We extend a warm welcome to the website relating to the GB7SF D-Star Repeater, based in Sheffield within the UK.
Here, you will learn more about not only the background and history of GB7SF, but also learn how to program your D-Star Transceivers to access the D-Star network across the World.
To the right of your screen are some links to help you find out about other D-Star users accessing the system, and to the left are links that will enable you to access the wider website of the Sheffield Amateur Radio Club who have provided this website for GB7SF. We encourage you to visit . . . → Read More: Welcome to GB7SF
GX3RCM trailer gets live BATC channel
The Sheffield Amateur Radio Club‘s communications trailer now has its very own TV channel thanks to the British Amateur Television Club who have most generously allocated SARC this special live channel.
From now on this new channel will be used to stream live TV from special events attended by the SARC’s own communications trailer GX3RCM (Radio Communications Module) whenever a high speed internet link is available. The first of these could be at the LAMFEST mini radio rally at the Elsecar Heritage Centre, near Barnsley, South Yorkshire, on Sunday 23rd June, depending on a broadband link being available.
The following Sunday, 30th June, . . . → Read More: GX3RCM BATC Stream
Sheffield Amateur Radio Club (est. c 1923) is one of the oldest amateur radio clubs in the UK and has a long history of extending its activities to the public.
Every year they put on demonstrations of short wave and VHF radio communications at local summer events as well as school visits where they link in with the science curriculum.
This year they have been given the 21 foot long GB4FUN demonstration trailer formerly used by the Radio Society of Great Britain which represents all of the UK radio amateurs. The unique GB4FUN special radio call sign has been changed to SARC’s own GX3RCM so that radio amateurs all over the world will know they are talking to Sheffield.
Determined . . . → Read More: Sheffield Amateur Radio Club takes the world of Amateur Radio to the public
£30k boost as Sheffield Hams hit the airwaves
Amateur radio enthusiasts in Sheffield hope new recruits will tune-in when they show off their global hobby in their new £30,000 trailer this weekend.
Sheffield Amateur Radio Club won the GX3RCM “Radio Communications Module” demonstration trailer from the Radio Society of Great Britain recently.
And it will make it’s debut this weekend giving visitors a taster to the popular hobby with visits to Sheffield’s Heeley Festival and Barnsley’s Elsecar Heritage Centre.
Experts will be on hand at Heeley Festival from 12noon on Saturday 22nd June, on Sunday 23rd when the club gives its full support of LAMFEST, in aid of Cancer Relief . . . → Read More: Sheffield Hams hit the airwaves
Hi to all the GX3RCM communication trailer will be out and about at lots of Events within Sheffield Please take a look at www.Sheffieldarc.or.uk for more information, they will be on HF and VHF and Dstar, GX3RCM as its own Low power Dstar Repeater on board, this will let stations call GX3RCM when we are at our Events, until our Internet and software are installed into GX3RCM we will be using GB7SF from our Events, Hope to here you all on HF/VHF/UHF/ Dstar, please look us up on BARC.TV under GX3RCM , Plus the GX3RCM will be at Newack Ham Fest this Year and we will be . . . → Read More: GX3RCM on the Road
Why not visit your Radio club web site at www.sheffieldarc.org.uk And see what we get up to and it would be nice to see you there on Monday Nights Club Meetings we hold our meeting from 7.00 pm till around 9.30pm, We have good talks and a full working radio shack for all our Members and visitors to work, We are a club working for a better Future in Amateur Radio
Hi to all our visitors’ and Users I would just like to make you all aware the cost of running GB7SF or any dstar repeater Here is a costing for running of GB7SF for one year , This cost is without the Repeater cost and electric this is just for the internet to run GB7SF on the gateway, so you as users can talk to other station around the world, any time you like Internet Cost for running the repeaters are £625 pr Year, GB7SF is on a high speed connection and as been for the last 5 years GB7SF as been running for 5 years now so . . . → Read More: Running Cost for GB7SF
working a station on a event for SARC
M0TWS and M1ERS working the birds on Arran
Hi all if you would like to chat with some of the operators in Sheffield and Members of sheffield amateur radio club and Friends around the world you can fine us on 40m +/- 7.145 where we some times hold a Rag chew, you can also find me and Trevor MOTWS on the 20m and 80m bands please call in and have a chat