What Frequencies can I use?

We've had a couple of inquiries from newer hams asking things such as "what frequencies can be used for what purpose"?  The following is an attempt to provide an answer to that question and similar ones. 


To see the full answer clck here.

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Please review Guidlines

Happy 2019!  The N7PIR group welcomes all amateurs and requests that users review and follow the operating guidelines for the system. In particular, please remember this is a wide-coverage system with many users so we ask that conversations be kept to a reasonable duration to allow everyone to use the system.



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ATV Net Mondays 7PM

Each Monday evening the Amateur Television (ATV) group conducts a net at 7PM on the N7PIR system. ATV is the transmission of broadcast quality video and audio via amateur radio. This is not a typical net and its purpose is to facilitate the coordination and discussion of the video and audio transmissions taking place via ATV.  Therefore traffic during the net on N7PIR is sometimes sporadic, but the net is active so please keep in mind that the repeater system is in use during this time to support the net.


The ATV group is friendly and welcomes visitors and questions, so if you want to know more feel free to ask. If you want to join in the fun, watch the video stream via the Internet or get further information about ATV, have a look at either or

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Salem Repeater Offline Until Further Notice

The Salem repeater is offline until further notice due to the loss of our antenna site lease.

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