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GB7JB

The 70cm DMR repeater newly located to Wincanton, Somerset, is now fully operational and running at full power, 25 watts ERP. Slot 1 TG9 is set to stand alone mode, whilst slot 2 TG950 is connected to the South West Cluster. Colour Code is 1. Further info is available at: jbrepeaters.org.uk /G3ZXX
9-May-18

GB3TS

After discussions with Ofcom GB3TS has been switched back on Tuesday 01.05.18 for a week. If any abuse is heard we will be recording it, forward report to Aros and Ofcom and the repeater will once again be switched off. /Ian G7MFN NOV Holder for GB3TS
2-May-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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    Latest Status Updates

    GB3BT  [Reported by GM7LUN]
    OPERATIONAL  17 May
    Output fully restored
    GB3YS  [Reported by G3ZXX]
    OPERATIONAL  20 May
    came back on air, from it's NEW location in Yeovil Somerset, at approx., 3:15 pm local time today, 20th May 2018. It is fully operational on 70cm (RB02) analogue FM, with 25w ERP and 88.5 ctcss. Access and reception reports will be much appreciated via g3zxx.mail@gmail.com
    GB7SO  [Reported by G7CHO]
    FIRST SWITCH-ON  19 May
    Repeater now online for testing purposes. 24 Hour operation planned for 26th May 2018.
    GB3SK  [Reported by G6DIK]
    NOT OPERATIONAL  15 May
    Off air - General maintenance

    Status Summary

    Red state: 96
    Amber state: 103
    Green state: 875

    some stats:

  • 14 x 10M Repeaters
  • 31 x 6M Repeaters
  • 156 x 2M Repeaters
  • 534 x 70CM Repeaters
  • 13 x 23CM Voice Repeaters
  • 40 x TV Repeaters
  • 305 x DV Repeaters
  • 122 x Simplex Analogue Gateways
  • 145 x Simplex DV Gateways
  • 143 x Packet systems

  • 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

    [MB7ISB]

    5 Proposals in ETCC Vetting

    [20-May-2018] MB7ITN 10M GATEWAY (NEW) - G0NCF
    [13-May-2018] GB7YJ 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW) - G4USP
    [2-Apr-2018] GB3NA 2M DUAL-MODE (SITE) - G8POK
    [10-May-2017] MB7AHM 70CM GATEWAY (?) - G8IQP
    [21-Feb-2017] GB3FO 70CM AV REPEATER (NEW) - M0RFU

    14 Outstanding Frequency Requests with Ofcom

    [GB3CLE ] [GB3ET ] [GB3EY ] [GB3FT ] [GB3IOW ] [GB3RPE ] 
    [GB3SR ] [GB7BH ] [GB7BN ] [GB7CD-A ] [GB7MO ] [GB7RB-A ] 
    [MB7ILR ] [MB7PH ] 

    3 NoV's pending Ofcom issue

    [10-May] GB7DB 70CM DV REPEATER (NEW KEEPER) - G0WTZ
    [20-May] MB6IYS 70CM SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (NEW) - G7OGG
    [20-May] MB6RL 2M SIMPLEX DV GATEWAY (NEW) - GW6WTK

    Licensed in the last 6 Days

    [20-May] GB7VLS NORWICH  (2M) PACKET - G4VLS
    [17-May] MB7IPD POOLE  (2M) GATEWAY - G3WRV
    [17-May] GB7NWG LONDON  (2M) PACKET - M0SKF
    [17-May] MB7APS WORKSOP  (70CM) GATEWAY - 2E1SKY
    [15-May] MB7UB BATH  (2M) APRS - G4KVI
    [17-May] MB7IWS BURY ST EDMUNDS  (2M) GATEWAY - G7MLO

    Featured Repeater (random)  

    Callsign: GB3IG
    Keeper: Dolan Morrison [GM0LZE]
    Channel: RV62 (2M)  
    TX Freq: 145.7750 MHz   RX Freq: 145.1750 MHz
    Mode: ANALOGUE VOICE (88.5Hz)
    TX antenna: DIPOLE
    Locality: STORNOWAY
    Region: SCOTLAND
    NGR: NB306305     QTHR: IO68QE
    Lat/Lon: 58.1808, -6.5845
    Advised Status:  OPERATIONAL

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