See also Ham Projects
A number of the Hacklab regulars are Amateur Radio operators.
Hacklab has a club licence, callsign MS0RHL/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||Lab|
|SWR-10 Compact SWR/Power Meter (up to 150MHz/50W)||Tim H|
|Revex W520 SWR/Power Meter (1.8-200MHz, 200W)||Tim H||Lab|
|M-100 Pre-Amplifier||Tim H|
|MFJ-1020C Active Antenna||Tim H|
|Trio R-2000 Base Receiver||Tim H||Lab|
|Wellbrook Active Loop Antenna||Tim H||Installed on roof|
|RFSPACE SDR-IQ Receiver||Tim H||Tim's box|
|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|
|SignaLink USB||Tim H||Lab|
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