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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: 94
    Amber state: 14
    Green state: 850
    Licensed/unknown: 85

    Click here for historic articles.

    Latest Status Updates

    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.
    MB7IGL  [Reported by G7CDA]
    OPERATIONAL  9 Dec
    Now operational
    MB7IGL  [Reported by G7CDA]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  9 Dec
    10m port currently not operational, 2m port now operational. 10m port requires additional hardware to restore service.
    GB7SQ  [Reported by MM1BJO]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  8 Dec
    Repeater off air but network connected to allow for testing of new hardware. Should be back on air by 23.00 on Saturday 8th December. Apologies for the break in service.
    GB7SQ  [Reported by MM1BJO]
    OPERATIONAL  8 Dec
    Hardware testing successfully completed, repeater back on the air "Fully operational with no reported issues" ! Thank for the continued support. Rob


    Renewal Requests in Vetting

    [MB7UVV]

    8 Proposals in ETCC Vetting

    [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
    [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  

    2 NoV's pending Ofcom issue

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

    Licensed in the last 6 Days

    [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
    [8-Dec] GB3NC LINK ST COLUMB  (2M) GATEWAY - G4OCO
    [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 Repeater (random)  

    Callsign: GB3TD
    Keeper: Robert Loss [G4XUT]
    Channel: RB03 (70CM)  
    TX Freq: 433.0750 MHz   RX Freq: 434.6750 MHz
    Mode: ANALOGUE VOICE (118.8Hz)
    TX antenna: CDF 450 4 STACK
    Locality: SWINDON
    Region: SOUTH-WEST
    QTHR: IO91DL   Lat/Lon: 51.49, -1.7
    Echolink: 43307
    Advised Status:  OPERATIONAL
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