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GB7XY

The GB7XY DMR Repeater covering Newcastle upon Tyne and the Tyne Valley surrounding areas is now live and working.
Fill ya Boots Bonny Lads....
73s Ian G1HZI
14-Dec-18

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

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

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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    Status Summary

    Red state: 92
    Amber state: 14
    Green state: 853
    Licensed/unknown: 83

    Click here for historic articles.

    Latest Status Updates

    MB6EG  [Reported by G7KBR]
    OPERATIONAL  15 Dec
    Back on-air after NOV renewal
    MB6IGS  [Reported by G7CDA]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  13 Dec
    Faulty cooling fan on the gateway transceiver.
    MB7IRX  [Reported by G4IRX]
    OPERATIONAL  14 Dec
    Further details will be posted on MB7IRX page on QRZ.com
    MB6IRX  [Reported by G4IRX]
    OPERATIONAL  14 Dec
    DMR Brandmeister TG 23590 (East Midlands) YSF varies, user-selectable. MB6IRX page on QRZ.com
    MB6IHH  [Reported by 2E0OFP ]
    OPERATIONAL  14 Dec
    Mmdvm sourced and now on air.
    GB3KY  [Reported by G1SCQ]
    OPERATIONAL  12 Dec
    Mains power restored to site.
    GB7PR  [Reported by M0VXT]
    OPERATIONAL  12 Dec
    Following the successful installation of the Duplexer, and testing at low power, GB7PR is now fully operational at full power. GB7PR Provides coverage for Preston and the surrounding area and is linked to the DMR Northern Cluster.
    MB7VB  [Reported by M5AAD]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  12 Dec
    Isle of Thanet APRS digipeater is currently off air. Controller failure is suspected - a site visit is planned w/c 17/12/18.
    GB3SW  [Reported by ]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  10 Dec
    GB3SW is off air due to a mast failure....normal service will be resumed ASAP
    MB7IHN  [Reported by GW8LGX]
    OPERATIONAL  11 Dec

    GB3DT  [Reported by G0ZEP]
    OPERATIONAL  10 Dec
    After a period of testing the RF providing ECHOLINK to GB3DT is now operational again.
    GB7GB  [Reported by G8NDT]
    OPERATIONAL  10 Dec
    Returned to Full Power on a Four Stack Dipoles. Reports of Coverage welcome.

    Vetting Summary

    Vetting: in progress: 12
    Frequency requests: 12

    some stats:

  • 10 x 10M Repeaters
  • 31 x 6M Repeaters
  • 150 x 2M Repeaters
  • 538 x 70CM Repeaters
  • 11 x 23CM Voice Repeaters
  • 40 x TV Repeaters
  • 321 x DV Repeaters
  • 105 x Simplex Analogue Gateways
  • 130 x Simplex DV Gateways
  • 136 x Packet systems

  • Renewal Requests in Vetting

    [MB7IPH] : [MB7UIK]

    12 Proposals in ETCC Vetting

    [15-Dec-2018] GB3EP 2M AV REPEATER (NEW) - G0HIJ
    [14-Dec-2018] GB3IW 70CM AV REPEATER (SITE CHANGE) - G4IKI
    [12-Dec-2018] GB3CV 70CM AV REPEATER (SITE CHANGE) - M0TNA
    [8-Dec-2018] GB3FK 2M DUAL-MODE (CHANGES) - M1CMN
    [5-Dec-2018] GB7CO 2M DV REPEATER (NEW) - G3ZDF
    [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
    [1-Mar-2018] GB7DU 70CM DV REPEATER (SECOND NOV) - MM0TMG
    [29-Aug-2016] GB7DP-B 70CM DV REPEATER (SECOND NOV) - GM0ROU
    [10-May-2016] GB3FRS 23CM BEACON (SITE CHANGE) - G8ATK

    12 Outstanding Frequency Requests with Ofcom

    [GB3AC ] [GB3CLE ] [GB3IOW ] [GB3KM ] [GB3KM ] [GB3SA ] 
    [GB7CD-A ] [GB7RB-A ] [GB7TH ] [GB7WK ] [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

    [14-Nov] GB3NQ 23CM TV REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - G0KTD
    [13-Dec] MB6XY 2M SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (FREQ.CHANGE) - G4OXY
    [15-Dec] MB7RNG 2M PACKET:APRS (NEW) - M0BWY

    Licensed in the last 6 Days

    [14-Dec] MB6EG EAST GRINSTEAD  (2M) DV GATEWAY - G7KBR
    [14-Dec] MB7IAB NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE  (2M) GATEWAY - M0OMT
    [14-Dec] MB7AAB NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE  (70CM) GATEWAY - M0OMT
    [14-Dec] MB7IWG WELWYN GARDEN CITY  (2M) GATEWAY - M1DYP
    [13-Dec] MB7UVV BRISTOL  (2M) APRS - G7FBD
    [13-Dec] GB7CM LINK BLANDFORD  (2M) GATEWAY - G0ZEP
    [11-Dec] MB6IRU HEDNESFORD  (70CM) DV GATEWAY - G0DUQ
    [11-Dec] MB7VV BRISTOL  (2M) APRS - G7FBD
    [10-Dec] MB7ILP PWLLHELI  (2M) GATEWAY - MW0RHD
    [10-Dec] MB6IMF FOCHABERS  (70CM) DV GATEWAY - 2M0JVR
    [12-Dec] GB3IW EAST COWES  (70CM) AV - G4IKI
    [12-Dec] GB7XY GREENSIDE  (70CM) DMR - G1HZI
    [10-Dec] GB7RA NESTON  (70CM) FUSION - M0ORA
    [10-Dec] GB3SF SOUTH MOLTON  (70CM) DM - G6SQX
    [10-Dec] MB7PFR FERRING  (70CM) PACKET - G7RZU
    [10-Dec] GB3AV AYLESBURY  (70CM) AV - G8GQJ
    [10-Dec] GB3VA BRILL  (2M) AV - G8GQJ

    Featured Gateway (random)  

    Callsign: MB7INK
    Keeper: Norman Fletcher [G4YNK]
    Channel: 6M (6M)  
    TX Freq: 50.5200 MHz  
    Mode: SIMPLEX GATEWAY
    TX antenna: WATSON W-2000
    Locality: BOLTON
    Region: NORTH
    QTHR: IO83SO   Lat/Lon: 53.6, -2.43
    Advised Status:  OPERATIONAL

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