Leadville offline while recharging

January 27, 2021

The Leadville repeater has been taken off line as a preventative measure due to limited power from the solar panels.  Sunlight has been scarce for several days in a row, so batteries are low.  We hope it will be back online in a few days after some more sunshine after this past storm.


Salida has been down

January 20, 2021

It appears the Salida site has been down for some months (October is our best guess) and we didn’t realize it.  We had two reports come in this week confirming it is indeed down.  It appears to be a PA issue as it can only be heard weakly with  a very good antenna.  That is a site that is only practically accessible during the summer, so will be down for a bit.


Leadville back online!

January 9, 2021

The solar power issue has been improving enough to allow bringing the repeater back online.  We are monitoring battery status regularly to make sure it stays OK.  If power drops again for some reason we may have to take the repeater offline again, but at least for now all is good.


Leadville Repeater Offline

December 17, 2020

We appear to have lost power at the Leadville site.  This appears to not be limited to just the Colorado Connection.  Alas this is a site that is not practically accessible until snowmelt, so repairs may be as late as July 2021.  It is also a microwave relay site to the western slope repeaters.  Microwave is still currently operational, but if it fails too, we have commercial internet backup.


COS back online

December 8, 2020

Luckily a short power outage this time.  COS is re-connected to the rest of the system.