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GB3EK Abuse

The GB3EK repeater will now be off air for extended periods due to abuse from a well known licenced amateur. I can only apologise to regular users but it’s a choice between shutting the repeater down for extended periods or

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More unlicensed use

GB3EK is currently off air due to unlicensed access. This is unfortunate considering the time and dedication that the repeater team invests in maintaining a reliable repeater for Licenced Amatuer use. I would like to remind all users that it

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Unlicenced Access

GB3EK has been shut down once again due to unlicensed users. Users must hold a valid Amatuer Radio licence to legally access the GB3EK repeater. Unlicenced access is an offence under Wireless Telegraphy Act (2006) and will cause the repeater

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Shutdown

The repeater has been shutdown today due to local RF abuse.

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Power outage

We are currently experiencing a loss of power to the repeater. The repeater team is in the process of arranging access so we can investigate the cause.

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Mast replacment

The GB3EK repeater team visited the site today and carried out a complete replacement of the antenna mast. We installed 3 new T & K brackets and added a tilt over section which will make carrying out maintenance and inspections

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Back on air

The repeater is now back on air following a site visit by the repeater team. We identified a damaged UPS which has been removed for inspection and repair. Echolink/Allstar is currently disconnected.

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Off Air

GB3EK is currently off air due to a power fault. We aim to attend site on Friday 26th Jan to resolve the issue.

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New antenna under test

The repeater team visited the site on Wednesday and installed a new antenna for GB3EK. The antenna will remain for a few weeks whilst the repeater team investigates coverage and interference. The antenna is a 4 stack phased dipole from

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AllStar & Echolink status and stats

We’ve added a new page to the website that shows the current AllStar and Echolink status, connected stations and some basic stats. You can see the new page here – https://www.gb3ek.co.uk/allstar-echolink-status/

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