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ETCC FORMS CENTRAL


 

The form below can be used to create a new application.

Apply for a new Repeater, Gateway or Packet NoV
Apply for a new UK AMATEUR BEACON (includes BEACON Site Changes)
Use your Secure Access Code for continuing VETTING (all types)
Report a Change of Operational STATUS
Send a short message to an ETCC member
Send us a NEWS item for publication
Apply to RENEW your NOV when applicable
Request a coverage prediction map (not for Gateways)
Apply for your Secure Access Code (Licence copy will be required)
Apply for a Change of KEEPER (by existing Keeeper)
Permanently Closedown Station (by the Keeeper)
UPDATE non-NoV details, e.g. Closedown Ops, email or group web link
Use your Secure Access Code to part-populate a new application form

Callsign checker (for new callsign allocations)

 [For existing repeaters, for example a Site or Mode Change, you can ignore this checker]

Security Ident Generator

Section 1 - The Applicant/Keeper

1.1 Your Name:N   *    1.2 Your Callsign:  *
1.3 Address: 
  
1.4 Town/County:      1.5 Postcode: 
Phone Numbers: 1.6 Principal contact (mobile):   *
1.7 Alternative (landline): 
1.8 E-mail address:  *
1.9 Optional Web address:
 

please omit http://

 
1.10 Ofcom Licence:  * 

(likely be in format similar to 1-8543-123456)


Section 2 - Service

2.1 Requested Callsign:
 
   NOTE: For RF INTERNET REPEATER LINK enter the REPEATER callsign here.

2.2 ETCC Region: 

  If unsure check details here (opens a separate page)

2.3 Type Code:   *
2.4 MODES REQUIRED:

 ANALOGUE VOICE*
TELEVISION
PACKET DATA
BEACON
(none of above)
DV DMR
DV DSTAR
DV FUSION
DV P25
NXDN
OTHER 

* Please note that ANALOGUE VOICE repeat is not permitted on the 9MHz (439/430MHz DV channels)

2.5 DMR Network:   

(for DMR only)

2.6 DMR COLOUR CODE:  

(Select colour code if using DMR)

2.7 CTCSS:   

(Select CTCSS code for analogue mode if applicable)

2.9 Reason:  *
2.10 Band:    *

(Currently there are very long delays for applications on 4M or 23CM)

2.11 Channel:
 

Please note that the ETCC will allocate a channel based on the band you have selected above and the availability of channels/spectrum appropriate to your application.
Please note that for frequencies in secondary use amateur bands (such as 70cm) we will seek frequency clearance from the primary user/s on your behalf.

2.12 TX (TV and non std):  MHz 

(If you have a preferred frequency you can enter it here)

2.13 RX (TV and non std):  MHz 

(Note that frequencies will be allocated by the RSGB)

2.14 alt.RX Frequency:  MHz
2.15 Channel Bandwidth:  kHz  

[TX] (e.g. for 2 Metres analogue enter 12.5)


Section 3 - The Site


3.1 Describe Site:
 
  km  *  3.2  of 3.3 (town)     * 

(within 6km)

  

You can use Grid Reference Finder to check NGR and grid references (separate window)

3.4 NGR:
 
 
  *  or Irish Grid   

(NB: Minimum 3+3 digits, e.g. TQ123987)


For RF INTERNET LINK the NGR and other site details should be for your station, NOT the repeater.

WGS84:
 
 3.5 Latitude   3.6 Longitude 

Use decimal format, e.g 55.12346,-2.98754 (West of Greenwich is "-")

3.7 Previous site (NGR):   

NGR of current/prev site for SITE CHANGES

3.8 IARU Locator:  
3.9 Site Address:  different (enter below)     same as applicant (now goto 3.13 Base of mast)

3.10 Site Name/Address: 
  
3.11 Town/County: 
3.12 Site Postcode: 

3.13 Base of Mast (asl):  Metres  *  

(This will be equivalent to pavement/field level NOT roof level)

3.14 Mast Owner: 
3.15 Is site shared? Yes     No        3.14 If Yes, list:  

Section 4 - Equipment

4.1 Transmitter type:  

include Make/Model

4.2 Receiver type:  

(for repeaters)

Power Levels:

    (important!)
 4.3 Transmitter Antenna Type:  *
4.4 Antenna Gain:  dBd  *  

(Quote dBd NOT dBi -check spec sheet!)


4.5 Height agl:  Metres  * 

(This is the height above GROUND level, NOT sea level!)


4.6 Transmitter Power Output (Watts):  *  Watts
4.7 Losses in System:  dB  *  

(Includes feeder and duplexer losses)



  (Click | Check | Adjust)

Please note that Voice Repeaters will not be licensable above 25W (14dBW)


 
4.8 Receive Antenna:  different (enter below)     same as TX (now goto Direction)
RX if different: 4.9 Type:    4.10 Gain:  dBd    4.11 Height agl:  M
4.12 Direction:    

If not OMNI enter degrees ETN

4.13 Polarisation: Vertical     Horizontal
4.14 Elevation:  degrees  

 If not 0, enter tilt applied

4.15 Baud Rate:   

(PACKET only)

4.16 Port usage:   

(PACKET only)

4.17 Attended: Attended     Unattended  

(default use is Unattended)


Section 5 - Closedown Details

Note: For RF INTERNET REPEATER LINK the closedown details refer to your station, NOT that of the linked repeater.
It is good practice to nominate someone else who can disable the station in your absence.

5.1 Access: 

Describe briefly access to the site. Include how Closedown Ops will get to site.

5.2 OnSite: 

Describe where repeater is located on site.

5.3 Disabled: 

How is repeater disabled?


5.4 Person to Repower: *
 

WHO will re-power the station?

NOTE: Normally this will be the NoV holder. The Keeper can delegate the actual action of re-powering the station to someone else, but responsibility to do it should be with the named person.


Closedown
Operator 1:
(Keeper)
[mandatory]
  Closedown Operator 1 must be the Keeper/Applicant

(Confirm for the Keeper the time to carry out closedown)


5.5 Expected time for Keeper to close down station from home: 
5.6 Estimate of time to close down station if not from home: 

Closedown
Operator 2
[optional]
 

It is advisable to have other people who could be called on to switch off the repeater if instructed by Ofcom, when you are not available.
If you nominate someone, under GDPR we must ask them for permission to hold their contact information on your behalf for the sole purpose of closing down the repeater in your absence, if instructed by Ofcom.


5.7 Full name:      5.8 Callsign: 

All Closedown Operators MUST be aged 16 or over.


5.9 Mobile:      5.10 Alternative Number: 
5.11 Email of cdo#2: 
5.12 Estimated/Average response time for cdo#2 to effect closedown: 

Closedown
Operator 3
[optional]
 

It is advisable to have other people who could be called on to switch off the repeater if instructed by Ofcom, when you are not available.
If you nominate someone, under GDPR we must ask them for permission to hold their contact information on your behalf for the sole purpose of closing down the repeater in your absence, if instructed by Ofcom.


5.13 Full name:      5.14 Callsign: 

All Closedown Operators MUST be aged 16 or over.


5.15 Mobile:      5.16 Alternative Number: 
5.17 Email of cdo#3: 
5.18 Estimated/Average response time for cdo#3 to effect closedown: 

Closedown
Operator 4
[optional]
 

It is advisable to have other people who could be called on to switch off the repeater if instructed by Ofcom, when you are not available.
If you nominate someone, under GDPR we must ask them for permission to hold their contact information on your behalf for the sole purpose of closing down the repeater in your absence, if instructed by Ofcom.


5.19 Full name:      5.20 Callsign: 

All Closedown Operators MUST be aged 16 or over.


5.21 Mobile:      5.22 Alternative Number: 
5.23 Email of cdo#4: 
5.24 Estimated/Average response time for cdo#4 to effect closedown: 

5.25 Remote Closedown:   

(Remote closedown is compulsory)

5.26 Alternative:   

(Any alternative remote method)

    

Section 6 - Additional Data

A coverage prediction map (for repeaters only) is prepared by the ETCC.


You should attach any maps you may have already received or prepared yourself.

6.1 coverage description:
6.2 Support Message:

(may be published)

6.3 Private Message:

(seen by ETCC agents only)


The following may be required to support your application.
A facility to send up to 2 documents with this application (max.size 4MB) is available below
and can be used to send items required.
6.4 We recommend that you have 3rd Party insurance liability cover, but it is your responsibility.
 accept     do not accept
6.5 Copy of Keeper's Licence Document (if not already sent -required to prove eligibility)
 copy attached     not attached 

(Note: It would help if it were in the format  G3XYZ.pdf  if your callsign was G3XYZ)

6.6 Your Licence copy please:   

(to demonstrate amateur status)


(Click here for some screenshots taken from the Ofcom Licensing web pages should you need help with this)
6.7 Anything else:   

(optional)


(max.file size 4MB total)


 

Section 7 - Data Security

** Please note that 7.1 and 7.2 are mandatory response boxes! **
Please click here to read about our privacy and data protection policies.
  • 7.1 Please indicate your agreement to the collection of information.
    Even if you previously agreed, this must be re-confirmed under current data protection rules.
    AGREE      DISAGREE 
      *
  • 7.2 Please indicate your agreement to showing site detail and any associated coverage map. 
    AGREE      RESTRICT 
      *

NOTE: Choosing site privacy (RESTRICT) will mean the following:


  1. We will not display a detailed coverage prediction map for your station.
  2. Your site Grid Reference will be truncated in lists.
  3. We will not provide links to mapping which show the repeater site.
  4. Your site will not appear in lists used by equipment suppliers for programming.
If you have previously agreed to us displaying accurate locations, you may change your mind at any time by contacting us from the ukrepeaters website.

Click here to view the RSGB ETCC Privacy policy document.

PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE COLLECTION OF YOUR DATA WE WILL BE UNABLE TO PROCESS YOUR DATA FURTHER AND YOU WILL HAVE TO CONTACT OFCOM DIRECTLY

Before we finish, please take a note of the unique secure access code for this application which will allow you to make changes during vetting, then subsequently to make changes to parameters that would not affect the licence footprint.
 eXLSYXe6Z

Finally, check you have answered ALL questions, not forgetting the potential show-stopper if you fail to respond to the two data security questions in Section 7 above!


 
 

Just once only please, and good luck with your application!        N

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