Category Archives: GB3OA

Nodes backup

The IRLP and Echolink nodes were off-air today between 12.00 and 12.20 UTC for backup of the software. This is performed monthly, with three months of previous backups available should the present software become unstable. Apologies to anyone who tried … Continue reading

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IRLP and Echolink nodes now back on-air

After a small amount of reburbishmemnt of the mast and aerial the IRLP and Echolink nodes are again on-air. Please feel free to test them. But it can be a bit like ships passing in the night, so I suggest … Continue reading

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Nodes update

As mentioned in the previous news item the nodes had to be taken off-air last Wednesday, two days ago. After lowering the mast and aerial for the nodes in the gusty wind, a brief inspection revealed that they had suffered … Continue reading

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IRLP and Echolink nodes off-air

Until the wind subsides the nodes at GB3OA have been taken 0ff-air. A further notice will appear when they are returned to normal operating. The repeater section of GB3OA and the Shoutcast stream feed are unaffected.  

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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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