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India's First Radio Scouting Repeater -- VU2MJJ, Inaugrated:

from Rajesh Nambiar on October 21, 2013
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India's First Radio Scouting Repeater -- VU2MJJ, Inaugrated:

The Malabar Amateur Radio Repeater Society (VU2MLQ) is pleased to announce the inauguration of the India’s First Scouting Repeater VU2MJJ yesterday at 4.00 p.m during the JOTA 2013 (20.10.2013) by Shri. Manjalamkuzhi Ali, Hon. Minister of Urban Affairs, Town Planning, Development Authority and Minority Welfare.

VU2MJJ located at the club station VU2MLQ has a wide coverage in South India and is situated at the top most point in Puthanathani town of Malappuram District in Kerala state at an Altitude of 420 feet ASL. The Coordinates are 10* 56’ 03.43” N .76* 00’ 20.45” E.

This is the first DSTAR capable repeater in India with the frequency of 145.450 with standard minus shift. The repeater is capable to handle DV, DD, FM (N),FM (W) MODES.

VU2MLQ was established to serve the Scouts and guides associations in India. It provides training to the scouts and guides and has an active net on HF every weekend.

http://www.malabarradiohams.in/htm/about_us.php
http://www.malabarradiohams.in/htm/repeater.php
http://www.qrz.com/db/VU2MLQ
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bharat_Scouts_and_Guides

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