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Ashdown Forest Repeater Group 

Turners Hill, West Sussex
Ashdown Forest Repeater Group 2016
Repeater Summary Details for GB7MH Keeper/NoV holder: Malcolm Harman [G3NZP] Band: 70CM ( DVU51) Output frequency: 439.63750MHz RX Frequency: 430.63750MHz Modes: Two Digital voice systems are available in dual mode. The D-Star DCS005B as default reflector for UK and DMR Colour Code 2 connectivity BRANDMEISTER. However if either DMR or D-Star are in use, 30 seconds of non-operation must pass before attempting to change mode. ETCC Region: South-East Location/Whereabouts: Turners Hill Locator: IO91WC CURRENT STATUS: OPERATIONAL DMR repeater Turners Hill, West Sussex, connected to the UK BrandMeister Network. The purpose of the repeater is to provide a central meeting place for anyone in or around the Turners Hill and surounding area to experiment or make contacts using DMR and D-Star. Every 15 minutes if no digital mode activity the ID will be transmitted in CW (analogue FM) This is so that those listening can identify the repeater, if they don't have any DMR/D-STAR equipment. Acceptable use 4400 Reflector:- "It is acceptable to have short QSO's, please be considerate and polite and leave gaps for others to join or make calls for people. It is hoped users understand , it is not a "calling channel only" and we do not like to hear people taking it upon themselves to prevent others enjoying brief QSO's on 4400. The reflector system brings flexibility and you can link elsewhere at busy times. Please enjoy the system be considerate at all times to others." Links:- Listen live to the UK 4400 reflector here... UK (BM) 'last heard' and dashboard here... Lastheard on GB7MH RF use here... Register for DMR ID here... D-Star is also supported and enabled for local RF QSO's and enabled on the IRCDDBGateway connected to DCS005B. DMR Programming information Time Slot 1 TG 9       -  Local chat with all in range of this repeater. TG 1       -  World Wide TG 2       -  Europe TG 3       -  USA (Some Repeaters will offer other talk groups. Full info on this link.) Time Slot 2 (Reflectors)  TG 9       -  UK Wide Call on 4400 by default.                  After contact please move to one off the Reflectors listed below. User Activated Reflectors on Slot 2. 4401 - Chat 1 4402 - Chat 2 4403 - Chat 3 4404 - Ireland 4405 - Scotland   4407 - Wales 4410 - S.West 4411 - S.East 4412 - North West 4414 - Ireland Chat 4415 - Scotland Chat 4416 - North East 4417 - Wales Chat 4418 - W.Midlands 4419 - E.Midlands    4420 - Wires X Room 27753 4426 - M62 4429 - TEST Time Slot 2 Alternative way for Mobile / Portable / Car Users DV device TG 9       -  UK Wide Call on 4400 by default. Add the ones below to your Contacts - Private Calls and as Channels to your radio. 4400 - UK 4401 - Chat 1 4402 - Chat 2 4403 - Chat 3 etc To move repeater to a 44xx Go to channel and key up for 1 second and then return back to TG9 to talk. I have set up my pre-set 1 button on Short push to take me back to TG9 for speed. Link to Current Brandmeister Reflector 4xxx List (Do Not Use TGs) To test your access to GB7MH, use the echo test via TG 9990 on TS-1 or TS-2 This is a Private call ( NOT a Group Call ) In YOUR Contact List. Timeslot 2 implements the use of reflectors similar to the D-star network. The easiest way to use the reflector is to program your radio with TG 9 (local) in slot 2. This is the only talkgroup you will need for a QSO on the reflector. To link and unlink the reflector. Do a Manual Dial or Program the radio with the reflector number as a PRIVATE call in contacts. To link to a reflector. Select the reflector number from the contacts list and transmit for about 1 second. The repeater should respond with a voice announcement, "Connect to reflector xxxx". Then go back to Talkgroup 9 to make a QSO. To unlink select 4000 from the contacts list, transmit for about 1 second, and you should hear a voice announcement "Reflector Disconnected". To enquire about the reflector link status call 5000, and the repeater will respond with the currently linked reflector. (NOT ON DV DONGLES) GB7MH will automatically reconnect to 4400 after 15 minutes inactivity. Coverage Map:
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Repeater Summary Details for GB7MH Keeper/NoV holder: Malcolm Harman [G3NZP] Band: 70CM ( DVU51) Output frequency: 439.63750MHz RX Frequency: 430.63750MHz Modes: Two Digital voice systems are available in dual mode. The D-Star DCS005B as default reflector for UK and DMR Colour Code 2 connectivity BRANDMEISTER. However if either DMR or D-Star are in use, 30 seconds of non-operation must pass before attempting to change mode. ETCC Region: South-East Location/Whereabouts: Turners Hill Locator: IO91WC CURRENT STATUS: OPERATIONAL DMR repeater Turners Hill, West Sussex, connected to the UK BrandMeister Network. The purpose of the repeater is to provide a central meeting place for anyone in or around the Turners Hill and surounding area to experiment or make contacts using DMR and D-Star. Every 15 minutes if no digital mode activity the ID will be transmitted in CW (analogue FM) This is so that those listening can identify the repeater, if they don't have any DMR/D-STAR equipment. Acceptable use 4400 Reflector:- "It is acceptable to have short QSO's, please be considerate and polite and leave gaps for others to join or make calls for people. It is hoped users understand , it is not a "calling channel only" and we do not like to hear people taking it upon themselves to prevent others enjoying brief QSO's on 4400. The reflector system brings flexibility and you can link elsewhere at busy times. Please enjoy the system be considerate at all times to others." Links:- Listen live to the UK 4400 reflector here... UK (BM) 'last heard' and dashboard here... Lastheard on GB7MH RF use here... Register for DMR ID here... D-Star is also supported and enabled for local RF QSO's and enabled on the IRCDDBGateway connected to DCS005B. DMR Programming information Time Slot 1 TG 9       -  Local chat with all in range of this repeater. TG 1       -  World Wide TG 2       -  Europe TG 3       -  USA (Some Repeaters will offer other talk groups. Full info on this link.) Time Slot 2 (Reflectors)  TG 9       -  UK Wide Call on 4400 by default.                  After contact please move to one off the Reflectors listed below. User Activated Reflectors on Slot 2. 4401 - Chat 1 4402 - Chat 2 4403 - Chat 3 4404 - Ireland 4405 - Scotland   4407 - Wales 4410 - S.West 4411 - S.East 4412 - North West 4414 - Ireland Chat 4415 - Scotland Chat 4416 - North East 4417 - Wales Chat 4418 - W.Midlands 4419 - E.Midlands    4420 - Wires X Room 27753 4426 - M62 4429 - TEST Time Slot 2 Alternative way for Mobile / Portable / Car Users DV device TG 9       -  UK Wide Call on 4400 by default. Add the ones below to your Contacts - Private Calls and as Channels to your radio. 4400 - UK 4401 - Chat 1 4402 - Chat 2 4403 - Chat 3 etc To move repeater to a 44xx Go to channel and key up for 1 second and then return back to TG9 to talk. I have set up my pre-set 1 button on Short push to take me back to TG9 for speed. Link to Current Brandmeister Reflector 4xxx List (Do Not Use TGs) To test your access to GB7MH, use the echo test via TG 9990 on TS-1 or TS-2 This is a Private call ( NOT a Group Call ) In YOUR Contact List. Timeslot 2 implements the use of reflectors similar to the D- star network. The easiest way to use the reflector is to program your radio with TG 9 (local) in slot 2. This is the only talkgroup you will need for a QSO on the reflector. To link and unlink the reflector. Do a Manual Dial or Program the radio with the reflector number as a PRIVATE call in contacts. To link to a reflector. Select the reflector number from the contacts list and transmit for about 1 second. The repeater should respond with a voice announcement, "Connect to reflector xxxx". Then go back to Talkgroup 9 to make a QSO. To unlink select 4000 from the contacts list, transmit for about 1 second, and you should hear a voice announcement "Reflector Disconnected". To enquire about the reflector link status call 5000, and the repeater will respond with the currently linked reflector. (NOT ON DV DONGLES) GB7MH will automatically reconnect to 4400 after 15 minutes inactivity. Coverage Map:

Ashdown Forest Repeater Group 

Turners Hill, West Sussex