On October 5th the TRYON ARC performed a coverage test from the new repeater site. Thanks to everyone who participated. We had some interesting results. We mounted an omni directional antenna about 20ft from the ground and conducted our test mainly at 50 watts and 25 watts. Here are the signal reports we received:
KD2DKI S9 both directions with as low as 5W to repeater site.
K2RND @ 50W S2. @ 25W S0.
N2KAE @ 50W S9. @ 25W S7.
W1WV @ 50W S6. @ 25W S3.
N2UZQ @ 50W S7.
K2HAT @ 50W S6. – From Rensselaer @ 120W we copy at S5. @ 40W we copy S2.
WA2WDX @ 50W S2-S3 – Mobile 50ft over sea level in Troy.
KB2RSK RX Report @ 50W S8, @ 25W S6 and @ 5W S3. He TX at 5W we copy at S5.
KD2AUX 5W HT indoors we copy at S4 in Johnstown.
N2JVE @ 50W copy report S3 to North Columbia co.
KC2WRG @ 50W copy S9 to Gloversville, Kingsboro.
KC2YLK RX copy from Broadalbin from 5W HT with S1. TX @ 50W S5.
KC2GNC from Johnstown Dunkin Donuts with 4W HT we RX at S3.