Calnet consists of the following 17 FM repeater locations: Mt. Umunhum (San Jose), Grizzly Peak (Oakland), Mount Sutro (San Francisco), Stockton (Livermore), Campbell (Campbell), Meadow Lakes (Fresno), Breckenridge Mountain (Bakersfield), Loop Canyon (San Fernando), Thousand Oaks (Thousand Oaks), Santa Ynez Peak (Santa Barbara), Sunset Ridge (Pomona), Blueridge Mountain (Wrightwood), Heaps Peak (Lake Arrowhead), Snow Peak (Banning), Santiago Peak (Irvine), Mount Otay (San Diego), Red Mountain (Fallbrook), C4FM on Pleasants Peak (Corona), C4FM Heaps Peak (Lake Arrowhead) and C4FM Sunset Ridge (Pomona). Calnet also maintains a full time bridge from our AllStar node and DMR bridge to the linked analog system.
Calnet repeater sites are using Link Communications RLC 3, & RLC 4 Repeater Controllers. We have converted our sites to flat audio across the entire linked Calnet system. Flat audio makes it near impossible to determine where a user is coming into the system. We also have our own custom audio processing board on every transceiver. Additionally Calnet is striving to maintain the highest level of RF filtering and signal isolation on our system. We currently have custom built and tuned duplexers by TX/RX and band pass filters by Angle Linear at many of our sites.
No., we are open to all licensed amateur radio operators.
Yes, we encourage prospective supporters to test the system out, by talking to Calnet hams. This will give you a feel for area coverage and system audio quality. Plus you will get to meet some of the interesting hams on Calnet. So spend a few weeks and talk with some of the hams on Calnet to decide if this group suits your needs.
Yes! Please listen on Wednesday evenings at 8:00pm and check in as a guest.