GB3GV is a DATV (Digital Amateur TV) repeater operated by Leicestershire Repeater Group 

If you would like to help with the cost of running the GB3GV repeater, please click the donate button. 


gv testcard

Digital Transmit
Digital & Analogue RX
Alternative RX
Narrowband RX (off air)
Operational since
Alford slot on Tx and Rx. 
Nigel M1NAS
26th February 1984
4 M/S 1/2 FEC
4 M/S 1/2 FEC
2 M/S 1/2 FEC
333 K/S 7/8 FEC


Watch direct live stream below (should be lower latency than batc stream):

GV sleeps between 22:00 and 10:00 and wakes up when valid video on input during this time, then back to sleep after QSO


Although the repeater has since been converted to DVB-S (digital) operation, the following article provides an interesting insight into the design of an ATV repeater.

How it works - inside story by David G8OBP


+1 #2 admin 2020-02-02 19:40
As of yesterday (1st Feb 2020) GV is now back up-and-running at full power
-1 #1 admin 2020-01-16 13:53
GB3GV is currently running on low power (approx 1w to feeder) due to a failed pre-amp. We hope to have this replaced in the next few days.