technology?

captsunlight
15th February 2009, 16:08
all you sparkies will love this

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhsSgcsTMd4


Captsunlight

BobClay
15th February 2009, 19:02
heh heh .......

Very good.

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orcades
15th February 2009, 19:24
Sparki, your vindicated , I await your comments.

sparkie2182
15th February 2009, 22:36
was there any doubt?

BobClay
16th February 2009, 00:41
Of course, we have Iridium phones now, any spot on the Earth can have instant communication, who needs a morse key ?


BANG !!! oh sh1t, an Iridium satellite just pranged into an slimy, commie, evil empire, red under the bed, threat to the free world, shutter downer of European gas supplies, owner of Chelsea FC (now that is a real sin!) rooski satellite.

Where's that morse key ?

ditdahditdahdit.

[=P] :D

sparkie2182
16th February 2009, 00:56
QRP (Low power) ham radio was the only part of the hobby which interested me.

the ability to transmit worldwide using a tx/rx in a tobacco tin .... and a lot of skill.

much used in occupied europe during w.w.2 by resistance groups.

Shipbuilder
16th February 2009, 14:21
That was interesting, but not surprising. I wish they hadn't been jabbering whilst it was being sent, I could read it easily enough, but the jabbering prevented me remembering it properly!
Bob

Tai Pan
17th February 2009, 10:44
Interesting but obvious. i am trying to get my daughter (the only person I text) to understand the Q code.