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Search: Posts Made By: sparks69
Forum: BP Shipping 8th November 2019, 20:02
Replies: 134
Views: 41,792
Posted By sparks69
More RELAXED than doddle I think ;)

More RELAXED than doddle I think ;)
Forum: BP Shipping 30th October 2019, 21:04
Replies: 10
IoG
Views: 748
Posted By sparks69
Still there waiting for Boris to build the new...

Still there waiting for Boris to build the new London Airport with Richard Montgomery sitting in the middle of the runway !
Forum: BP Shipping 30th October 2019, 18:04
Replies: 10
IoG
Views: 748
Posted By sparks69
Always was the back of beyond so nothing has...

Always was the back of beyond so nothing has changed !!
Forum: The Radio Room 24th October 2019, 18:12
Replies: 63
Views: 3,732
Posted By sparks69
That explains it, but not why they all seemed to...

That explains it, but not why they all seemed to be made in the USSR ?
Forum: BP Shipping 20th October 2019, 23:12
Replies: 46
Views: 7,925
Posted By sparks69
Not playing ball................

Not playing ball................
Forum: The Radio Room 19th October 2019, 20:47
Replies: 63
Views: 3,732
Posted By sparks69
Luxury - TWO bent screwdrivers. I had to MAKE...

Luxury - TWO bent screwdrivers. I had to MAKE one on the British Scientist (?) when converting cabins into luxury Apprentice accommodation.
The previous R/O had forgotten to re-order replacements....
Forum: The Radio Room 19th October 2019, 10:19
Replies: 63
Views: 3,732
Posted By sparks69
U B G - now there is a subject that caused...

U B G - now there is a subject that caused problems !!
Forum: The Radio Room 18th October 2019, 21:22
Replies: 63
Views: 3,732
Posted By sparks69
The Radio Surveyor in Swansea just looked at my...

The Radio Surveyor in Swansea just looked at my incredibly organised spares cupboard and said OK.
My experience was that when something went wrong it was usually something that wasn't on the spares...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th October 2019, 22:36
Replies: 22
Views: 1,462
Posted By sparks69
Always used AMVER where ever we were. Not a lot...

Always used AMVER where ever we were.
Not a lot of traffic on VLCC Cape runs !
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd October 2019, 23:14
Replies: 29
Ctv
Views: 1,660
Posted By sparks69
Me too !!!!!!

Me too !!!!!!
Forum: The Radio Room 13th September 2019, 23:47
Replies: 29
Ctv
Views: 1,660
Posted By sparks69
6VA - good for getting rid of OBS if in a hurry....

6VA - good for getting rid of OBS if in a hurry. (Filum night etc)
The real reason was I loved sending that call sign on my side swiper keyer.
Pure poetry !
Forum: The Radio Room 11th September 2019, 22:56
Replies: 29
Ctv
Views: 1,660
Posted By sparks69
I guess the " gentle zephyrs " was what an old...

I guess the " gentle zephyrs " was what an old translation book would have come up with ?
If English was not your first language it would not be obvious.
I liked receiving them, it made a change...
Forum: BP Shipping 30th August 2019, 16:06
Replies: 134
Views: 41,792
Posted By sparks69
..................end of the line..................

The Tee shirts must have been very good quality to have lasted this long !!
Forum: Nautical Colleges 18th August 2019, 20:34
Replies: 34
Views: 8,239
Posted By sparks69
Cycled through Brid a couple of days ago, jam...

Cycled through Brid a couple of days ago, jam packed with grockles, Shaftsbury Road still there.
Just memories
:(
Forum: The Radio Room 9th August 2019, 10:42
Replies: 79
Views: 16,054
Posted By sparks69
Mr Cameron has a lot to answer...

Mr Cameron has a lot to answer for...............................
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd August 2019, 20:09
Replies: 41
Views: 3,139
Posted By sparks69
Visited there last summer. Magic place and the...

Visited there last summer. Magic place and the coffee was good too.
Forum: Ship Research 22nd July 2019, 18:34
Replies: 25
Views: 3,062
Posted By sparks69
You can get them in Greggs ;)

You can get them in Greggs ;)
Forum: The Radio Room 7th July 2019, 23:35
Replies: 15
Views: 1,428
Posted By sparks69
I did like the power though. The fluorescent...

I did like the power though. The fluorescent tubes in the radio room would flash when keying on 4 & 6 MHz.
Forum: The Radio Room 5th July 2019, 22:36
Replies: 15
Views: 1,428
Posted By sparks69
Every time I turned that big knob in the middle I...

Every time I turned that big knob in the middle I held my breath !
Forum: The Radio Room 25th June 2019, 23:20
Replies: 30
Views: 3,221
Posted By sparks69
I always loved MIMCO gears names. Never quite...

I always loved MIMCO gears names. Never quite sure if you were supposed to have a sense of humour ;)
Forum: The Radio Room 25th June 2019, 23:18
Replies: 32
Views: 2,847
Posted By sparks69
Don't mention Photoplot..........................

Don't mention Photoplot..........................
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd June 2019, 11:52
Replies: 32
Views: 2,847
Posted By sparks69
No not a wind up sorry if it came out that way. ...

No not a wind up sorry if it came out that way.
I was a radio op for 20 years and in that time 22/26 MHz came & went. 17Mhz was the best for Dx during the day. With the single man watch keeping (2...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st June 2019, 19:50
Replies: 32
Views: 2,847
Posted By sparks69
I understood the word "Atalanta" but the rest...

I understood the word "Atalanta" but the rest .......
Please elucidate.
Forum: The Radio Room 20th May 2019, 16:44
Replies: 21
Views: 2,635
Posted By sparks69
Might have mentioned this before elsewhere but I...

Might have mentioned this before elsewhere but I sailed with a Master in the 60's who kept red Marconi received message forms in his office drawer so he could type out his own messages for the...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th May 2019, 22:46
Replies: 21
Views: 2,635
Posted By sparks69
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