We connect Cactus to Armadillo, when it all
( Covering Most of New Mexico )
The Cactus Intertie System is a closed, private amateur
radio system consisting of a large number of remote base stations / 440 MHz
repeaters interconnected with full-duplex links.
Next meeting will be held on Saturday March 23, 2013 in El Paso, TX @ The Sun City Amateur Radio Club House
Pictures of Meeting held on the 17th of November 2007 in Truth or Consequences, NM
The JPARA system is available for use by members of JPARA and Cactus affiliate system members only. Membership in JPARA is by recommendation of a current member. If you are interested in becoming a member, listen for someone that you are familiar with and contact them.
Pat NM5C - President - firstname.lastname@example.org
Martin WB5LJO - Vice-president - email@example.com
Milt - N5IA - Treasurer - firstname.lastname@example.org
Larry - N5BG- Secretary - email@example.com
The original and main site for JPARA is Jack's Peak, located on the Continental Divide at an elevation of 7,985', midway between Lordsburg and Silver City. Jack's Peak provides coverage of most of the Southwest quadrant of New Mexico, including Interstate 10 from mile marker 350 in Arizona to mile marker 120 in New Mexico. As an affiliate of the Cactus Intertie, JPARA operates a UHF Auxiliary station with UHF point to point links to other Auxiliary stations in NM, AZ and TX. A synthesized 2 Meter remote base is also part of the JPARA operation at Jack's Peak.
JPARA also hosts three 2 Meter repeater stations offering connection to the following systems.
145.17 is a Open repeater with a full time connection to the Mega-Link
which covers all of New Mexico.
145.21 is a full time connection to the EAARS Network which covers all of Central and Southeastern Arizona.
145.25 is an open repeater with IRLP and EchoLink capabilities.
Jack's Peak, Guthrie Peak, El Paso, Mesa Rica, Roswell (aka
Saucer Ridge ), Caballo Mtn., Sandia Peak, Benson Ridge, El Paso North, Dark
Canyon, Heliograph Peak, Capitan, Clovis
Click on each red location on the map to view that Sites Info
CARBA - Cholla Amateur Remote Base Association
MARIE - Mountaintop Amateur Remote Intertie El Paso
ARMADILLO - Armadillo Intertie, Inc.
I-Squared - Intertie, Inc
SARBA - Saguaro Amateur Remote Base Association
By: Patrick Johannik NM5C
©2006 Jacks Peak Amateur Radio Association