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GB3KS

GB3KS is now operational Dual Mode, already some great reports. New website www.gb3ks.co.uk /M1CMN
13-Oct-18

GB3VM

Pleased to say that GB3VM is back up to full permitted power on transmit, the fault has been repaired.
Thanks to all users that told us of signal issues, living so close to the repeater makes it hard to identify issues!
On behalf of the Hope Bagot Repeater Group /G8XYJ
12-Oct-18

29MHZ REPEATER KIT

I have surplus 2x Motorola Maxtrac 60Watt radios, could be used for a repeater. Sensible offers will get a reply. /G1MAW g1maw@gb3gt.co.uk
6-Oct-18

6M REPEATER FOR SALE

I have 2 x Alinco DR6 FM Tranceivers setup on a 19ins tray with a cat 250 controler, fully set up as a voice Repeater. This was GB3HF Barnsley.
The middle TX power position on both Tranceivers are set to the output of 25W ERP for Repeater use. Fully working and very little use. Price £350 Further information contact Ernie G4LUE
30-Sep-18

GB7DE UPDATE

The GB7DE VHF repeater has had the first stage adjustments made to the Rx filtering to reduce the interference from the nearby paging transmitter. This involves a tight band pass filter on the Rx frequency and a fairly wide deep notch filter on the Pager signal Tx. This should make it more accessible to hand held users in the coverage patch. It’s currently running DMR on the BM network at the moment until coverage and receive sensitivity are functioning correctly. The repeater is unconnected by default at the moment but can be linked on Slot 2 TG-9 using your radio keypad. Set your radio for Rx 145.6375 MHz Tx Frequency: 145.0375 MHz Colour Code 1 on the Brandmeister Network. Listener reports can be emailed with the time location, radio and antenna type and comments on the audio quality through the repeater to gb7ee@gmx.com
/GM7RYR
27-Sep-18

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Latest Status Updates

MB7IGL  [Reported by G7CDA]
NOT OPERATIONAL  14 Oct
Due to power supply issue, hope to resolve soon.
GB3MG  [Reported by GW0UXJ ]
NOT OPERATIONAL  15 Oct
The repeater is currently off air I will be attending site tomorrow but I suspect it maybe antenna damage Ashley GW0UXJ Keeper
GB7SX  [Reported by G0AFN]
NOT OPERATIONAL  12 Oct
Rack mount containing GB7SX & GB7SC received a direct hit from a on site contractors plant and pulling it off the wall.. GB7SC & GB7SX sustained damage. It is anticipated that to will take 2 weeks to organise repairs and return to an operational status.
GB7SC  [Reported by G0AFN]
NOT OPERATIONAL  12 Oct
Rack mount received a direct hit. same time as GB7SX
GB3PL  [Reported by G1VQG]
OPERATIONAL  13 Oct
Power supply replaced, now operational
GB7CV  [Reported by M0TSP]
REDUCED OUTPUT
Running reduced power due to suspected failed duplexer. Update to follow
MB7IHH  [Reported by GM3KHH]
OPERATIONAL  12 Oct

MB7UBR  [Reported by M0IVQ]
REDUCED OUTPUT
Back online but investigating poor receiver sensitivity.
GB3BT  [Reported by GM7LUN]
NOT OPERATIONAL  10 Oct
The repeater has suffered mast and aerial damage.
GB7NL  [Reported by M0NLO]
OPERATIONAL  10 Oct
GB7NL back one air after tx fault fixed

Status Summary

Red state: 109
Amber state: 16
Green state: 847
Licensed/unknown: 75

Vetting Summary

Vetting: in progress: 10
Frequency requests: 12

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
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Renewal Requests in Vetting

NOTHING CURRENTLY

10 Proposals in ETCC Vetting

[15-Oct-2018] GB3RK 70CM AV REPEATER (NEW) - G0SJB
[6-Oct-2018] MB7VJ 2M APRS (NEW) - GJ7DNI
[6-Oct-2018] GB7BF 70CM DV REPEATER (CHANGES) - M0DKR
[4-Oct-2018] GB3SA 70CM AV REPEATER (NEW) - G8IOA
[1-Oct-2018] GB7RJ 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) - G7MHF
[21-Sep-2018] GB7SP 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) - G8PCB
[24-Aug-2018] GB7DY 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) - G4VZO
[19-Aug-2018] GB3EM 2M AV REPEATER (NEW) - M1FJB
[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 ] [GB3KM ] [GB3SF ] [GB7CD-A ] [GB7FD ] 
[GB7RA ] [GB7RB-A ] [GB7RK ] [GB7TM ] [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  

3 NoV's pending Ofcom issue

[15-Oct] GB3LT 70CM DUAL-MODE REPEATER (CHANGES) - G6OUA
[15-Oct] GB3US 70CM AV REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - M0RFT
[11-Oct] MB6IRX 70CM SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (NEW) - G4IRX

Licensed in the last 6 Days

[12-Oct] MB7AHE KING'S LYNN  (70CM) GATEWAY - G1SCQ
[12-Oct] MB6SY SHREWSBURY  (2M) DV GATEWAY - G6UYG
[10-Oct] MB7UMC MANCHESTER  (2M) APRS - M0MSC
[10-Oct] GB7YEW ABERNETHY  (2M) PACKET - GM3YEW
[14-Oct] GB3TX CATTON  (10M) AV - M0ZAH
[14-Oct] MB7UPE PETERBOROUGH  (2M) APRS - G8IGS
[14-Oct] MB6IJC  ASHBY DE LA ZOUCH  (70CM) DV GATEWAY - G1YBM

Featured Repeater (random)  

Callsign: GB7ES
Keeper: Paul Waldock [M0LRE]
Channel: DVU35 (70CM)  
TX Freq: 439.4375 MHz   RX Freq: 430.4375 MHz
Mode: DV (D-STAR)
TX antenna: VERTICAL COLINEAR
Locality: EASTBOURNE
Region: SOUTH-EAST
NGR: TQ615044     QTHR: JO00DT
Lat/Lon: 50.8175, 0.2922
Advised Status:  OPERATIONAL

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