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Search: Posts Made By: Mad Landsman
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd January 2020, 19:58
Replies: 24
Views: 637
Posted By Mad Landsman
I am reminded of the last train into Weymouth...

I am reminded of the last train into Weymouth station on a Sunday night - always chock full of Jolly Jacks returning from weekend leave.
One or more of them would often report loss of kit en route....
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd January 2020, 17:13
Replies: 24
Views: 637
Posted By Mad Landsman
On many modern cruise ships the 'stateroom'...

On many modern cruise ships the 'stateroom' television is just a monitor for a multi media system.
Apart from live satellite broadcast reception they might offer:
Programmed films
On-demand...
Forum: The Radio Room 16th January 2020, 20:09
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Mad Landsman
Maybe get another key complete and remove the...

Maybe get another key complete and remove the knob - It would be cheaper than the import from US.
Good luck!
Forum: The Radio Room 16th January 2020, 19:49
Replies: 14
Views: 587
Posted By Mad Landsman
How are you looking on ebay? I just did a quick...

How are you looking on ebay?
I just did a quick search on both 'Morse key' and 'Telegraph key' and hundreds came up in all sorts of shapes and sizes.
Best bet to suit your description would...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 12th January 2020, 17:54
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Mad Landsman
The part of the instructions you need to look at...

The part of the instructions you need to look at is called 'Slide show'
I would guess that you need to use the remote control to switch that function on.
Forum: Modern Cruise Ships 10th January 2020, 21:24
Replies: 17
Views: 1,274
Posted By Mad Landsman
It might be worth throwing into the mix: ...

It might be worth throwing into the mix:
Celebrity Millennium class and RCI Radiance class ships (8 in total) use gas turbines, obviously with the appropriate fuel.
The configuration is a pair of...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 4th January 2020, 17:30
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Mad Landsman
Glad you got it sorted, Thanks for the update. ...

Glad you got it sorted,
Thanks for the update.
Enjoy!
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd January 2020, 21:49
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By Mad Landsman
I think that Kenuo sounds like the maker's name. ...

I think that Kenuo sounds like the maker's name.
The memory card would likely be an SD card.
An adapter is not a memory card it just enables you to put different sized SD cards into the same slot,...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd January 2020, 21:38
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By Mad Landsman
Good Lord, I never realised that the EEC had made...

Good Lord, I never realised that the EEC had made a directive about how not to p1ss into the wind.
They think everything don't they. I expect the French just carry on as they were.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd January 2020, 20:55
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By Mad Landsman
One is WEEE, the other is weeee. The number...

One is WEEE, the other is weeee.

The number of 'E's makes all the difference.(==D)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd January 2020, 19:32
Replies: 18
Views: 1,080
Posted By Mad Landsman
Lob it over the wall and shout "Weee!"

Lob it over the wall and shout "Weee!"
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd January 2020, 19:28
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Mad Landsman
I've still got one, still in use occasionally -...

I've still got one, still in use occasionally - with an STB.
If it ain't broke I'm getting my money's worth.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd January 2020, 17:22
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Mad Landsman
If you do opt for the 'float test' I should point...

If you do opt for the 'float test' I should point out that you should fully comply with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive.
Basically this means that as you throw it you should...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 3rd January 2020, 09:50
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Mad Landsman
Nah, not a lot of good, just messy. The other...

Nah, not a lot of good, just messy.
The other engineering solution of hitting it with a bigger hammer did not work either. (MAD)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 2nd January 2020, 20:54
Replies: 12
Views: 399
Posted By Mad Landsman
I have just done one of those. The best fix that...

I have just done one of those. The best fix that I found was to replace the touch screen with button complete.
Looking at the old one it seems that something had shifted and it was fouling the...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 27th December 2019, 21:43
Replies: 33
Views: 3,194
Posted By Mad Landsman
There is more footage on Marine Insight:...

There is more footage on Marine Insight:...
Forum: United States Navy 24th December 2019, 09:50
Replies: 23
Views: 3,343
Posted By Mad Landsman
Put latest, untested, tech into an old reliable...

Put latest, untested, tech into an old reliable hull, vehicle or airframe. Don't bother to tell anyone who is using it what to do when it goes wobbly.
Stand back, watch, then blame the operator.
...
Forum: United States Navy 23rd December 2019, 16:58
Replies: 23
Views: 3,343
Posted By Mad Landsman
Some more on the subject on gCaptain: ...

Some more on the subject on gCaptain: ...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 19th December 2019, 19:46
Replies: 35
Views: 2,123
Posted By Mad Landsman
Generally speaking Microsoft have produced good,...

Generally speaking Microsoft have produced good, bad, good, bad....

Windows 3.1 - It brought a graphical user interface - Good.
Windows 95 - It gave us the blue screen of death - Bad.
Windows 98...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 13th December 2019, 17:45
Replies: 35
Views: 2,123
Posted By Mad Landsman
Oh dear (MAD)

Oh dear (MAD)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 10th December 2019, 19:49
Replies: 35
Views: 2,123
Posted By Mad Landsman
Your problem is that the image is too large for...

Your problem is that the image is too large for the screen, or is not matched to the screen resolution.
When you install windows most things just work but if you have a graphics card in the PC, or...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 21st November 2019, 20:29
Replies: 257
Views: 36,559
Posted By Mad Landsman
That is true - He would have been vastly better...

That is true - He would have been vastly better qualified to answer Sparkie's question on Bail.
Forum: Say Hello 14th November 2019, 11:48
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By Mad Landsman
"Insert into thread" - Oh the irony, best...

"Insert into thread" - Oh the irony, best ignored.
The thread is to introduce Andy, Algowest to the site and welcome him on board.
Well, welcome aboard. My primary knowledge of Michigan is that...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 9th November 2019, 19:31
Replies: 257
Views: 36,559
Posted By Mad Landsman
Bahia Blanca Adventures - Taff under screen name...

Bahia Blanca Adventures - Taff under screen name Tsell.
Last episode I can find was March 2018.

Last visit to site was 25th April 2019.
Forum: The Radio Room 8th November 2019, 11:54
Replies: 65
Views: 6,396
Posted By Mad Landsman
I remember reading back in the 70s that Soviet...

I remember reading back in the 70s that Soviet kit was claimed to be built to better withstand EMP from any exo-atmospheric burst and that was a possible reason to retain valves.
At that time solid...
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