System 5: Oakland
About the System
The C.A.R.L.A. 5 repeater was the original hub for the network. It has favorable coverage for the greater SF Bay Area and is one of the most used systems in the network.
System 5: Oakland|
|Site Name:||East Bay Hills|
|System Config:||Permanent Dual PL Link/Local System|
System Equipment Photo|
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This particular repeater in the C.A.R.L.A. System has a Dual PL
. You can use the Link PL
to hold a conversation with someone elsewhere on the network, or the Local PL
to converse with someone who is on the same repeater as you are.
You can read more about the Dual PL
system and the Courtesy Tones
that are used on the system.
Located in the East Bay hills at around 1,500' elevation. This machine has wide area coverage including most of the greater S.F. Bay Area from Marin County, Sonoma and Napa Counties. Lafayette, Walnut Creek, Concord, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, as well as Antioch, Pittsburgh, Bay Point on out Hwy 4 and 12 to the Stockton area. The system also reaches out along many parts of the I-80 corridor through Fairfield, Vacaville, Sacramento, and Auburn. This system has reduced power & coverage due to PAVE PAWS.
See this system on our Interactive Coverage Map
Disclaimer: Coverage maps are provided for informational purposes only.
C.A.R.L.A. would like to acknowledge and thank Radio Mobile for the use of their program.
|For the curious amongst us, here are further details about the equipment that makes up this C.A.R.L.A. System. For example, you can see what kind of transceiver we're using for a particular repeater, or what kind of link antenna, etc. If there are other repeaters or connections present, you can click on their name for further information.