The application for the NOV for MB6EN was made in November 2009, it was proposed
to convert MB7IWN from a 2m analogue simplex IRLP node to a dual access node with
a digital connection, unfortunately this was not permitted and in the interest of
D-Star development it was decided to convert MB7IWN into MB6EN D-Star node. The paperwork
was finally issued in Febuary 2010, and the node was immediately converted to D-Star.
It has been on air since running various test versions of Dutch*Star code and has
become a very important test site.
Thanks must go to G1UQF and G6NYH for all their support during the project.
On 24th June, we started open on air testing of Dutch*Star firmware along side G4ULF’s
G2 software, this seems to be going well and a over the next few weeks and months
we will be carrying out updates to both the firmware and software to make a very