Our President Denis G8BAV operating an FT101 probably during the 1970s
I spent a while trying to work what transmitter it was - it seemed familiar but strange. The picture is back to front!
A 22 element 1296 MHz beam antenna belonging to Denis G8BAV and used for transmitting TV
The date of this photo is unknown but is probably 1960/70
The feed arrangement of the 22 element beam showing a folded dipole
Very impressive piece of kit. I wish I had one for topband.
Jim Forsyth, G3PRM operating during a club event using a Geloso 210 transmitter belonging to G3FGY.
Jim has since moved to San Bernardino in LA AF6O
Photo ref 2: Three people (unknown) and an ice cream man standing next to a van at the Derby Radio Rally in 19xx (when)
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Noel, G3VKR talking to John Shaman at the Derby Radio Rally probably in the 1960s. Sitting down is Geoff Miles G3TOV
John Smith G3SMV and Wally Barker G3WAL in discussion at the entrance to the Derby Radio Rally probably in 1960s
That looks like a nice HRO receiver on the floor
A HRO receiver and VHF equipment taken at G8BAV. We think the converters are for 4m, 144MHz and 70cm. Probably 1960s
A nice and interesting looking shack
A view of the car park at one of the infamous Derby Radio Rallies held in Rykneld School Littleover
Looking at the cars, I would guess 1965 or thereabouts
Frank G3SYU ushering in a very shiney and new looking Austin 1300 in to the Derby Radio Rally
Frank operated on 160m and was always up for a good natter. The number plate is B reg or 1964 suggesting approximately 1964 - 1966
Another view of the car park at the Derby Radio Rally around 1965. Its surprising those old cars made it to the car park!
If you look carefully and use your imagination, you can see topband whips and other antenna
Members burying a body on the moors
Actually, it is Alan Hitchcock G3ESB helping to erect a tent at Harboro rocks during field day
This is a group from Bangor University transporting a station to the top of Snowdon for a 2m contest
The photo was taken inside the Snowdon railway carriage. Top right (second from the end) is Jim Forsyth AF6O (G3PRM)
Far right is Richard Lax G4AHN. Leaning against the van is is Jim Forsyth AF60 (G3PRM)
Sitting in the van is Malc G8DBO (now G4FQI) and far left, Jack Anthony G3KQF
This is DADARS operating from the Elvaston Castle Steam Rally in 1970
We still have that sign tucked away (40 years old now!!)
This is also at the Elvaston Castle Steam Rally in 1970
You can see the steam and smoke. p.s.Thats a good sign in white and orange