In the middle of 2014, the application for GB7ES B, a D-Star digital UHF Repeater for the East Sussex area was submitted to the E.T.C.C. for approval. After a about 4/5 months waiting, the NOV for GB7ES was received at the beginning of 2015. There was a delay in getting the repeater on-site and operational due to a localised fire within the building in Dec, which meant the repeater could be bench tested, before being taken to site once the repair works had been completed, in July
The Repeater has been supplied and supported by ICOMUK, for which we thank them for their support in this project.