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Hello, I run GB3DQ from home here in SE Cornwall. The repeater has run very successfully over the last six years or so. I use two Motorola GM380's for TX & RX on 70 Cm's with a 7.6 meg split. The radios are working fine, the problem I have is that over a period of time the duplexer/circulator has gone out of tune and was causing breakthrough. I took this to a friend locally, and he retuned it, but I'm afraid to say that the receive side of the repeater is now very poor. So what am I looking for, either somebody who has the ability to tune or repair said duplexer. The other option would be a different duplexer tuned to the repeater split. Any help would be most appreciated. Kind regards, John, G1YDQ.26-Jul-16
Steve (2E0SGG) is still looking for any support for a Fusion (C4FM) repeater in the Rochester area of Kent. He is proposing changing mode from DMR to Fusion for MB6NK and MB6INK. He reports MB6NK getting use on D-Star but MB6INK is not being used.25-Jul-16
Welcome to the -UK-NET-HUB- Congrats to the following 2M0ZOG (Jonathan) with MB6IPH IN Peterhead, G4PGO (David) with MB6ILI in Birkenhead and soon to be joining us Philip 2M0PJM we hope With MB6IMP in Ruthin and ADRIAN G7CST with MB6IUK in Walsall....enjoy the System... Kindest regards Stuart/M0SGS15-Jul-16
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Reported: G4EFOFIRST SWITCH-ON 27 Jul
GB3HO now on air, albeit with a temporary aerial. Hope to install proper aerial by 31st July.
Reported: M1FJBOPERATIONAL 25 Jul
Transmit filter had burnt out. It was a helical filter that had been tuned beyond rated specs to avoid interference with GB3LE. Replaced with lower loss cavity filter that exceeds original specs in all respects. See website for more details.
Reported: M1FJBREDUCED OUTPUT
There appears to be a low TX RF fault. Having been away for a week in Spain, this has not yet been investigated. Will be investigated 25/7, hopefully returned to service on that date. See website for more info.
Due to ongoing lockup issues GB3BP is off air for investigation. /G0MGX22-Jul-16
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.
Most repeater NoV's will expire at the end of March 2017 prior to which time advice will be given on how to renew.
NoV's are issued by Ofcom with the RSGB as their agents managing the frequencies and networks.
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Proposals in the last 7 Days
MB7ILG 2M GATEWAY (NEW) - MM0MBN
GB3SR 2M AV REPEATER (NEW) - G7AJP
GB7HA 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) - M0NAS
MB7IGH 2M GATEWAY (NEW) - G3ZPU
NoV Requests made in the last 7 Days
GB3NA 2M DUAL-MODE REPEATER (SITE CHANGE) - G4LUE
GB3XX 70CM AV REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - G8KHF
GB7ID 70CM DV REPEATER (CHANGES) - M0IDM
MB6ICY 70CM SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (RENEWAL) - G4HFG
MB6IGC 70CM SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (RENEWAL) - G4CUI
MB7UQ 2M PACKET:APRS (RENEWAL) - GM3MZX
NoV Clearances in the last 7 Days
GB7KH KELVEDON HATCH (70CM) DM - M1GEO
MB6CY OLDHAM (2M) DV GATEWAY - G4HFG
GB7PP IPSWICH (70CM) D-STAR - G0FEA
MB7ISW NOTTINGHAM (2M) GATEWAY - M0NPT
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Channel: RU66 (70CM)
TX Freq: 430.8250 MHz RX Freq: 438.4250 MHz
Mode: ANALOGUE VOICE (88.5Hz)
TX antenna: COLINEAR
Lat/Lon: 54.1042, -0.2057
Advised Status: OPERATIONAL