GB2RS NEWS

This weeks main live transmission can be found on the BATC website (batc.org.uk/live/gb2s) at 9am on Sunday mornings.  This broadcast can also be seen on a number of ATV repeaters in the UK as well as or local radio only rebroadcasts.  It can also be seen via Amateur TV service in other countries at various local times during the day.   

Recordings of the broadcast and text document can be found on this site and uploaded at approximately 17.00 Hrs local time in the UK.  This is done to allow other GB2RS services broadcast by other dedicated volunteers to complete their transmissions first.

The video stream and local VHF/UHF/Microwave Radio Services are as follows:

  • Via BATC website world-wide on stream link gb2rs.uk:3650/this-weeks-video-news
  • 51.530 MHz – FM (20 kHz ch.sp) – 20 Watts erp.  Largest RF patern to Oxford and Swindon.
  • 70.425 MHz – FM (12.5 kHz ch.sp) – 20 Watts erp.  Largest RF Patern to the M4 Corridor and Home Counties.
  • Via GB3BN in Bracknell – 500 mW erp via 6dB yagi into repeater.  As repeater coverage.  
  • 10.355 GHz wide-band FM – 1 Watt per directional antenna each with 20dBi gain.  Each antenna has a 60 deg. spread, each is direct feed no antenna cable,  Directions are targeted at the Chilterns (ENE).  M4 Corridor (East) and Home Counties (SE). 

Our HF team provide coverage as follows: 

  • 3.640 MHz – LSB/Free DV (1200bps)
        • Main Reader – Matthew G6WPJ (Bures, Sussex)
        • Back-Up reader – Alison G8ROG (Similcast of ATV news service)
  • 3.650 MHz – LSB Anologue – Main Readers 
        • Main Readers – Jon G6UWK (Manningtree, Essex) and Back-up reader Alison G8ROG (Similcast of ATV news service)

News from G8ROG

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