Re: FB or MO

Joe M.
 

Can you provide the source for "FB4 Community repeater – radio shop rents out, but makes each user license as well"

According to the FCC, FB4 station class means the community repeater is licensed for multiple users under the one license. That is what makes it a "community repeater". Licensing of each user would be required under an FB2 station class, but not FB4 or above (FB6/FB7/FB8).

Joe M.

On 6/30/2020 12:04 PM, ~Bill wrote:
To add to the GOOD info

FB2 generally a single user repeater, but may [YMMV] contain multiple
PL/DPL tones

FB4 Community repeater – radio shop rents out, but makes each user
license as well

FB6 Community repeater – users come, users go, no license info to search
for other than the Radio Shop owner

FB8 usually reserved for a Community Trunked system – owned by one
entity in the FCC [radio shop or Business or Government entity]

As to the OP’s original question to listen to the FB or MO – only you
will learn which one to listen to.

A Duplex system you likely want to listen to both, buta Semi-Duplex
Repeater system, just rely on the FB2, FB4, FB6 or FB8 listing.

Now to add [depending where you are, and whose network] more confusion,
you may want to listen to the FX1, FX2 remote RX/TX or control stations

Depending on how these are using, they could be a Mountain Top RX site

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FB is a fixed base transmitter (simplex). FB2 is a fixed base repeater.


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