Grand National 2017

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Grand National 2017

Post by Scott_93 » 04 Apr 2017, 00:55

All,
Grand National 2017 is approaching and the build up has already started.

National Radio Bank is the supplier and in the past have supplied a temporary MotoTRBO Capacity Plus site on UHF.
This year however, it appears that VHF is where the action is at. There's various tech assigned licenses in force, but it would still be worth checking the short-term hire channels are they usually spring up some surprises! It would be interesting to hear from local users what is what. Please don't post Talkgroup ID's or other intimate details, let's not spoil it for ourselves! Of the various licenses in force, it seems that only one has been specially issued for the event, and possible National Radio Bank hold a permanent license for the site. It's worth bearing in mind the amount of radio users about too when listening to these freqs! I expect them to be all DMR, a group of them Cap+
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License 0991569
167.4875 Repeater
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License 1075194
165.7000 Repeater
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License 0867824
165.3375 Repeater
165.4750 Repeater
165.5625 Repeater
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I'd like to know myself what people manage to here, all the repeaters are only 5 watts, but on VHF and where they are, they should kick out a fair signal. If you don't feel comfortable posting in here, then PM me by all means!

Have fun,
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Re: Grand National 2017

Post by cb4ever104 » 05 Apr 2017, 15:53

Anyone got any tips ?? :)
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Re: Grand National 2017

Post by stanogs68 » 05 Apr 2017, 18:32

dont go on the train :D
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Post by WeatherWatcher » 05 Apr 2017, 18:47

also the bookies nearly always win.

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Post by owza » 06 Apr 2017, 07:15

stanogs68 wrote:dont go on the train :D
Or a taxi....

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Post by cb4ever104 » 06 Apr 2017, 11:15

owza wrote:
stanogs68 wrote:dont go on the train :D
Or a taxi....
Actually . Why is that ? I presume just because of the amount of people ? It's my first time going , and I think we are going on the train .

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Post by owza » 06 Apr 2017, 11:17

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liv ... g-12782422

I'm not sure if this is still on, not heard much since this article.

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Re: Grand National 2017

Post by cb4ever104 » 06 Apr 2017, 11:54

Thanks for that . I'm looking at it now :thumbup:
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Re: Grand National 2017

Post by cb4ever104 » 06 Apr 2017, 12:34

Just found out that the guys have hired a bus . Traffic might be a nightmare , but at least we should get there ......
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Post by Metradio » 06 Apr 2017, 12:41

Don't know why they need train guards on Northern Rail, the trains are so old nobody is going to steal them :)

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Re: Grand National 2017

Post by Scott_93 » 20 Apr 2017, 02:45

Anyone manage to grab anything?

Most of the action was actually on UHF systems, presumably on hire frequencies. 3 security Talkgroups that I know of and several others in use for other operations on the day.

Sometimes I wonder if I'm talking to myself on here!

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Re: Grand National 2017

Post by stanogs68 » 20 Apr 2017, 05:11

i never got any scott im in warrington though !did you manage to get any
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Re: Grand National 2017

Post by snapey75 » 20 Apr 2017, 19:31

Yes most of the communications were on several channels between 440.000 to 442.000mhz which i think was a capacity plus system.

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Re: Grand National 2017

Post by stanogs68 » 21 Apr 2017, 00:19

you pm me the slots and tgs if you fancy being nice lol :thumbup:
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Re: Grand National 2017

Post by cb4ever104 » 21 Apr 2017, 10:14

Mine came in 2nd . Had a great day though .
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