upon a time in Wilhelmshaven in the year 1975, a young CB-operator had the
desire to be on the road and to radio when driving. Since he had no driving
licence because he was too young to take the exam for it, the only thing he
could do was the following:
bicycle had to be enough. On the baggage carrier of this trusty bicycle made in
Holland (without gearbox) a piece of aluminium was mounted which supported the
base of the DV-27. The mobile transceiver "Sommerkamp TS727G" (6 channels, AM, 0.5
W) was attached to the handlebars.
first version of the power supply was an very old car battery 12 V / 66
this was a problem when riding because the center of gravity was very
battery stood on the carrier! The next thing was a battery 12 V / 20 Ah
that I got
from an OM (Otto, "Toni 01", Chief of the Volunteer Firebrigade Bant) .
This one fit into the pannier. It enabled me to make tours with
longer distances, i. e. to the camp site in Dangast or to the
an der Jade" (Jade Weekend) on the naval base in 1976.
It was a great pleasure for me to ride through Wilhelmshaven by bicycle with a DV 27 l (2.75 meters long).
(Translation by DL4KT, Otmar)