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BID : 000607123PZT
Read: GUEST DK3EL
Subj: Re: Push bike mobile
Sent: 070504/0727Z @:GB7PZT.#24.GBR.EU [Kidderminster] #:60700 XSERV410h
Date: Fri, 04 May 2007 08:27:55 +0000
From: g0ftd@gb7pzt.#24.gbr.eu (Andy)
Subject: Re: Push bike mobile
> Hi Charlie and others. What a lovely subject for a bulletin or three
Packet seems to have perked up this last week or two. Some interesting
topics have emerged as opposed to the usual hyperbole and posturing.
> It reminds me of my early days in amateur radio when I used to have my
> FT-290 Mk1 mounted on my Honda 50cc moped.
I can remember seeing piccys of motobike mobiles in books years ago,sporting
144MHz halo antennas for SSB. People had an adventurous spirit in those days.
> When I got a car I only had the dual band setup and rarely used it. Now
> I haven't a car but I have an eletric bike to help me get out but I'd
> never fit a mobile station to it as I'd probably be laughed off the
That's what they thought about trolley mobile, now others are doing it.
In the same spirit, I'm posting a piccy called M3HWX-P.JPG for some
entertainment, another unusual /P /M station.
As for M0PZT, perhaps the RSGB's Mobile Radio Handbook might provide some
inspiration for you. I have a copy and it's not a bad read. I look forward
to reading about your successes.
- Andy -
G0FTD @ GB7PZT
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