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Search: Posts Made By: freddythefrog
Forum: The Radio Room 18th May 2018, 20:33
Replies: 76
Views: 13,482
Posted By freddythefrog
In reply to RHP post I do not know if you are...

In reply to RHP post
I do not know if you are aware that in Liverpool alone there are literally hundreds of people who really want Planet back in her own port of Liverpool and also many others who...
Forum: The Radio Room 9th March 2018, 17:58
Replies: 87
Views: 31,258
Posted By freddythefrog
Riversdale College

Alan and Peter
Just had a brain storm and finally camed up with the Technicians surname it was -----Jackson---- tall and thin with glasses.
Also thanks info ref Gerry Sharp from Imrcompany sparks....
Forum: The Radio Room 6th March 2018, 23:05
Replies: 21
Views: 2,341
Posted By freddythefrog
lifeboat radios

Hyer Ron
Thanks for the info ref testing of lifeboat radios.
You probably know that when stories are told then retold a few times
the facts do tend to change somewhat.
The way I told the story...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th March 2018, 19:21
Replies: 87
Views: 31,258
Posted By freddythefrog
Riversdale college

Hello Alan and Peter
The name of the lecturer was Johnny Joynson and the lab techniction
was DAVE something used to wear glasses.
A other guy who was a lecturer and left during our course
was...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th March 2018, 18:15
Replies: 21
Views: 2,341
Posted By freddythefrog
Lifeboat radios

Regarding lifeboat radio I did hear a story that happened in Newcastle
that a new ship just been fitted out had the owner on board the ship
and read on the lifeboat radio THIS WILL FLOAT
They...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 5th March 2018, 23:03
Replies: 13
Views: 3,014
Posted By freddythefrog
2nd mate overboard in Pacific ocean and survived!

Hello All
At last we have now managed to find the name of the 3rd mate
who actually spottede Doug Wardrop swimming in the Pacific.
His name was TAYLOR and also the chief mate was Joe Love.
The...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 28th January 2018, 15:20
Replies: 13
Views: 3,014
Posted By freddythefrog
To jim the hat and tony allen

Many thanks for your input, its so sad that they were lost ast sea
cheers 73.s de ftf
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th January 2018, 23:01
Replies: 13
Views: 3,014
Posted By freddythefrog
Many Thanks

Hello All
Many thanks to all who have replied and made suggestions
to follow links to the threads.
I have emailed Stan (the R/O) at the time and told him of your replies.
Unfortunately, Stan has...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd January 2018, 23:57
Replies: 13
Views: 3,014
Posted By freddythefrog
2nd mate overboard in Pacific ocean 1957 and survived.

Hello All
On 9th June 1957 the 2nd mate Doug Wardrop fell overboard from a British ship called British Monarch a Cargo ship on route from Cuba to Japan with a cargo of soya beans. She was owned by...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th January 2018, 18:47
Replies: 87
Views: 31,258
Posted By freddythefrog
Riversdaleneill

Hello Neill
As Tony has said GRTP is the call sign of ship St.Merriel.
I used to have a 16mhz daily sched with GRTP as my best mate
and best man was on her at the time as R/O, he was seconded to...
Forum: The Radio Room 30th December 2017, 21:51
Replies: 4
Views: 1,049
Posted By freddythefrog
fort perch rock

Hello Nigel
Unfortunately FPR radio museum is not there any more.
The volunteers who were there UNPAID I might add were being asked to give 250 quid a month for being able to stay there with radio...
Forum: The Radio Room 24th December 2017, 20:30
Replies: 76
Views: 13,482
Posted By freddythefrog
Hello Lucy

Now that sounds a bit of better news and hopefully will posibly
have a good outcome after the xmas holidays.
Keep up the good work! Tnx lucy
73's de ftf
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2017, 23:10
Replies: 76
Views: 13,482
Posted By freddythefrog
Hello Lucy and Stan Nice to hear the latest on...

Hello Lucy and Stan
Nice to hear the latest on the Planet saga.
Good luck to Alan Roberts in his quest to get his PLANET LIGHTSHIP BACK TO LIVERPOOL
73,s de ftf
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd November 2017, 19:12
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By freddythefrog
Larry Bennet

Hyer Larry
Most of the radio gear from Fort Perch Rock marine radio museum went to the internalfire museum in Wales, also some went to a guy named John in Malta who was trying to resurrect some...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st October 2017, 20:37
Replies: 21
Views: 2,184
Posted By freddythefrog
Larry

Hyer Larry
Well done for getting a GKA presence on the internet again
keep up the good work in getting the site going again.
Cheers 73.s de ftf
Forum: The Radio Room 14th October 2017, 23:05
Replies: 24
Views: 2,227
Posted By freddythefrog
Hyer David Minaalahmadi, that picture reminds...

Hyer David
Minaalahmadi, that picture reminds me it was there I had my 21st birthday
on Border Terrier/MSDL, unfortunately only drinking cocao cola!!
Made up for it in Japan though with plenty...
Forum: The Radio Room 10th October 2017, 21:49
Replies: 76
Views: 13,482
Posted By freddythefrog
Planet lightship

Many thanks to Bob and RHP for kind comments.
We too hope to see Planet back in Liverpool----some day!!
Cheers 73.s de ftf
Forum: The Radio Room 7th October 2017, 18:19
Replies: 76
Views: 13,482
Posted By freddythefrog
Planet lightship

Hello Bob
I assume you already know that Planet was towed away and is now in Sharpness docks.
The owner Alan Roberts is taking legal action against 4 or 5 of the people from Canal and river trust...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd August 2017, 22:14
Replies: 471
Views: 60,240
Posted By freddythefrog
Nice to hear SDJ again after so many years...

Nice to hear SDJ again after so many years Finbar.
Great stuff!
cheers 73.s de ftf
Forum: The Radio Room 27th July 2017, 21:39
Replies: 11
Views: 3,310
Posted By freddythefrog
Harry Nicholson

Hello Harry the difference between 2nd and 1st class PMG certs was that the 2 exam papers for 1st class was a 75% pass mark in technical electricity and radio communication where as for 2nd class was...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th June 2017, 22:27
Replies: 76
Views: 13,482
Posted By freddythefrog
Planet Lightship

Hyer Lucy
Very pleased to see Planet owner Alan Roberts has managed to get a Solicitor on a no win--no fee basis.
I certainly hope the C and RT get their just deserts and that Planet can be brought...
Forum: The Radio Room 30th May 2017, 23:16
Replies: 76
Views: 13,482
Posted By freddythefrog
Planet Lightship

This sale of Planet Lightship for 12.5K is a joke!
Cand RT knew the scrap price of approx 70k, so why did they as a so called Bunch of business men sell for 12.5K and therefore lose around
58K!!!...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th March 2017, 20:43
Replies: 76
Views: 13,482
Posted By freddythefrog
Hyer Lucy Thanks for keeping up the information...

Hyer Lucy
Thanks for keeping up the information regarding PLANET lightship.
If you or anyone else with a wish to try and help out ref the ligthtship
Vs C and RT Please have a look at COMPANIES...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th February 2017, 20:29
Replies: 471
Views: 60,240
Posted By freddythefrog
Seaforth Radio Station GLV

Hello Finbar
Ref your map of 1920 with Seaforth Radio GLV shows as being
just around the corner from the Seaforth container terminal only a few yards from the dock fence.
Have been down there...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th October 2016, 20:35
Replies: 34
Views: 4,707
Posted By freddythefrog
Hello John I have sent you a PM ref the JRC EM...

Hello John
I have sent you a PM ref the JRC EM TX
73.s de freddythefrog
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