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Latest News and Information

The IRLP and Echolink nodes at GB3OA were off-air from approximately 14.05 to 14.25hrs this afternnon for the nodes software to have its monthly back-up. There are around ten individual daily users of Echolink and several IRLP users that are … Continue reading

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Up to date news about the nodes at GB3OA

The New Years Eve welcome to 2018 will take place as usual on node 9200, the Crossroads reflector in the US where countries log in as they go through the New Year. GB3OA will be connected to this reflector when … Continue reading

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A change to the use of Echolink

There’s been a small change to a custom decode Echolink script at GB3OA repeater that should help local Echolink users. The original IRLP/Echolink server required outgoing echolink request connections to be prefaced by the hash (#) symbol. With the new … Continue reading

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Connecting Echolink to IRLP on GB3OA not possible

This was not mentioned on the Internet Linking page on the GB3OA website and so one user was trying to do this. The following has now been added to the Internet Linking page…. Can I come into GB3OA using Echolink … Continue reading

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Streaming of Southport Air Show Shoutcast problem

It seems some picking up the Air Show relay from shoutcast.com are having problems, and others not. This will be taken up with Shoutcast itself by the GB3OA Repeater Keepers. For now, try Shoutcast and if there is a problem … Continue reading

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Technical details – SAS streaming

A couple of local operators have asked for technical details on relaying pilots talkback during the Southport Air Show through shoutcast.com The normal rig that receives GB3OA transmissions is a Baofeng UV-3R. Its audio output is pumped through a sound … Continue reading

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Tweeting now online again

Since the change to a new nodes server at GB3OA the tweet messages of when there is a connection to the nodes has been offline. Now, through the efforts of Repeater Keeper Mark G4EID, this facility is all fully working … Continue reading

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