Monthly Archives: February 2014

Interlinking unavailability date

Interlinking of GB3OA using IRLP and Echolink will be down for essential maintenance on Wednesday 19th February 2014. It’s expected to be down for the full day, although it may become available later in the day…. The Shoutcast stream feed … Continue reading

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IRLP outtage now back

Apologies to those ops who were trying to connect to an IRLP node or reflector on 14th Febrauary 2014. The OA node hard drive had become full with other data that shares the drive, preventing node connections and the self … Continue reading

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Storm of the Century?

After very strong winds, rain and 100mph gusts battered Southport last night, 12th Feb14, surprisingly this morning GB3OA’s mast and antenna were still stood up strong. Phil G8XVV and David G4TUP had a QSO via OA at the height of … Continue reading

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Safety and Emergency use of GB3OA

Sunday February 9th 2014 saw the first occasion when the Southport RAYNET Emergency Service used GB3OA exclusively. This was for an important safety and emergency exercise during the Mad Dog 10km run to test the use of the repeater when … Continue reading

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Update for recommended player for Shoutcast stream

The Stream page has been pretty much rewritten now. This is after extensive testing to find a stream player that can handle flaky wifi, 3G or internet feeds. To find out which player it is and how to connect it … Continue reading

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