An amateur radio repeater is an electronic device that receives a weak or low-level amateur radio signal and re-transmits it at a higher level or higher power, so that the signal covers longer distances without degradation. A repeater is always installed at a high elevated place or a multistory building so as to maintain line-of-sight communication.
In India, there are several repeaters used by amateur radio operators. VHF repeaters are very commonly used by amateur radio operators in India. Every repeater act as an individual and has it’s own identity by having a call sign. Different frequencies are allocated to repeater, if there are more than one repeater in a city. You will find several repeaters with their call sign and their frequencies in our next page.
A group of like minded people join together to form a club station in amateur radio. There are several clubs in a city and all of them promote amateur radio in different manner.
In our next page you will find several club stations in different cities which are very much active an popular.