I have held my licence, G1PJJ, since 1985, having taken the exam whilst in Plymouth. Obviously I had to do 1986 VHF Field Day on Dartmoor – just because it was there!
My licence lapsed in 2005 as my time was taken up by work (and children).
After a chance meeting at Colchester North Station in June 2019 I applied for my licence to be reinstated. This took several weeks and a few phone calls to Ofcom (plus a fee, of course) but in July 2019 G1PJJ was back.
By September the antenna situation was like this:
That’s the TV antenna on the left. Somehow I doubt I’ll be breaking any DX records.