5 MHz positive offset at 449.550. All systems require a CTCSS (PL) tone for access. The specific PL tone information can be found in the chart below.


A new backup repeater is now available courtesy of N8CPI. This repeater is located in Richfield. The output frequency of this system is 442.550 with a 5 MHz positive offset input frequency of 447.550. The PL tone is 131.8.





Repeater Sites
Location
Frequency
Shift
PL IN
PL OUT
Coverage Notes
MAIN - Akron
444.550
+
131.8
131.8
Wide area - CWID=W8ODJ/R
South - Green
444.550
+
225.7
131.8
Wide area - CWID=W8ODJ/B
NEW South West - Norton
444.550
+
88.5
131.8
CWID=W8ODJ/W
North West - Richfield
442.550
+
131.8
131.8
CWID=N8CPI


The main antenna site is in downtown Akron.

The Green site has emergency backup power.

The repeater in Richfield is courtesy of N8CPI.