Upper Hutt Amateur Radio Club ZL2VH

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Receiving D-Star signals from space

Two articles originally published in Break-In and written by John ZL2TWS have been published publically on our D-Star page. The articles cover the reception of signals from the D-Star ONE satellite.


860 D-Star is QRT due to an antenna fault. Hotspot and dongle contacts are still available via ZL2VH-B as the server is not affected. Only RF at Mount Climie is QRT.

730 2 m FM NEW Hi-Tec FDE3-SA Omni 3 dBd antenna fitted February 2020.

395 6 m FM is on air but poor receive sensitivity. Tests indicate repeater is correct but has an antenna fault due to SWR increase.

1292 23cm FM ID beacons every 15 minutes with "ZL2VH E E E E E ZL2VH". See the repeaters page for more details on how to access this repeater.

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