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NOV RENEWALS

Does your Gateway or Packet Radio NoV expire in January? Beat the rush and apply today for renewal and get your new NoV for Christmas!
There are a lot more NoV’s that expire in January than in any other month in the year. By applying now you will be helping reduce the workload of Steve G8SFR..
Thank you. /G8SFR
8-Dec-18

VICE CHAIRMAN

The RSGB ETCC has appointed Noel Matthews, G8GTZ as Vice Chairman, a post previously filled by Andrew Barrett, G8DOR prior to his succession to Chairman in February this year. Noel also continues as the TV Repeaters expert on the committee.
6-Dec-18

GB3TS

GB3TS has been switched back on 02/12/18 after abuse from non-licencees using Baofengs. The committee and users are monitoring the site for any further problems. Any further problems will result in the repeater off air till a solution can be found Ian G7MFN Repeater keeper of GB3TS /G7MFN
2-Dec-18

GB3GB

A new 10 meter mast is now up with a Four Stacked Dipole array. So GB3GB should be a lot better in and around The City Of Birmingham. Test show that a mobile setup can use the Repeater through all of The Queensway Tunnels (A38) under the City. More details and reports can be found at WWW.Facebook.com/gb3gb 73s Noel G8NDT Keeper GB3GB
24-Nov-18

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Latest Status Updates

GB3DT  [Reported by G0ZEP]
OPERATIONAL  10 Dec
After a period of testing the RF providing ECHOLINK to GB3DT is now operational again.
MB7IGL  [Reported by G7CDA]
OPERATIONAL  9 Dec
Now operational
MB7IGL  [Reported by G7CDA]
NOT OPERATIONAL  9 Dec
10m port currently not operational, 2m port now operational. 10m port requires additional hardware to restore service.
GB7SQ  [Reported by MM1BJO]
NOT OPERATIONAL  8 Dec
Repeater off air but network connected to allow for testing of new hardware. Should be back on air by 23.00 on Saturday 8th December. Apologies for the break in service.
GB7SQ  [Reported by MM1BJO]
OPERATIONAL  8 Dec
Hardware testing successfully completed, repeater back on the air "Fully operational with no reported issues" ! Thank for the continued support. Rob
GB3NM  [Reported by G4IRX]
OPERATIONAL  7 Dec
Power restored at site.
GB3KY  [Reported by G1SCQ]
NOT OPERATIONAL  6 Dec
Mains power failure at site.
GB7BEX  [Reported by G7TAJ]
FIRST SWITCH-ON  6 Dec

MB7IBT  [Reported by 2E1DOX]
FIRST SWITCH-ON  4 Dec
Bench tested ok. Reports welcome.
GB3BC  [Reported by GW0UXJ ]
OPERATIONAL  5 Dec
The repeater has been switched back on tonight Ashley Keeper

Status Summary

Red state: 94
Amber state: 16
Green state: 843
Licensed/unknown: 85

Vetting Summary

Vetting: in progress: 9
Frequency requests: 12


Renewal Requests in Vetting

[MB6IMF] : [GB7CM]

9 Proposals in ETCC Vetting

[8-Dec-2018] GB3FK 2M DUAL-MODE (CHANGES) - M1CMN
[7-Dec-2018] GB3AC 70CM AV REPEATER (SITE) - G4CJZ
[5-Dec-2018] GB7CO 2M DV REPEATER (NEW) - G3ZDF
[1-Dec-2018] GB7WK 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) - G6VBJ
[21-Nov-2018] GB3ZN 2M AV REPEATER (NEW) - M0OMT
[13-Nov-2018] GB3TA 2M AV REPEATER (NEW) - G8MKT
[9-Nov-2018] GB7BM 70CM DV REPEATER (SITE CHANGE) - G8VIQ
[2-Apr-2018] GB3NA 2M DUAL-MODE (SITE) - G8POK
[10-May-2016] GB3FRS 23CM BEACON (SITE CHANGE) - G8ATK

12 Outstanding Frequency Requests with Ofcom

[GB3CLE ] [GB3IOW ] [GB3IW ] [GB3KM ] [GB3KM ] [GB3SA ] 
[GB7CD-A ] [GB7RB-A ] [GB7TH ] [GB7XY ] [MB7ILR ] [MB7PH ] 

Of the 12 above, 4 were requested more than 24 months ago

[GB3CLE ] 23-Dec-2015   [GB3IOW ] 23-Dec-2015   [GB7CD-A ] 3-Sep-2013  
[GB7RB-A ] 14-Aug-2015  

6 NoV's pending Ofcom issue

[5-Dec] GB3AV 70CM AV REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - G8GQJ
[14-Nov] GB3NQ 23CM TV REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - G0KTD
[6-Dec] GB3SF 70CM DUAL-MODE REPEATER (SITE) - G6SQX
[5-Dec] GB3VA 2M AV REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - G8GQJ
[6-Dec] GB7RA 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) - M0ORA
[5-Dec] MB7PFR 70CM PACKET MAILBOX (NEW) - G7RZU

Licensed in the last 6 Days

[8-Dec] GB3NC LINK ST COLUMB  (2M) GATEWAY - G4OCO
[5-Dec] MB7USS HORSHAM  (2M) APRS - G7JRV
[5-Dec] GB7TM EYE  (70CM) FUSION - G0JSV
[5-Dec] MB6ICF NEWPORT  (70CM) DV GATEWAY - MW1DCF
[5-Dec] MB7IGL MORECAMBE  (2M) GATEWAY - G7CDA
[4-Dec] MB6IMD ARDROSSAN  (70CM) DV GATEWAY - MM0OVD
[4-Dec] MB7INI CARRICKFERGUS  (2M) GATEWAY - GI0BJH
[4-Dec] GB3DE LINK IPSWICH  (70CM) GATEWAY - G1NRL
[4-Dec] GB3CV COVENTRY  (70CM) AV - M0TNA
[4-Dec] MB7AZL EASINGWOLD  (70CM) GATEWAY - G1JKE

Featured Repeater Summary (random)  

Callsign: GB3FJ  Keeper: Tony Nightningale [G3ZPU]
Channel: RU76 (70CM)   TX: 430.950 MHz  RX: 438.550 MHz   
Locality: ASGARBY  Region: MIDLANDS
 QTHR: IO93XE   [Lat: 53.18 : Lon: -0.01]
Advised Status: OPERATIONAL
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