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Call Sign : 26-CT-3907 M0MTD
Posts : 9
Times Thanked : 1
Join date : 2020-12-11
QTH or Location : Rotherham
Equipment Used : Alinco DX-10 | President McKinley | Icom IC-7300 | Yaesu FT-991A | Yaesu FT-70DE | Icom ID51 PLUS | HOTSPOT
Age : 60

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PostSubject: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeFri Dec 11, 2020 3:31 pm

Hi all.

Name here is Tony QTH is Rotherham.  I have been into SWL since 10ys old and then CB in the good old AM days.  Learned my 11mtr techniques by listening around and eventually got round to pressing PTT.  CB was easy enough but 11 meters was a whole different ball game.

Having worked the world mainly from my mobile station and belonged to some of the top 11 meter Groups I got a little tired and bored and decided to sell up.  

Soon after, I decided to sit my RAE Ticket, passed and Amateur Radio opened up another world to me.  Very exciting although very expensive.  I was still mainly mobile at the time before i thought I had enough of sitting in the cold living on sandwiches and coffee.  Staying out 2 or 3 nights a week in the car.  Ended up taking quilt and pillows which made things easier although I couldn't carry a toilet Smile  Soon after I just worked from home which is what I am still doing today.

It was purely by accident I came across Fred in a shed on Youtube which lit the light again for me.

Now 58 and a couple of heart attacks and strokes later I purchased a CRT SS9900 radio and President McKinley radio.  Still in listening mode, local CB is CH-19 still with f...ing this f..ing that music and god knows what power, I decided to switch back to 11 meters.  

Funny really.  Still Italy with the power I had to laugh.
Anyway thats the intro and would like to apply for a callsign please If possible, 324 if it's available or 125.
Many thanks to Fred in the Shed 👍
Stay Safe
Tony in Rotherham

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Call Sign : 26-CT-3900
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Join date : 2020-12-07
QTH or Location : Barnsley
Equipment Used : Thunderpole t800, Apollo with mag mount
Age : 57

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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeFri Dec 11, 2020 11:34 pm

Hi Tony, Daz from Barnsley here, hopefully pick you up on air soon but yes, still a lot of swearing and mucking about on FM isn't there? Fred in the Shed was my bane too, still waiting for my silver pole to arrive so I'll keep an ear out on a few days.
Regards
Daz 26ct3900
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QTH or Location : Manchester
Equipment Used : Optima, Superstar 360fm, Stalker 9fdx, President Jack
Age : 48

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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 10:42 am

Hello and welcome, Tony.

Nice intro.👍

Gary will be along to issue you with a call-sign.

73s John.
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Call Sign : 26-CT-3907 M0MTD
Posts : 9
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Join date : 2020-12-11
QTH or Location : Rotherham
Equipment Used : Alinco DX-10 | President McKinley | Icom IC-7300 | Yaesu FT-991A | Yaesu FT-70DE | Icom ID51 PLUS | HOTSPOT
Age : 60

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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 11:14 am

Thanks for the welcome guys.  Its like going back in time.  Yet to find anyone using AM.  Unfortunately at home I have high levels of QRN which is spoiling things a little.  Makes it more difficult to hear those week stations.

Sure I will get there eventually.
Cheers
Tony

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Call Sign : 26-CT-1836 Ham 2E0GGQ
Posts : 3592
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Join date : 2019-06-27
QTH or Location : Braunston Northamptonshire.
Equipment Used : Radios & Wires & Stuff!
Age : 58

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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 11:14 am

Hello Tony, welcome to the forum.

Nice intro! Unfortunately all three digit call signs were allocated years ago so I did my best with four digits for you. 

I am delighted to allocate you 26-CT-4324 may you have good luck with it.

73's Gary.

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QTH or Location : Rotherham
Equipment Used : Alinco DX-10 | President McKinley | Icom IC-7300 | Yaesu FT-991A | Yaesu FT-70DE | Icom ID51 PLUS | HOTSPOT
Age : 60

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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Dec 12, 2020 11:28 am

Many thanks Gary.  Thats fine 4324..  Looking forward to working you and the rest of the members.
73
Tony

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Call Sign : 26-CT-3239 , Jolly Roger 272, 26-TG-987 , 26-RB-060 , 26-CO-3239
Posts : 2241
Times Thanked : 114
Join date : 2019-09-30
QTH or Location : SW London
Equipment Used : Icom IC 7610, Stryker sr955hpc, Colt Excalibur SSB, President GrantII JacksonII McKinley EU, CRTSS6900N,CRTSS9900, KPO DX5000 Plus, Cobra 148 GTL-DX MK2, Cobra 2000 GTL, Zetagi B550p, Bremi BRL200, RM KL200P, KL203P, KL703, Sirio 4000, Sirio 3000 Bull, Stryker SR-A10, Antron99 Fire up , Hawkins Thunderbolt SSD58+ , Sirio 827, KPO NM532-KPO NM452- Astatic 575M6 Astatic D104 Silver Eagle, , Uniden and AOR scanner
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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Dec 14, 2020 7:58 am

Hi Tony, welcome to the CTDX group 
73s
Steve.
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Equipment Used : Alinco DX-10 | President McKinley | Icom IC-7300 | Yaesu FT-991A | Yaesu FT-70DE | Icom ID51 PLUS | HOTSPOT
Age : 60

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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Dec 14, 2020 4:46 pm

Hi Steve many thanks. I like the avatar.  Very cool.  I have just received a callsign but have asked GAry to change it if he wouldn't mind.

Boy you have some gear and callsigns lol.
73

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Call Sign : 26-CT-3907 M0MTD
Posts : 9
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Join date : 2020-12-11
QTH or Location : Rotherham
Equipment Used : Alinco DX-10 | President McKinley | Icom IC-7300 | Yaesu FT-991A | Yaesu FT-70DE | Icom ID51 PLUS | HOTSPOT
Age : 60

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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Dec 14, 2020 7:39 pm

A massive thanks to Gary for changing my callsign.  Well happy.

From Tony 3907

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Call Sign : 26-CT-3239 , Jolly Roger 272, 26-TG-987 , 26-RB-060 , 26-CO-3239
Posts : 2241
Times Thanked : 114
Join date : 2019-09-30
QTH or Location : SW London
Equipment Used : Icom IC 7610, Stryker sr955hpc, Colt Excalibur SSB, President GrantII JacksonII McKinley EU, CRTSS6900N,CRTSS9900, KPO DX5000 Plus, Cobra 148 GTL-DX MK2, Cobra 2000 GTL, Zetagi B550p, Bremi BRL200, RM KL200P, KL203P, KL703, Sirio 4000, Sirio 3000 Bull, Stryker SR-A10, Antron99 Fire up , Hawkins Thunderbolt SSD58+ , Sirio 827, KPO NM532-KPO NM452- Astatic 575M6 Astatic D104 Silver Eagle, , Uniden and AOR scanner
Age : 61

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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeTue Dec 15, 2020 7:53 am

bigyun2000 wrote:
Hi Steve many thanks. I like the avatar.  Very cool.  I have just received a callsign but have asked GAry to change it if he wouldn't mind.

Boy you have some gear and callsigns lol.
73
Lol, not everything is on the list, but in my defence have been doing this for over 45 years  lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeTue Dec 15, 2020 5:46 pm

lol!

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Call Sign : 26-CT-1952
Posts : 111
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Join date : 2019-08-11
QTH or Location : Isle of Sheppey
Equipment Used : CRT SS9900 & Sirio ML-145
Age : 69

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PostSubject: Re: Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued)   Intro/Callsign Request Please (Issued) Icon_minitimeSun Dec 20, 2020 8:00 pm

Hi Tony,

Welcome to the group.

Tony 26-CT-1952
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