JOTA 2020

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The 63rd Jamboree on the air takes place on the weekend of 16th-18th October 2020.

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the LARU will not support scout groups from Luxembourg this year.

 

LARU POCSAG Phase 1

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Since December 2019 LARU members have been experimenting with POCSAG pagers on VHF.

In September 2020 phase 1 of the LARU POCSAG Network could be accomplished. The network currently consists of 4 transmitters sharing timeslots on the LARU frequency 144.8625 MHz and sending messages to pagers. Every amateur radio operator can generate such messages via dapnet (Decentralized Amateur Paging Network) and receive such messages with a POCSAG pager tuned to 144.8625 MHz.

The LARU deliberately chose the VHF band for paging in order to gain an optimal nation-wide coverage. Emergency communication is also standing in the foreground. That's why our partner LEMCIT (Luxembourg Emergency Communications Intervention Team) has equipped the members of the LARU emergency communication team with professional Oelmann pagers.

More informations concerning the LARU POCSAG Network are available here.

 

Growing DMR network 2019

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Currently the LARU operates 6 fixed DMR (digital mobile radio) repeaters in Luxembourg. The coverage of 2 of our repeaters (LX0FSK and LX0DMR) could be improved significantly with new QTH's. The valley of Larochette now has coverage in DMR by the repeater LX0LARO. We are also experimenting with frequency-sharing.

The interconnected LARU repeaters form a modern network for digital voice communications. The interconnection is achieved within the BrandMeister-network. Advantages of the LARU BM DMR network are:

  • Exclusive application of the mode DMR (digital mobile radio), avoiding conflicts with other modes on the same repeater.
  • Double channel capacity because of two available timeslots.
  • Possibility of roaming by the enduser, eliminating the manual switching between repeaters.
  • Easy operation because of flexible talkgroups.
  • Worldwide availability by more than 3800 repeaters within the Brandmeister network (October 2019).

It is planned to improve the network in the near future. More about the LARU BM DMR network can be found in the category On The Air / DMR.

For questions please contact the working group DVC: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

JOTA 2019

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The 62nd Jamboree on the air takes place on the weekend of 18th-20th October 2019.

More information concerning Luxembourg can be found here: http://www.jotajoti.lu/

The LARU will support several scout groups from Luxembourg.

 

End-of-summer amateur-radio meeting OV K25 Konz 2019

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Liebe YL´s und OM´s,

Der OV K25 Konz lädt auf sein traditionnelles Sommerabschluss-Treffen-Fieldday in 54314 Vierherrenborn JN39HO (zwischen Trier und Zerf) am Bürgerhaus "alte Schule" ein. Der Weg ins Funkerparadies ist gut beschildert ... einfach den roten Pfeilen folgen.

Programm vom 30. bis zum 31. August 2019:

Am Freitag, den 30.08.2019 beginnen wir ab ca. 16:00 Uhr mit dem Antennenaufbau. Anschliessend ab ca. 19:30 OV-Abend mit Grillen und gemütlichem Beisammensein. Am Samstag, den 31.08.2019 Hauptaktivität ab ca. 10:00 Uhr morgens bis in die Abendstunden. Durchgehend wird für gemütliches Beisammensein, Funkaktivitäten und leibliches Wohl gesorgt. Wir freuen uns auch auf dich/euch Ende August 2019 !

Für den K25 Konz Raoul DL7RST und Michele DL5MST

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