First licensed April 1965. Now retired. Interests are restoring and using vintage audio including Sansui AU-70, 250D, Sony TC880-2, and radios; some of which are KW Vanguard, KW-2000A, KW2000B x 2, KW77, KW-160, KW-107, KW-108(SMC badged). HRO, Racal RA17, RA121D, WS-B44, Codar AT5/T28 mobile outfit (2), CR70A, Heathkit SB610, SB-101, Heathkit RA1, Heathkit DX100-U, Eddystone EA12, 2 x FT-707, TS-430S, Contactor Switchgear CSA2010 160M AM transistor mobile rig, TW Topbander, Labgear 160 Twin, SSB Products Sphinx, 2 Westminsters on 70.26AM with Portapaks, Pye Bantam midband. Hallicrafters HT-40 with HA-5 VFO. Lencom LC160 160m SSB mobile transceiver. BC-453B Command RX. Yaesu FT-726R. Yaesu FT-690R, Clansman PRC320. Also keen collector of microphones, mainly ribbon types Reslo / Lustraphone / Cadenza. (#ribbonmicsrus).
Member of VMARS, RSGB and SPRAT.
Base Station comprises Kenwood TS-940SAT with computer control, TS-450SAT, Icom IC-2820E with D-star, KW Vanguard, Eddystone EA12, KW2000B with Astatic D-104 mic, KW-108 monitor scope and SCS-PTC II Pro running Pactor 2 / 3 with EDX-2 Auto ATU into 60 foot inverted L. On Robust packet with the SCS-PTCII Pro with DSP module MKII and SCS Tracker.
Now running #mmdvm with Raspberry PI3, Arduino Due and ZUM interface into GM360 TX and GM360 RX, hope to update GB3CC shortly. Also running DVMEGA /RPI3 or Blue Stack mobile and Open Spot V1.1 for home hotspot.
Mobile with G-Whip, Pro-Am, Ampro-MB6 and Icom 706MK2, Kenwood DM-700E, on 4M with Tait 2020. Tytera MD380 DMR and DV4Mini dongle.
Have ATV gear for 70cms/1.3/2.4 and 10GHz, just got D-ATV Express running, alas no aerials up at present.
I am keeper of GB3CC, 430.9625 o/p, 438.5625 i/p, 88.5Hz access, acquired NOV December 23rd 2012, thanks to all concerned, especially Jerry M1CVR, ETCC, particularly Yaesu UK Service Department who went beyond the call of duty, and Ofcom etc. New aerial/ feeder fitted 20th June 2013, working well.
Have built with a friend, Ken Morgan, a 1/8th scale flying replica of my Father's Swordfish L7656 5C (825 Squadron). Picture taken at Goodwood Airfield, West Sussex UK 2006. Successful maiden flight by Jerry M1CVR 10/12/2011. Check out my YouTube link. Also run a DJI F-550 drone with 5.8GHz video downlink for FPV and stabilised Arduino gimbal.
With kind permission of Kjell Sørensen a link to details of my father's aircraft and capture during WW2
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