The national system is now secure at several sites around the country due to a new deal with Kordia . Many thanks go to all that made this happen . Please support the Kordia Power Stations award running in Jan on the National System . Details on this website
Working on Temp Antenna New replacement due to be installed late Nov .
Weather and track conditions permitting updated 15 Nov
This node is currently Not Operational
interference investigations continue may be switched off for extended periods
This node is currently off air . controller being rebuilt
Mt Studholm , Mt Cargill , Balclutha
There are reports of pulsing interference on this section belived to be caused by a crane controller or similar device . Some areas may be isolated inc Dunedin
Updated 15 Nov 2018
if you have further info or need additional info ( if available ) please email ( nationalsysteminfo at gmail dot com )
Please be considerate to other users of the system . NO long conversations. If your contact is local please switch to Simplex or a Local repeater . Some sites are solar powered and have limited battery supply in the Winter months , esp in cloudy conditions . Even if your conversation is LOCAL you are transmitted to the FULL national system in both islands . If you are considering running a net please dont exceed 15 minutes duration leave 3 second gaps and making it out of busy times esp commuter time eg 8 to 8.30 am and 5 to 5.30pm regions
Severe fading and drop outs may occur on the Christchurch to Dunedin section of the national system
A pirate is known to be operating in the Waikato / Auck area the normal idiot noises and language being used please report to trustees in the Auck area if you have any info . We have had some reports of Un Authorised extensions from other bands causing issues to the system . All connections to the system must be approved , meet links specs and hold a current licence with the RSM .
Recently we have been asked about Internet Access to the National System. Due to key up delays , audio quality , security and the cost of running a dedicated fibre connection / digital microwave link to a suitable injection point , this is not possible at the present time .