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The PNW network supports our affiliated IPSC networks of MotoTRBO repeaters and their users in Idaho, Oregon and Washington.  PNW is also affiliated with the BC-TRBO network in British Columbia Canada.

The new PNW c-Bridge at HamWAN is live, repeaters need to move over when convenient. or

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Information - Details

PNW Area Map - Heat Maps: OR - WA

Freq / Offset
Color Code / Contact

BC New Westminster CAN-TRBO Affiliate 444.6000 +5 Mhz CC1
BC Vancouver - Mt Seymour CAN-TRBO, Wide area coverage; South to Bellingham 443.4000 +5 Mhz CC1
OR Buxton - Green Mtn Hwys 6, 26 & 47 in Columbia & Washington counties OR 444.0250 +5 Mhz CC9
OR Colton - Goat Mtn Wide area, Clackamas County, I-5; Lebanon to Portland 442.7500 +5 Mhz CC1
OR Hebo - Mt Hebo North coast, Portions of Central OR   (MCT soon) 442.8125 +5 Mhz CC1
OR Portland - West Hills Wide area, I-5; Salem to Longview WA, Site Info 440.6250 +5 Mhz CC1
OR Rainier - Rainier Hill Wide area, I-5, Portland to Napavine WA 441.7000 +5 Mhz CC1
OR Redmond - Gray Butte Wide area Hwy 97; Crescent to Shaniko possible 442.9500 +5 Mhz CC1
OR Timberline - MT Hood - MCT Wide area, I-5 from Salem to Vancouver, Bend to Maupin 442.9875 +5 Mhz CC1
OR Salem OR - Woodburn Lower level but with wide coverage, was testing low level but not seen on network in months 442.8875 +5 Mhz CC1
WA Bellingham - Lookout Mtn Wide area coverage, I-5 corridor; Everett to Vancouver BC; was Scott Mtn but will be relocated to Lookout Mtn, delayed to Spring 2017 snow melt 440.9250  +5 Mhz CC1 - BP
WA Boistfort - BawFaw Wide area I-5, Olympia to Portland, Summer 2017   TBD   +5 Mhz CC1 - BP
WA Bremerton - Gold Mtn Wide area I-5, Downtown Seattle; Puget Sound to Lynnwood 440.7000 +5 Mhz CC1 - BP
WA Lynnwood - Gunnysack Low level, I-5, Seattle to Marysville, Puget Sound 444.1500 +5 Mhz CC1 - BP
WA Mazama UHF - E-Town North Methow Valley, North Central WA, low level 433.15 +16.5 Mhz CC3 - BP
WA Mazama VHF - E-Town North Methow Valley, North Central WA, low level 145.5100 +2 Mhz CC3 - BP
WA Megler - Megler Southwest WA & Northwest OR coastal & Inland (OR-N network) 444.2375  +5 Mhz CC9
WA Moses Lake - Moses Lake I-90 corridor coverage for 100 miles, MTR-3000///Project on hold, delayed or cancelled  440.9250 +5Mhz; CC1 - BP
WA Olympia - Capitol Peak I-5 corridor coverage, Castle Rock to Seattle plus Coastal 440.7125  +5Mhz; CC1 - BP
WA Seattle - Cougar Mtn Wide area, I-5 corridor; Tacoma to Everett 441.2875 +5 Mhz CC1
WA Spokane - Krell MTR-3000 to be deployed, Spring 2017, possibly as soon as February 4xx.xxxx +5 Mhz CC1 - BP
WA Spokane - Lookout Pt Wide area, I-90 corridor; Ritzville to Coeur d'Alene 444.1500 +5 Mhz CC1 - BP
WA Sultan - Haystack Mtn HKS Network repeater; wide area, I-5 corridor / More info 444.4000 +5 Mhz CC1
WA Tacoma - Baldi Mtn Wide area, I-5 corridor; Olympia to Seattle 441.3500 +5 Mhz CC1 - BP
WA Tacoma North - Ruston Tacoma / Seattle area fill-in 440.7250 +5 Mhz CC1 - BP
WA Vancouver Larch Mtn (WA) Wide area; I-5, Southern WA & Northern OR  (OR-N network) 442.9500 +5 Mhz CC1 - BP

Note:  Colored background shows c-Bridge manager repeater clusters -- Dark grey shade indicates not online; pending install, planning or repair -- White are not clustered -- If you wish to contact the repeater owner, click on the color code link
Heatmaps are approximate as exact location/RF details are seldom provided to PNW


Talkgroups on US PNW Repeaters
Talkgroup Matrix for the most accurate talkgroup availability/timer listing  -- More TG Details

TG / TS Status Notes
Audio Test 2 PTT 2 minute timer, no hold-off's, Internet stream, see NorCal's VU Meter
BC 1 PTT All PNW managers are on PTT
Bridge 2 PTT First c-Bridge to c-Bridge wide area Talkgroup, with full time Brandmeister access worldwide
California 1 FT/PTT  Full time in-state, PTT out-of-state (one state will not busy any other)
Comm 1 PTT Original 2009 TRBO-6 TG, wide area networking across many c-Bridge networks
DCI 1 FT Use only for Calling or VERY short contacts!!! All DCI managers are on full time and lights up all DCI repeaters.  This talkgroup is not for general chatter, use DCI 2 if necessary.
DCI 2 FT All DCI managers are on full time, light up all DCI repeaters and is for limited chatter or use Locals or TACs
I-5 1 FT I-5 coverage area repeaters only  Learn More // Corridor Maps
Hawaii 1-2 PTT

On Capital, Baldi, Cougar, Gold & Scott Repeater Cluster only per agreement (on PNW's TS2)

Idaho 1 FT/PTT Full time in-state, PTT out-of-state (one state will not busy any other)
Mountain 2 PTT Interstate Regional for our region, MARC  (may go to PTT due to misuse, was originally not for inter-regional use but that is happening now)
North America 2 FT

DMR-MARC; hailing and short QSO talkgroup / Use sparingly on PNW please

Local 1 FT Not networked normally but can be be on PTT if desired with another PNW manager if repeater group/owner desires a usable path, default PTT is 1 minute.  Also can be used for MCT's
Local 2 FT
Oregon 1 FT/PTT Full time in-state, PTT out-of-state (one state will not busy any other)
Parrot 1 PTT Echo test server; 2 minute timer, no hold-off's, by DMRX
PNW 1 FT PNW Main All Repeaters; All PNW managers are on full time - Calling or Standby talkgroup use ONLY
PNW 2 FT PNW's General chatter, All PNW managers are on full time, available outside PNW area, PNW Gathering Wednesdays at 1900 local
SNARS 2 PTT SNARS main talkgroup  Source: SNARS
TAC 1-2 PTT Worldwide, conversations are encouraged, also connected to Brandmeister (on demand on the BM side)
TAC 310-2 PTT TAC 310 Net each Sunday @ 1700 Pacific,1 hour full time timer for the Net traffic for most DCI Network repeaters.

The "TAC" talkgroups engage the least number repeaters needed and are the destination talkgroups for 2 or more hams to chat for the smallest possible resource footprint,
also connected to Brandmeister (on demand on the BM side)
TAC 311-2 PTT
TAC 312-2 PTT
TAC 123-2 PTT DMR-MARC; North America and English only; (NOT connected to Brandmeister)
USA 2 PTT Worldwide; conversations are encouraged by MIT / Limited use on PNW during prime time
Wash 1 FT/PTT Full time in-state, PTT out-of-state (one state will not busy any other) & cross-patched to BM
Wash 2 FT Full time in-state, secondary Washington PTT out-of-state
Worldwide 2 PTT

DMR-MARC; hailing and short QSO talkgroup / Use sparingly on PNW please

WW English 2 PTT


NOTES:   Talkgroup ID numbers and timeslots are listed on the Talkgroup How-to page
Not all repeaters carry all PNW talkgroups; see our PNW Talkgroup Matrix
Timeslot 1 has PNW's primary TG's, Timeslot 2 has other Network's TG's primarily; general rule
Statewide talkgroups are fulltime for instate repeaters and PTT for out-of-state repeaters
PTT:  On timer:15 minutes / Hold-off timer: 3 min; default unless noted above  (PTT Info)
Some talkgroups may be available via PTT but are not listed.  See TG-Matrix for most complete info
New repeater network managers will be created using the MCT concept, now the primary method of talkgroup arbitration
Repeaters owners:  Have any talkgroup issues, changes, etc...Email NO7RF


BCFMCA British Columbia Frequency Modulation Communications Association, sponsor of the New Westminster repeater
Best Practices PNW DMR's How to be a supporting member of the network
Codeplugs Latest PNW Codeplugs are in the PNWDMR Yahoo Group / some also are in our web files
Donor Page How to support the PNW DMR Network
Flyer Handout or Flyer for clubs, meeting, hamfests, demos, presentations (8.5x11)
c-Bridge Account Request a member accounts for more networking info and status than provided by minimal Netwatch
Gathering Latest updates on the Not-A-Net Gathering, our weekly interactive meeting place, on WA 2 at 1900 Wednesdays, then moving to PNW 2 January 4th.
Heat Maps Current combined: Oregon, Washington  /  General Repeater Location Map
History The efforts to bring TRBO to Washington State and on-going PNW regional milestones
Netwatch Online status and activity for PNW  //  IBCO-2  //  Old DCI Minimalnetwatch  //  Android DCI Minimal Netwatch  //  BC-TRBO
News The latest updates for the PNW DMR network; check here first
User Guides Get up to speed faster:  Oregon User's Guide  //  Generic User's Guide  //  PNW's New User's Quick Start
Quick Start Quick or entry document for new users to get up to speed on using the PNW DMR network
Quiet Repeater Too Quiet?  Don't simply throw out your call.  Maybe this is why...or Dial-up more TG's via PTT
RepeaterBook TRBO Repeaters in Idaho, Oregon, Washington or British Columbia -- Now beginning to list talkgroups, timeslots and heatmaps!  Look for the "RB" in the repeater listing Info field for each repeater. Why use RepeaterBook?
Talkgroups A primer for PNW users to help understand the features and power of talkgroups.  Much more information on each talkgroup and how they operate on PNW // MCT operation explained
Talkgroup Matrix Talkgroup appearances on PNW c-Bridge managers (what goes where when)
Talkgroup - PTT What are Part Time Talkgroups, PTT or Push-to-Talk Talkgroups & what are their affects on the timeslots; advanced
Why TRBO? A FM Ham's View of TRBO, now more generically, DMR
Yahoo Group PNW's interactive forum, codeplug depository, news and discussions  (PNW area only members)


If you wish to become a donor or to assist PNW with equipment, sites and/or expertise, contact us at:, any repeater owner directly via the "CC" links in the repeater listing above, use the donate button on the right or: include a note as to where your support is to be directed.


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