MB6IZZ 70cm Multimode DV Gateway

ERG Committee member Kristian M0SSK operates MB6IZZ, which is a 70cm multimode Digital Voice (DV) Simplex Gateway near Basildon, south of Chelmsford. Along with 2m system MB6ZZ, it provides local coverage for the Basildon, Wickford, Laindon, Benfleet areas.

Frequency 434.4875 MHz
Access DV only
Antenna Sigma X30 vertical
NGR TQ 730 901
Locator JO01FO


  • ircDDB Status:   status.ircddb.net
  • Equipment: MB6IZZ is based on a Yaesu FT-8800, MMDVM and Pi-Star
  • Access: D-Star enabled, other modes (C4FM/DMR) in progress

    MB6IZZ info on QRZ: www.qrz.com/db/MB6IZZ

    ZZ: Was the callsign of the Admiralty transmitter at Poldhu Cornwall which was used to signal ships at the beginning of WW1 in 1914

    As per most licensed gateways, it is relatively low power. If you have issues connecting please contact Kristian M0SSK who will be happy to assist.