The Fraser Valley Amateur Radio Emergency Service Society (FVARESS) maintains the VE7RVA repeater site located at an elevation of 823 meters on Sumas Mountain east of Abbotsford. This location provides communication to the Lower Mainland that is independent of commercial electical power.
The repeater site source of power is provided by solar panels and diesel generators. The entire system is controlled remotely via radio and a wireless Internet link.
|VHF 146.610-||Tone 110.9|
|UHF 442.025+||Tone 110.9|
|6 Meters 52.850||Offset -1.700, Tone 100|
|442.500||Yaesu Fusion digital|
|145.030 simplex||Packet VE7PKV-7|
|224.26 MHz||Offset -1.6 MHz, Tone 110.9 (IRLP Node 1461)|