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Brandmeister 994 down

Our link to Brandmeister 994 off our XLX reflector is playing up. We’re not sure it is on the Brandmeister side, but for some reason our audio going to Brandmeister from XLX isn’t working. So for now, please access the reflector with one of the other modes… XLX994B, SmartGroup TORC2, YSF 37815, Echolink 592933, or AllStar 52585. If you have a DMR radio and Pi-Star,… Read More »Brandmeister 994 down

Club Meeting 26 November 2020

Attending were: Jon 2E0OPT, Jeff AB6MB, Grae G0WCZ, Michael G4XIX, Fred G1HCM, Andy M0VVA, Mark 2W0YMS We talked through a range of topics in a laughter filled, informative evening. Thanks everybody. Here are some of the topics covered: P25 radios and hotspots — and the way the Openspot 3 can do cross-mode FT8 and PSK31 success solar flux over 100 for the first time in… Read More »Club Meeting 26 November 2020

Daily Net now 1000z and Global activity Hour at 1700Z

Two reflector announcements: We’ve moved our daily net to 1000Z on XLX994B SmartGroup TORC2, Brandmeister TG994 and YSF37815 and Echolink 592933. We’re introducing a daily global activity hour on the reflector at 1700Z. This is a time to work easily across ITU region 1 and 2. Join us on XLX994B SmartGroup TORC2, Brandmeister TG994 and YSF37815 or Echolink 592933 Please come along … some days… Read More »Daily Net now 1000z and Global activity Hour at 1700Z

TORC zoom meeting 8 Oct 2020

Regular Club meeting – 8 Oct 2020

Thanks everybody, a fun meeting this week. This was a general chat meeting with no speaker. We talked about our projects and ideas again. Along for a chat:Jon M7KMW, Fred G1HCM, Michael G4XIX, Andy M0VVA, Jeff AB6MB, Grae G0WCZ We talked about: Congrats to Jon M7KMW for passing his Intermediate exam Lockdown Morse on Youtube Starting CW evenings again — first one to be Tues… Read More »Regular Club meeting – 8 Oct 2020

Regular Club meeting – 1 Oct 2020

A fun meeting tonight. Thanks everybody. This was a general chat meeting with no speaker. We talked about our projects and ideas. Attending:Jon M7KMW, Fred G1HCM, Michael G4XIX, Matt M0JNX, Grae G0WCZ and apologies from Andy M0VVA We talked about: Studying for intermediate exam — and re-taking a mock full exam Good value wire for wire antennas (e.g. standard 2.5mm/7strand has lasted 5 years) Raspberry… Read More »Regular Club meeting – 1 Oct 2020

Net moved: Now weekdays 1200Z

Given we’re mostly out of lockdown (for now), we’ve changed out nets around. We’re now having a weekday (Mon – Fri) net at 1200Z on XLX994B SmartGroup TORC2, Brandmeister TG994 and YSF37815. Feel free to drop in and say hello.

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Our multi-protocol reflector

After a lot of work configuring and testing, we’re pleased to announce our multi-protocol reflector is now accessible across a various digital radio modes and reflector systems. Our XLX reflector has DMR<->D-Star transcoding on modules A-C and the main module B is now accessible from the following systems: Multimode: XLX994B, XRF994B, REF994B, DCS994BD-Star: SmartGroup TORC2DMR: Brandmeister Talkgroup 994YSF: 37815 (XLX994) We use the reflector for… Read More »Our multi-protocol reflector