Category: Vintage Radio

Festival of Transport (FOT) Hellingly

This event ran over the August Bank Holiday weekend 28-30th inclusive, the FOT is a large annual display of vintage vehicles and static exhibits. Six SARS members and the family of one member camped on site over the entire weekend. We displayed several Land Rovers from 1948-1985 and a Daimler Ferret Armoured Car in NATO …

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RECEIVER R206 Mk.5 ZA33849

R206 Mk.V

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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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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D-Day 75th Anniversary

SARS  commemorated the 75th Anniversary of the Normandy landings at our Beachy Head radio site operating under the special call sign GB2SF. Following the important events that occurred in June 1944. SARS will be operating vintage equipment such as the Wireless Sets No.19 and WS62 as used during those times. We hope to contact stations in Normandy operated …

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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.