House arrest - day #17 Favourite thing
The idea for this mono Monday blip came from DavidC. He declared himself to be a geek and I must admit to the same.
When I was a teenager I obtained an amateur radio (radio Ham) licence. I was still at school at the time having learnt radio communication (mainly morse code) in the CCF.
I continued after I left school but got interested in other (similar) things in the 1990s and I gave up my radio licence.
This picture shows QSL cards (mine in the centre). These are exchanged by radio enthusiasts to confirm contacts. These are a few of the more interesting ones from my collection. It's all far too easy nowadays with the internet but before the internet age it was quite a challenge making long distance contacts, particularly since I lacked the sophisticated equipment that other people had.
These saw the light of day today while Jane and I were clearing out the loft