Report and photos (Digital and Internet Linked Amateur Radio – Sean 2E0ENN)

On May 4 2018 Sean Burton 2E0ENN gave a talk and demonstration of the various Digital voice modes available to amateurs including DMR, DSTAR and Fusion (C4FM) and how they be connected via internet linking. Several types of personal hotspot brought along, explained and demonstrated. Sean made several QSOs via the system, one to club member Sid G4RIO who was out mobile at the time.


GB0WM – Woolsthorpe Manor Cancelled

Due to the weather forecasts and weather warning for freezing temperatures, snow and high winds, gusting to 50mph the special event station GB0WM at Woolsthorpe Manor for British Science Week has been cancelled.

It is hoped the station may be put on later in the year

Woolsthorpe Manor



Introduction to PI talk postponed

The planned talk by Andrew M0NRD on the Raspberry PI due to be held at the club meeting on 16th February has been postponed to a later date.

Unfortunately unforeseen circumstances mean Andrew cannot attend.

AGM Committee changes for 2018

Following the AGM held on 5th January 2018 the following members have joined the committee

Club Secretary – Konrad Emery-Ford M0KVF
Club Treasurer – Steve Marsh M6TTZ

We thank Konrad and Steve for volunteering for these roles and wish them every success.

The remainder of the committee remain unchanged, full details here

Update GB3GR (12 Dec 2017)

Have has an email from Barry G8SAU re GB3GR – the backup Yaesu DR-1X Fusion system is in place till the TAIT 800 is repaired, so there is no internet linking at the moment.

It does have both Analog and Digital modes enabled. (AS Per its NOV) – Barry was unable to contact anyone while on site doing the changeover.

Barry would like some feedback as the the usage of GB3GR are there Fusion Users? Is it being used?