Rediscovering where it all began

At the end of what has been a busy, stressful and tiring week, I was chatting to a couple of new friends via EchoLink this morning, namely Bobby (MI3RBM) and Simon (G4USP), from Northern Ireland and Warwick respectively.

Warwick was one of several regular destinations for family ‘days out’ when I was young and living in the West Midlands.  Whilst I was chatting I mentioned that I first go on the air when I was bought a CB radio as a present (probably Christmas) at the age of 13.

As is still the case today, I researched the range of models available myself, collating specification sheets from different manufacturers and comparing the features.

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