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I know what you mean about frying bacon. lol. On a positive note I have noticed an increase in UK stations using mid-block in this area since the lockdown. Hopefully when things return to normal people will keep using the radio.👍
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That's a handy bit of info Nubbie, thanky kindy. I couldn't agree more about the unused frequencies we have and the modes. However I do use the EU band 26.965-27.405.. I came to this by accident, I bought a small radio for the car so I could keep in touch with home only to find my local muppets weren't going to let that happen.. while playing with this rig id bought I found some info on tintanet that my little box had both UK and EU FM and AM..... So we tried it, was like making a phone call, no one down there, AM or FM. Her indoors now calls it the "Shopping Channel" lol cos most QSO are " Can you pick up some dog food" or "Don't want to cook pop in the chippy",,,, I know I know but at least it gets her involved. point being its a wide open band going begging..........

OH " 14 for a copy" lol those were the days..... I cant understand why so many seem to think they have to out shout each other on one channel and stay on it,,, you paid for 40 use um.
Ok im waffling now so ill shut up.
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Nubster.
Thanks for posting the frequencies. You should ask an Admin to make them a sticky in a prominent place for all to find as this sort of information is very helpful for us.

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Thing is John we've been allowed to use the mid block on FM legally since the mid 90s when ofcom gave us the extra 40 channels to go with the 27/81 40channels and it's so surprising that a lot of people didn't realise it until they legalised AM /SSB on the mids saying they could use FM too ,back in the 90s I knew a lot of people in my area who use go on mids FM to get away from the Muppet channels then suddenly nobody ever use them anymore until recently like it was a new thing cos everyone started calling them the Euro channels but to me they was the original channels we used but on AM that came from the U.S called the FCC channels.

I remember them giving us mids on fm too, Martin. I think it might of even have been the late '80s. There were not many people on it around here, either. Most people stuck with the UK40. If I remember rightly, when they first gave us those extra channels, to stay legal, you had to have another radio, which put a lot of people off.

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I think you are right, Martin. It was definitely a con. I can remember me and a few others were annoyed about them legalising it at the time. We were still at school and didn't have much money, so were using old 40ch am sets that we picked up cheap. We had to stop using them when mids got legalised as a local breaker said he would report us for using am radios, when we should be on fm. 🙄
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You lads carry on, flipping great reading this stuff and it is after all 'celebration' of our beloved bands Wink

It's when conversation and discussion flows freely that goldmines of information come to the fore!

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Lol, Martin. It has gone quite away of topic.😁 I was actually using a Ham International MM2 at the time and was worried about getting caught/having it confiscated. It was a bit battered, but I loved it all the same as it was my first multi mode radio.
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Glad you are enjoying the thread, Victor.👍
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Ha, ha! Very Happy
I am John, love it when a thread flows freely.

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CT2657 NOW ON 27.275 .WHO IS JOINING ME ?
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ill give it a shout, what mode
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Sorry Andy, just cant find you,,, 73s mate CZ455
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NO PROBLEM ..STILL PLENTY ON 27.555. DONE QUITE WELL TODAY 73S CT2657
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CB Radio Anniversary - 6 Years of Legal AM and SSB - Page 2 Images11 My very first 40ch AM radio back in 1976 I wish I still had this
CB Radio Anniversary - 6 Years of Legal AM and SSB - Page 2 Img_2010 my little set up now it's a old pic cos theres more stuff on the desk now

Nice am radio, Martin.👍 Tidy set-up.😎

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CT2657 NOW ON 27.275 .WHO IS JOINING ME ?

I was listening for you, Andy. Unfortunately there were a couple of very strong stations (+30 over) from 13 div rag chewing on fm.
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Some good contacts into Europe and some good ground-wave contacts all over the band tonight.👍
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It is definitely very difficult when the skip is running, Martin.

I noticed that on the am radio, Martin. The things we take for granted. 🙂
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that's a shame I missed the day and felt bad, but at the end I missed nothing,
when people start and do lots to get the Anniversary and no one got on and the good breakers
go on and there is nothing, if only it was working the whole of the uk, lets hope its better in november
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