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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

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PostSubject: returning old newbee (Issued)   returning old newbee (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon 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. Very Happy

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Call Sign : 26-CT-3228
Posts : 704
Times Thanked : 46
Join date : 2019-11-10
QTH or Location : Bedford
Equipment Used : Various

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PostSubject: Re: returning old newbee (Issued)   returning old newbee (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Jul 13, 2020 11:46 am

Hi Andy,

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.

73s
Victor

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Call Sign : 26CT763
Posts : 891
Times Thanked : 20
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: returning old newbee (Issued)   returning old newbee (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Jul 13, 2020 1:14 pm

Hello and welcome, Andy.

73s John.

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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

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PostSubject: Re: returning old newbee (Issued)   returning old newbee (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Jul 13, 2020 2:04 pm

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

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Call Sign : 108CT233
Posts : 128
Times Thanked : 10
Join date : 2019-12-01
QTH or Location : Central Scotland
Equipment Used : CRT SS9900 Beofeng UV5R Yaesu FTDX1200 CRT Micron CRT FP00 Sattelite 2000 antenna ZS6BKW X30 co-linear

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PostSubject: Re: returning old newbee (Issued)   returning old newbee (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Jul 13, 2020 3:27 pm

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.

Hope to catch you on sometime.

73's

Alan

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Call Sign : 108-CT-283
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Join date : 2020-07-13
QTH or Location : Edinburgh
Equipment Used : Siro 5000 thunderpole t800 mobile only

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PostSubject: After 30 yrs I've returned   returning old newbee (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon 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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Call Sign : 26-CT-1836 Ham 2E0GGQ
Posts : 1681
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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: returning old newbee (Issued)   returning old newbee (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Jul 13, 2020 8:06 pm

Hello Andy, welcome to the forum.

I am delighted to allocate you 108-CT-282 may you have good luck with it.

73's Gary.

C.T. Admin.

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Call Sign : 26-CT-3239 , 26-TG-987 , 26-RB-060 , 26-CO-3239
Posts : 928
Times Thanked : 70
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: returning old newbee (Issued)   returning old newbee (Issued) Icon_minitimeTue Jul 14, 2020 7:24 am

Hi Andy, welcome to the CTDX group 
73s
Steve.

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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

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PostSubject: Re: returning old newbee (Issued)   returning old newbee (Issued) Icon_minitimeTue Jul 14, 2020 12:09 pm

Thank's for the welcome every one, looking forward to getting on the air again.

73's


Andy.

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