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Call Sign : 108-CT-282 Posts : 4 Times Thanked : 0 Join date : 2020-07-12 QTH or Location : Helensburgh Equipment Used : cobra 148 Age : 64
Subject: returning old newbee (Issued) Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:04 am
Hi my name is Andy and my QTH is Helensburgh in Scotland, I started on CB radio late 70's through the 80's down in Essex. I completed the basic 2Meters ametures back then. I have been involved in electrical & electronics repairs since and a back ground in industrial maintenance all my working life, I took early retirement four years ago and want to get back on air again. I would like to request a CT call sign please.
Call Sign : 26-CT-3228 Ham M7VIC Posts : 809 Times Thanked : 56 Join date : 2019-11-10 QTH or Location : Bedford Equipment Used : Various
Subject: Re: returning old newbee (Issued) Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:46 am
Welcome to Charlie Tango.
Gary should be along fairly soon to issue you a callsign.
I'm pretty sure, (but might be wrong), that your old 'Part B' VHF/UHF licence could be validated for current use with the HF privilages that foundation licensees now have(?) Might be worth finding out.
Call Sign : 26-CT-3550 Ham:- M7DEW Posts : 90 Times Thanked : 3 Join date : 2019-08-14 QTH or Location : Huddersfield West Yorkshire. UK Equipment Used : Yaesu FT-450D. CRT SS 6900n. CRT Micron Age : 61
Welcome back to radio Andy. I too came back after a 40 year layoff, had to re-learn the whole thing again and loads more besides. That's where this forum come in, the guys on here are very helpful. Enjoy the wonderful hobby of radio. Cheers 73's Dale CT3550 M7DEW
Welcome back to the airwaves it's good to see more operators in Scotland returning as it can be a little quiet at times I find. Many of us gave a similar story coming back after a break of several decades looking to indulge in some of that old radio magic again.
Call Sign : 108-CT-283 Posts : 4 Times Thanked : 0 Join date : 2020-07-13 QTH or Location : Edinburgh Equipment Used : Siro 5000 thunderpole t800 mobile only
Subject: After 30 yrs I've returned Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:43 pm
Thank you for the registration Due to new job I decided to return I'm based in Edinburgh My mobile Cs sw01 I'm up and down UK 2 or 3 times a week I would. Be privelages to use the clubs Cs if given Many thanks Ian 73s
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