| 8295 hits with 149 book entries
between 26 March 2004 and 16 September 2007
||Date: 2007-09-16 10:33:57
mario pe1ool wrote:
I visit 19=9=2--7 the echolink at 12:32 local time. It is
quiet ther, no ine returns. Thanks for the connection to the
regards 73 Mario the PE1OOL
|| Date: 2007-08-29 07:56:44
Just a short reception report from IO91RG... Can just hear
'LK above the background noise. Antenna 2x5/8 about 10m off
the ground. 'OK a solid S3 on a end-fed dipole. 73s de G1JAJ.
||Date: 2007-08-23 19:24:36
Vince Deveney wrote:
hello from the high sierra's
Just dropped by to listen in for a bit.
Truckee, California, USA
|| Date: 2007-08-22 23:11:08
||Date: 2007-08-13 19:22:12
Dave Lee wrote:
Thanks for the use of the OK repeater, using echo link to
talk from Devon(Sidmouth) to a friend from here mobile on
the M25 near Enfield great repeater service....Dave G6XUV
||Date: 2007-07-14 03:14:15
Paul Barnes wrote:
sticks and stones ........
lifes too short for wars so close to home
lets enjoy what we have
keep up the good work tony and friends
||Date: 2007-07-11 21:39:23
I go out the country for 11 days and while im gone GB3OK/GB3LK
gets switched off.....Its a shame cause im new to ham radio
and found both tony,jenette and all the users of the repeter
frendly and helpfull....I can just hope that one day all this
childish activity can be sweept away and life gets back to
normal because there are no winners to this problem only losers.....
Good luck .....Regards Mike (M3SEY)
||Date: 2007-07-04 05:30:48
Just heard that the repeaters are down until the abuse stops.
I'm very sorry to hear that the juvenile antics of the minority
have yet again interfered with the enjoyment of the majority.
Lets just hope that something is done about these idiots
sooner rather than later.
Hope to hear you all again soon, 73's
M0XDW - St Albans, UK
||Date: 2007-07-02 15:11:04
alan 2e0hin wrote:
lots of bad things going on in the world today like the weather
children missing ands kids shooting each other and no smoking
then we have goodthings that we all injoy in our busy working
lifes like weekends and our hobbies mind being my club and
my vans and my fav ham radoi lots of people helped me get
to where i am to day thay know who thay our and now i can
only run a small anntenna at work gb3ok and the new gb3lk
were my only chanes at work of useing ham radoi and iam very
sad to see both our now off the air i take this chance to
thank all the people involved in both these repeatrs for all
there hard work in bringing radio back to me at work and hope
that soon thay maybe back on the air again cheers alan 2e0hin
||Date: 2007-06-28 08:08:35
GB3LK 5/9+20 in ST reatham, Very nice audio, Good job Tony
|| Date: 2007-06-18 20:00:49
great site used you on echo link from my home will try and
use you on the upcoming course
73's garry 2e0bhp sunny worthing,
||Date: 2007-06-12 14:45:34
Gb3ok is the best repeater in the UK,Being all the hard work
ove all those involved........2E0UYP
|| Date: 2007-06-01 02:11:50
rick rogers wrote:
dropped by to say hello. i tried to make a contact on the
repeater, but didn't receive an answer. it's probably the
time difference between the US and here.
||Date: 2007-05-21 06:03:31
jonathan kempster wrote:
Just wanted to say that I think GB3OK is easily the best
repeater in the London! It absolutely booms in here in Limehouse,
||Date: 2007-05-10 00:26:38
Dave M3TZX wrote:
once again enjoyed my visit to your website, I obtained my
license in march 07 (bromley) but due to illness I still have
not managed to get on the air for my first QSO, hopefully
my first will be through GB3OK very soon. regards....M3TZX
||Date: 2007-04-14 21:13:29
Haven't spoken for ages but hopefully you,the regulars and
the "box" are all ok
||Date: 2007-03-20 23:22:09
Don Wilbanks wrote:
Greetings from the United States!
AE5DW here. I made contact via EchoLink with 2E0HIN on the
repeater and had a very nice chat. You'll be hearing more
of me on GB3OK-R.
73 from the colonies...
|| Date: 2007-03-07 21:04:57
Ray Russell, M3ZRJ wrote:
Since becoming licensed in August of last year, I have benefited
greatly from using the Orpington repeater, especially the
Echolink facility, which has enabled me to talk to radio amateurs
all over the world at a time in the sunspot cycle when long
distance communication by HF is by no means guaranteed.
I hope that you will see fit to continue running the repeater
for many years.
With many thanks,
|| Date: 2007-03-02 07:31:45
Kris PARTRIDGE wrote:
Just when I get out here in Baghdad, I read about the possible
demise of 'OK. Sorry to read/hear about the problem(s).
Now can you get the users of 'OK to listen between PTT button
73 de Kris YI9AU
(also G8AUU when in UK,SO6AUU/9 when in Krakow,PL)
former sysop GB3LW / Central London UHF repeater/
||Date: 2007-02-22 11:35:20
Kris G7CVY wrote:
Well done on this repeater - new to me, but a solid 9++ here
in Chatham. (OK, so I'm near the top of the hill, southside.)
I remember chatting to Tony HIG and Dave UZN many years ago,
when I lived in London.
||Date: 2007-02-08 06:05:03
73 de NYC!
||Date: 2007-02-06 03:34:26
John Fitch wrote:
This is my second day using EchoLink and my first contact
with anyone in London England. The repeater worked quite well
and the contact was a gentleman (M3HIN). Thanks again and
stay on the air. Ham Radio needs people like you.
|| Date: 2007-02-04 10:56:57
test on 70cms on 04/02/2007 10:54 sigs were 5/3 in Speldhurst/
||Date: 2007-02-03 14:35:50
alan m3hin wrote:
hi great to meet u all at the meeting the other night looking
forward to more meets great work here on the repeter tony
best for 2007 and beyound
||Date: 2007-01-23 22:12:02
Greetings, call sign is ve4mgr, Winnipeg Manitoba Canada,
good in QRZ, please join us on the IRLP Network,reflector
# 9250 on Wednesday evening @ 0200 UTC [ 2000 hrs ] Thanks
|| Date: 2007-01-21 16:11:18
Marcel Metaal wrote:
Many greetings fom the other site of the world.
HK5CAG (ex PE1NWU )
|| Date: 2006-12-31 09:59:06
Wish to say many thanks for very friendly and fantastic repeater
that keep me awake to the early hours of the morning listening
to the users around the world on echolink.
Heard gb3lk on the test day only S1 gb3ok is S8 All the very
best for the new repeater and congratulations great repeater,
I wish you well for the New Year and all the best Michael.
|| Date: 2006-12-30 22:22:33
Aldo Nakamura wrote:
Hi there. Congratulations for this nice website! It´s
a pleasure to meet websites with this kind of service. I´m
an amateur radio since Sept 1995.
Happy New Year!!!!
PU2NAK/Sao Paulo Brazil
|| Date: 2006-11-27 00:21:02
Came across GB3OK one week ago after purchasing a new Icom
7000. The GB3OK Repeater and its users are wonderful examples
of just how enjoyable amateur radio should be. Always a great
signal reaching the Heathrow area. Warmest congratulations
- a cheque in support of your efforts is on the way. 73 de
||Date: 2006-11-23 13:06:23
Matthew Leavy wrote:
Just a note to say thanks for supplying the Echolink connection.
I am in sunny southern Florida, United States. Listened to
a mobile exchange that ended to quickly to join. Looking forward
to a QSO or three. 73 from Boca Raton, FL - KI4LNG (handle
||Date: 2006-11-16 02:54:49
Don Friend wrote:
Thanks for making the greater London area available via EchoLink.
Listened in for only a few moments this evening. Looking forward
to making acquaintenances. 73's from the western-most part
of Maryland, USA -- KD3RH
|| Date: 2006-11-12 10:05:16
Martin G7WIR wrote:
The 70cm test was fully readable on a Handheld Scanner in
||Date: 2006-11-11 17:16:37
70cms test on the 11-11-06 end stop at my qth in swanley
||Date: 2006-11-11 12:00:21
gb3lk test 5/4 at southend
||Date: 2006-11-11 11:31:25
Your test on 70cms on 11/11/2006 sigs were 59 in Chadwell
||Date: 2006-10-31 21:35:38
Impressed after seeing whats involved
"Wan't That One"
Excellent coverage credit to everyone involved!!
||Date: 2006-10-26 12:31:11
I'm from South Corea.
I've just contact your repeater(GB3OK) and visit here.
I hope to speak with you next time.
||Date: 2006-10-15 06:49:22
IK(FOT - Elio wrote:
My first visit in your site, GB3OK Repeater and Echolink
Node 280040. Very good!
|| Date: 2006-09-24 13:49:39
It's difficult to receive your voice in China from Echolink.I
wish I could hear your words in the nearly future.
De BG4AHF from Shanghai,China
||Date: 2006-09-14 20:59:25
HI im lee (M3 JCT)i enjoy listening to gb3ok. i think its
one of the best repeaters in the area. i can pick you up in
tonbridge but not so good when im mobile. keep up the good
work. lee m3jct
||Date: 2006-09-05 15:21:45
Dave - WC3A wrote:
My first time on a repeater via EchoLink. Very enjoyable
contact with Dave, G7AKM. Thanks for doing a great job with
your repeater. I'll be back.
Dave, WC3A (Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania)
||Date: 2006-08-27 07:23:45
CLIVE FAIRBRASS wrote:
NICE REPEATER 5&9 PLUS IN TOOTING BEC, SOUTH LONDON.
73s G4PEB (SL REPEATER KEEPER).
||Date: 2006-08-26 14:52:32
Bob - N1MHV wrote:
Connected through EchoLink. Very nice repeater.
||Date: 2006-08-20 19:22:06
Thanks Tony, Jeanette & co. for the 2nd anv. bash at
the QTH. Great to meet you all.
||Date: 2006-08-13 15:09:18
IZ8GFQ nice to meet u on air
||Date: 2006-08-07 21:03:03
Just like to thank Tony and Garry (G1HIG +2E0ULA ) for the
very good presentation at the Surrey Radio Contact Club on
the 7 August 06. Good stuff chaps.......PETER 2E0UYP....
||Date: 2006-08-04 08:09:43
Listen to your group members conversing during the day on
my scanner. traffic reports are extremely helpful.qth is forest
best wishes to your group.
||Date: 2006-08-03 21:26:57
Ex 8th Air Force 1944, Seething, East Anglia
||Date: 2006-07-30 09:09:54
Hello. Very good site. Large work is done. It is pleasant
to read these pages.
||Date: 2006-07-29 19:09:38
Leslie Baker - G8JIC wrote:
Dear Tony and all ... GB3ok is a vital link for such as myself
- living in a flat with no space for hf aerials. This repeater
and gateway gives me access to services I would not otherwise
have. Both the repeater and its website are well presented
and managed, and I commend all those who support it ... Leslie
||Date: 2006-07-23 19:37:25
Hi this is thomas ki4cmx i thought i write a brief note,
vy 73 ,55 de thomas
||Date: 2006-07-22 15:01:59
Bob VK4UD wrote:
Good morning all,
Just droped by onto your repeater and put out a few calls
but no takers (1500 utc Sat) 1am in the morning here on the
east coast of Australia and have a Radio clubs get together
today with the Hearvy Bay and Bundaberg Clubs so better hit
the sack or i will not be getting up in time. OK all the best
|| Date: 2006-07-18 16:06:19
Leslie Baker wrote:
Well done all, I get a lot of enjoyment from just listening
to the qsos, never knowing who will come through next. I am
limited at the moment for antenna locations here, so it is
nice to get out via GB3OK.
|| Date: 2006-06-25 03:06:15
Well, I visited via echolink, but there was no one responding.
Could have been because it was after midnight, but why is
it that Hams go to sleep so early? :-) I really appreciate
it when hams do this sort of thing for the ham community.
|| Date: 2006-06-24 13:19:42
London Amateur wrote:
The most popular repeater gets even better and sound great!
Keep up the good work Tony
||Date: 2006-05-21 17:25:52
Very nice website with great repeaters. I enjoyed looking
Good luck and 73, Bob.
|| Date: 2006-05-18 19:49:08
Recently discovered the repeater through Echolink,after getting
broadband. Been out of the hobby some years and getting a
taste for it again. Hope to catch you soon on air & keep
up the good work. Thanks for all you do, so that we can enjoy.
Cheers. Bernie G7EIM.
|| Date: 2006-05-04 09:34:53
Jim Alger wrote:
Just stopping by.
|| Date: 2006-05-02 21:02:05
Hi Tony and all involved with gb3ok.I have taken a quick
look around this site and must say i'm very impressed and
will be coming back to delve some more.Well done everyone!!!
||Date: 2006-05-01 13:16:23
Now I can talk to the world without having to run HF mobile
|| Date: 2006-04-27 03:54:05
DL2PAN Andre wrote:
Verry nice ECHOLINK repeater.Greetings from NEUSTADT/Weinstrasse
in s.w. Germany.
Vy 73 de DL2PAN André.
|| Date: 2006-04-26 06:55:11
Edward Smelko wrote:
Enjoyed QSO with G7WIR 73's
|| Date: 2006-04-24 11:04:17
Jonathan Kempster wrote:
Just to say I was delighted to meet Tony and others on my
first QSO via GB3OK. It is booming in on the new channel at
my QTH (Limehouse, east London), and I can even access it
with 300mW from my balcony!
Keep up the good work!
|| Date: 2006-04-08 07:24:23
I'm looking forward to it!
At the moment I get GB3PO as a stronger signal than GB3OK
(I live just off the A229 by J3 of the M2).
Absolutely best of luck with a smooth transition!
||Date: 2006-04-07 18:28:21
Congratulations to the professional team at GB3OK credit
to the amateur radio!
Thanks so much for the repeater great service and the website
looks great too!
Well pleased! 73’s Bob……
|| Date: 2006-04-01 12:02:12
Good, strong Echolink audio.
Thanks for your efforts!
||Date: 2006-03-26 22:52:58
Gary Fuchikami wrote:
Visited your repeater via Echolink but wasn't able to hear
anyone at the time. Hopefully will be able to do so in the
future. I think this Echolink is an asset to hamming that
may help to attract more prospective hams to our hobby. 73
||Date: 2006-03-22 07:29:49
|| Date: 2006-03-21 08:16:59
||Date: 2006-03-21 08:06:32
||Date: 2006-03-20 20:10:44
||Date: 2006-03-18 21:03:51
Phil Manning wrote:
Used your repeater for the first time today, had a qso with
DL2PAN Andre in Nuestadt near Heidleburg in Germany. Thanks
for the facilities,
||Date: 2006-03-18 11:18:20
David M0AKB wrote:
Hi Tony (G1HIG)& crew,
It was nice to chat with you this morning Tony (18th March,
2006, approx 10:20-11:00hrs) while you was mobile through
GB3EK-Via EchoLink. Hope to work you soon through GB3OK, i'll
give it a try later on today, after my chores, hi. Also, like
the webpages, very well set out & very informative. All
the best Tony, take care, de Dave M0AKB...
||Date: 2006-03-17 18:53:52
TWO FACED BUNCH OF LIARS G1HIG + G1UPT
||Date: 2006-03-09 15:52:42
Jeff N8AME wrote:
I was on echolink and saw the web site so I thought I would
check it out. Looks great and very informative. Thanks so
much. I will try to make contact via echolink when I get a
chance. 73 from Saginaw, Mi
|| Date: 2006-02-26 09:07:22
Hi Tony G1HIG,
It was nice to chat with you this morning. Thanks for having
the repeater and echolink there. The website looks great and
it's nice to see amateur radio integrating so well with modern
Jeff Polachek WR2Z
Los Angeles, CA
|| Date: 2006-02-17 07:24:34
dave /zl4dlu wrote:
great stuff , works well , and hi from the lower south island
of new zealand .keep up the good work . cheers zl4dlu-r
|| Date: 2006-02-07 17:05:01
Just used echolink for the first time to talk to my brother
(M3ULA) via your repeater GB3OK. Well pleased! Thanks for
setting up this great service and please keep it up.
||Date: 2006-02-02 14:54:31
Just a short note to let you know I'd listened to the echolink
on GB3OK and also the website.
I think your work is an absolute credit to the amateur radio
around the world, we can all continue to enjoy this fantastic
Well done young man!
|| Date: 2006-02-02 01:34:42
William Dudas wrote:
N3SGQ here... Just tried to call CQ via echolink. No one
on... could be everyones sleeping. Well maybe someday soon
I can get on a bit earlyer and catch one of you fellas on
the air. I am tech no code so I never worked any of the DX
low bands. I may come off quite a bit off protocol due to
this. By the way, nice web site. 73s Bill
||Date: 2006-01-29 18:54:22
Alan Caldwell wrote:
Nice website. Tried connecting to you guys via echolink tonight
but doesn't seem to be anyone about. 73 AlanC MM3ZGP
||Date: 2006-01-27 06:33:19
The Bromley and District Amateur Radio Society wrote:
Excellent news re the Echolink and thanks to you and all
the others who have put so much time into the work –
for the benefit of users.
I have listened to you testing the system, excellent work!
I will soon be putting a 144MHz set in my to/from/at work
car, now I am based at Sidcup – but travel to/from offices
anywhere between Wimbledon and Redbridge on normal commute
hours – I expect to become a user [at last] rather than
Can I use some of the info on your website [acknowledgements
of course] on the Bromley ARS website and a few bits in both
Bromley & Cray Valleys club mags.
I already use [thanks] some pictures of ‘OK and mention
it as part of the Foundation & Intermediate classes at
Again …………. Thanks.
Richard Perzyna. G8ITB.
||Date: 2006-01-23 02:47:08
Charles Ahlgren wrote:
Noticed your web address on Echolink and thought I would
stop by for a visit...Very nice, indeed..especially the new
Photo album..Loved it! Have neighbors from Yorkshire -- their
parents are near Liverpool, I believe...Visited London about
25 years ago, will get back someday...Perhaps via Echolink
and your repeater...Drop me an e-mail, if you get a chance...73's
and Cheers for now, Charles
||Date: 2006-01-22 21:17:09
Jack Wolfe WF1`S wrote:
DE WF1S Billings MT, USA
Thank you Tony G1HIG for the nice QSO from your motor car
on my ECHOLINK in Montana. You said that this was the first
day to have the repeater on the link. We wish all your repeater
members all the best of luck there in london.I enjoyed your
home page very much. I will check in often.
Jack WF1s Montana USA
||Date: 2006-01-14 19:23:37
I can see there have been no updates to the site since october
2005, is this group still active?
||Date: 2005-12-24 21:35:33
Richard G. Bromley wrote:
Please continue to honor the name-sake of your system. Can't
hear the machine here in Florida, USA...but I just know it
has to be a good one!
Happy Holidays for 2005 & 6
||Date: 2005-11-22 00:03:45
Duncan M3TDA wrote:
60 over 9 here in Chesham in Buckinghamshire.. Cant be bad..
Keep up the good work Tony
|| Date: 2005-11-21 00:17:00
well done for a good repeater can get it from romford in
essex although the frequencies for it were not readily available
to me..... also the forum appears to be down and the site
needs updating..other than that well done for replacing GB3SL
||Date: 2005-11-17 16:18:18
jonathan kempster wrote:
I have recently got back on air after a few years break,
and am delighted to find GB3OK. I've only accessed it a couple
of times, and had no actual QSOs so far, but it's a fantastically
strong signal with me. I am using an FT-897, 15 watts into
a 5/8th vertical on my balcony. I look forward to meeting
some of you on the repeater; are there any regular nets I
could join in? 73 Jon, M5AEO
|| Date: 2005-09-13 10:34:04
Peter ....2E0UYP............. wrote:
Wonderful repeater, Well to done all who have made it possible,
+60 at the bottom of Streatham Common on triband colinear
+ 706 mk2g
||Date: 2005-08-15 23:27:25
Happy anniversary to the Repeater. The No:1 London Repeater.
It seems that all the other repeaters are not in use. Maybe
some of the other repeater keepers should take a feather out
your caps... Well Done to all of you that have made OK what
it is today!
|| Date: 2005-08-04 07:40:52
Peter ....2E0UYP............. wrote:
60 over the 9 at the bottom of Streatham common Blinding
||Date: 2005-05-13 12:29:05
Steve Larkins wrote:
I have now raised my 3 band collinear aerial to about 40
feet and GB3OK is now 5/2 here at Pyle Hill, Newbury. Accessible
with about 50W, although of course GB3WH is on the same frequency,
so using the repeater is not possible.
You have done a good job with the repeater. Considering the
distance, it's doing well.
||Date: 2005-04-13 17:35:13
||Date: 2005-04-08 14:06:51
Marc M3MHT wrote:
Have heard the GB3OK repeater on several occaions but never
been able to get into it from Dagenham but now I've built
myself a new antenna I might see if I can access it tonight.
Well done for all the hard work with the repeater which sounds
quite nice. I was recieving the signals at 5/9 but with a
little bit of background hiss but that may well be because
my antenna (homebrewed 2x5/8 wave vert) was in it's low to
the ground testing position. Can hear GB3OK on handie flexible
ant but not get a return sig to GB3OK.
|| Date: 2005-01-08 20:46:20
Hi tony hope all is ok . site looks good shame i can't work
your box from home. say hi to the guys for me. oh ps dave
fwf is trying to email you don't know if he has succeeded
yet. cheers 4 now 73's M0PPK
||Date: 2004-12-01 10:37:27
dave stanton wrote:
||Date: 2004-11-10 15:51:57
its only a hobby
||Date: 2004-10-22 10:38:36
Bryan, G3OFI / VE7FH wrote:
It was good to talk to you at 1545 on October 3rd from Blackheath
when I was mobile via GB3OK during my recent visit to London.
The repeater was full scale on the Heath and in Greenwich
Park by the Royal Observatory. However I was disappointed
that I could not reach it from another high spot at the top
of Telegraph Hill in New Cross, SE14. Also I could not reach
it from the Lee Green / Eltham area where I was staying, which
are much lower down than Blackheath. I understand from what
you said during our short QSO your group is adjusting the
antenna patterns to give better coverage in South East London,
which has lacked repeater coverage since GB3SL at Crystal
Palace went off the air.
As an offshore resident living on Vancouver Island where
I can access half a dozen IRLP equipped repeaters, I would
like to suggest that your group add IRLP capability to GB3OK.
The only repeater anywhere near London having IRLP is the
GB3LV UHF repeater in Enfield which only covers the outer
parts of North West London, and is not reachable even on high
ground elsewhere in London. For some reason over 90% of British
IRLP-equipped repeaters are located in the North of England.
As an expatriate Londoner, I would be delighted to keep in
touch with some of my SE London and NW Kent ham friends via
IRLP through GB3OK. Perhaps your group could make adding this
interesting facility a future project. From experience in
Canada we have found that many older Full licence hams no
longer able to use HF for overseas QSO's due to antenna restrictions
have rekindled their interest and enjoyment of the hobby via
IRLP. Also new beginners with Basic no-code licences are increasing
in numbers, and membership of previously dwindling numbers
at local clubs has increased dramatically because they are
able to talk around the world via their local VHF or UHF repeater
even just using handheld radios. It is a great system, no
sunspot cycles, skip, QSB or QRM !
Full information on IRLP is available on the Internet, but
if you require any information I can put you in touch with
the inventor of the system who lives nearby in Vancouver.
Let me know what the BRG feels about IRLP.
73 to yourself and your XYL,
Bryan A. Bisley, G3OFI / VE7FH
||Date: 2004-10-18 21:56:51
59 in Kingston Upon Thames this weekend...
A nice respite from the behaviour on GB3WL
||Date: 2004-10-04 13:37:32
dave stanton wrote:
The repeater is fine I can access it on5w I tried a lower
pwr but, no go. Keep up the good work.
||Date: 2004-10-02 20:08:53
Congratulations on the new repeater. I hope it all goes well.
It is a copyable signal in South Oxfordshire at IO91JO!
73, Mike, G8CUL, (Chairman of South Oxfordshire Repeater
Group and keeper of GB3DI)
|| Date: 2004-09-24 19:13:21
Gary Lucas - M3EXE wrote:
As much as another repeater on the map is a great success
it is a shame that it clashes with the same frequency as GB3PO
in Ipswich, living in Chelmsford this means that when both
repeaters are in use neither can be used as both of them give
equal signal, why on earth didn't somebody somebody think
and give you a better frequency maybe one of the new 12.5
KHz frequencies as most of the modern radio can easily be
tuned to it.
Regards & The Best Of Luck M3EXE
||Date: 2004-09-21 20:46:48
Julian Groves G0VQA wrote:
My home QTH is Tunbridge Wells, but a great deal of my time
is spent working in and around the Orpington area, I look
forward to using the repeater often. Well done BRC. 73
||Date: 2004-09-21 13:14:27
Richard G. Bromley wrote:
Excellent web. Nice to see the name in bold type!!
||Date: 2004-09-09 08:50:27
Andy Proctor wrote:
I am the director of Selffit home delivery kitchens and travel
all over East Anglia, North London and Kent occasionally the
rest of the U.K. and consider GB3PO on 145.650 my "home
repeater". Repeaters are brilliant for what I do as I
can constantly have long range contact and my day whizzes
past as a result of talking on the radio. With out repeater
groups and repeater stations such as yours I do not think
I would not be as involved in radio as I am now. I can use
the Ipswich repeater as far south as Colchester and as far
west as Sudbury. I do enjoy having the repeater on and listening
to traffic when it comes to life. The only trouble with the
new GB3OK is that I can’t squelch it out and I get a
lot of interference from the OK repeater. The interference
from Belgium seems either in or out, and not as messy as OK
and interesting to listen to. I now tend to leave it on S20
and the regular users of PO have been asking where I have
been of late. I have used PO a lot less as a result of the
messy interference from OK and I loose interest with the annoying
nuisance noise I receive. I hope this information helps with
the statistics and feedback and hope I have been of service.
I also offer a discount to all amateur radio users on the
kitchens we supply if you give your call sign when getting
a price online, or submitting a brochure request. Keep up
the good work and hope to use OK when I am next in Kent. M3FDQ
||Date: 2004-08-29 10:01:37
Mick Bradley wrote:
Nice to hear you have made it onto the airwaves with OK.
Will have a listen from the S.E Hants area and see if I can
hear it down here. Look forward to chatting sometime.
Solent Repeater Group
(GB3PC & PD)
|| Date: 2004-08-29 08:39:18
David Ballantyne G6OCD wrote:
Best of luck with your new Repeater, i am involved in a new
Repeater due to go "Live" in about two (2)Months
in the West Yorkshire Area near Leeds, and we hope that the
"Launch" of it goes as well as yours has ?.
||Date: 2004-08-28 07:29:40
Looks as if am OK relative to me causing QRM (from Frinton
on Sea) to GB3OK. Can hear it underneath PO but no specific
I am also GM0PNS!
Best of luck with the box
||Date: 2004-08-27 22:07:37
GB3OK is S9 +60dB in North Harrow. It's good to see a repeater
on .650 again. 73's Dave. G8ADM
||Date: 2004-08-20 12:42:00
Gary Gammer wrote:
Receiving GB3OK at 40db over 9 in tonbridge. Lovely signal.
Good luck with the fine tuning and I am looking forward to
using the box regularly.
|| Date: 2004-08-18 08:55:11
Peter G4OIM wrote:
Thanks for the info Martin - good luck to the team &
I hope that the problems can be resolved. I know that a lot
of hard work has gone into this project.
||Date: 2004-08-17 19:54:32
Hi Martin, Iam a mate of Bill Manley who Tony knows
Im Receving GB3OK clear S5
W12 WESTWAY A40
|| Date: 2004-08-17 12:21:19
Martin G8ULV wrote:
You are right, we should post regular reports until these
teething problems are sorted out. I'm not the best guy to
do this as I've not had anything to do with the setting up
of the box, but I'll pass on what I know so far. The situation
At the moment we are experiencing some problems between receive
and transmit which appears to be causing de-sense. The guys
were working on this until about 1am this morning but time
eventually got the better of them.
The box is currently running on reduced power and the receiver
needs a fair signal to activate it. Apparently, this is not
a problem with the tranceiver units, more of a problem with
the coax feeders and cavity connections.
Work will be going on to resolve this over the next few days
and the techies hope to have it sorted soon. I hope this explanation
is enough to suffice until somebody more in-the-know is able
to post more detail.
|| Date: 2004-08-17 09:52:11
I was only able to listen to GB3OK for a short time last
night (late in from work)& there seemed to be a problem.
Hopefully this can be resolved but can a member of the BRG
post an update with the latest information please?
||Date: 2004-08-16 10:58:43
As I write this (11.55! on Monday 16 August) the repeater
is about to be switched on. Unfortunatly I will not be home
in Bromley until 21.30 this evening but am looking forward
to hearing it.
Well done to of the those involved in setting it up (especialy
Alan and Tony). I know that you have spent a lot of time and
money on this so my best wishes and bon voyage GB3OK and all
who work through her!
||Date: 2004-08-12 07:15:20
Tony Bainbridge wrote:
well done lads you have done a great job. As I now live in
Orpington I will get a good signal.
||Date: 2004-07-16 14:36:27
Denis Stanton wrote:
I am glad to hear that the possibilities of bringing
GB3NWK beacons back on air. If I can be of any assistance
please contact as I have an interest in thease bands. G0OLX
GB3SEE 10 Ghz Beacon Keeper
||Date: 2004-07-03 11:19:56
Nice one Tony, I'm off to get my licence renewed !
||Date: 2004-06-24 15:28:18
Danny Tickner wrote:
Today at 37 years old for some reason the call sign G8ULV
popped into my head, so I whacked it into the search engine
and was brought here. I am sure it belongs/ed to the father
of someone that went to my school 22 years ago. Danny?, did
his dad also run a video hire shop in Norwood Rd? What strange
strange thoughts I have lately.
Good site anyway.
||Date: 2004-06-17 23:29:38
Todd G0TOD wrote:
Well done lads on all the hard work .
It will be worth while in the long run so please give all
concerned my greeting,s and long live ham radio.
||Date: 2004-06-09 17:25:48
What an Excellent website, and I'm looking forward to the
day that the GB3OK Repeater comes on air. Keep-up the good
work, and thank you for all the hard work you are all doing
to get thing's up and running. Take Care all.
|| Date: 2004-05-30 22:12:32
jeremy barley wrote:
Good site. I picked up a leaflet at Watson and stanton open
day. I( am located in Ingatestone near Chelmsford so have
good reception from south of the thames. Donation and membership
will follow. Good luck. Jeremy Barley 2E0AWH
|| Date: 2004-05-23 18:39:30
Stewart Menhenett wrote:
Hi, to all the repeater group i have been in contact with
Tony and look forward to working with your team. Stewart menhenett
"Croydon rapid response Co-ordinator"
||Date: 2004-05-10 21:31:57
Really good signal recieved on the way back from the luton
radio boot sale.Looks like you will have a lot of local support.
||Date: 2004-05-09 18:41:31
HI! Congrats on the prospective GB3OK. I heard your tests
today Sunday 9th. I was driving from the Dundstable Downs
rally (West Luton, to my home, 3m SE of Luton Airport. Signals
about S3-5+ when I was in the clear but lost you in the local
valleys with my 1/2 boot lid mount. So, I think the prediction
map is about right. 50% with around 30W. I tried calling but
local stations won! I was running 5w from an FT817.
You can find me often on GB3VH whilst bicyle mobile to/from
Hatfield (work). Looking forward to GB3OK. 73 Peter G4HSO
||Date: 2004-04-30 08:37:30
Heard you guys on 2 metre during evening when I was in the
car and looked up the website when I got home and found website
has a lot of information and a good source of material excellent
website enjoyed looking through it.
Also really like the picture repeater looks like a good system
will try to call in sometime very little activity 2 metre
Time spent on this website was enjoyable..... Good job guys
Give my regards to Dave UZN
||Date: 2004-04-27 20:57:02
alec bell wrote:
its nice to meet pepole of the same type.
if you fancy contest work i know a site not far from
jail lane biggin hill. it has toilets but you will
have to supply your own power.
good luck with your project.
||Date: 2004-04-27 12:46:15
Rick Leach M1RAL wrote:
Excellent site and many thanks for running and maintaining
the Repeater on behalf of Radio Amateurs. Keep up the good
GB3WF Repeater Keeper
||Date: 2004-04-21 17:45:13
JOHN PATTEMORE wrote:
HI! GREAT SITE KEEP ON GOOD WORK G4NHO
||Date: 2004-04-19 18:49:22
For those of you who are not already aware, we have a brand
new iKonboard (v3.1.2) iB PRO messageboard. It's much faster
than the old board. Registration is fast, free and totally
Being a new board there isn't much in it at the moment and
we'd really appreciate you popping in to help us liven it
up a bit, even if it's just to introduce yourself.
I've created a permanent link at the top of this Guestbook,
plus the link in this post will take you there.
Hope to hear you on GB3OK when it comes on air.
Warmest regards.... Martin.... webmaster....
||Date: 2004-04-17 11:31:33
Bob Adlington wrote:
Interesting information listed on the web site, well presented
and good colours. Good luck with the repeater.
M0BOB. (Harold Wood - Romford)
||Date: 2004-04-17 00:00:17
Keith M3 LNE wrote:
The site look great, and the repeater coverage sounds fantastic.
Looks like the repeater will be a real winner, good luck with
it all, and I hope to hear it up and running soon.
|| Date: 2004-04-15 10:15:02
Matt M1CMN wrote:
All the Best getting GB3OK up and running. keep up the hard
work, will be worth it in the end...73s
|| Date: 2004-04-12 21:21:19
Hello Tony ,nice site will see if I can access it when it
comes on line .best 73s de Derek qth Deal
||Date: 2004-04-09 16:37:05
Tony site is looking great sorry couldnt make it to the last
meeting but will try for the 6 may this money in my pocket
is burning through to my skin need to give it to you soon
as i cant keep it in my pocket,cant wait for all the hard
work you and the group have done to get this repeater up and
going speak soon
||Date: 2004-04-08 12:58:50
Jim G0DDT wrote:
Would like to congratulate you tony on a very good website
indeed keep up the good work one of the best site,s iv,e seen.
Bye for now hope to speak to you again soon jim.
My QTH : New Addinton
||Date: 2004-04-07 19:19:42
DAVE MINTER M3LSL wrote:
NICE TO CROSS YOUR PATH AGAIN TONY EVEN IF IT IS AFTER SUCH
A LONG TIME. CATCH UP WITH YOU AGAIN SOON AND LOOK FORWARD
TO WORKING YOU ON THE REPEATER.
P.S GREAT SITE KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK.
REGARDS FROM CAMBERWELL DAVE HI NOW RESIDING IN CRAWLEY WEST
||Date: 2004-04-05 15:37:17
Stephen G3ZQF wrote:
Pleaed to sign the Guest Book. Hope that repeater is a success.
|| Date: 2004-04-04 20:01:56
Hello Tony really like the site,also good luck with the new
repeater GB3OK,73De g0mlv.
|| Date: 2004-04-02 18:19:04
Hello - just dropped in to see the site and try and find
out the proposed coverage area - looks good for coverage into
East Surrey where I am...fingers crossed that is. Well done
on the web site too, what a great way to put your message
about. 73s to all, James, g0sdb in South Godstone.
||Date: 2004-04-02 14:16:18
Peter (SWL) wrote:
Looking forward to this repeater coming on air as I live
at Sevenoaks. Should supply me with hours of interesting listening.
||Date: 2004-04-01 17:31:51
Keith Handscombe wrote:
Great to see a new repeater in your area. I will listen out
for GB3OK as GB3KN and KS are both 9+ in my QTH.
||Date: 2004-04-01 07:51:20
very nice site tony, keep up the good work mate, wow your
repeater coverage is amazeing, it would be the most powerful
repeater in london mate!
||Date: 2004-03-31 16:23:32
Thanks for the contact on Echolink/Repeater GB3NK. I just
thought I would have a look at the website. Very impressed,
I have not seen it all but will return 73s
QTH:Frankston Victoria Australia
||Date: 2004-03-29 21:27:25
Martin G7WIR wrote:
Looking good. Very impressive. Can't wait for the repeater
to come online.
Keep up the good work.
73 de Martin G7WIR
||Date: 2004-03-28 13:37:17
Bromley Repeater Group wrote:
There is one person who I believe does deserve a special
mention here, and that’s our BRG Chairman / Repeater
Keeper – Tony (G1HIG). I believe he has been the driving
force behind Bromley Repeater Group achievements and success
to date. So again, on behalf of us all, many thanks Tony for
all your hard work!!
Also thinks to Martin’s talents is our newly updated
website, anyway if you haven’t looked at it recently,
it’s well worth a visit. Thanks again Martin (G8ULV),
I like it!!
||Date: 2004-03-27 18:29:39
Paul Waldock wrote:
Hi Tony and all at B.R.G.,
The new website looks good, and your all working hard. Its
nice to see a group prepared to put something into the hobby,
rather than leaving it to someone else. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK.
Looking forward to trying for the repeater when it comes
online, (even from the south coast) :)
73 to all
||Date: 2004-03-26 13:32:27
Hi there, I'm Tony....
Welcome to the all new Bromley Repeater Group. The new website
is just being constructed and will be fully on-line shortly.
In the mean time feel free to leave us a short message in
here, or alternatively, send us an e-mail if you have any
These pages are only temporary. However, the news and this
Guestbook will be carried over to the proper site when it
become fully operational.
Warmest Regards.... Tony....