August 29, 2020
Dynamotor Day! (VMARS Net)
VMARS The Vintage and Military Amateur Radio Society Radio have organised a special net for radio transmitters using Dynamotors.
This includes radios such as the WS19, Station Radio (Larkspur) C12 and WS62 etc. The net will almost certainly take place on 3.615MHz AM and probably from around 0830 local time.
SARS will taking part this net using one or more of the following radios WS19 MK III, WS62, SR C12. All deriving Transmitter power from a Dynamotor or Rotary Transformer.
If not at the Hellingly FOT, operations will be from BHRS to which members are invited to attend and operate or observe as they so wish..
Festival of Transport (FOT) Hellingly CANCELLED
Situated at Broad Farm near Hellingly the FOT is a large historic vehicle show featuring STEAM, COMMERCIAL and MILITARY Vehicles. There are many trade stalls, hot and cold food outlets with refreshments and entertainment in the main marquee.
SARS members normally have exhibits in the Military and commercial vehicle (Land Rover) sections, comprising of Military vehicles with working displays of vintage radio equipment.
We have Special Event callsign GB2FOT with a dedicated Amateur Radio station run by SARS members. Listen out for us on 80m, 40m & the 20m Amateur Bands. We will also be carrying out a listening watch on 51.625MHz FM and 28.320 MHz USB.
Members of t he public who are interested in radio communications and perhaps wish to gain their own transmitting licence are always welcome. Registered Instructors are often on hand to demonstrate the equipment and hopefully answer any questions.
MEMBERS WISHING TO EXHIBIT THEIR OWN VEHICLES AS PART OF THE SARS DISPLAY SHOULD COMPLETE AN ENTRY FORM AVAILABLE FROM THE SHOW ORGANISERS. ENTRIES FOR THE MILITARY VEHICLE SECTION SHOULD BE SENT TO Mr Stuart Angel.
Your SARS contact for the Military display is Barry G8DXU. Please see the Members FORUM thread.