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MB6IBO DV Gateway is now operational on DStar covering Cambridge and surrounding area. As an attended gateway, expected hours of operation are between 5pm and 9am weekdays, and 24hr operation at weekends./Simone M0BOX22-Mar-17
Ofcom Spectrum Licensing is currently experiencing a high volume of calls about licensing issues.17-Mar-17
Email enquiries can take up to four weeks and telephone answering can also be delayed at peak times.
GB3AA, the 2M dual mode repeater in South Glos. is back in service after antenna and feeder upgrade. Reports are very welcome and may be submitted via the web site sgrepeaters.co.uk Regards, Tony G4CJZ16-Mar-17
MB6IUE D-STAR GATEWAY
Just to advise that I will activate the MB6IUE 70cm (431.1375 Mhz) D-STAR Gateway in Corsham Wiltshire, tommorrow evening (15 March) from 19:00. 73s Jon G0IUE14-Mar-17
When renewing your Repeater or Beacon NoV you will be asked to send a copy of your current amateur licence to demonstrate eligibility.8-Mar-17
ETCC Member, Mark (GW7KDU) has produced some helpful slides to show where to download your licence from the Ofcom web site.
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Latest Status Updates
GB7JM Reported: M0AQCOPERATIONAL 24 Mar
I'm informing you that my repeater GB7JM is now operational
GB7TP Reported: M0IRKFIRST SWITCH-ON 20 Mar
DMR (BM-UK) mode is fully operational. D-Star (ircDDB) & Fusion modes are now available for initial testing.
GB3HR Reported: G3YXZREDUCED OUTPUT
The station is back in service on reduced output following AROS/Ofcom guidance.
GB3SB Reported: GM7LUNOPERATIONAL 13 Mar
logic fault cured after transmitter repaired as well.
GB7BM Reported: G8VIQOPERATIONAL 21 Mar
GB3AA Reported: G4CJZOPERATIONAL 16 Mar
Back in service after antenna and feeder replacement
GB7JL Reported: G1EFUOPERATIONAL 21 Mar
Now operational new repeater, new location
Please note that any repeater Keeper who is not in possession of a valid Variation to their amateur licence on 1st April 2017 MUST close their repeater or gateway down immediately as they will be operating outside the terms of their licence. If you allow your NoV to expire Ofcom have advised that a completely new application will be required.28-Feb-17
The renewal process can be done on-line using the unique access code, or providing a copy of a current amateur radio licence to prove eligibility.
If you do not wish to continue operating your repeater please let us know so that the frequency can be released for others to use.
Renewal Requests in the last 5 Days
Proposals in the last 5 Days
[22-Mar] GB3PM 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) -
[22-Mar] MB6IBO 70CM GATEWAY (NEW) - M0BOX
NoV Requests made in the last 5 Days
NOTHING REQUESTED IN THIS PERIOD
NoV Clearances in the last 5 Days
[24-Mar] GB3CG GLOUCESTER (2M) AV - G3LVP
[23-Mar] GB3GH GLOUCESTER (70CM) AV - G3LVP
[21-Mar] MB7ICU OMAGH (2M) GATEWAY - MI1CCU
[23-Mar] MB6UE CORSHAM (2M) DV GATEWAY - G0IUE
[21-Mar] GB3GU GUERNSEY (70CM) AV - GU6EFB
[21-Mar] MB6ITA TAMWORTH (70CM) DV GATEWAY - G8YUQ
[23-Mar] MB7RDJ AYLESBURY (2M) APRS - 2E0XLX
[21-Mar] MB6PP CHEDDAR (2M) DV GATEWAY - G4SUH
[20-Mar] MB7VM GALASHIELS (2M) APRS - GM7LUN
[20-Mar] GB3MW LEAMINGTON SPA (70CM) AV - G6FEO
[20-Mar] GB3WK LEAMINGTON SPA (2M) AV - G6FEO
[20-Mar] MB6IPP CHEDDAR (70CM) DV GATEWAY - G4SUH
[23-Mar] MB6VB WETHERBY (2M) DV GATEWAY - M0VAF
[23-Mar] GB3MG LINK LLANTRISANT (70CM) GATEWAY - GW0DIV
[23-Mar] GB3SP LINK PEMBROKE DOCK (70CM) GATEWAY - GW4VRO
[24-Mar] MB7IYL NEWTOWNARDS (2M) GATEWAY - MI0RYL
[23-Mar] MB6WA WALTON ON THAMES (2M) DV GATEWAY - M0TIG
[24-Mar] MB6IDV STOURBRIDGE (70CM) DV GATEWAY - G0TPZ
[23-Mar] MB6ICV COVENTRY (70CM) DV GATEWAY - 2E0TSP
[23-Mar] MB6GX BELPER (2M) DV GATEWAY - G0MGX
Featured Repeater (random)
Channel: DVU42 (70CM)
TX Freq: 439.5250 MHz RX Freq: 430.5250 MHz
Mode: DV (DMR/7 BRANDMEISTER)
TX antenna: MOONRAKER COLINEAR MQBM800N
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Lat/Lon: 54.9526, -1.6059
Advised Status: OPERATIONAL
(Closing down on 31 March if not re-licensed)