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PostSubject: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeFri Apr 16, 2021 11:20 pm

Hi my name is Stevie, I live in Tipperary Town in Ireland, I first got into CBs in the late 80s. My first radio was a Sharp 40 channel, ran this off an old car battery & had a DV 27 attached to the guttering. I was hooked from the get go. I even managed to reach & get a contact in Co Durham, all from a seemingly impossible radio set up. I would like to get a call sign. 
Best regards 
Stevie 👍
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PostSubject: Re: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Apr 17, 2021 5:44 am

Hi Stevie,

Welcome to Charlie Tango.


Great story of your first days in CB, I think many of us started in a similar way and amazing how well such a humble setup could perform! Smile

Call signs are usually issued most days so you shouldn't have to wait too long.

I hear that it's a long way to Tipperary?
(Groan, I know but couldn't resist. That's why I'm an admin here and not a comedian! Wink)


All the best,
Victor

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PostSubject: Re: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Apr 17, 2021 7:25 am

Sharp small window or big window lol remember them well.
Welcome to the forum plenty of knowledge to be had on here and loads of bad jokes and leg pull's.
Our Victor is the font of all knowledge and old like most of us lol
Morning Victor.

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PostSubject: Re: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Apr 17, 2021 7:57 am

Morning Alan mate. Smile

Don't worry Stevie, we're all as mad as each other but just as welcoming and helpful as we can be.  New member (Issued) 1f44d

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PostSubject: Re: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Apr 17, 2021 12:10 pm

Hello and welcome, Stevie.

73s John.

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PostSubject: How I became obsessed with CB    New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Apr 17, 2021 12:44 pm

Hi, my name is Stevie, I became interested in CB in the late 80s, my first radio was a Sharp 40 channel. I ran this set off of an old car battery& had the radio connected to a DV 27 antenna, 
I managed, I don't really know how, managed to get a contact in Co Durham UK, 
It seemed impossible, but I did happen, I was hooked from then on. 
I would like a Charlie Tango call sign
73s from Ireland 
From the Frogman 🐸👍
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PostSubject: Re: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Apr 17, 2021 1:47 pm

Thank you, victor, 
I know all the stars must've lined up for me on that particular DX event. 
I even managed to get a QSL card sent to me by the radio operator  was speaking to, 
I don't know where it is now, so many years have passed. 
I am still very keenly interested in CB & I love to hear the skip roll in during the summer. 
I have a humble President teddy 1 in my jeep for close contacts, & have recently set up a Facebook page, it's called "CB revival, " it's just to see if I can get more past n present hobbyists back into CB
our little group is growing momentum, slowly but surely, 
I'm hoping this year, to set up another Home base, maybe Antron 99 & CRT, 6900 N, operating the 11m band & listening to the 10 m band. 
I know & enjoy a bit of leg pulling & having a laugh also 😆👍

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Victor wrote:
Morning Alan mate. Smile

Don't worry Stevie, we're all as mad as each other but just as welcoming and helpful as we can be.  New member (Issued) 1f44d
I think being a CB head, you have to be a little crazy lol 😆

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John123 wrote:
Hello and welcome, Stevie.

73s John.
Thank you John, really appreciate the kind welcome 
73s from the Frogman, here in the emerald isle

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PostSubject: Re: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Apr 17, 2021 8:12 pm

Hello Stevie, welcome to the forum.

I am delighted to allocate you 29-CT-061 may you have good luck with it.

73's Gary.

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PostSubject: Re: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSat Apr 17, 2021 9:16 pm

Ah man. That's excellent, 
Thank you very much for your quick response 
73s from Ireland 😊👍

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John123 wrote:
Hello and welcome, Stevie.

73s John.
Thank you John, really appreciate the kind welcome 
73s from the Frogman, here in the emerald isle
You are very welcome, Stevie.👍

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PostSubject: Re: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSun Apr 18, 2021 6:09 am

Always great to have a chat and banter with a new member Stevie, the words of thanks go a long way.  New member (Issued) 1f44d

Enjoy your call sign and radio. You never know, a good bit of skip and you could be chatting to anyone of us across that small hop of water! Smile

All the best to you there in Ireland.

73's
Victor

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GaryWilson wrote:
Hello Stevie, welcome to the forum.

I am delighted to allocate you 29-CT-061 may you have good luck with it.

73's Gary.

C.T. Admin.
Thank you so very much for the kind welcome to you Gary, & everyone for being so kind as to allow me to join the Charlie Tango DX forum. I'm delighted & full of enthusiasm with my new call sign. 
73s from the "Frogman" - my handle here in Tipperary town Ireland.  🐸👍
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PostSubject: Re: New member (Issued)   New member (Issued) Icon_minitimeSun Apr 18, 2021 1:50 pm

Welcome Stevie, my apologies for Victors “Joke” lol. My beautiful Grandmother was a Tipperary girl, and never tired of telling us, lol. Good luck with the Callsign my friend.

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Always great to have a chat and banter with a new member Stevie, the words of thanks go a long way.  New member (Issued) 1f44d

Enjoy your call sign and radio. You never know, a good bit of skip and you could be chatting to anyone of us across that small hop of water! Smile

All the best to you there in Ireland.

73's
Victor
Wouldn't it be fantastic if we got skip coming in from the UK,  YUP. never know anything is possible, I will definitely be listening out for Charlie Tango call signs during this coming skip cycle. Always a pleasure to speak with you & fellow CBrs, I hope to get more guys back on CB here in my home town. 
73s Victor from Ireland 🐸👍

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Paddy wrote:
Welcome Stevie, my apologies for Victors “Joke” lol. My beautiful Grandmother was a Tipperary girl, and never tired of telling us, lol. Good luck with the Callsign my friend.
Thank you very much Paddy, ah I took it as banter paddy, it's so nice to be in contact so many CBrs & with a sense of humour also. 😆👍
I'm really looming forward to posting to the forum & getting to know more about the lads n lassies that use it, maybe gathering some advise along the way. Nice to be in contact with Ty you Paddy 
73s from Ireland 👍

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