GB3JV TV repeater for London

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  1. G4TUT

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    GB3JV TV repeater for London
    Justin, G8YTZ is delighted to announce that the from 14:50 on 6th October 2019 the GB3JV Amateur TV repeater is now on the air in beacon mode. The new repeater is located in Petts Wood, Kent, and transmits on 3404MHz.

    The Tx antenna is a slotted waveguide design and gives the station and ERP of 150 Watts. Receiver Inputs are available on 1249MHz and the repeater output will shortly be streamed on the BATC Web Site.

    To receive the repeater all that’s required is a tuneable DVB-S2 Satellite Receiver, or a BATC Minitiouner, a small dish and a C-Band LNB. Coverage predictions show reception possibilities across the heavily populated area of South-East & East London as well as parts of Essex.

    Justin would especially like to thank Noel Matthews G8GTZ for his help in obtaining the NoV, Bob Dunne for his help in acquiring the site and members of the Bromley & Distract Amateur Radio Society, Gareth G4XAT, Andy G4WGZ and Mortimer Group for the site facilities.

    Technical Details:
    Location: Petts Wood, Kent JO01AJ
    Frequency: 3404MHz
    Symbol Rate: 2000 kS/s
    FEC 3/4
    150W ERP from Slotted Waveguide
    DVBS2 High Definition

    Inputs to be announced for 23cm and later 70cm

    Information and updates are published on the repeater web site

    Justin G8YTZ


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