Rural Past Times (RPT) TN31 6JG

Whilst not an official SARS entry, several members will be exhibiting vehicles and equipment at this show.

In previous years, RPT ran at the Pestalozzi village, until its closure. And after two years, has now moved to a new site at Monkings Farm, Horns Cross. This mainly agricultural show also features, Commercial and Military displays plus many trade stalls, Bar and entertainments.

Our own Richard 2E0EOX is the organizer for the military exhibits and will be displaying his FV432 being an excellent example of these Tracked Armored vehicles. This is fitted with working Clansman radio equipment. Barry G8DXU and Andy 2E0GNE will be exhibiting a Defender 110 Tithonus FFR, which is fully fitted with Clansman radio kit VRC353, VRC321 / 322. There will be a separate display of Clansman manpack sets PRC320, PRC349, PRC350, PRC351 as used in the Falklands conflict 40 years ago.

We have call GB2RP which will be used during the show for working demonstrations. Some of the frequencies used being 1976 kHz AM/LSB and USB, 28.320 MHz USB and 51.70 FM. Listen out around 1400 (local) on Saturday and Sunday.