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Welcome to WC0HC Emergency Repeater System

WC0HC Repeaters and Current Status

WC0HC-VM

Downtown Minneapolis

146.700(-) PL 127.3

Current Status: OPERATIONAL

WC0HC-VM Operating Protocol

WC0HC-VP

Parkers Lake, Plymouth

146.700(-) PL127.3 Rx PL 118.8

Current Status: DISABLED

WC0HC-UG

Golden Valley

444.175(+) PL 127.3

Current Status: OPERATIONAL

WC0HC-UE

Edina

444.200(+) PL 127.3

Current Status: LIMITED FUNCTIONALITY

WC0HC-VE

Edina

145.430(-) PL 127.3

Current Status: LIMITED FUNCTIONALITY

Using the WC0HC repeater system

Except for the WC0HC-VM repeater, all WC0HC repeaters are open for normal traffic and ragchewing. All non-priority traffic must yield to emergency or priority traffic. 


Any of the WC0HC repeaters can be reserved by public service organizations for use in not-for-profit parades, marathons, etc. If you are a public service organization and would like to reserve repeater usage for not-for-profit use, please email the repeater trustee at daniel.anderson@hennepin.us.

INFORMATION

Latest Repeater System News

WC0HC-VM repeater for TC Marathon Oct. 6

(9/30/2019) The WC0HC-VM repeater will be used for the 2019 Twin Cities Marathon Oct. 6 from 0500-1500, The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Communications Response Team will be assisting in providing route communications for the event. Please refrain from using the repeater during this time.


Issues with WC0HC-VE, WC0HC-UE

(2/27/2019) We are currently having issues with both our repeaters in Edina. We believe it is external radio interference and are working with the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office Communications Division to fix. Thanks for your patience.


WC0HC Website Back In Business

(2/27/2019) The WC0HC Emergency Repeater System web page is back in business.

About Us

The WC0HC Emergency Repeater System is owned and maintained by Hennepin County Emergency Management for the purposes of providing a method of auxiliary emergency communications by licensed hams or those granted via RACES when all primary means of public safety communications fail. It is also available for SKYWARN usage per the Metro SKYWARN organization and the National Weather Service, and is used regularly for Public Service events throughout the Twin Cities Metro.