Category: Vehicles

Clansman VRC353 RT353 How to remove NATO 150Hz Tone

Clansman VRC353, RT353 NATO 150Hz Tone (CTCSS) Adjustment or ELIMINATION.

Post Lock-down Freedom Camp at Beachy Head 10-11th July

Freedom Camp at Beachy Head
IARU HF Contest Breaking the lock-down!

Clansman IBMU / IBMS Unit Repair.

Part 7 in the series “From Larkspur to Clansman” by G8DXU            Having acquired a large quantity of non working IBMUs the following outlines the author’s experiences in carrying out basic repairs on these units. The excellent article in VMARS signal by Collin Guy describes the general operation and physical construction of this equipment. For those …

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Clansman PSU50A Repair Guide

6th Instalment in the “From Larkspur to Clansman” series This instalment continues this series with an examination of the Power Supply Unit 50 Amp, NSN 5820-99-620-8183. This unit was designed to provide nominal 28V DC from the mains or generator for powering the VRC 322 HF installation or VRC353 VHF Transceiver. The VRC322 consisting of …

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Beachy Head, Land Rovers 110, 90 & Series One.

There was an unexpected and interesting gathering of Land Rovers on Saturday 26th of October at the societies Beachy Head.Radio Site.    Pictured from left to right, Defender 110 FFR (Tithonus) 2.5 N/A owned by Barry G8DXU, Defender 90 2.5 N/A owned by Ferg M0SIP, visiting from Wales. Both of these vehicles being 34 years old. Defender 90 300 …

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West Dean English Heritage Open Days 7-8th September

SARS members again exhibited items of WW II radio equipment in the courtyard of the Old Coach House in the historic village of West Dean. BN25 4AL We also operated a special event station with the callsign GB2WD from this location. There were the usual displays of local arts and crafts in the Nags Barn plus some excellent catering in the …

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Capel Military Vehicle Show 2019

Held over the weekend of 6-7th July at Aldhurst Farm, Temple Lane in Capel near Dorking. This excellent and well organised event was attended by several SARS members and members of VMARS. In conjunction with Jason G4KNE, SARS helped run the shows special event station GB1CMS (Capel Military Show). We called into the VMARS Saturday morning …

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Festival of Transport 24-26th August 2019.

Broad Farm near Hellingly. SARS members attended this event, exhibiting in the commercial and military vehicle sections. We also operated special event station GB3FOT.. Reports and photographs of our activities will be included in the September edition of the societies magazine AirTime which will be published shortly.

West Dean English Heritage Open Days. 15th-16 Sept.

This event enjoyed some great sunny weather and a record attendance! With many thanks to those SARS members, their friends and family who visited us during the weekend. There was a lot of interest in our working displays of WWII radio equipment and special event station GB1WD.   English Heritage Open days allow the public …

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Capel Military Vehicle Show

((Saturday (10-5) and Sunday (10-4)  The CAPEL Military Vehicle Show is rapidly becoming one of the best medium sized, military shows in the South East of England. There are numerous exhibits of Armoured plus soft skinned vehicles. Together with static displays of weapons and equipment. SARS will once again have a working radio station with …

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