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Search: Posts Made By: Dave Woods
Forum: The Radio Room 14th January 2019, 12:03
Replies: 23
Views: 2,594
Posted By Dave Woods
Is this what you want...

Is this what you want https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iwx5_0oCK2kt55dCfH4XFwXo_AP3R2k5/view
Forum: Nautical Colleges 27th April 2018, 11:39
Replies: 97
Views: 29,560
Posted By Dave Woods
Derek, I was there from 64 to 67 and there was no...

Derek, I was there from 64 to 67 and there was no females, no idea why not.
Forum: Say Hello 26th April 2018, 20:34
Replies: 3
Views: 669
Posted By Dave Woods
Meher, Greetings, remember you well. We have a...

Meher, Greetings, remember you well. We have a face book page https://www.facebook.com/groups/pgm.grimsby/ come and join us.
Best regards Dave Woods.
Forum: The Radio Room 6th March 2018, 14:39
Replies: 21
Views: 2,799
Posted By Dave Woods
Just found the following............ see no. 4 ...

Just found the following............ see no. 4
By referring to the Merchant Shipping (Radio) Rules, the full specification for portable lifeboat equipment can be seen. However, for convenience, some...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th March 2018, 12:07
Replies: 21
Views: 2,799
Posted By Dave Woods
I think they were watertight rather than able to ...

I think they were watertight rather than able to float, the one at Grimsby College was given a float test in the dock and didn't.
Forum: The Radio Room 5th March 2018, 20:33
Replies: 21
Views: 2,799
Posted By Dave Woods
Found a manual on line. ...........Signals....

Found a manual on line. ...........Signals. Automatic. m.w. transmitter Twelve four-second dashes separated by one-second spaces followed by distress signal three times and one long dash.
s.w....
Forum: The Radio Room 5th March 2018, 19:59
Replies: 21
Views: 2,799
Posted By Dave Woods
It was a long time ago, but did it have a call...

It was a long time ago, but did it have a call sign cam? I had one that that stopped transmitting and the technician just brought a spare and did a swap. I certainly do not remember him taking it to...
Forum: Ship Research 13th January 2018, 17:00
Replies: 14
Views: 1,985
Posted By Dave Woods
The only degaussing cables on ships I ever saw...

The only degaussing cables on ships I ever saw were down the hatch wound around the ship at about water level, and were built into the ship.
Forum: The Radio Room 28th July 2017, 09:01
Replies: 11
Views: 3,464
Posted By Dave Woods
Same here in 66/67 and there was a gap of some...

Same here in 66/67 and there was a gap of some weeks between the written papers and the Morse / practical .
Forum: Historic Shipping lines and Ships 3rd January 2017, 19:44
Replies: 88
Views: 10,787
Posted By Dave Woods
For those in the UK on Freeview Channel 37 and 38...

For those in the UK on Freeview Channel 37 and 38 starting at 2100 tonight there is "Titanic - Anatomy of Disaster"
Forum: Ship Research 19th March 2016, 16:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,323
Posted By Dave Woods
She had a new engine (well one not too careful...

She had a new engine (well one not too careful owner) fitted in Swansea at the beginning of 1996.
Forum: The Radio Room 1st January 2016, 20:23
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Dave Woods
October 71 to July 72 Just a couple of trips

October 71 to July 72 Just a couple of trips
Forum: The Radio Room 1st January 2016, 17:03
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Dave Woods
Diplomat MPTJ for some reason that is the only...

Diplomat MPTJ for some reason that is the only call sign that has stuck out of 50!

Dave
Forum: The Radio Room 14th August 2015, 11:54
Replies: 54
Views: 11,608
Posted By Dave Woods
Sailed with Harrisons in 71 and had a Mk 4, the...

Sailed with Harrisons in 71 and had a Mk 4, the third mate had to go and get the key from the old man to unlock the display unit every morning to switch it on for 10 minutes. Once we got into the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th November 2014, 15:01
Replies: 14
Views: 3,519
Posted By Dave Woods
Phone number for help line 44 (0)1372 200200

Phone number for help line 44 (0)1372 200200
Forum: Nautical Colleges 21st September 2014, 17:30
Replies: 97
Views: 29,560
Posted By Dave Woods
When I went in 64, we were in the annex down near...

When I went in 64, we were in the annex down near the docks on Victoria Street at the old school.
We had to do "Gangway Duty" dressed in lanyard, whistle and white Gaiters, and write down in the log...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th July 2014, 18:53
Replies: 97
Views: 29,560
Posted By Dave Woods
Yes it was a sort of record, the Union did a two...

Yes it was a sort of record, the Union did a two page spread when I retired six years ago.

Yes I laid and repaired underwater telephone cables.
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th July 2014, 16:43
Replies: 97
Views: 29,560
Posted By Dave Woods
John Hartley left the sea and got a Tech job...

John Hartley left the sea and got a Tech job travelling the rigs in the north sea. Last I heard he was living in France. The lad with the Taxi was John Hutton. How long was I at sea - a bit of a...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 4th July 2014, 11:38
Replies: 97
Views: 29,560
Posted By Dave Woods
Dave, no it was 68 when I was on BI's Sirsa, the...

Dave, no it was 68 when I was on BI's Sirsa, the only person I ever met from GCFE. Remember the Taxi, I think he was from Nottingham. Bruce Wallis (Mr Plod) Chris Wall (Noddy) ??? Watson (Big Ears)...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 3rd July 2014, 20:29
Replies: 97
Views: 29,560
Posted By Dave Woods
Dave, Was it you who was on a Bank boat astern...

Dave, Was it you who was on a Bank boat astern Sirsa In Visak India at Christmas 68.
Forum: The Radio Room 7th April 2014, 11:23
Replies: 62
Views: 13,808
Posted By Dave Woods
In 1971 we sailed from NZ towards Panama and...

In 1971 we sailed from NZ towards Panama and about a week after sailing I was asked by one of the engineers if he could talk to his girlfriend back in NZ. I had to set up a sked using a service msg,...
Forum: The Radio Room 7th April 2014, 11:18
Replies: 62
Views: 13,808
Posted By Dave Woods
Remember being sent down to GKA to see how it...

Remember being sent down to GKA to see how it worked and that was in 1973.
Forum: The Radio Room 25th March 2014, 17:43
Replies: 62
Views: 13,808
Posted By Dave Woods
A quick Google for Oceanspan 7 and I found this...

A quick Google for Oceanspan 7 and I found this http://jproc.ca/britishmarconi/oceanspan.html
Forum: The Radio Room 25th March 2014, 11:49
Replies: 62
Views: 13,808
Posted By Dave Woods
Agree with Hugh, I definitely used HF R/T on one...

Agree with Hugh, I definitely used HF R/T on one of the Spans when we were in the Far East at the end of the 60's. A bit of a pain getting a time slot via a SVC message.
Forum: The Radio Room 12th November 2013, 16:09
Replies: 98
Views: 18,222
Posted By Dave Woods
You are correct; it had me fooled for a time as I...

You are correct; it had me fooled for a time as I could not work out where it was coming from, certainly not a cooking programme!(==D)
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