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Forum: The Radio Room Today, 17:30
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
The comms involvement in the loss of Achilles...

The comms involvement in the loss of Achilles Lauro is an interesting read.
Forum: Say Hello Today, 10:06
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By sparkie2182
Welcome to SN, Andrew. Lots of your fellow...

Welcome to SN, Andrew.

Lots of your fellow ship modellers here.

S2182
Forum: The Radio Room Yesterday, 15:18
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
I never met a shipmaster on the GOC who would...

I never met a shipmaster on the GOC who would have disagreed.
Surely the most unpopular mandatory qualification in UK maritime history.


:)
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd August 2020, 19:47
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
Lots of corners being cut there......yet another ...

Lots of corners being cut there......yet another of the many horror stories which reached my ears about those days.
More than difficult to see how there was no coverage after the R/O's had been...
Forum: The Radio Room 1st August 2020, 08:52
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
Seconded.

Seconded.
Forum: Royal Navy 31st July 2020, 10:27
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By sparkie2182
I'm guessing you won't be toasting Admiral...

I'm guessing you won't be toasting Admiral Hill-Norton at the appointed time.

I will join you this evening if I may in a tot of Kraken.

Doubtless yours will be a Woods Pussers.

Best regards...
Forum: Say Hello 30th July 2020, 15:50
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By sparkie2182
You're very welcome. I'm sure one of our...

You're very welcome.

I'm sure one of our experts will be along shortly.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th July 2020, 15:19
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By sparkie2182
"Noted" You'll just forget it. ...

"Noted"

You'll just forget it.

:)
Forum: Say Hello 30th July 2020, 15:16
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By sparkie2182
Hello Gwen and welcome to SN. There are ...

Hello Gwen and welcome to SN.

There are specialists on this site who will doubtless guide you in the right direction but I would be inclined to take a look here initially.......
...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th July 2020, 12:04
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By sparkie2182
I wish I had found it for "Sparkies Quiz", Banni....

I wish I had found it for "Sparkies Quiz", Banni.

I'll use it in a oouple of months.......they have short memories over there.

:)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th July 2020, 18:52
Replies: 8
Views: 481
Posted By sparkie2182
Same here.

Same here.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th July 2020, 13:46
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
If he were my wife I would poison my own. :)

If he were my wife I would poison my own.

:)
Forum: The Radio Room 27th July 2020, 09:07
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
Diverging slightly..... I was always a little...

Diverging slightly.....
I was always a little surprised at the absence of a fault-finding requirement on the VHF kit
as part the PMG/MRGC courses.
Lots on the theory..... discriminator circuits...
Forum: The Radio Room 26th July 2020, 18:01
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
"when trying to fix the radar scanner." ...

"when trying to fix the radar scanner."

Water in the waveguide.

Every time.
Forum: The Radio Room 26th July 2020, 08:13
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
"The companies decided that all the electrical...

"The companies decided that all the electrical bizzo was covered by the engineers' training.

Lots of blue flashes.
Forum: The Radio Room 25th July 2020, 10:51
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
"whole point of SPs is to reply to a ship in...

"whole point of SPs is to reply to a ship in distress at the time"

Obviously.

An unbelievable situation.
Forum: The Radio Room 24th July 2020, 19:52
Replies: 118
Views: 9,773
Posted By sparkie2182
"Some went very far indeed" I believe a...

"Some went very far indeed"

I believe a former Director of Outside Broadcasting Engineering of the BBC was a former R/O.
Forum: The Galley 23rd July 2020, 10:35
Replies: 20
Views: 4,607
Posted By sparkie2182
Never seen or heard of this delicacy in any...

Never seen or heard of this delicacy in any context other than in the MN.
Forum: The Radio Room 20th July 2020, 10:39
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By sparkie2182
You were.

You were.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 19th July 2020, 19:03
Replies: 28
Views: 1,804
Posted By sparkie2182
"when he had a few Tennants under his belt he...

"when he had a few Tennants under his belt he would share stories that had the rest of us sh....ng ourselves."

Having been brought up in Barrow.......

I can confirm.
Forum: The Radio Room 19th July 2020, 14:42
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By sparkie2182
A certain Commander Hart RN (rtd)........ex...

A certain Commander Hart RN (rtd)........ex Naval Intelligence...... delivered the course at FNC......driven to the college in his Rolls Royce by his assistant......a retired Chief "Bunting T""""r....
Forum: The Radio Room 19th July 2020, 14:22
Replies: 94
Views: 5,304
Posted By sparkie2182
On the visits I made to the Soviet Union I was...

On the visits I made to the Soviet Union I was always surprised by how many Americans were there on "vacation".
Forum: The Radio Room 19th July 2020, 14:17
Replies: 13
Views: 741
Posted By sparkie2182
"The code books and platten, an aluminium plate...

"The code books and platten, an aluminium plate with a small T square, if memory serves me well, were kept in OM,s safe."

Shades of the MN Defence Course.

:)
Forum: The Radio Room 19th July 2020, 10:50
Replies: 94
Views: 5,304
Posted By sparkie2182
I mentioned that for a specific reason Frank. ...

I mentioned that for a specific reason Frank.

In 1984 I took a 3 week overland coach tour thru the Soviet Union from Ostend...West Germany....East Germany.....Poland.... and back thru
Finland...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th July 2020, 09:33
Replies: 94
Views: 5,304
Posted By sparkie2182
Looking rather grubby there OM. Where did you...

Looking rather grubby there OM.
Where did you stow the chilled champagne?

:)
:)
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