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RorschackUK
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RorschackUK


Call Sign : 26-CT-4962 / M7XML
Posts : 2
Times Thanked : 0
Join date : 2023-09-25
QTH or Location : York
Equipment Used : Retevis Ailunce HD-1 and Retevis RT3S (modded to openGD77 firmware) handsets (2m VHF, 70cm UHF, DMR); Retevis RT95 base station (2m/70cm), obligatory Baofeng UV-5RIII handsets pair (2m VHF, 70cm UHF, 1.25m UHF); Baofeng UV-5RH which looks like like the monster that ate a UV-R5; Quansheng UVK58 modded with egzumer firmware to have spectrum analyser and many more improvements) RX wideband but TX only what it was designed to TX on (plus PMR); President Randy III handheld (UK/CEPT CB); Albrecht AE6110 CB base station (UK/CEPT CB); Motorola Talkabout 5522 PMR446 pair and other PMR446s (70cm UHF); Yaesu VR-120 handheld scanner multi band; MMDVM Pi-Star DMR hotspot (70cm UHF, 2.4Ghz wi-fi), NOELEC SDR dongle.
Age : 53

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PostSubject: RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued)   call - RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Sep 25, 2023 9:01 am

Hi, I think my previous attempt to post here fell down the back of the sofa or something.

I'm Bob in Holgate Road York, I stumbled across a lively chat yesterday on PMR446 ch8 and CBUK ch40, where there was a lot of ham vocabulary, NATO phonetics, Q codes, call signs and stuff.  I'm about ready to book a Foundation amateur radio exam as I'm passing mocks via RSGB study materials, GM6DX 'Gettin Tae Grips' online course and have booked Essex Ham course starting this weekend.

I have Motorola Talkabout PMR446s, couple of CBs (Albrecht AE6110 bas station and President Randy III handset), couple of Baofeng UV-5RIIIs, and a Retevis Ailunce HD-1 DMR handset, and soldered up yesterday an MMVDVM Pi-Star tiny RPi Zero based personal hotspot in the hope of using that with the HD-1 DMR set.

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Al21
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Call Sign : 26CT4617, 26TD133 & M7FPX
Posts : 64
Times Thanked : 1
Join date : 2022-09-01
QTH or Location : Malton, North Yorkshire
Equipment Used : PMR 446 handset, President McKinley, FT-8900

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PostSubject: Re: RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued)   call - RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Sep 25, 2023 11:37 am

Welcome to Charlie Tango Bob.

PMR446 CH8 and FMUK CH40 can sometimes be quite busy around York, but it isn't an everyday thing.  Much of CB use seems to be a blend of CB and Ham speech these days.  It is what it is. 

Good luck with your studies for the Foundation Exam.  You sound as though you are in a similar position to me.  I'm now waiting for a date to sit mine.

At least you will have had a response to your message this time.  I'm not so far from you, so keep an ear open for Al 26TD133 on the Wolds or occasionally using the handle Crusty Juggler.
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Call Sign : 26-CT-1836 Ham 2E0GGQ
Posts : 4350
Times Thanked : 371
Join date : 2019-06-27
QTH or Location : Redcar, North Yorkshire.
Equipment Used : Radios & Wires & Stuff!
Age : 59

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PostSubject: Re: RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued)   call - RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Sep 25, 2023 7:56 pm

Hello Bob, welcome to the forum.

I am delighted to allocate you 26-CT-4962 may you have good luck with it.

73's Gary.

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RorschackUK
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Call Sign : 26-CT-4962 / M7XML
Posts : 2
Times Thanked : 0
Join date : 2023-09-25
QTH or Location : York
Equipment Used : Retevis Ailunce HD-1 and Retevis RT3S (modded to openGD77 firmware) handsets (2m VHF, 70cm UHF, DMR); Retevis RT95 base station (2m/70cm), obligatory Baofeng UV-5RIII handsets pair (2m VHF, 70cm UHF, 1.25m UHF); Baofeng UV-5RH which looks like like the monster that ate a UV-R5; Quansheng UVK58 modded with egzumer firmware to have spectrum analyser and many more improvements) RX wideband but TX only what it was designed to TX on (plus PMR); President Randy III handheld (UK/CEPT CB); Albrecht AE6110 CB base station (UK/CEPT CB); Motorola Talkabout 5522 PMR446 pair and other PMR446s (70cm UHF); Yaesu VR-120 handheld scanner multi band; MMDVM Pi-Star DMR hotspot (70cm UHF, 2.4Ghz wi-fi), NOELEC SDR dongle.
Age : 53

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PostSubject: Re: RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued)   call - RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Sep 25, 2023 9:13 pm

Thank you very much!  Call sign arrived swiftly, undamaged and as described, 10/10 would Charlie Tango again!

73's (? must look up what that means!), two-six Charlie Tango four-nine-six-two over and out!

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John123
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Call Sign : 26CT763
Posts : 4269
Times Thanked : 157
Join date : 2019-06-27
QTH or Location : Manchester
Equipment Used : Optima, Superstar 360fm, Stalker 9fdx, President Jack
Age : 50

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PostSubject: Re: RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued)   call - RorschackUK in York requesting call sign (Issued) Icon_minitimeMon Sep 25, 2023 11:16 pm

Hello and welcome, Bob.

73s John.
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