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Animal10
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Call Sign : KG5STU
Posts : 5
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Join date : 2020-03-06
QTH or Location : Llanarth, Wales
Equipment Used : Optima MK3 running through Predator Ant. TYT7800 for 2m
Age : 59

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PostSubject: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeFri Mar 06, 2020 10:47 am

Returned back to the UK last year after 6 years in the USA. Previously also Middle East. Ham radio Call sign KG5STU out of Texas. Was an AM CB back in the early 80s and also have am rig in the motor home.

Have set up an Yeticom Optima mk3 in my pickup and will also put in a 2m unit later this month.

Original Handle was Scarecrow due to coming from Dorzzet.

Current plans are to set up a shack were I live in West Wales in the coming year.
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GaryWilson
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Call Sign : 26-CT-1836 Ham 2E0GGQ
Posts : 1718
Times Thanked : 130
Join date : 2019-06-27
QTH or Location : London
Equipment Used : Radios & Wires & Stuff!
Age : 55

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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeFri Mar 06, 2020 4:07 pm

Hello Anima10 (sorry no personal) welcome to the forum,

73's Gary.
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Call Sign : 26CT763
Posts : 973
Times Thanked : 24
Join date : 2019-06-27
QTH or Location : Manchester
Equipment Used : Optima, Superstar 360fm, Stalker 9fdx, President Jack
Age : 46

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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeFri Mar 06, 2020 6:08 pm

Hello and welcome.

The Optima is a great radio.

73s John.
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StevieG
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Call Sign : 26-CT-3239 , 26-TG-987 , 26-RB-060 , 26-CO-3239
Posts : 962
Times Thanked : 71
Join date : 2019-09-30
QTH or Location : SW London
Equipment Used : Colt Excalibur SSB, President GrantII JacksonII McKinley EU, CRTSS6900N, Cobra 148 GTL-DX MK2, Zetagi B550p, Bremi BRL200, RM KL200P, KL203P, KL503P, Sirio 4000, Sirio 3000 Bull, Antron99 Fire up , Hawkins Thunderbolt SSD58+ ,KPO NM532-KPO NM452- Astatic 575M6 , Uniden and AOR scanner
Age : 59

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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeSun Mar 08, 2020 12:50 pm

Hi Animal10 (sorry no personal in profile), welcome to the CTDX group
73s
Steve.
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Animal10
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Equipment Used : Optima MK3 running through Predator Ant. TYT7800 for 2m
Age : 59

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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeMon Mar 09, 2020 8:35 pm

John123 wrote:
Hello and welcome.

The Optima is a great radio.

73s John.

Not sure its a car radio though. Menu is hard to navigate.
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Animal10
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Equipment Used : Optima MK3 running through Predator Ant. TYT7800 for 2m
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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeMon Mar 09, 2020 8:42 pm

StevieG wrote:
Hi Animal10 (sorry no personal in profile), welcome to the CTDX group
73s
Steve.

Profile Updated thanks for the welcome Very Happy
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Call Sign : 2E0VRX
Posts : 263
Times Thanked : 12
Join date : 2019-06-26
QTH or Location : Yorkshire dales
Equipment Used : Yaesu FTdx 3000, MD200 mic ,Vortex 4 ele Yagi
Age : 55

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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeMon Mar 09, 2020 8:50 pm

Hi Stu and a very warm welcome to the group


Agree with John the Optima is a cracking radio with really nice SSB receive


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Animal10
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Equipment Used : Optima MK3 running through Predator Ant. TYT7800 for 2m
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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeMon Mar 09, 2020 9:29 pm

Cheers Graig
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QTH or Location : Llanarth, Wales
Equipment Used : Optima MK3 running through Predator Ant. TYT7800 for 2m
Age : 59

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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeWed Mar 11, 2020 11:34 am

Do I need to ask for a call sign?
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John123
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Call Sign : 26CT763
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Equipment Used : Optima, Superstar 360fm, Stalker 9fdx, President Jack
Age : 46

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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeWed Mar 11, 2020 12:31 pm

Hello Stu,

It is not compulsory for a member to have a CT call. If you would like a call-sign, you are more than welcome. Gary will issue you with one, if you want.
73s John.
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Call Sign : 26-CT-1836 Ham 2E0GGQ
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Join date : 2019-06-27
QTH or Location : London
Equipment Used : Radios & Wires & Stuff!
Age : 55

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PostSubject: Re: Restarting UK   Restarting UK Icon_minitimeWed Mar 11, 2020 4:17 pm

Animal10 wrote:
Do I need to ask for a call sign?

Hello Stu, no you don't need one but if you would like one as John has said let me know,

Best 73's Gary.

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