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GB3KB

GB3KB 6 meter repeater located in Bromley kent is now operational TX 50.740, RX 51.240 please use ctcss 103.5 for access. RF reports welcome. /G0WYG
8-Sep-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: 105
    Amber state: 11
    Green state: 855
    Licensed/unknown: 77

    Vetting Summary

    Vetting: in progress: 13
    Frequency requests: 11


    Click here for historic articles.

    Latest Status Updates

    GB3ES  [Reported by G6ZZX]
    OPERATIONAL  5 Sep

    GB3PL  [Reported by G1VQG]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  19 Sep
    Due to technical issues on site PL is temporarily off air. We are working to resolve the issues and hope to be back on air soon.
    GB3GC  [Reported by G1VQG]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  20 Sep
    Due to technical issues on site GC is temporarily off air. We are working to resolve the issues and hope to be back on air soon.
    GB3BK  [Reported by G0WYG]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  20 Sep
    Equipment failure
    GB7JC  [Reported by G7KDZ]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  19 Sep
    Temporary offline due to hardware failure
    GB3MB  [Reported by GW0UXJ ]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  19 Sep
    GB3MB should be on test in the next 3 weeks and if all is ok the repeater will be put into full operation GW0UXJ Keeper
    MB7IUK  [Reported by M0NCZ]
    OPERATIONAL  18 Sep
    Restored to service after shack and system overhall.
    GB3KU  [Reported by M0NCZ]
    OPERATIONAL  18 Sep
    System now operational after major shack and system overhall
    GB3BX  [Reported by M1GIZ]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  18 Sep
    Technical issue.
    MB7IGL  [Reported by G7CDA]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  17 Sep
    Technical issue.

    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

    13 Proposals in ETCC Vetting

    [21-Sep-2018] GB7SP 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) - G8PCB
    [19-Sep-2018] GB3TX 10M AV REPEATER (NEW) - M0ZAH
    [16-Sep-2018] GB3MG 70CM DV REPEATER (PARAMETER) - GW0UXJ
    [11-Sep-2018] GB7RD 70CM DV REPEATER (SITE) - G6BJJ
    [24-Aug-2018] GB7DY 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) - G4VZO
    [19-Aug-2018] GB3EM 2M AV REPEATER (NEW) - M1FJB
    [1-Aug-2018] GB3LT 70CM DUAL-MODE (CHANGES) - G6OUA
    [2-Apr-2018] GB3NA 2M DUAL-MODE (SITE) - G8POK
    [1-Jun-2017] GB3AE 6M AV REPEATER (SECOND NOV) - GW4OZU
    [4-Apr-2017] GB3AP 2M AV REPEATER (SECOND NOV) - GW4OZU
    [31-Mar-2017] GB3BI 2M AV REPEATER (SECOND NOV) - GM1VAD
    [10-May-2016] GB3FRS 23CM BEACON (SITE CHANGE) - G8ATK
    [3-May-2016] GB3IF 3GHZ TV REPEATER (SECOND NOV) - G4EWJ

    11 Outstanding Frequency Requests with Ofcom

    [GB3CLE ] [GB3IOW ] [GB3KM ] [GB3SF ] [GB7CD-A ] [GB7RA ] 
    [GB7RB-A ] [GB7RK ] [GB7TM ] [MB7ILR ] [MB7PH ] 

    Of the 11 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

    [17-Sep] GB3MG 70CM SIMPLEX RF LINK (NEW) - GW0KIG
    [17-Sep] GB3RT 70CM SIMPLEX RF LINK (NEW) - MW0YAC
    [19-Sep] MB6IBS 70CM SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (NEW) - M0MEI
    [19-Sep] MB6IGS 70CM SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (SITE CHANGE) - G7CDA
    [17-Sep] MB6JP 2M SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (FREQUENCY) - M0JFP
    [14-Sep] MB6ML 2M SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (NEW) - 2E0HKS
    [20-Sep] MB7DAA 2M PACKET NODE (NEW) - M0JFP
    [20-Sep] MB7IGL 10M ANALOG GATEWAY (SITE CHANGE) - G7CDA
    [18-Sep] MB7ITW 6M ANALOG GATEWAY (NEW) - M0TWS

    Licensed in the last 6 Days

    [21-Sep] MB7AAD CHATTERIS  (70CM) GATEWAY - G6OHM
    [20-Sep] GB7CIP CATERHAM ON THE HILL  (20M) PACKET - G4APL
    [20-Sep] MB6FT OTTERY ST MARY  (2M) DV GATEWAY - 2E0KVJ
    [20-Sep] GB7CIP CATERHAM ON THE HILL  (15M) PACKET - G4APL
    [20-Sep] GB7CIP CATERHAM ON THE HILL  (40M) PACKET - G4APL
    [20-Sep] GB7CIP CATERHAM ON THE HILL  (10M) PACKET - G4APL
    [20-Sep] GB7CIP CATERHAM ON THE HILL  (20M) PACKET - G4APL
    [20-Sep] GB7CIP CATERHAM ON THE HILL  (15M) PACKET - G4APL
    [20-Sep] GB7CIP CATERHAM ON THE HILL  (10M) PACKET - G4APL
    [20-Sep] GB7CIP CATERHAM ON THE HILL  (10M) PACKET - G4APL
    [20-Sep] MB7NCR CATERHAM ON THE HILL  (2M) PACKET - G4APL
    [20-Sep] MB6IXX GRANTHAM  (70CM) DV GATEWAY - 2E0MFM
    [18-Sep] MB7RSM STAINES-UPON-THAMES  (2M) APRS - M0JFP
    [18-Sep] MB6CV COVENTRY  (2M) DV GATEWAY - M0TSP
    [16-Sep] MB6DF DUKINFIELD  (2M) DV GATEWAY - M0CSN

    Featured Repeater Summary (random)  

    Callsign: GB3PO  Keeper: Keith Gaunt [G7CIY]
    Channel: RV52 (2M)   TX: 145.6500 MHz  RX: 145.0500 MHz   
    Locality: IPSWICH  Region: SOUTH-EAST
    NGR: TM193447  QTHR: JO02OB  [Lat: 52.0573 : Lon: 1.1974]
    Advised Status: OPERATIONAL
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