Welcome to the Fort 550 repeater page. This repeater is on the air covering Van Buren, Fort Smith and areas around the River Valley in NW Arkansas.
Repeater is a Kenwood TKR-820 at 20 watts. It is fed through a Wacom duplexer and 1/2″ Heliax up 100′ to a DB420 antenna. Located on a prominent hill it can reach out!
Repeater is linked into the Arkansas GMRS Repeater Group Linking System with Dell Thin Client and DMK URI interface. It is in full service with “Skywarn Plus” automatic weather alert notifications when weather is active.
Repeater is available with emergency power.
Repeater Owner: WRBK701
Repeater Frequency Pair: OUTPUT: 462.550 INPUT: 467.550
CTCSS/PL Tones: 107.2
Open use always permitted to GMRS licensees as you enjoy the surrounding areas. Proud to be part of the Arkansas GMRS Repeater Group!
ARKANSAS GMRS REPEATER GROUP – OFFICIAL ZELLO CHANNEL
This Zello channel is linked to the Arkansas GMRS Repeater Group Network – a wide-area GMRS repeater system with machines across The Natural State.
TRANSMITTING IN THE ZELLO CHANNEL IS ONLY FOR LICENSED MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS GMRS REPEATER GROUP. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REQUEST PERMISSION IF YOU DO NOT MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS. Thank you for understanding!
You must be “trusted” to transmit. To become “trusted”, FIRST become a member at https://arkradio.net. Once you are a registered member, transmit a voice message in Zello stating your name, callsign, location, and membership status, and ask an admin to make you a “trusted” user. Until you have been “trusted”, your messages will only be heard by admins, and will not be sent to the repeater, network, or other users.