See also Ham Projects
A number of the Hacklab regulars are Amateur Radio operators.
Hacklab has a club licence, callsign MM0RHL. Tim Hawes is the licence holder and the following people are authorized to use it, or to supervise others in accordance with the standard amateur radio licence:
Please contact Tim Hawes if you have a full UK licence and would like to be added to this list.
Local 2M simplex calling frequency is 145.500MHz
Local 2M repeaters are:
|GB3FF||RV48||145.6000||145.0000||103.5Hz||Kelty, Fife||All Lothians & most of Fife|
|GB3CS||RV60||145.7500||145.1500||103.5Hz||Kilsyth, Lanarkshire||West Lothian, W Edinburgh and Glasgow|
|GB3DU||RV61||145.7625||145.1625||118.8Hz||Duns, Borders||Former Berwickshire|
|GB3LB||RV63||145.7875||145.1875||118.8Hz||Lauder, Borders||East Lothian & SE Edinburgh|
|GB3ED||RB14||433.3500||434.9500||94.8Hz||Napier University||Central Edinburgh (note 1)|
|GB3AG||RV58||145.7250||145.1250||94.8Hz||Sidlaw Hills, Angus||Angus & Fife (Note 2)|
1: GB3ED's ID has been heard on its output a few times in the last few weeks suggesting Ellis is testing it in order to get it back in operation quite soon. 2: GB3AG is easily workable from high ground in Edinburgh and lower down in the summer during periods of tropospheric ducting.
Other repeaters are available.
IRLP repeater #5196 - Edinburgh, City Of
|Realistic (Radio Shack) PRO-2006 Base Scanner||Tim H|
|SWR-10 Compact SWR/Power Meter (up to 150MHz/50W)||Tim H|
|Revex W520 SWR/Power Meter (1.8-200MHz, 200W)||Tim H|
|M-100 Pre-Amplifier||Tim H|
|Alinco DJ-X11 Handheld Scanner||Tim H|
|MFJ-1020C Active Antenna||Tim H|
|Trio R-2000 Base Receiver||Tim H|
|Wellbrook Active Loop Antenna||Tim H||Installed on roof|
|RFSPACE SDR-IQ Receiver||Tim H|
|Belcom “Liner 2” 2M SSB transceiver||Gareth E|
|SMA / BNC crimp tool||Bart||Bart's Box|
|Crimp tool for large cables (10mm)||Tim K|
|Green 50Mhz antenna||Hacklab||Installed on roof|
|Flaking HF Whip||Bart||Wall of storeroom|
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