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Forum: The Radio Room 28th August 2018, 09:44
Replies: 72
Views: 5,029
Posted By Troppo
Well, you won't find them in this thread, that's...

Well, you won't find them in this thread, that's for sure...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th July 2018, 04:02
Replies: 29
Views: 2,633
Posted By Troppo
hopeless

hopeless
Forum: The Radio Room 28th July 2018, 09:03
Replies: 29
Views: 2,633
Posted By Troppo
The admins are asleep at the wheel. If we...

The admins are asleep at the wheel.

If we had our own admins on this sub forum, it is only a matter of a few clicks to delete the posts...

On any well moderated forum, this crap would be fixed...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th July 2018, 05:47
Replies: 29
Views: 2,633
Posted By Troppo
Are the admins turned in?

Turn to!

There are spammers on this forum....
Forum: The Radio Room 27th July 2018, 00:29
Replies: 72
Views: 5,029
Posted By Troppo
Talking of over calling, a friend got a "bluey"...

Talking of over calling, a friend got a "bluey" from the Japanese monitoring service for that heinous sin.

Unfortunately, it was sent to the Old Man, who had it framed and presented it to my mate...
Forum: The Radio Room 24th July 2018, 08:39
Replies: 72
Views: 5,029
Posted By Troppo
Ha! Loved it. Chitral....that's a famous...

Ha! Loved it.

Chitral....that's a famous ship name...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd July 2018, 00:59
Replies: 72
Views: 5,029
Posted By Troppo
In Oz in the 80s, I never had a radio surveyor...

In Oz in the 80s, I never had a radio surveyor look at my Part 2 log (the radio log).

They would look at the Part 1 (batteries) though.

Once GMDSS came in, the radio surveyors would look at...
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd July 2018, 09:27
Replies: 72
Views: 5,029
Posted By Troppo
Yes, the Wollongong Depot had one as well.

Yes, the Wollongong Depot had one as well.
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd July 2018, 00:19
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By Troppo
Amateurs are doing some very interesting things...

Amateurs are doing some very interesting things on 476 kHz with new cutting edge digital modes.

The average amateur backyard antenna is about 2% efficient on MF, as well.
Forum: The Radio Room 21st July 2018, 23:49
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By Troppo
No, I quite like MF. I find the propagation...

No, I quite like MF. I find the propagation interesting.

At least the old ships had decent MF antennas...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st July 2018, 23:48
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By Troppo
Exactly. The maritime industry was hopeless at...

Exactly. The maritime industry was hopeless at implementing new comms tech. It took forever.

Why? Vested interests, shonky shipping companies and dodgy flag states, all facilitated by the...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st July 2018, 09:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By Troppo
The SOLAS regs were so, so out of date by the...

The SOLAS regs were so, so out of date by the 1940s/50s....let alone the 60/70s

The GMDSS was too much change, too quickly.

An appropriate subject for my 1000th post.... ;-)
Forum: The Radio Room 21st July 2018, 09:01
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By Troppo
Why not ask the questions here? Fire away.

Why not ask the questions here?

Fire away.
Forum: The Radio Room 21st July 2018, 08:52
Replies: 72
Views: 5,029
Posted By Troppo
Oh, BTW, I'm posting from my laptop....Troppo and...

Oh, BTW, I'm posting from my laptop....Troppo and Troppo2 are one and the same....

:rolleyes:
Forum: The Radio Room 21st July 2018, 08:45
Replies: 72
Views: 5,029
Posted By Troppo
Ha! I'm sure our powers that be just copied the...

Ha! I'm sure our powers that be just copied the UK ones....
Forum: The Radio Room 21st July 2018, 06:30
Replies: 26
Views: 1,596
Posted By Troppo
Aaahhh, shipping companies....

Aaahhh, shipping companies....
Forum: The Radio Room 6th May 2018, 07:17
Replies: 26
Views: 2,847
Posted By Troppo
I have been lucky enough to sit in a lanc R/O's...

I have been lucky enough to sit in a lanc R/O's seat while the a/c taxied....

Alas, the gear wouldn't fire up...I did send some CW on the key, though.

:-)
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd May 2018, 22:34
Replies: 26
Views: 2,847
Posted By Troppo
In fact, Chastise was unusual, as they were...

In fact, Chastise was unusual, as they were controlled from 5 Group HQ at Grantham. There were a number of variable targets, and the plan was that Grantham would task aircraft as required.
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd May 2018, 11:18
Replies: 26
Views: 2,847
Posted By Troppo
Band plans aren't mandatory, but are gentleman's...

Band plans aren't mandatory, but are gentleman's agreements, as you well know, OM...

Yep - CW in fact has the whole band....
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd May 2018, 22:08
Replies: 26
Views: 2,847
Posted By Troppo
Yes, I'm sure the band plan can be put aside for...

Yes, I'm sure the band plan can be put aside for that night.
Forum: The Radio Room 1st May 2018, 22:22
Replies: 26
Views: 2,847
Posted By Troppo
Will the T1154 go up to the actual freq?

Will the T1154 go up to the actual freq?
Forum: The Radio Room 1st May 2018, 06:04
Replies: 26
Views: 2,847
Posted By Troppo
Op. Chastise (Dams Raid) HF freqs

Hello all

I know this isn't maritime related but the 75th anniversary of Op Chastise (Dams Raid) is coming up, and it would be nice to know the freq Hutchinson (Gibson's R/O) sent the fateful...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th April 2018, 07:15
Replies: 345
Views: 86,481
Posted By Troppo
Great pub - was there the other week...

Great pub - was there the other week...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th April 2018, 09:28
Replies: 97
Views: 13,165
Posted By Troppo
I still have nightmares thinking about the...

I still have nightmares thinking about the 408....(EEK)

Most of my main rx'ers were Apollos.
Forum: The Radio Room 9th April 2018, 10:14
Replies: 97
Views: 13,165
Posted By Troppo
Further to my last. Rx performance as good as a...

Further to my last. Rx performance as good as a 100K Hagenuk military HF transceiver....
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