VA3IGN Repeater

147.180+ (PL 123.0 Hz)

IRLP #2414

Located at the Ignace Public School downtown Ignace. Elevation is 1300' above sea level.

A Sinclair SRL-224 is used for the antenna with 7/8" heliax on a 130' commercial freestanding Trilon tower.


Here are two of our Ignace amateurs that helped install the repeater. On the left, John(VE3JRA) and Wally(VA3WGD). Others that helped with the repeater were, Rick(VA3RGA), Gary(VE3MOR), and Scott(VA3EXT).


Equipment is a GE Master II, 40 watt repeater, a 6 cavity Sinclair Q-201G duplexer, and a Link Communications RLC-3 controller. The radio and duplexers were supplied by the Amateur Radio Society of Dryden, and the RLC-3 controller was donated by Environment Canada Weather Services.