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November, 1964:

Aldborough Service Station: East and Donovan Limited

Posting by John Donovan

News article about Aldborough Service Station  and East & Donovan Limited published Thursday 5 November 1964

(East & Donovan – WILLIAM RONALD EAST (Bill East) and his business partner Alfred Ernest Donovan)

Steel frame for above car showrooms and workshops supplied and erected by Sanders & Forster.

Equipment used at Aldborough Service Station

STC UHF Mobile Radios for Vehicle Breakdown and car crash removal.


Claimed in the 1970s to be the worlds smallest Radio-telephone. Imagine from the Pye Museum.


Call signs: Don Able (Guy Nicholls); Don Baker (George Martin); Don Charlie (Roger Sotherton ?)  ; Don Delta Starphone (John Donovan); Don Echo; Don Foxtrot Starphone George Martin) read more

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