GB3EB Following the successful application, the new Eastbourne 2M Repeater GB3EB is now complete and on-air.
The repeater is planned to be on Echolink and eventually replace MB7IEB, once GB3EB is fully tested and live. Further information can be found at RILGES Repeater Group 24-Nov-2013
GB3TA On Friday 22nd Nov, GB3TA Tamworth 2M repeater was put back on the air, so far with excellent results, once the organisers are happy and the users are happy, it will be taken down for service, which will include a new Tait 800 unit and new aerial. 24-Nov-2013
THE ROLE OF THE ETCC
The Emerging Technology Co-ordination Committee (ETCC) was created to deal with all matters concerning amateur radio repeaters and data communications for the RSGB.
The Committee assists Ofcom in the processing of applications for Notices of Variation (NoVs) for repeaters, internet gateways and mailboxes and is also responsible for the coordination of all requests for site and frequency clearances prior to submission to Ofcom.
To help develop and enhance the UK Amateur Radio Repeater and Data Communications networks.
MB6NKReported: 2E0SGG NOT OPERATIONAL 10 Dec the radio which runs as the node is down due to a break in the solder which goes to the pa module..GB3TNReported: G4WVU NOT OPERATIONAL 10 Dec Transmitter off for PA replacement with new unit. Service expected to be resumed by 14/12/2013GB3ALReported: 2E0SGG REDUCED OUTPUT The repeater is running on reduced power due to antenna problems...GB3VLReported: G8GTZ NOT OPERATIONAL 7 Dec GB3VL off air due to PSU issues.GB3HAReported: G7UUR NOT OPERATIONAL 5 Dec GB3HA is off air as mast fell in high winds.GB3HYReported: G3XTH NOT OPERATIONAL 13 Jan GB3HY not operational due to feeder and aerial fault. Hopefully next year we maybe able to restore HY to operational service.