Originally Posted by mjohnston4
... I don't think OPS10 is a patch or a repeater, I'm thinking it's a channel to throw them on due to "increased" radio chatter that comes with the communication issues.
All Talk Groups go through the system repeaters, whether they are part of the "backbone" or an Intellirepeater (fill-in) site. The only exceptions are the Simplex channels that are direct, unit to unit.