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Output Frequency
439.600 MHz

Input Frequency
430.600 MHz

9MHz Split

DMR colour code 1

Latest News

May 2016 - Talkgroups simplified and TS1 TG9 linked to 2 other repeaters in the East Midlands - GB7LR in Leicester and GB7DC in Derby.  DStar Bridge has been disconnected.

December 2015 - UK network changed to BrandMeister to enhance infrastructure.

DMR / DStar bridge now hosted by GB7FC.  DStar users should now connect to reflector DCS005F to contact DMR users via the bridge.

14 July 2015 - GB7RR site relocation to Dorket Head, Nottingham.

10 May 2015 - News from TYT Quanzhou Electronics to inform Amateurs of the new low cost DMR TYT Hand Held to emerge from China, which will no doubt increase the number of Amateurs being able to afford joining us on this new emerging Digital Technology.  See the Mason Electronics website for more details.

25 February 2015 - Installation of Dstar / DMR bridge software.

14th February 2015 - GB7RR connected and commissioned for live operation

Talk groups and Reflectors

The following talkgroups and reflectors are available on GB7RR.

GB7RR Talk groups

Timeslot 1

 

Timeslot 2


Timeslot 2 implements the use of reflectors similar to the Dstar network. The easiest way to use the reflector is to program your radio with Talkgroup 9 (local) in timeslot 2. This is the only talkgroup you will need for a QSO on the reflector.

To link and unlink the reflector, program the radio with the reflector number as a group call on timeslot 2. 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, "Linked to 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 "Not Linked".

To enquire about the reflector link status call 5000, and the repeater will respond with the currently linked reflector.

Current English language refelectors of interest:
4400 - UK national refector.
4401 - UK Chat
4402 - UK Chat
4403 - UK Chat
4404 - Ireland
4405 - Scotland
4407 - Wales
4410 - South West
4411 - South East
4412 - North West
4414 - Ireland Chat
4415 - Scotland Chat
4416 - North East
4417 - Wales Chat
4418 - West Midlands
4420 - UK Link / Wires X Bridge
4639 - USA Nationwide

More information about reflector 4420 bridge from bm1uk.com website

There are many more reflectors available and the full list is available here