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Originally Posted by kb2vxa
It's an open, province wide 2M repeater with a -600 offset, but I suppose the book told you that. They use the term transportable in Canada, the whole purpose of a repeater being to extend mobile to mobile range.
It is most likely a province wide coordinated portable repeater pair. In Alberta we have coordinated 3 province wide repeater pairs for ARES, 1 Vhf, and 2 Uhf as well as 1 Uhf pair for SAR use. SAR members are encouraged to become licensed amateur operators.