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Search: Posts Made By: R651400
Forum: The Radio Room 17th August 2019, 15:46
Replies: 36
Views: 1,603
Posted By R651400
Neither have I sailed with such an arrangement...

Neither have I sailed with such an arrangement but interesting on immediate post WW2 Marconi line-up Oceanspan Mk1 tx CR300 rx and Auto Alarm type M the Oceanspan main and emergency aerial were...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th August 2019, 06:55
Replies: 36
Views: 1,603
Posted By R651400
The only time I came across 448 as a MF working...

The only time I came across 448 as a MF working frequency was on a WW2 US built US liberty and later two post WW2 US built Niarchos tankers which makes me think it could have originally been a...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd August 2019, 12:54
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By R651400
The radio regs circa Oceanspan Mk.1 time was...

The radio regs circa Oceanspan Mk.1 time was British registered ships on 500kc/s communicate with the nearest UK coast station on low power and from memory for the Oceanspan that would've been 25...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd August 2019, 12:41
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By R651400
Welcome to SN Michael and hope your search is...

Welcome to SN Michael and hope your search is successful.
1.5Kw transmit power for a cross Channel ferry?
The mind boggles!
Forum: The Radio Room 29th July 2019, 18:03
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By R651400
GOAE RMS Pretoria Castle...

GOAE RMS Pretoria Castle...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th July 2019, 06:41
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By R651400
Mimco Worldspan was a QRO amplifier driven by an...

Mimco Worldspan was a QRO amplifier driven by an Oceanspan.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th July 2019, 09:54
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By R651400
Standard & Telefon MF/HF Transmitter ST450-X

In contrast to the Globespan and Crusader and as part of a SAIT installation I did have the opportunity to sail with this excellent Swedish built MF/HF transmitter here...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd July 2019, 07:36
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By R651400
#22...

#22 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=18) .. A lot more UK inter-ship channels than I was aware of.
Thanks for the link (in modern parlance "awesome") and thanks...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st July 2019, 07:00
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By R651400
Certainly was and frequently the NE inshore...

Certainly was and frequently the NE inshore fishermen would wander on to a ship to shore channel to escape the mayhem but not for long as Stonehaven GND as well as its coast station RT frequencies...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st July 2019, 05:53
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By R651400
2222 kcs (135 metres) from memory was the one...

2222 kcs (135 metres) from memory was the one and only UK ship to ship allocation on the entire RT band and you can imagine when the mode was AM only absolute mayhem 24/24..
Forum: The Radio Room 19th July 2019, 16:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By R651400
Didn't think the Scottish inshore fishermen would...

Didn't think the Scottish inshore fishermen would give up their beloved "135" (metres) so quickly!
Thanks for the info.
Forum: The Radio Room 17th July 2019, 17:42
Replies: 89
Views: 32,418
Posted By R651400
IMR badged Eddystone 700

Only saw this (http://www.trafficlist.net/marine-receiver-eddystone-700-or-marine-shortwave-receiver-imr54/) receiver when freelance. Any IMR member had a play?
Forum: The Radio Room 15th July 2019, 04:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,812
Posted By R651400
Possibly the last 2182 khz RT distress frequency...

Possibly the last 2182 khz RT distress frequency watch-keeping in Western waters was by the USCG and discontinued around 2013 but as far as I know the band is still allocated for marine use and...
Forum: The Radio Room 8th July 2019, 12:22
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By R651400
Where's our Troppo to enquire if this corona...

Where's our Troppo to enquire if this corona discharge was actually radiating and causing Class B QRM on the international distress frequency of 500 kc/s?
Forum: The Radio Room 5th July 2019, 19:59
Replies: 15
Views: 1,206
Posted By R651400
Mimco Crusader Transmitter

Follow-up from the Globespan here (http://www.trafficlist.net/marine-transmitter-marconi-marine-crusader/)
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd July 2019, 16:31
Replies: 30
Views: 2,284
Posted By R651400
Globespan chain drive!

Globespan chain drive!
Forum: The Radio Room 30th June 2019, 12:03
Replies: 30
Views: 2,284
Posted By R651400
...and not a very good one going by his Ebay...

...and not a very good one going by his Ebay feedback.
Forum: The Radio Room 24th June 2019, 20:40
Replies: 30
Views: 2,284
Posted By R651400
Mimco "Globespan" Transmitter

Bit of a potted review but may be of interest to some... Here (http://www.trafficlist.net/marine-transmitter-marconi-marine-globespan/)
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd June 2019, 11:46
Replies: 23
Views: 1,466
Posted By R651400
Internet SDRs (Software Defined Radio) are dotted...

Internet SDRs (Software Defined Radio) are dotted around the world. Try here . (http://websdr.ewi.utwente.nl:8901/)...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st June 2019, 12:27
Replies: 23
Views: 1,466
Posted By R651400
Comparing the Atalanta with any web SDR near your...

Comparing the Atalanta with any web SDR near your location hould provide the answer.
Forum: Maritime Family History Research 6th June 2019, 18:46
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By R651400
Very sorry to hear this Windrush. SFR is my ISP...

Very sorry to hear this Windrush. SFR is my ISP and am not impressed.
Will see what I can do to help..
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th April 2019, 07:42
Replies: 12
Views: 690
Posted By R651400
Never tire of watching this video of the "Lison...

Never tire of watching this video of the "Lison Lions" (complete with "NHS gnashers!").
RIP Billy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e7ON3mMMFSs
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th April 2019, 10:23
Replies: 75
Views: 7,416
Posted By R651400
The great pity about Bill Davies was Blue Funnel...

The great pity about Bill Davies was Blue Funnel deckhand to command of the then world's biggest tanker in "Universe Ireland" he had genuinely more to offer the site as a respected seafarer rather...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2019, 18:48
Replies: 6
Views: 1,675
Posted By R651400
In the light of poor propagtion MRD organisers...

In the light of poor propagtion MRD organisers have chosen 20m as the best chance for DX and QRP stations to have a chance of being heard.
QRG 14052-14058 (Doddle for any R50M).
Forum: The Radio Room 9th March 2019, 06:46
Replies: 6
Views: 795
Posted By R651400
Marine Receivers

Nice bit of nostalgia here (http://www.trafficlist.net/category/marine-radios/)
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