19/04/2015 - GB3AY - Switched to Temporary Antenna
19/04/2015 - GB3PA - Back on Air
15/03/2015 - GB3AY - Poor performance reported - Under investigation
07/03/2015 - GB3SL/CSB - Back on Air
07/03/2015 - GB3CS/KV/SL/CSB - Off Air, Further vandalism at site
01/03/2015 - GB3CS/KV - Back on Air, Temporary Repairs made
28/02/2015 - GB3CS/KV - Off Air, Vandalism at site
13/01/2015 - GB3LA/HI - Back on Air, Power restored to sites
10/01/2015 - GB3LA/HI - Reported Off Air, Possibly weather related.
02/01/2015 - GB3PA - Off Air for Maintenance
15/12/2014 - FM News Winter 2014 sent to members
The 2014 AGM will be held on Saturday June 7th in Livingston. Further details will be published shortly.
09/05/2014 - GB3LA - Returned to Service, Tx Fault Repaired
14/03/2014 - GB3PA - Returned to Service, Rx Fault Repaired
12/03/2014 - GB3AY - Returned to Service, Antenna Repairs carried out
08/03/2014 - GB3PA - Off Air for Maintenance
20/12/2013 - FM News Winter 2013 sent to members
20/12/2013 - GB3LA - Off Air for Transmitter repair
27/11/2013 - GB3FF - Back on Air
29/10/2013 - GB3FF - Off Air for Transmitter repair - Back ASAP
20/09/2013 - GB3FF - Reports of Intermittent Operation - Being Investigated
14/08/2013 - FM News Summer 2013 sent to members
02/04/2013 - Date and Venue for 2013 AGM
The 2013 AGM will be held on Saturday June 8th in Livingston. Further details will be published shortly.
10/03/2013 - GB3AY - Nokia Hardware Re-installed
09/03/2013 - GB3PA - Solar Panels reconnected - Some operation will be available
16/12/2012 - GB3HI - New Keeper, MM0JRM
16/12/2012 - FM News, Winter 2012 sent to members
25/10/2012 - GB3CS - Full operation restored
20/10/2012 - GB3CS - Transmit Fault - Intermittent Chatter on TX
14/10/2012 - GB3CS - On Backup system while Logic is updated
14/10/2012 - GB3SL - CTCSS Operation Restored
19/09/2012 - GB3HI - Original Duplexer refitted - Refurbished and Retuned
25/08/2012 - FM News Summer 2012 sent to members
28/04/2012 - GB3CS - CTCSS operation restored
03/04/2012 - Date and Venue for 2012 AGM
The 2012 AGM will be held on Saturday June 2nd in Livingston. Further details will be published shortly.
31/03/2012 - GB3PA New Mast and Antenna Installed on Site
22/01/2012 - Winter 2011 FM News sent to Members (Slightly Late!)
07/01/2012 - GB3LA Operation Restored
06/01/2012 - GB3AY Operation Restored
05/01/2012 - GB3CS, KV and SL Operation Restored
04/01/2012 - GB3FF Operation Restored, GB3AY Off Air
03/01/2012 - GB3FF, GB3CS, KV and SL currently Off Air
12/12/2011 - GB3HI Operation Restored
08/12/2011 - GB3HI - Off Air - Suspect Storm Damage
04/12/2011 - GB3LA - Off Air - Problem being Investigated
08/05/2011 - Magnum Rally - Irvine - Visit the CSFMG Stand
05/03/11 - Date and Venue for 2011 AGM
The 2011 AGM will be held on Sunday April 3rd at the Bathgate Guide Hall, Mid Street, Bathgate, Midlothian, EH48 1QF. Doors Open at 1300, AGM Starts 1415. The Agenda will be published to shortly.
14/12/2010 - GB3CS - Should now be operating normally.
13/12/2010 - GB3CS - If No CTCSS response try 1750Hz Toneburst
12/12/2010 - GB3CS - Nokia Hardware On Air - Note - Narrow Deviation.
09/12/2010 - GB3CS - Transmitter Fault
01/12/2010 - Winter 2010 FM News sent to Members
18/08/2010 - GB3PA Returned to Service
02/04/2010 - GB3FF On Air from Kelty, Fife
28/03/2010 - Spring 2010 FM News despatched to Members
22/03/10 - Date and Venue for 2010 AGM Confirmed
The 2010 AGM will be held on Sunday April 25th at the Bathgate Guide Hall, Mid Street, Bathgate, Midlothian, EH48 1QF. Doors Open at 1300, AGM Starts 1415. The Agenda will be published in the Spring 2010 Edition of FM News.
21/12/2009 - GB3CSB Beacon on Air
21/12/2009 - Winter 2009 FM News despatched to Members
November 2009 - GB3PA - Battery Charging problem - may be unavailable for extended periods
29/10/09 - FM News Posted - Delivery may be delayed due to the current postal dispute.
07/09 - GB3FF Site change proposal submitted
01/05/2009 - GB3SL on the Air
23/04/2009 - GB3LA on the Air
22/04/09 - GB3CS, KV and DG subject to interruption on Wed 22/04/09 due to nearby maintenance works
09/04/2009 - GB3AY Hardware Updated (Note Narrow Deviation)
04/04/09 - FM News distributed to Members
26/03/09 - Date and Venue for 2009 AGM Confirmed
The 2009 AGM will be held on Sunday April 19th at the Bathgate Guide Hall, Mid Street, Bathgate, Midlothian, EH48 1QF. Doors Open at 1300, AGM Starts 1415. The Agenda will be published in the Spring 2009 Edition of FM News.
14/03/2009 - IRLP now available on GB3DG
01/02/09 - GB3KV - May be Off Air while equipment is changed
28/01/2009 - RSGB Shop Discount Voucher offer
23/01/2009 - GB3HI Returned to service after PSU Failure
29/12/2008 - FM News distributed to Members
19/12/2008 - GB3HI - Reported Off Air
08/11/08 - GB3FF - Off Air due to site problems
29/06/08 - GB3DG - Off Air - TX Fault
23/06/08 - GB3KV On Air - Reports Welcome
15/06/08 - GB3KA mast replaced - back on air.
14/06/08 - GB3KV on test - Intermittent availability at the moment
15/05/08 - GB3CS - CTCSS Problem cleared
13/05/08 - GB3CS - CTCSS Fault - No IRLP access until this problem is rectified.
13/04/08 - AGM Sunday 13th April - Bathgate
12/04/08 - GB3HI - Duplexer replaced
01/04/08 - GB3KV NOV Issued
17/03/08 - GB3LB On Air - See link for Channels
15/03/08 - GB3PA - Back on Air - Wind Charger Repaired
14/03/08 - GB3TC On Air
29/02/08 - GB3KA Off Air - Mast Collapse (A bit too Windy)
21/02/08 - Date and Venue for 2008 AGM Confirmed
The 2008 AGM will be held on Sunday April 13th at the Bathgate Guide Hall, Mid Street, Bathgate, Midlothian, EH48 1QF. Doors Open at 1300, AGM Starts 1415. The Agenda will be published in the Spring 2008 Edition of FM News.
14/02/08 - Glasgow D-Star Repeater Active - See D-Star page for info
27/01/08 - IRLP Internet Link Active on GB3CS
27/01/08 - GB3HI - Antenna Maintenance Carried Out
19/01/08 - D-Star Developments in Scotland
17/01/08 - Magnum Rally 2008 Date - Sunday18th May
05/01/08 - Winter 2007 FM News posted to members
03/01/08 - Cockenzie & Port Seton Club 2008 Licence Courses Calander
30/12/07 - GB3PA - Off Air - Wind Charger Fault
30/10/07 - GB3FF - On Air with alternative logic - CTCSS Access only
19/10/07 - GB3FF Off Air - Logic Fault
10/07 - GB3HI Performance Check completed
09/07 - Echolink Gateway available on GB3KA
09/07 - GB3SL and GB3TC NOV's Issued
07/07 - GB3SL proposal with RSGB ETCC
25/07/07 - GB3GL Back on Air - See WOSURG page
07/07 - GB3GL Licence Issued - See WOSURG page
20/03/07 - GB3PA - Back On Air
16/03/07 - GB3PA Off Air - Wind Charger Fault
01/03/07 - Date and Venue for 2007 AGM Confirmed
The 2007 AGM will be held on Sunday April 22nd at the Bathgate Guide Hall, Mid Street, Bathgate, Midlothian, EH48 1QF. Doors Open at 1300, AGM Starts 1415. The Agenda will be published in the Spring 2007 Edition of FM News.
07/02/07 - Provisional date for the 2007 AGM - 22nd April 2007
07/02/07 - GB3HI - Antenna Replaced
04/02/07 - GB3FF - Relocated further away from the on site noise source
27/01/07 - GB3PA - Batteries Replaced
25/01/07 - GB3HI - Reduced Coverage - Antenna Damaged
19/01/07 - GB3HI - Poor Coverage - Being Investigated
06/09/06 - GB3FF On Air from Gorebridge
01/09/06 - GB3FF NOV issued - expected On-Air Soon
08/08/06 - Summer 2006 FM News Posted to Members
21/07/06 - GB3CS - Preliminary Antenna work complete - New antenna operational
06/07/06 - GB3CS - Antenna replacement work in progress
05/07/06 - GB3FF Licence received - site change in progress
16/06/06 - GB3CS back on its own hardware (CS-5)
09/05/06 - GB3FF New proposal sent to RMC
11/03/06 - GB3AG returned to Service
07/02/06 - GB3AG Temporarily Off Air
01/02/06 - Date and Venue for 2006 AGM Confirmed
The 2006 AGM will be held on Sunday April 16th at the Bathgate Guide Hall, Mid Street, Bathgate, Midlothian, EH48 1QF. Doors Open at 1300, AGM Starts 1415. The Agenda will be published in the Spring 2006 Edition of FM News.
08/12/05 - FM News Issue 119, Winter 2005 posted to Members
23/11/05 - GB3CS - Moved to two antenna working while possible duplexer problem is investigated.
23/11/05 - GB3KA, Back on Air
18/11/05 - GB3CS, Crackle has developed into an Intermittent RX fault
05/11/05 - GB3PA back On Air
01/11/05 - On Line Discussion Forum Created see Index page or follow link
21/10/05 - GB3PA Off Air - Low Battery Voltage
08/05 GB3KA - Off Air for Maintenance
31/07/05 - Antenna Maintenance carried out on GB3CS - Now back to single Antenna working on the main Antenna
25/04/05 - GB3PA Back on Air
07/04/05 - FM News Issue 117 posted to members.
04/04/05 - GB3CS Reduced TX Coverage - CS is currently operating with two antennas, Receiving on the main antenna at the top of the mast and Transmitting on a small antenna attached to the building - It can hear you fine but you may be getting a weak signal from the repeater.
31/03/05 - GB3CS Back on Air
21/03/05 - CS/PA Updates - GB3CS has suffered a series of Technical failures while being tested before re-installation but it is hoped to have it operational again before the end of March. GB3PA is ready to be re-installed whenever a suitable opportunity arises to get an installation team together and hopefully vehicle access to the site.
01/02/05 - Date and Venue for 2005 AGM Confirmed
The 2005 AGM will be held on Sunday April 24th at the Bathgate Guide Hall, Mid Street, Bathgate, Midlothian, EH48 1QF. Doors Open at 1300, AGM Starts 1415. The Agenda will be published in the Spring 2005 Edition of FM News which is due out shortly.
26/01/05 - Provisional date for 2005 AGM - Sunday 24th April
25/01/05 - GB3CS - Off Air for Maintenance
26/12/04 - GB3KA Back on Air
22/12/04 - FM News Issue 116 Posted to Current Members
10/12/2004 - GB3CS - CTCSS access now restored
18/11/04 - GB3CS - does not seem to be accepting CTCSS - 1750Hz Access is still OK
05/11/04 - GB3CS coverage should now be back to normal
02/11/04 - GB3KA - Temporarily off air for Maintenance
15/10/04 - GB3FF - New site required!
01/09/04 - GB3CS running on Standby Antenna - will result in reduced coverage
06/08/04 - FM News, Issue 115, Summer 2004 should be with you shortly
01/07/04 - GB3PA - Temporarily off air due to equipment failure
25/06/04 - GB3FF - Temporarily off air for further engineering work
23/06/04 - GB3FF now back on Air
04/04/04 - On Line Subscription Payments now available
03/04/04 - GB3PA, CTCSS Fault , Use 1750hz Meantime
05/02/04 - GB3FF Licence Issued
05/02/04 - GB3CS Echolink now active (Node 167078)
03/02/04 - Provisional Date for 2004 AGM - Sunday 4th April
04/12/03 - FM News - December issue of FM News has now been printed and should be with you shortly.
GB3FF - Site change documentation is now being processed - we are hoping to have FF back on air early in 2004 - watch out for the hardware being tested on one of our other repeaters. (See above - Licence now issued)
Peter, MM0EEY, receiving the new antenna for GB3FF
from Bill, MM0HAY, at the 2004 Jaycee open day
GB3CS - Internet Linking - A minor problem with the required
NOV is holding up this project at the moment - More news when available.
(See Above - Link now active)
Future Developments - There are a number of development projects in the pipeline at the moment. We are developing a new logic system to operate the repeaters which will include voice idents on them.
Repeater linking is another long term on-going project with the first of these between FF and CS. In due course it is hoped to have a number of our repeaters linked via RF or via the internet.
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