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NEW Blue Ridge Parkway Repeaters

  • Repeaters seem to be mixed mode, each having a DPL tone & NAC. Each are used randomly from different rangers.
Output Frequency Tone Input Frequency Tone Location Lat/Lon State
172.4500 025 DPL
NAC 160
Bear Den Mtn. 38°03'59.60"N
78°47'55.67"W
VA
172.7250 025 DPL
NAC 160
Rocky Mtn. 37°47'43.00"N
79°10'50.00"W
VA
172.7500 025 DPL
NAC 160
Apple Orchard Mtn. 37°31'2.00"N
79°30'36.00"W
VA
173.7625 031 DPL
NAC 150
Poor Mtn. 37°11'51.00"N
80° 9'8.00"W
VA
172.7250 031 DPL
NAC 150
Grassy Hill 37° 0'60.00"N
79°54'17.00"W
VA
172.4500 032 DPL
NAC 140
Fishers Peak 36°33'34.00"N
80°49'22.00"W
NC
172.7500 047 DPL
NAC 130
Doughton Mtn. 36°27'41.00"N
81°13'22.00"W
NC
173.7625 023 DPL
NAC 130
Rich Mtn. 36°18'5.00"N
81°43'26.00"W
NC
172.7250 051 DPL
NAC 120
Mt. Mitchell 35°45'54.00"N
82°15'54.00"W
NC
172.7500 065 DPL
NAC 110
Mt. Pisgah 35°25'32.00"N
82°45'23.00"W
NC
173.7625 026 DPL
NAC 110
Cowee Bald 35°19'40.00"N
83°20'11.00"W
NC

Repeaters listed in order from north to south

Please list any confirmed analog/digital tones during mixed mode transmissions


OLD Blue Ridge Parkway Repeaters

Output Frequency Input Frequency Tone Channel
167.1750 166.3750 103.5 PL F-1 (Repeated)
167.1750 167.1750 103.5 PL F-2 (Direct)
  • Some maintenance units are reported still using the old 167 repeater, especially during snow closings.
  • Some units ran CSQ on occasion, there didn't seem to be a pattern, so possibly operator error.


Blue Ridge Parkway Districts/Units

Milepost Range Units District
000 - 106 100 Units Ridge District
106 - 217 200 Units Plateau District
217 - 305 300 Units Highlands District
305 - 384 400 Units Pisgah District (North of BRP HQ)
384 - 469 500 Units Pisgah District (South of BRP HQ)
850 Units Radio Technicians / Mt. Mitchell State Park Rangers
  • Dispatch is refered to as "800".
  • Dispatching is done at BRP HQ at MP 384 in Asheville, NC during the day.
  • Dispatching is handed off to Buncombe EOC in Buncombe County, NC at night.
  • Units 01-20 are subdistrict 1 rangers.
  • Units 21-40 are subdistrict 2 rangers.
  • Units 41-60 are subdistrict 3 rangers.
  • Units 60+ are reported as park maintenance personnel.


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