Late Fifties, Ex British Army 12 years, Public Relations Officer of the Vintage & Military Amateur Radio Society elected September 2012 at our AGM at Bletchley Park, Past Chairman 3 terms of two years each. Also a member of the Dutch Surplus Radio Society (SRS)
A word about VMARS (Vintage & Military Amateur Radio Society) VMARS celebrated it's 13th anniversary this year at the home of Station 'X' Bletchley Park, where a good time was had by all, lots of different Vintage & Military equipment on display, and in use, bringing together likeminded individuals, also helping to support the Armed Forcesevent at BP, well done to all at BP and MKARS for their invaluable help!see http://www.vmars.org.uk/
Have a very large collection of Ex WD Radio Equipment from WW11 up to present day, special interest in Contemporary Manpack Transceivers, (HF preferable)also Clandestine sets (Looking for Mk 119 and others WHY?)growing I like to rotate around my collection giving these beasts a bit of RF through them! Always looking for modern Greeen tactical kit? WHY?
Active on 2 mtrs, 70cmtrs, 160 through 10,NOV for five megs experiment, owner of Ex Military Lightweight Landrover c 1980 fully kitted out with HF,VHF and UHF currently All Racal, PRM 4793 Syncal 2000 100Watt HF/ALE, VRQ 317 UHF Ground to Air 50watt Hopping, and BCC 67 Panther V 50 watt Hopping VHF Set, all in near as to Mint condition, working, although I value my licence not to try the hopping Hi Hi.
All fully functional and used during MVT (Military Vehicle Trust season) Enjoyed the Wartime in The vale event earlier this year at Badsey farm in Evesham with fellow MVT and VMARS members, great time apart from the wet underfoot weather!
Main Radio Net preferred, Saturday morning VMARS net 0830 local UK time on 3.615Khz AM of course.Applauds fair play in Ham radio, despises Rogue traders!and moaning old timers, who have no time for newcomers to our very special hobby Always seeking Ex WD radio kit, old or New WHY? 0044 7860 496516 firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo attached, taken Feb 06 at Dutch Army Signals Museum at Ede, using GRC 9 (Angry 9) working Alan G4GEN who was using QRP on his WS 53 Hi Hi. Look at that Neon Glow!!!
Cheers enjoy your radio/Hobby Put VMARS in your search engine, and see what we do! Seeking Hallicrafters BC 610E???????????????? Can you help, do you know where I can find one, perhaps in Europe?
Do remember that VMARS with it's wealth of experience drawn from over 460 members are now skilled at dealing with Silent key disposals/auctions, dont let this kit end up in skip or worse get ripped off by a dealer, let someone else caretake it, for another 50years!! Cheers all.
Recently VMARS has raised many thousands of pounds for SK family's, if we can help you, please don't hesitate to get in touch, our auctions celebrate the life of the SK, raise money for the family and provide a great service all round!
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