Category Archives: Southport

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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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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GB3OA and Southport Air Show details

We’ve put the following onto the Southgate ARC news website which feeds many clubs, as well as the ARRL news site: This week there will be many thousands of scanner enthusiasts descending on Southport, UK for the Southport Air Show, … Continue reading

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IRLP and Echolink nodes now back on air

The IRLP and Echolink nodes are now testing and in beta form on-air through GB3OA. The repeater keepers apologise for the time it has taken to re-instate them but, as regular readers know, a new server had to be purchased. … Continue reading

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‚Äč GB3OA IRLP and Echolink 5302 nodes unavailable

The dedicated server for these two nodes now has an unrecoverable fault. It may be some time before the fault is cleared. Some users of Echolink may not realise there is a Catch-22 situation when using Echolink on both this … Continue reading

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Spectacular IRLP QSO!

As you know, GB3OA through IRLP and Echolink and DTMF tones can communicate with other repeaters throughout the world. There are some truly interesting locales, like Wagga Wagga (6260) in Australia, or Palmer Station (8838) in the Antarctic, but it … Continue reading

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Latest details on RAYNET use of GB3OA on 31st August

Specifics have now been finalised for the Rotary Walk between North Liverpool and Southport on 31st August 2014 when RAYNET will have exclusive use of GB3OA. The times of RAYNET’s use will now be 08.30 BST until at least 16.00 … Continue reading

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