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DATE FOR YOUR DIARY - VMARSmanuals

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Issue 118I have details of what the prefixes represent, but not theindividual numbers.You might like to know that the aircraft was carrying:Oboe Mk.II, ARI 5582 (AP2893C) assumed to be withReceiver R3540Gee Mk.II, ARI 5083 (AP2557A) with Receiver R1355IFF Mk.II, ARI 5025 (AP unknown)Transmitter T1154 (AP2548)Receiver R1155 (AP1186 and AP2548)It was likely to be carrying radio TR1196 (rather than theearlier TR9F), but this is not certain, and also BeamApproach equipment, probably with Receiver R1125, butagain this is not known for certain, and whatever else aLancaster would be expected to have in 1944. We have twoserial number plates from the Gee equipment foundamongst the wreckage and a large number of what appearto be radio parts; damaged valves, plugs etc. If this is ofmore general interest for your News Sheet, let me know andI can send more photos. rwknox@14elmtree.freeserve.co.ukCommittee noticesBob KnoxNotice of Annual General Meeting 2013Saturday 6 th July at the Yorkshire Air Museum,Elvington, YorkThe 2013 VMARS AGM will be held in the Elvington Roomat The Yorkshire Air Museum, Elvington on Saturday 6 th Julycommencing at 10.30 a.m. This notice also invites Membersto submit, by 23 rd February, to the Hon Secretary JohnKeeley G6RAV, Motions for discussion at the AGM. Thesewill be published in the February News Sheet which will alsoinclude the call for Committee nominations.New “VMARS-Collector” Member internettrading platformFollowing a number of requests from Members andrepresentations made to the Committee at the AnnualGeneral Meeting held at Bletchley Park last September, anew Yahoo Group has been set up to accommodate theadvertising of items between Members. Approval for a trial12 month activation of the new group was given by theVMARS Committee at their meeting held on Saturday 12 thJanuary 2013.The VMARS News SheetThe “VMARS-Collector” group is a closed trading platformfor VMARS Members. Its purpose is to enable Members tobuy, sell, exchange or request items which relate directly tovintage and military radio, radar and other associated items.In addition to private sales, Members who trade in the typeof equipment of interest to Society Members are alsopermitted to use the new facility. All advertisers will berequired to comply with the Terms of Use detailed on thehome page, which includes the requirement that all “for sale”advertisements shall include a description of the item, theasking price and contact details of the seller.Membership of the new group is open to current VMARSMembers. An invitation to join the group will be sent to theregistered e-mail addresses of all VMARS Members duringFebruary, following the updating of the latest 2013Membership list. Those wishing to join should follow theinstructions provided in the invitation. The “VMARS-Collector” group will go live on Friday 1 st March.Applications for MembershipIan Underwood M0YMKWe wish to welcome the following new applicants forVMARS Membership:Name, Callsign (Region)Mr B SummersCamberley, SurreyMr PV Craven M1PVCHartfield, East SussexMr RK Hammond G1NFNSutrton Coldfield,West MidlandsMr AG Cygan G7JQLLeighton Buzzard,BedfordshireMr WE Elliott GI4OYMPortrush, County AntrimMr DR ClarkSheffield, South YorkshireInterestsBroadcast TV. Aircraft radioand RDF pre-1955.Vintage valve equipment.Heathkit, Collins, SSBequipment. Most 1940-1970electronics.Military equipment.Clansman. 1940/1950equipment.WWII TX/RX. Post-WWIIhigh quality TX/RXequipment. Collins, RA17R390.British and American commsequipment. Plessey, Racal,and Collins. Aircraft comms.Repair and restoration ofmilitary radio equipment,mainly valved type. Interestin Clansman.[Membership rules require names of applicants forMembership to be published, before they are formallyaccepted as Members. This allows existing Members toobject, if they wish. If you want to object to any of the above,please write to our Hon Sec, John Keeley – Ed.Sending in articles, news items, letters andadvertisements for VMARS PublicationsPlease send copy to Colin Guy, G4DDI, by post ore-mail,7 Herrick Court,Clinton Park,Tattershall, Lincs. LN4 4QUTel 01526 344715 g4ddi@vmars.org.ukThe copy deadline for the next issue of the News Sheetis 15 th February. For articles for the next issue of Signalthe deadline is 9 th February, but copy would beappreciated as far in advance as possible..January 2013 4

Issue 118Events DiaryThe VMARS News SheetThe diary is a list of events which are either ones where VMARS is formally represented (bold), or those where there is known tobe a reasonable chance of finding or seeing vintage electronic items (plain). It is not intended to a complete list of all availableevents (which can be found on the internet). Information is checked as far as is practical, but we can’t guarantee its accuracy – itsalways best to check with the contact person if you are travelling a long way to attend.Date Event Location Contact3 rd February3 rd March28 th Canvey Radio &Electronics RallySpring Militaria &Electronics & RadioAmateur Hangar SaleThe PaddocksLong RoadCanvey IslandEssex SS8 0JAHack Green SecretNuclear BunkerNantwichCheshire CW5 8ALVic G6BHE 01702 308562nvr@blueyonder.co.ukwww.southessex-ars.co.ukRod Siebert 01270 623353www.hackgreen.co.ukTypeA=Amateur,M= Mil.V=Vintage(non radio)AV/M/AVMARSAttendingAdvertisementsAdvertisements are welcome from all members, and also non-members and traders. The latter are indicated by “(NM” or “(T)” aftertheir contact details.FOR SALE: Wireless Set 19 Mk3. No B set. Dry stored forsome time. Not tested. Only needs a control box and someT.L.C. £300. Must be collected.Sommerkamp FLDX 500 c/w manualIndicating unit 230 100B/6290 18-87 Mc/s Muirhead s/m andME indicatorPower unit 619 with indicator unit (12 V)Solartron precision millivoltmeter CT528 10S/6625RFunits 25, 26, 27RF strip (6X VR91)Amplifier Unit Type 178ANoise generator CT82 c/w case and original servicesmanualOscillator Test No 2 20-80Mc/s FMAircraft type VHF RX valve 3 ranges pre-setable crystalchannelsAR88 LFPlease e-mail or phone for detailsClive Young M0BGA 01637875848 (Newquay)rcry100@yahoo.comFREE TO GOOD HOME. My husband recently died and inhis workshop we have discovered the following itemsincluding an old copy of your leaflet:Radio Receiver Type CKP-46159-A (Type TCS6) NavyDepartment Bureau of ShipsVernon - G4LVO - 01905 774798 (Droitwich)FOR SALE RX R220 Mk2Marconi CR300/15 January 2013

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