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Firetrap
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Equipment Used : Emperor Shogun, Delta 318 Export, TYT380, Albrecht 2990AFS, SS3900
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PostSubject: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeThu Jun 18, 2020 9:54 am

Update of work carried out during this update


  • Installation of Solar Terrestrial Data and Band Condition info
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  • Please save https://www.charlietango.co.uk in your bookmarks and use that exact URL to access the forum. If you share links from CT elsewhere they will not work without the https://www.¬†prefix. This should be sorted when DNS settings change over.
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  • There are some things been worked on such as the banner at the top of the site. I know it looks like its been shrunk in the wash. It will fit perfectly shortly and be uniform with the rest of the forum.
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CyDer DrinKer

Call Sign : 26CT003 / 26TM003 / 26MDX003
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QTH or Location : Somerset
Equipment Used : Yaesu FT840 - Yaesu FT8900R - Half G5RV - 2/70 Co-Linear - Antron 99
Age : 47

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeThu Jun 18, 2020 11:44 am

Vast improvement, well done on getting that sorted, much more pleasant on the eyes.
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Equipment Used : Emperor Shogun, Delta 318 Export, TYT380, Albrecht 2990AFS, SS3900
Age : 36

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeThu Jun 18, 2020 12:16 pm

Thanks. Glad you find it better. Almost 20 hours I've been at it none stop haha
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Join date : 2019-06-27
QTH or Location : PALMERS GREEN NORTH LONDON
Equipment Used : original President Lincoln, Midland 8001XT, President Teddy , Silver Eagle microphones , Gainmaster antenna
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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeThu Jun 18, 2020 1:39 pm

Nice one Lee 👍it's almost like the old original site was when it started very well set out ,I like it
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Call Sign : 26CT2727
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QTH or Location : Stockport
Equipment Used : Icom 7300. Icom 9700, Yaesu FTM400XD, FT70 and Anytone AT6666
Age : 54

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeThu Jun 18, 2020 2:26 pm

Looks great Lee, cheers.

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Call Sign : 26-CT-3239 , 26-TG-987 , 26-RB-060
Posts : 774
Times Thanked : 61
Join date : 2019-09-30
QTH or Location : SW London
Equipment Used : Colt Excalibur SSB, President GrantII JacksonII, CRTSS6900N, Cobra 148 GTL-DX MK2, 2x Bremi BRL200, RM KL200P, KL203P, Sirio 4000, Sirio 3000 Bull, Antron99 Fire up , Hawkins Thunderbolt SSD58+ ,KPO NM532-KPO NM452- Astatic 575M6 , Uniden and AOR scanner
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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeThu Jun 18, 2020 4:32 pm

Good job Lee loving the new look, time well spent mate
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Age : 55

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeThu Jun 18, 2020 6:37 pm

Excellent stuff Lee, looks great many thanks! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeFri Jun 19, 2020 6:58 am

Nice work on the site Lee, looking good! Smile

Again, well done to all you admins & mods for the excellent job you do at maintaining Charlie Tango DX it is very much appreciated.

Not forgetting a big thanks to all you members, from posting questions, answering questions, thoughtful debates, heated debates Wink, trips down memory lane and everything in-between Smile

What a flipping nice bunch Smile All contributing to making this site a success!
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Equipment Used : Icom 7300. Icom 9700, Yaesu FTM400XD, FT70 and Anytone AT6666
Age : 54

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeFri Jun 19, 2020 11:41 am

Great words Victor.

Lee, is the “forgotten password” link now fixed? I believe it just sends you in a loop.

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeFri Jun 19, 2020 7:23 pm

Victor wrote:
Nice work on the site Lee, looking good! Smile

Again, well done to all you admins & mods for the excellent job you do at maintaining Charlie Tango DX it is very much appreciated.

Not forgetting a big thanks to all you members, from posting questions, answering questions, thoughtful debates, heated debates Wink, trips down memory lane and everything in-between Smile

What a flipping nice bunch Smile All contributing to making this site a success!

Hi Victor,

I hope you and yours are well buddy. Many thanks to you mate for your invaluable contributions to the forum. We are only as good as our members!!! Stay safe. Very Happy

73's Gary.


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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeFri Jun 19, 2020 9:06 pm

Hi Gary,

You too mate, hope you and family are keeping well. Smile

In a topsy-turvy world the old radio & bits of wire in the loft have been a mental lifesaver, but sometimes let down when the skip fails or the "5/9, 73s, QRZ" responses crackle back from the speaker.

The Charlie Tango forum is my "Radio No.2" go to. No QSB, always a lovely reception and often great QSOs Wink

I don't think you guys comprehend how much your work is appreciated and the thanks you truly deserve.

All the best, stay safe.
Victor


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QTH or Location : Portsmouth
Equipment Used : Yaesu 891, 10m pole, wire 5/8, T2LT

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeSat Jun 20, 2020 10:59 am

Really handy to have the data panel in the banner, thanks! And for all the other stuff too.
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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeSat Jun 20, 2020 2:11 pm

Paddy wrote:
Great words Victor.

Lee, is the “forgotten password” link now fixed? I believe it just sends you in a loop.

It should work fine. I'll test it again though if your having trouble
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Equipment Used : Emperor Shogun, Delta 318 Export, TYT380, Albrecht 2990AFS, SS3900
Age : 36

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeSat Jun 20, 2020 2:12 pm

Works fine for me 👍
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Equipment Used : Optima, Superstar 360fm, Stalker 9fdx, President Jack
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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeSat Jun 20, 2020 5:33 pm

Good work, Lee.👍😎
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Templar

Call Sign : 26-CT-3550 Ham:- M7DEW
Posts : 65
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Join date : 2019-08-14
QTH or Location : Huddersfield West Yorkshire. UK
Equipment Used : Yaesu FT-450D. CRT SS 6900n. CRT Micron
Age : 60

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeSat Jun 20, 2020 6:49 pm

Wow.! I thought for a moment I was on a different website. No seriously guy's you've done a fantastic job with the forum. Love the new layout and the propagation chart thing at the top, I just need to learn how to read it. Perhaps there's a dummies guide somewhere in the forum. I haven't looked yet.
I second everything Victor said.
Outstanding job guys. Big thanks to all concerned.
Cheers
Stay safe
73's
Dale
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Age : 55

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeSat Jun 20, 2020 9:32 pm

Victor wrote:
Hi Gary,

You too mate, hope you and family are keeping well. Smile

In a topsy-turvy world the old radio & bits of wire in the loft have been a mental lifesaver, but sometimes let down when the skip fails or the "5/9, 73s, QRZ" responses crackle back from the speaker.

The Charlie Tango forum is my "Radio No.2" go to. No QSB, always a lovely reception and often great QSOs Wink

I don't think you guys comprehend how much your work is appreciated and the thanks you truly deserve.

All the best, stay safe.
Victor



All good this end Vic, I'm really surprised how many people have returned back to the hobby during lock down, we've enjoyed a massive membership surge. Very Happy

Thanks Vic, we all do this because of our love of the wireless mate. I just wish I had a little more time to be on the radio. lol!

I'll keep this one brief because I have to be at work for 5:30 tomorrow morning. No rest for the wicked as they say!! Stay safe Vic.

73's Gary.
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Call Sign : 163-CT-234
Posts : 15
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Join date : 2020-03-01
QTH or Location : Swansea, Wales
Equipment Used : Homebase: SS6900n with 1/2w silver rod, Mobile: CRT Millenium (V3) with mini springer
Age : 56

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeSun Jun 28, 2020 2:24 pm

Is there any reason why the "Solar Terrestrial Data and Band Condition info" panel is stuck at 18th Jun on my home PC but is updated correctly on my samsung tablet?

I have logged out and back in to the forum, deleted the site from my bookmarks and still the solar info panel shows 18th June on my PC.
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Call Sign : 26CT2069
Posts : 100
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Join date : 2019-08-09
QTH or Location : Pendle, Lancashire
Equipment Used : CRT-SS9900 / CRE 8900 / Motorola T82 Extreme (PMR)

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeSun Jun 28, 2020 2:28 pm

Kittiwake wrote:
Is there any reason why the "Solar Terrestrial Data and Band Condition info" panel is stuck at 18th Jun on my home PC but is updated correctly on my samsung tablet?

I have logged out and back in to the forum, deleted the site from my bookmarks and still the solar info panel shows 18th June on my PC.

Mine (on my PC) says 22nd June, 19.11 GMT.
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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeSun Jun 28, 2020 3:08 pm

All OK for now , I've cleared my browsing data and cookies and am now back up to date at 28 June 2020 1354 GMT Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeMon Jun 29, 2020 5:51 am

It seems I have to clear my browsing data every time before I log in if I want to see a updated "Solar Terrestrial Data and Band Condition info" panel

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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeMon Jun 29, 2020 11:36 am

well done Lee its just like the old Charlie Tango again and every time switch on the pc is
the first place I go again,
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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeMon Jun 29, 2020 12:45 pm

see the chat box has gone again
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PostSubject: Re: Forum Maintenance   Forum Maintenance Icon_minitimeMon Jun 29, 2020 3:37 pm

Gone? There is one there.

I'm currently working on the coding for a good one
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