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Current status of the
repeater is all working satisfactorily.
14/06/2012 GB3EK now on reduced TX power for London 2012 Olympics
24/04/2012 Forthcoming London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games
Ofcom have issued a Notice of Variation to commence at 00:01 on the 28 June 2012 and remain valid until 23:59 on 23 September 2012
This revised NoV for GB3EK stipulates a temporary reduction in power to a Maximum transmitter Power (Peak effective radiated power PXe): of 6 dBW This will effect it coverage in marginal areas.
Further information on the frequency allocation for the games can be found at http://www.uk.amsat.org/6574
09-03-2012 GB3EK Live Audio Feed Configured and On Test - using the RadioReference Services
21-02-2012 New Live Audio Web Feed under configuration. Test Link Information
May 2011, GB3EK now on Twitter !!
January 2008, GB3EK changed Frequency.
25-01-2007 Echolink Gateway moved to
G4TKR QTH due to the G7IUV's ADSL
All appears to be running successfully
and its good to see the gateway back in
17-01/2007 Echolink Gateway moved to
G7IUV but ISP issues. Working on
11-01-2007 Echolink Gateway NOV updated
and hoped to be back on this week.
12-12-2006 Echolink off air due to G8PUO
moving. Re-site of gateway station
24-04-2006 Echolink turned off today due
24-12-2005 Echolink on 24/7 during Xmas
period. Back to normal times 3rd
16-12-2005 Echolink back online
11-12-2005 Echolink offline due to
control tone adjustments required.
Should be back in a day or two, when we
are able to adjust the linking levels.
30-11-2005 Echolink - 'Link On' voice
message has been replaced with brief
PTT. This resets the Gateway Mode
2 every 45 minutes, as per normal but is
14-08-2005 Two new aerials have been
installed as the old ones were not
performing as expected. Positive
signal feedback have been given by a
number of stations.
16-04-2005 New software update to
repeater logic allows for QRM mode 2, so
hopefully all will be OK for the time
being. Link back online.
11-04-2005 Local QRM is unfortunately
still causing problems despite Don's
hard work to try and alleviate.
Sorry but gateway disabled until a fix
12-02-2005 Gateway QSO Audio Files no
available in real-time.
25-09-2004 Gateway disabled for the day,
due to local QRM.
12-09-2004 Internet Gateway back on
following unfortunate server probs.
14-08-2004 Internet Gateway back on
following holiday period.
16-07-2004 GB3EK Gateway has been
off for most of past 2 weeks due to
Gateway TX problems and limited time to
service same. All now back in full
01-08-2003 GB3EK Gateway operational
times extended due to popular demand.
31-07-2003 GB3EK site under slight
redesign to provide Gateway link
activity info. Also the menu system will
change slightly to remove the unhappy
graphics. Watch this space as they
30-07-2003 New Echolink DTMF station
disconnect function now in operation.
DTMF '#' = close all stations and DTMF
'D' = close only last connected station.
30-07-2003 New Echolink Beta V1.7 under
18-04-2003 GB3EK part of the 'Work The
World 24Hr'. www.g0hrs.org.uk
10-04-2003 Internet Gateway V2
Software/Hardware Link fully
15-12-2002 Internet Gateway Control
Software Updated to Release Candidate
15-12-2002 Rebuilt Repeater Hardware &
new logic installed on site.
28-10-2002 EK's Internet Gateway up and
running. Feedback welcome!
17-10-2002 EK Gets Internet Gateway NOV
18-07-2002 Live GB3EK Audio Feed to web
defective power supply
17-02-2001 Antenna feeder change and
rotation of antenna 10 degrees
03-02-2001 Measure up for feeder change
17-01-2001 Return repeater to site
install and test
16-01-2001 Re-align cavities and test
15-01-2001 Repair transmitter and re-fit
13-01-2001 Remove repeater from site for
maintenance (install temporary repeater)
07-01-2001 Carry out site visit after
reported low power on transmit
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