mb7uj

bracknell vhf
aprs digipeater

Location ?

MB7UJ is located at the Jealotts Hill research station just to the North of Bracknell. The locator square for this repeater is IO91PK and the NGR is SU874733. A map of the area can be seen at by clicking this Link

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Technical !

Channel
Simplex
Transmit Frequency
144.800 MHz
Receive Frequency
144.800 MHz
Antenna
PROCOMM 3db colinear at 20m AGL (80m ASL)
ERP
14dBW (25W)
Access Method
N/A
Basestation
Key Radio Systems KM150 Mobile and associated power supply
TNC
Kantronics KPC-3 Plus
Configuration
Single aerial working using Diamond F-23
Coverage
There is currently no coverage map for MB7UJ

History...

MB7UJ went live at 11:30am on Saturday 13th July 2002

Denis G4KWT posted a number of email's updating all concerned following the switch-on of UJ, one of the first reports can be seen here

MB7UJ sends regular telemetry data reporting on the temperature of the transceiver heatsink as well as the outdoor temperature onsite. Denis produced a .pdf file shortly after switch-on that showed the temperature of the transceiver heatsink and the external temperature onsite. This data in .pdf format can be seen here

Updates...

There are no updates available.

Coverage

MB7UJ provides good coverage in Bracknell, Slough, Maidenhead, Wokingham, Reading and surrounding areas. Coverage is also provided along the M4 from Heathrow to Newbury.

 

 

Repeater Keeper

The "real" work was carried out by Denis G4KWT, Mac G4IQI and Roger G7RUH who's details can be found on the contacts page