Author: Gareth2w0gme

DMR Coverage in South Wales

=== GB7SA UPDATE ===

  After the commissioning of GB7SA at its new location last weekend it was discovered that our repeater had reported a high SWR and Tx power rollback in the log. This is something that repeaters and radios do to protect themselves if there is an issue with the antenna or coax causing High SWR to …

GB7SA Moves home!

As of Thursday the 5th of August 2021, GB7SA is now located just north of Port Talbot to give us¬†better coverage of the south Wales area we are hoping this will fill in any blackspots not covered to the west by our other repeater GB7CW. Signal reports from GB7SA are welcomed on our Facebook page. …

Afternoon All, Just a quick update for you. Both CW and SA are currently connected to the new UK server and it has become apparent that our TG9 patch on Slot 1 between both repeaters can not be used. As such we have now updated the config to allow the use of TG76 on Slot …

GB7CW Stand Alone Mode.

Hi Everyone, As some of you will be aware the UK Master server was taken offline yesterday, and it seems it will be staying offline. Without going into the reasons why this means GB7CW is in stand-alone mode at the moment and will be until we can get onsite and change the server it connects …

Important Information about our repeaters.

We thought we would post out an update with some important information for you. As you may or may not be aware Brandmeister has decided to switch off all reflector use from December 30th, 2020. Unfortunately, this is out of our hands and will require most of you to reprogram your radios to now use …

Request for donations

Are you able to spare some change? Hi All, Thank you for being patient with us recently while we got our repeaters up and running mainly GB7CW which had a few unknown technical issues. As all seems to be running well now its that time where we have to ask for some kind donations to …

GB7CW Transmit Issue fixed.

Hi all, Just an update as of 16:00 Today GB7CW is back online. And connected to the Brandmeister network the issue found last time that caused a limited TX has been traced to a damaged connector and replaced. We welcome any feedback and RX reports. Regards -Gareth

GB7CW Offline.

Hi all, ¬† So we installed CW today and after a couple of hours, we noticed a significant loss on Transmit power. So unfortunately to stop any damage to the transmit side of the repeater we have turned it back off remotely. Until we are able to get back on site and figure out what …

GB7CW Back on site.

Hi All, As of 13:00 today we have put CW back on the host site. You will need to set up your radio with the following settings. Slot 1, Talk Group 9 (This slot and Talk Group is for local use only) Slot 2, Talk Group 9 (This slot and Talk Group is connected to …

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