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Many years ago was working in London till 2014, since then moved back to Corfu Greece... Got a pair of Eurosonic es200 back & around 1995 (one of them is been lost ) & was using them few times when we was going weekends to few cottages just out of London (not so popular at least for me the mobiles at that time) Back in Greece luckily i have find one CB of them & last days start using it ... i am planning by end of this month to get an EU one unit (season ended out of job)
From the 4/11/22 until about 11/11/22 all day long (till sun go down) the UK band was full at Corfu ... i have heard with it many transmissions (even 2&3 persons chatting at a channel) in many cases even with the Eurosonic portable antenna stock
Channels 1,3,6,16,35 some kind of church with music or speaking religious (& also normal chat at different times) Channel 9 i did catch some one speaking saying breaking news & talk for some time like info
I have contact local Corfu DX club no email reply, i have contact pasixeracb Athens no email reply yet Once i am at the borders of Greece, Italians are coming often at CB Band ( & not only, at FM they covering the locals radios especially at north part) so ... MY request is for a Call Sign Please, it may help ... exact QTH area in my profile Many Thanks for your valuable time
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StevieG Major contributor
Call Sign : 26-CT-3239 , Jolly Roger 272, 26-TG-987 , 26-RB-060 , 26-CO-3239 Posts : 2522 Times Thanked : 120 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, Heil pro micro headset, KPO NM532-KPO NM452- Astatic 575M6 Astatic D104 Silver Eagle, Delta M2 , UR6QW 8 Band eq, Uniden and AOR scanner Age : 62
Subject: Re: Call sign request (Issued) Thu Nov 17, 2022 7:28 am
Hi Babis, welcome to the CTDX Group 73s Steve.
Victor CT Directors
Call Sign : 26-CT-3228 / M7VIC Posts : 5297 Times Thanked : 339 Join date : 2019-11-10 QTH or Location : Bedford Equipment Used : Various
Subject: Re: Call sign request (Issued) Thu Nov 17, 2022 8:59 am
Welcome to Charlie Tango.
I am delighted to allocate you 18-CT-006 may you have good luck with it.
All the best, Victor
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Call Sign : 18-CT-006 Posts : 75 Times Thanked : 2 Join date : 2022-11-16 QTH or Location : Corfu Greece, jm99ug Equipment Used : PNI 6500 & PNI ML160 Age : 54
Subject: Re: Call sign request (Issued) Thu Nov 17, 2022 10:12 am
Thank You Both, much appreciated ... will see you around, reporting dx mainly receiving from Corfu
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John123 CT Directors
Call Sign : 26CT763 Posts : 3789 Times Thanked : 137 Join date : 2019-06-27 QTH or Location : Manchester Equipment Used : Optima, Superstar 360fm, Stalker 9fdx, President Jack Age : 49
Thanks A pni escord 6500 (to have and the EU Band) & a pni ml160 mobile car antenna is on the way by next week but will install it when are totally sunny days (last days are raining, not all day but it does every day) ... that was the best i could get for now (winter unemployed) to keep going and with the EU band...
Antenna will be in use with 10m rg58 (not the 4m stock) at roof mast adding (at ground screw where it holds the antenna) 3 small wires at 45 degree, similar to ground plane and see how will go (as advised by shop here in greece adding this extra 3 small ground wires should help)
I have 2 more questions please
1) for PMR here in greece, can i use the same cb call sing? 2) Is any international dx report, or just posting to EU/UK dx topic? so i can add info from time to time for catches from around UK & EU Thanks