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Forum: The Radio Room 30th June 2020, 04:18
Replies: 54
Views: 3,413
Posted By R651400
Looks like any ex-RO who can say they worked (or...

Looks like any ex-RO who can say they worked (or heard) both MW Burnham-on-Sea Radio/GRL and successor Ilfracombe Radio/GIL during their sea-time are becoming a bit thin on the ground.
Later learned...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th June 2020, 18:25
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By R651400
Welcome to SN Jackie and good luck with your...

Welcome to SN Jackie and good luck with your novel.
It might be worth noting that circa 1960 on Radio Officer manned UK general cargo ships IF (Intermediate Frequency) radiotelephone was not...
Forum: The Radio Room 1st June 2020, 06:45
Replies: 54
Views: 3,413
Posted By R651400
Now that certainly would be worth paying for! ...

Now that certainly would be worth paying for!
Audio not the problem and will defo buy the book but was thinking more down the lines of something in pdf format for pc magnification.
Well done on...
Forum: The Radio Room 31st May 2020, 19:48
Replies: 54
Views: 3,413
Posted By R651400
Will there be a digitised version audio/visual?

Will there be a digitised version audio/visual?
Forum: The Radio Room 18th May 2020, 17:24
Replies: 8
Views: 1,158
Posted By R651400
#1...

#1 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) ... Pride of Bilbao GXHT
Forum: The Radio Room 18th May 2020, 08:28
Replies: 19
Views: 1,620
Posted By R651400
GBTT/1 aerial info here...

GBTT/1 aerial info here (https://www.sterling.rmplc.co.uk/visions/wireless.html)
Forum: The Radio Room 18th May 2020, 07:01
Replies: 19
Views: 1,620
Posted By R651400
ps Only British company I recall dabbling with...

ps Only British company I recall dabbling with verticals was Brocklebanks who mounted them on the funnel.
Forum: The Radio Room 18th May 2020, 06:52
Replies: 19
Views: 1,620
Posted By R651400
Believe ss United States/KJEH radar and signal...

Believe ss United States/KJEH radar and signal mast was pure aluminium and doubled as the ship's main aerial..
Be interesting to get some proof of this.
Forum: The Radio Room 17th May 2020, 15:20
Replies: 19
Views: 1,620
Posted By R651400
And preferably the ubiquitous ' T ' formation...

And preferably the ubiquitous ' T ' formation for max self-capacitance/artificial length making MF /500 kcs resonance possible.
HF had to fall in with this but can't understand when the marine...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th May 2020, 11:10
Replies: 19
Views: 1,620
Posted By R651400
When ship architecture moved from twin masted to...

When ship architecture moved from twin masted to an almost aft end zero and retain the priority of outputting a reasonable signal on 500 khz with wire?
It must've been one helluva headache for the...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd May 2020, 07:41
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By R651400
Maritime Radio Day 2020 Results

Considering the poor condx not a bad turn out.
Forum: The Radio Room 29th April 2020, 02:59
Replies: 106
Views: 7,750
Posted By R651400
Ted Whitehead middle 2nd left behind Fred...

Ted Whitehead middle 2nd left behind Fred Boettcher and Harry Watson same row 4th left behind Andrew Bogie.
The photo occasion not sure but it was part of a recently past LNC reunion announcement ...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th April 2020, 17:19
Replies: 106
Views: 7,750
Posted By R651400
Ted Whitehead is in there as well.

Ted Whitehead is in there as well.
Forum: The Radio Room 28th April 2020, 07:52
Replies: 106
Views: 7,750
Posted By R651400
Certainly sounds Harry and not his 55/56...

Certainly sounds Harry and not his 55/56 predecessor "Mr Radar" himself Andrew Bogie.
Forum: The Radio Room 25th April 2020, 09:39
Replies: 51
Views: 3,251
Posted By R651400
Let's put it this way good or bad most UK...

Let's put it this way good or bad most UK shipping outfits never had to worry on their supply of RO's. radio equipment, technical back-up/spares etc all courtesy of radio companies whereas if they...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th April 2020, 06:13
Replies: 51
Views: 3,251
Posted By R651400
With respect to transmitter (DC input) power in...

With respect to transmitter (DC input) power in the mid 50's to early 60's. I never knew any free-lance ship that had more than 400 to 600w and I think Scandinavian flag of this time were much the...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th April 2020, 13:53
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By R651400
It's only when you see above list you appreciate...

It's only when you see above list you appreciate how varied the prop can be between UK and SE France.
My log is entirely EU and UK with no Americas or Far East and only one "MRD friend" from...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th April 2020, 10:02
Replies: 106
Views: 7,750
Posted By R651400
Indeed. Ted joined towards the end of '55 or...

Indeed. Ted joined towards the end of '55 or beginning of '[56 and knew how to handle a morse key as did Fred Boetcher before who would have taken you for practical. Happy memories with a happier...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th April 2020, 07:23
Replies: 106
Views: 7,750
Posted By R651400
Interesting account for its time Z12. I took...

Interesting account for its time Z12.
I took my 2nd Class PMG at LNC in '56 and no doubt your morse instrucfor would have been the flamboyant Ted Whitehead.
Most PMG examiners of the time were...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th April 2020, 12:54
Replies: 51
Views: 3,251
Posted By R651400
Wonder how much of that on an accommodation and...

Wonder how much of that on an accommodation and aerial aft VLCC ended up as wasteful eddy-current or R/O sterilisation?
Forum: The Radio Room 14th April 2020, 06:25
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By R651400
9M and 9V were good sigs into SE France 20m last...

9M and 9V were good sigs into SE France 20m last week and plenty JA's during the weekend JI contest..
Sometimes it's not necessarily conditions and takes a contest to bring 'em out the wood-work.
...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th April 2020, 05:10
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By R651400
Maritime Radio Day reminder.

With the majority of us in lock-down and time on our hands this is a reminder that Maritime Radio Day MRD starts tomorrow 14th April 12.00 GMT to 15th April 22.00 GMT and is open to all.
Details and...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 8th April 2020, 19:03
Replies: 14
Views: 1,111
Posted By R651400
Way back in 1947 stirred the cockles of an 8 year...

Way back in 1947 stirred the cockles of an 8 year old school-boy's heart in her first ever role as Emma in (Howard Spring's) "Fame is the Spur" and never failed to do the exact same throughout her...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2020, 09:59
Replies: 106
Views: 7,750
Posted By R651400
Wasn't too sure of my #4...

Wasn't too sure of my #4 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) facts on this as I only met the lad on the daily HF sched and if I recall correctly he was very...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2020, 09:31
Replies: 106
Views: 7,750
Posted By R651400
Was on Eurylochus./SWBF 60/61 and owner P D...

Was on Eurylochus./SWBF 60/61 and owner P D Marchessini was a regular visitor when alongside at Newark NJ. L E Pockett London office a true gentleman who offered me my old ship back in 1965. Was...
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