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GB7BH

GB7BH at Brighton is now plugged in and operational.
I am awaiting a firmware update from the original vendors in order to re-connect to the BrandMeister network. /G7TXU
11-Jul-18

GB7DD

GB7DD will be shut down permanently within the next 10 days. There are other DMR repeaters recently licensed in Dundee so hopefully local users will still be able to enjoy DMR through them.
I would thank those that have been supportive of GB7DD. /MM0DUN
10-Jul-18

GB7DM

GB7DM at Dundee now operational as of 5th July at 21:00 /MM0DRA
6-Jul-18

DMR GUIDE

A revised UK DMR Guide has been published to help current users and those wanting to know more before joining the mode - it covers the networks, radios and programming to name a few items.
Visit dmrguideuk dot wordpress dot com /2E0UCW
2-Jul-18

MB6IGK

The Gillingham, Kent, Digital Fusion Gateway, MB6IGK, will be changing frequency from 434.0375 to 433.6375 as of it's renewal date (30/06/18).
The Digital Fusion Gateway is licensed for attended operation only, so is mainly operational on weekends and weekday evenings. Please feel free to make use of the gateway. /2E0JTP
30-Jun-18

GB3GW

After a problematic start, GB3GW is awaiting new cavity filters to be fitted so that it's service can be returned. /MW0VTK
30-Jun-18

GB3YT

GB3YT Mirfield television repeater is now back on air following several upgrades to the existing equipment. As well as the original 23cm analogue and digital inputs, the repeater now has an added digital input on 70cm, with new control logic making it suitable for future expansion to include an input on 2m. /G8NZR
27-Jun-18

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Latest Status Updates

GB7YS  [Reported by G3ZXX]
NOT OPERATIONAL  15 Jul
Update from previous notification dated 10th July. It has been decided that GB7YS will now have to be moved again ! This is due to what has become clear are insurmountable issues relating to the current sites Internet capability that were not obvious or apparent when the current site was chosen. A NEW NEW site is now being looked for. Further info via g3zxx.mail@gmail.com
GB3EB  [Reported by G8PUO]
NOT OPERATIONAL  14 Jul
Antenna unfortunately has failed. Replacement ordered. Repeater will get some required TLC and technical MOT prior to going back on air.
GB3MH  [Reported by G3NZP]
OPERATIONAL  10 Jul
Full EchoLink and IRLP connection unavaiable
MB6RD  [Reported by G4KAW]
OPERATIONAL  13 Jul
Fusiion DMR d-star
GB3FN  [Reported by G4EPX]
NOT OPERATIONAL  12 Jul
Repeater removed from site to fix faulty 1750Hz tone decoder. Expected back on air in 1-2 weeks.
GB7BE  [Reported by M0JGX]
OPERATIONAL  11 Jul
Repeater back on air on tempory power supply while keeper repairs the T800 PSU.
GB3HV  [Reported by G8GTZ]
NOT OPERATIONAL  4 Jul
3.4GHz Tx off air due to damage caused by power failure on site.

Status Summary

Red state: 120
Amber state: 7
Green state: 881
Licensed/unknown: 60

Vetting Summary

Vetting: in progress: 3
Frequency requests: 14


Repeater Licences

  • Repeaters, Gateways, Nodes etc are licensed by means of a "Notice of Variation" (NoV) on an individual's amateur radio licence.
  • A Second NoV will CANCEL the effects of the first Variation in effect removing authorisation to operate the Repeater/Gateway.
  • All repeater NoV's are issued on a rolling 3 year term.
  • The RSGB assist Ofcom for the issue of NoV's and managing of the frequencies and networks.

  • Renewal Requests in Vetting

    [MB7ALN] : [MB7ITH]

    3 Proposals in ETCC Vetting

    [10-Jul-2018] GB3TC 70CM AV REPEATER (NEW) - M5ADU
    [20-Jun-2018] GB3DH 23CM TV REPEATER (NEW) - G1LPS
    [2-Apr-2018] GB3NA 2M DUAL-MODE (SITE) - G8POK

    14 Outstanding Frequency Requests with Ofcom

    [GB3CLE ] [GB3ET ] [GB3EY ] [GB3FT ] [GB3IOW ] [GB3RPE ] 
    [GB3SR ] [GB7CD-A ] [GB7MN ] [GB7RB-A ] [GB7RD ] [GB7YJ ] 
    [MB7ILR ] [MB7PH ] 

    Of the 14 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

    [12-Jul] GB3DG 2M DUAL-MODE REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - GM8CJG
    [16-Jul] GB7GD 2M DUAL-MODE REPEATER (CHANGES) - MM0RDM
    [6-Jul] MB7NBA 6M PACKET NODE (NEW) - G0AOZ

    Licensed in the last 6 Days

    [15-Jul] MB6NK HOO  (2M) DV GATEWAY - 2E0SGG
    [16-Jul] MB6CV COVENTRY  (2M) DV GATEWAY - M0TSP
    [16-Jul] MB6IEF LEDBURY  (70CM) DV GATEWAY - MM0MRU
    [16-Jul] MB7AEF LEDBURY  (70CM) GATEWAY - MM0MRU
    [13-Jul] MB7AOK HOO TOWN CENTRE  (70CM) GATEWAY - 2E0KSG
    [13-Jul] MB6ISK STOCKPORT  (70CM) DV GATEWAY - 2E0JLC
    [16-Jul] GB3GQ COALVILLE  (3GHZ) TV - G8DKC
    [12-Jul] MB7UPI ROYSTON  (2M) APRS - M0ZPU
    [12-Jul] MB7UM CAMBRIDGE  (2M) APRS - M0ZPU
    [11-Jul] MB7AAC BALLASALLA  (70CM) GATEWAY - GD6AFB
    [11-Jul] GB7MO NORTHAMPTON  (70CM) DMR - M0MAO
    [11-Jul] GB7YL LOWESTOFT  (2M) DMR - M0JGX
    [11-Jul] GB7BH BRIGHTON  (70CM) MULTI DV - G7TXU
    [11-Jul] GB7BN BOGNOR REGIS  (70CM) DM - G0TJH
    [11-Jul] MB7UG ALTON HAMPSHIRE  (2M) APRS - G7GMN

    Featured Repeater (random)  

    Callsign: GB7CA
    Keeper: David Osborn [GD4HOZ]
    Channel: RU74 (70CM)  
    TX Freq: 430.925 MHz   RX Freq: 438.525 MHz
    Mode: DV (DMR/2 PHOENIX UK)
    TX antenna: SA460
    Locality: DOUGLAS
    Region: NORTH
    NGR: SC371745     QTHR: IO74SD
    Lat/Lon: 54.1406, -4.4931
    Advised Status:  OPERATIONAL

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