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2022

RRG AGM 2022

The AGM of the Ridgeway Repeater Group will be held on Wednesday 11th May 2022 at Thrings Solicitors, 6 Drakes Meadow, Penny Lane, Swindon, Wiltshire SN3 3LL...

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2021

RRG Q3 2021 Newsletter

Please find the latest Q3 2021 newsletter under “Newsletter” at the top of the page - or by clicking here

RRG AGM 2021

The AGM will be held via Zoom media on Wednesday 21st July 2021 at 19.30. All members have been sent an email invitation and instructions by the administrat...

GB3TD Echolink Restored

The Echolink connection to GB3TD is now back up and running and now being managed by Rob (G4XUT)

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2020

RRG AGM 2020

The AGM will be held via Zoom media at 19.30 on Wednesday 11th November 2020. All members will be sent an email invitation and instructions by the administra...

Group Newsletter

Rob G4XUT & Ken G1NCG have put together a update newsletter, please find under "Newsletter" We hope you will find it interesting given the activities of ...

GB3TD Audio level intermittent issues

Over the past few days it has been observed that the audio level on TD can, on occasions be much lower than it should. Please do NOT adjust your radios or th...

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2019

MB7USW - Off-Air

During on-site works on Friday 18th Oct, a fault occurred on the Raspi-Pi running MB7USW.The equipment has been removed from site to resolution and will be r...

GB7TC Update for 2018/2019

<h1>GB7TC Update for 2018/2019</h1><div class="MsoNormal"></div><div class="MsoNormal">Changes to DMR in the last few month...

Newsletter Q1 2019

The Ridgeway Repeater Group Q1 2019 newsletter is now published. It can be found using the link NewslettersThanks go to Ken G1NCG and those that have supplie...

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2018

Newsletter Q4 2018

The Ridgeway Repeater Group Q4 2018 newsletter is now published. It can be found using the link NewslettersThanks go to Ken G1NCG and those that have supplie...

GDPR Compliance

As most of you are no doubt aware, The EU General Data Protection Regulation act comes into force on 25th May 2018. It doesn’t affect us too much as it simpl...

Newsletter Q1 2018

Happy new year and many thanks to Ken for the latest newsletter. See newsletters section for a full list.

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2017

GB3WH Loss of Service - Restored.

We are aware of an issue with GB3WH, it appears that the output power has dropped off significantly.We have recived approval from the site owners to attend s...

Repeaters Talk from Tony

On Thursday 15th June Tony, G4LDL will be giving a talk on repeaters.  It will be held at the Swindon and District Radio Club, Pinetrees Community Centre, T...

Newsletters for 2017

The last two newsletters from Ken G1NCG have been added to the newsletters section

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2016

2017

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New box for GB3TD

On Monday 29th August, Rob G4XUT and Andy G0UWS installed a Motorola repeater in place of the Storno base station on GB3TD. This will now be on test to eval...

Unpaid subscriptions

To all members, both past & present.If you wish to be a member of the group for 2016 - 2017, & have not paid your subscription, could you please pay ...

Changes to GB3WH

Those of you who listen to WH will realise that we have made some changes as of yesterday.The Repeater is now back on the correct metered supply with a new U...

Modification to GB3TD logic setting

A slight modification was carried out on the GB3TD logic on the 13th February 2016. The CTCSS (118.8hz) on time from the repeater after carrier drop is now ...

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2015

Weekly NET on GB7TC

Tim M6XTB is trying to get a weekly NET running on GB7TC on a Tuesday between 20:00 - 22:00 & again on Thursday between 20:00 - 21:00.If you have a DMR r...

GB7TC Operational

Great News!!  - 17th October 2015GB7TC the new Swindon DMR repeater was switched on today.The repeater is co-sited with GB3TD and uses the same single a...

GB3WH Update

We are aware that GB3WH is currently off-air. At this moment in time it is not clear why this is until we get on-site. We hope to investigate the situation l...

Breaking News!!!!!

The Group’s Committee met last night & a decision was reached concerning a DMR repeater, at the moment Nigel G8VRI has volunteered to apply for the NoV &...

The future Your chance to comment…

<h2>GB3TD - Wide-split, Dual-mode analogue / digital - what next?</h2>The repeater group have been wrestling with a number of problems and potent...

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2014

August Newsletter

A little belated uploading this owing to some technical issues - but, here is the August Newsletter produced by Neil M6CUE

GB3TD now CTCSS access only

Hi all   Just to let you know that TD is now CTCSS only – (no 1750hz tone access and no carrier only).  Apart from that all is as usual.   We ...

Data interference on GB3TD

If you’re a GB3TD user you may have noticed some data interference on the output of the repeater. Some investigation is being made and some beam headings hav...

Happy New GB3TD

Andy G6REG and Rob G4XUT were on the GB3TD site on 31st December changing over the base station units for GB3TD after there had been problems with an intermi...

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2013

Updated membership list

Thanks to our supporters who have renewed their membership for the 2013/2014 year. Your callsigns are listed, with our grateful thanks on the Supporters page...

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2012

RRG on Facebook

We’re on Facebook! If you are, and you would like to exchange news, photos, links and so on with other users of the GB3WH and GB3TD repeaters - then come and...

We need your support!

As you’ll have seen in the notes from our meeting this week, the income that we’ve received so far this year from membership doesn’t cover our likely outgoin...

RRG Committee meeting held 8th October

The committee met in Swindon on 8th OctoberG0BEQ, G4XUT, G4LDL, G0BQK, G4VXE, G6REG and G0UWS were present and apologies had been received from G8YMM and G1Y...

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