This week (July 25) Bob, W3RCR, will be hosting the WorkBench. This is time set aside for asking questions about radio theory and operation so feel free to join in! The Workbench is held every Monday evening at 8 PM local time on 146.985 Mhz.
There’s more than one path to the W3GMS repeater:
Via EchoLink use node #623852; to request EchoLink access, send a message to wa3gms[at}gmail.com.
Via AllStar use node #53085.
Via Broadcastify you can listen to the 985 livestream: https://www.broadcastify.com/listen/feed/28055. (On some mobile devices, you may need to use the Broadcastify App. The livestream is delayed about 30 seconds.)