W3BXW

Bristol Emergency Amateur Radio System

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The BEARS UHF-VHF linked repeater system is centered north of Philadelphia, PA, in Bucks County. The system covers an area from the Chesapeake Bay to the New York Harbor, east to the Atlantic Ocean and west to the Susquehanna River in central Pennsylvania. This Web page is short and to the point: it is a current listing of the repeaters. Breaking news and status reports will appear as necessary.


By Frequency

Output
MHz*
PL**
State
County Location*** Notes****
53.030
131.8
PA
Bucks Fairless Hills linked to 53.91
53.910
131.8
NJ
Atlantic Egg Harbor linked to 53.03
146.640
131.8
NJ
Atlantic Egg Harbor linked to 147.30
147.300
131.8
PA
Bucks Fairless Hills linked to 146.64
147.345
127.3
NJ
Camden Waterford Works SJ VHF net 2230 daily
442.950
131.8
PA
Bucks Springtown  
444.200
131.8
PA
Bucks Bensalem Hub repeater of network
444.250
131.8
PA
Northampton Wind Gap  
444.450
131.8
PA
Monroe Tannersville  
444.500
131.8
NJ
Somerset Green Brook  
447.125
131.8
PA
Chester Honey Brook  
447.175
131.8
PA
Schuykill Snyders  
447.225
131.8
NJ
Ocean Lakehurst  
447.325
131.8
MD
Cecil Elkton  
447.425
131.8
NJ
Cumberland Vineland  
448.075
131.8
NJ
Ocean Manahawkin  
448.725
131.8
DE
Sussex Bethany Beach  
449.725
131.8
DE
Kent Dover  

* Standard repeater offsets.
** All repeaters except 444.500-NJ-Green Brook transmit the PL tone.
***Links to regional maps; repeater locations are centered in each map.
****All repeaters silent period 11 pm-6 am. 6m and 2m not linked full time to 70cm.

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Remote Receivers' Locations

449.200 Lawrenceville, NJ
Tabernacle, NJ
Philadelphia, PA (ne)
Chatsworth, NJ
Buckingham, PA
Fairless Hills, PA
147.900 Bensalem, PA
Buckingham, PA
Plymouth Meeting, PA
Lakewood, NJ
Wilmington, DE (nw)
Philadelphia, PA (ne)

Repeater Services

Thursdays 9 pm - WX2PHI [ Philadelphia/Mount Holly ] Skywarn Weather Net

Related Links :

Voice Over IP - EchoLink - W3BXW-R - node #88314 - is linked to 147.30 and 146.64 MHz.

Related Links :

Emergency events, public service activities, et al, as requested/required.


Repeater News

The photo gallery was added on 2006-03-30, and updated on 2006-05-01.

The call sign of the multiple-site repeater system sports its own club call of W3BXW (2006-01-14); the owner of the system retains WA3BXW for his personal use.

The N3DZM repeater in Long Pond, PA, is no longer a part of the BEARS network (2005-12-11).

Questions, comments, suggestions on the Web site are invited. Please e-mail .


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Last Revised 2006-06-09 by W2XQ for WA3BXW

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