Ted’s essays


Also known as Downing Mountain, or the 146.720 North Repeater, this site presents extreme challenges to the engineers keeping it alive for amateur radio users.

I put together a presentation for the local ham club, but the projection format washed out my drawings making them unusable for the back half of the room. I put them here for anyone who wants to see a pictoral representation of the challenges our tech team is dealing with.

Paul’s White Paper covers the same turf from the technical side. Read it in .pdf form here:

72 repeater analysis

Their relationship is that I used the data and analysis from his white paper to build my slides. My pictures provide the visuals while his paper shows the science. I call mine, “the graphic novel version”.