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    Very many thanks for the help. The 1947 is no...

    Very many thanks for the help. The 1947 is no doubt the man in question but he moved to Eastbourne in later life.
    I've found out (via a genealogist) that he died in the last quarter of 1977 ......
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    Yes and thanks very much indeed. I see that...

    Yes and thanks very much indeed. I see that although he was always called 'Les', his first name was 'Samuel'.
    It's now clear that he moved to Eastbourne - sometime after WW2.
    So all is now sorted -...
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    Thanks for the tip but I've already been in touch...

    Thanks for the tip but I've already been in touch with SARS.
    They know of him but no address details.
    Living in hope ...
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    Old Call Books (G8KS)

    Apologies if this is not the appropriate board for this query but does anyone have old call books that will establish the address(es) of Les Hill - G8KS. He was a prominent radio amateur and based...
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    Thank you very much for taking the trouble to...

    Thank you very much for taking the trouble to come up with such a detailed reply to my query. All noted for future reference.
    The aerials remind me of the whip that I used when I was working /M with...
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    Whip aerials on Polish/Romanian vans?

    While driving on the continent (especially in Germany), you see cars and vans with whip aerials attached to the roof by magnetic mounts. The vehicles often bear Polish or Romanian registrations. The...
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    Thanks again for the replies. Well, I've been...

    Thanks again for the replies.
    Well, I've been off the air for nearly 20 years but still have the HF equipment in the loft.
    The Yaesu FT-230 does appear to be working --- I heard some faint voices...
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    OK - thanks for the latest tip. I've found an...

    OK - thanks for the latest tip.
    I've found an old telescopic aerial from an indoor TV amp. I have cut this off and bent it to fit into the rear socket; it can be adjusted to 19 inches as mentioned...
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    OK - VMT for the replies and also to the...

    OK - VMT for the replies and also to the administrators for reactivating my account so promptly.
    Yes, I read somewhere that the connector could be a problem. But I have an unused amphenol plug and...
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    Using 75 ohn coax with a Slim Jim

    I need to check a 2m transceiver (Yaesu FT-230R) that's not been used for nearly 20 years. I have a Slim Jim antenna and know this needs 50 ohm coax but I don't have any. All I want to do is check...
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