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GB3BT UPDATE

The GB3BT mast has split about 4 feet off the ground, with the loan of a local hi ab to lift it ,we hope to have it back vertical within the couple of weeks weather permitting. /GM7LUN
14-Nov-18

GB3BM

We are hoping to rig the GB3BM antenna system on Monday 12/11/18, weather permitting. The base station is a Tait T800 Series II and is in the process of being integrated with the control system - just waiting for some connectors to arrive. Once this is done, bench testing on dummy load will take place for a few days. If all goes well, BM should be operational in a couple of weeks time.
Steve G8PYT and Noel G8NDT. /G8PYT
7-Nov-18

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.

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    Vetting Summary

    Vetting: in progress: 5
    Frequency requests: 19


    Click here for historic articles.

    Latest Status Updates

    MB6AG  [Reported by M5PDL]
    OPERATIONAL  2 Nov

    MB6EP  [Reported by G0OXZ]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  16 Nov
    GMSK modem fault. Ongoing investigation/parts on order.
    GB3HE  [Reported by G8PUO]
    OPERATIONAL  16 Nov
    We are pleased to confirm that GB3HE is back in operation. Please feel free to use the repeater but give respect to other repeater users and listeners.
    GB3JC  [Reported by M0ZAH]
    OPERATIONAL  15 Nov
    GB3JC is on air with new controller. There may be some teething issues, which will be dealt with if needed.
    GB3GB  [Reported by G8NDT]
    OPERATIONAL  12 Nov
    Changed over to a Tait TB7100 Base Repeater. New T800 SII on the way to link into WM Multiplex System.

    Status Summary

    Red state: 95
    Amber state: 17
    Green state: 848
    Licensed/unknown: 85

    Using D-Star

    1. most 70cm D-Star repeaters use 9MHz spacing
    2. Mode is "DV"
    3. YOUR default is "CQCQCQ" or station being called
    4. RPT1 (example) GB7DE**B (* = space)
    5. RPT2 (example) GB7DE**G (* = space)
    6. 2 spaces between callsign and port/mode in RPT1/2
    7. 2 Metre port is "C", 70cm is "B"
    8. "G" for Gateway allows your call to be heard using as dongle or a connected reflector
    9. MYCALL is your own callsign without P or M
    10. Polarisation is Vertical
    Check here for more.

    Renewal Requests in Vetting

    [MB7ADB]

    5 Proposals in ETCC Vetting

    [13-Nov-2018] GB3TA 2M AV REPEATER (NEW) - G8MKT
    [11-Nov-2018] GB3IW 70CM AV REPEATER (SITE CHANGE) - G4IKI
    [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

    19 Outstanding Frequency Requests with Ofcom

    [GB3CLE ] [GB3IOW ] [GB3IP ] [GB3KM ] [GB3KM ] [GB3SA ] 
    [GB3SF ] [GB7CD-A ] [GB7DOR ] [GB7PL ] [GB7PR ] [GB7RA ] 
    [GB7RB-A ] [GB7TH ] [GB7TM ] [GB7UD ] [GB7WN ] [MB7ILR ] 
    [MB7PH ] 

    Of the 19 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  

    9 NoV's pending Ofcom issue

    [14-Nov] GB3MK 70CM DUAL-MODE REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - G6GEI
    [14-Nov] GB3NQ 23CM TV REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - G0KTD
    [16-Nov] GB7JC 70CM DV REPEATER (CHANGES) - G7KDZ
    [10-Nov] MB6NL 2M SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (NEW) - M0RLM
    [15-Nov] MB6PW 2M SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (NEW) - M0JFK
    [16-Nov] MB6SG 2M SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (NEW) - G0KUX
    [16-Nov] MB7IPO 2M ANALOG GATEWAY (NEW) - 2W0YMS
    [16-Nov] MB7IRX 2M ANALOG GATEWAY (NEW) - G4IRX
    [16-Nov] MB7UAB 2M PACKET:APRS (SITE) - GM4EMX

    Licensed in the last 6 Days

    [19-Nov] MB6IDB BOREHAMWOOD  (70CM) DV GATEWAY - M1BCB
    [18-Nov] MB7ICM ENNISKILLEN  (2M) GATEWAY - 2I0NIE
    [17-Nov] MB7USI NORTH KELVINSIDE  (2M) APRS - GM0USI
    [19-Nov] GB7BEX BEXHILL-ON-SEA  (2M) PACKET - G7TAJ
    [14-Nov] MB7UJ MAIDENHEAD  (2M) APRS - G8DOR
    [14-Nov] MB7UW WINCHESTER  (2M) APRS - G8UXW
    [19-Nov] GB3CB BIRMINGHAM  (70CM) AV - G8NDT
    [19-Nov] GB3MM WOLVERHAMPTON  (23CM) AV - G8NDT
    [19-Nov] GB3WN WOLVERHAMPTON  (70CM) AV - G8NDT

    Featured Repeater Summary (random)  

    Callsign: GB7CX  Keeper: Derrick Cox [GI4OHH]
    Channel: DVU34 (70CM)   TX: 439.4250 MHz  RX: 430.4250 MHz   
    Locality: COLERAINE  Region: NORTHERN IRELAND
     QTHR: IO65QD   [Lat: 55.1 : Lon: -6.67]
    Advised Status: OPERATIONAL
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