Radio things

My callsign is 2E0RLZ. If you say RLZ it out loud it sounds a bit like 'Rawles'. Maybe? Oh well, never mind. I previously operated as M6OSR, and I'm in the process of moving over to the new callsign.

I've recently been playing with the Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS), a way to share local information of immediate value in real time. I've been trying to improve the APRS coverage in south London by running my own iGate to relay APRS messages to the internet. You can find out the last position that my radio, handheld or mobile phone reported via APRS. You can also see a summary of reports from all stations associated with my callsign.

I occasionally use DMR (Digital Mobile Radio), either BrandMeister or Phoenix, depending where I am. My DMR ID is 2344569. I've more recently got myself a D-STAR radio, too. I sometimes monitor, and on rare occasions speak, on GB7WB near Weston-super-Mare.

I have recently started using packet radio, and in particular my local packet BBS, GB7CIP. I can be sent AX25 email via the address 2E0RLZ@GB7CIP.#32.GBR.EURO.

My first APRS message, from a fellow member of London Hackspace Amateur Radio Club, Sam Keating-Fry.
My first APRS message, from a fellow
member of London Hackspace Amateur Radio Club, samuelkf.