147.120+ MHz (100Hz Tone)

Welcome to W3ACH Repeater website. This "2 Meter" Amateur Radio Repeater Site is maintained and operated by the Cumberland Valley Amateur Radio Club (C.V.A.R.C.).

Our frequency is 147.120+ with a 100Hz CTCSS Tone and a Plus 600kHz Off-Set. Our Repeater is located approximately 9 miles N.W. of Chambersburg, PA on top of Clarks Knob in the Tuscarora Mountains in Franklin County, PA. Our site packs 45 watts of power and has a cellwave antenna at 2200' above sea level. We are located in Maidenhead Grid FM19.

Our coverage area includes I-81 from roughly Harrisburg, PA to Harpers Ferry, WV. We also cover the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-76) from Harrisburg, PA to Bedford, PA. Our repeater is opened to the general public and can be accessed 24 hours a day. The Exception is when we hold our "Sunday Night Net" or when it's in use by SKYWARN for Weather Emergencies.


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