Following the announcement that we were again temporarily closing down GB3MP due to abuse, we are pleased to announce that GB3MP will be switched back on at approximately 12:00 local time tomorrow (13th February). Please be aware of the following: If the abuse of the repeater, or of any group or individuals returns, the repeater... Continue Reading →
As of 10:30 this morning (30th December) GB3MP was switched off and will remain off air for a minimum of 2 weeks. Why was it turned off? Sustained abuse, foul language, threats etc etc. If genuine operators had refrained from rising to the bait, and hadn't gone back at the abusers then we might not... Continue Reading →
GB3MN was stuck transmitting an empty carrier over the Christmas and new year period. Attempts to reboot the repeater failed to clear the fault. A software rollback was performed which appears to have fixed the issue. The repeater is fully operational once again.
This year's AGM will be held on Monday 2nd September at 19:30 local time. Stockport Radio Society are kindly hosting us this year at Walthew House. For full details, please see the events calendar. We hold our AGMs at different venues around the area so that we can reach as many members as possible. If... Continue Reading →
Come and see us today at the Stockport radio rally at Walthew House. Myself (Jake 2E0SEY) and Peter G8NSS are present.
Following our survey on GB3VT, a few things became clear. DSTAR users were mostly happy to keep VT as a DSTAR repeater, as they now had a good repeater to use in the area. Moving VT to FM again would open up a hole in DSTAR repeater coverage. On the other hand, many respondents clearly... Continue Reading →
As some of you have noticed, GB3WP has been off the air for some days now. We are currently vacating the repeater's current site as the site owner has sadly passed away. Work to find a new site has already started. In the meantime, if you have any ideas and suggestions for a new site... Continue Reading →
We are currently surveying opinions on the GB3VT repeater - please see here for details.
Firstly, thank you to the members that attended this years AGM, and thank you again to the North Cheshire Amateur Radio Society for offering their club venue to us. Looking to the future, next year's AGM (2019) will be held at Stockport Radio Society's venue. For more details please see the calendar. Many thanks to... Continue Reading →
Tomorrow we will be attending the Stockport Rally (details in the calendar). You will also notice a new event the following week, the Red Rose QRP Rally, which we will also be attending. This year's AGM will be on the 3rd of September at the North Cheshire radio club. Please see the calendar for further... Continue Reading →