System 17: Sonora
Details for System 17
About the System:

If you're traveling between Sacramento and Fresno the C.A.R.L.A. 17 repeater will stay with you most of the way.

System 17: Sonora

Link PL:151.4
Local PL:103.5
Site Name:Cedar Ridge
City:Sonora, CA
Controller:SCOM 7330
System Config:Permanent Dual PL Link/Local System

System Equipment Photo
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Dual PL & Courtesy Tones
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.

Coverage for System 17
Located on Cedar Ridge near Sonora at 4300' elevation. This high level repeater covers Sonora,
Angels Camp, Oakdale, Twain Harte, and the surrounding areas. It also covers I-5 and I-99 from
Sacramento to south of Merced and works quite well on SR-120/SR-108 towards Yosemite.

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C.A.R.L.A. would like to acknowledge and thank Radio Mobile for the use of their program.

Technical Data for System 17
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.
In Service Degraded OOS

In ServiceSystem 17
Equipment:Motorola MSF5000 CXB
Transmit Power:20w
Antenna:Decibel Products 8-Bay with 9 dB of gain
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In ServiceMain Link
Type:RF Link (connects to the Vaca Hub)
Equipment:Motorola CDM
Transmit Power:20w
Antenna:Antennex Y4066 Yagi with 10.2 dB of gain