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Forum: The Radio Room 16th March 2019, 18:13
Replies: 23
Views: 1,872
Posted By 31552
zello

https://zello.com/ works just fine.

There are other, similar apps...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th March 2018, 19:02
Replies: 160
Views: 29,874
Posted By 31552
Many Thanks Ron, I knew "some" of that but it's...

Many Thanks Ron, I knew "some" of that but it's nice to get the "full gen"

Interesting tale about the choice of power supply... I can't think of any reason why the 3 phase was chosen over 1...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th March 2018, 22:00
Replies: 160
Views: 29,874
Posted By 31552
you're Welcome Adrian Peter

you're Welcome Adrian

Peter
Forum: The Radio Room 17th March 2018, 21:58
Replies: 160
Views: 29,874
Posted By 31552
IIRC crusader was a mid-late 60s design ...

IIRC crusader was a mid-late 60s design conqueror/commandant arrived 73 or 74ish when Marconi managed to do a synthesised drive stage.

Peter 31552
Forum: The Radio Room 17th March 2018, 08:31
Replies: 160
Views: 29,874
Posted By 31552
pa valves

3 x QY4-400 tetrodes in parallel iirc

hth

Peter 31552
Forum: The Radio Room 21st January 2017, 17:57
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By 31552
Marconi-Lifeguard-N for Sale on E-bay

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Marconi-Lifeguard-N-Marine-Communication-Equipment-/162356736180?hash=item25cd3730b4:g:-6wAAOSw2xRYeLsu#viTabs_0

Anyone want a nostalgia trip; price currenly about 12...
Forum: The Radio Room 7th April 2016, 21:43
Replies: 60
Views: 9,418
Posted By 31552
Wow just found this comment. Yes 1979, of...

Wow just found this comment. Yes 1979, of course; My Typing was reasonable; which was probably just as well.

I am ambidextrous in neither hand... "hard to read" was a very charatable...
Forum: The Radio Room 5th July 2014, 18:31
Replies: 70
Views: 12,103
Posted By 31552
The Blue one. Orange was the previous issue ISTR....

The Blue one. Orange was the previous issue ISTR.

Its certainly not as tatty as my own one; mostly sellotape now.
Forum: The Radio Room 4th July 2014, 22:41
Replies: 70
Views: 12,103
Posted By 31552
try this link ...

try this link


https://archive.org/details/HandbookForRadioOperators

1975 edition

links to the downloadable content at top left of page
Forum: The Radio Room 11th April 2012, 22:45
Replies: 4
Views: 2,203
Posted By 31552
forgot a comment Station up and running...

forgot a comment


Station up and running H8 but will be H24 Friday 13th through Monday 16th due to us op's having to work for a living. Antenna work being completed at the moment.

Nice web...
Forum: Nautical Colleges 20th September 2011, 20:58
Replies: 1
Views: 2,802
Posted By 31552
Memories

Class of 1976 MRRT

I moved into the accomodation block in April 1977 when the builders were still in and used to travel to and from on the bus back to the old college mornings and evenings..
...
Forum: The Radio Room 9th August 2010, 23:54
Replies: 420
Views: 81,765
Posted By 31552
Eric was there for all of my 3 years... he used...

Eric was there for all of my 3 years... he used to disappear off to Calmac in the summer to keep up his ticket.

A very nice guy but there was no messing around in his lectures.

Chalky White, on...
Forum: The Radio Room 9th August 2010, 23:44
Replies: 420
Views: 81,765
Posted By 31552
Fred Seagoon LLoyd

Fred was never a sparks but spent some time on an island in the persian gulf possibly a decca installation (its a long time ago (MRRT 1976-9)) He was very friendly with the Iranian students in our...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd August 2010, 20:02
Replies: 60
Views: 9,418
Posted By 31552
Actually, some days I feel that old... :-( ...

Actually, some days I feel that old... :-(

One finger on a good day... I think I'm unidextrous... and a leftie too. Fortunately I never had the QLF problem....

Peter
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd August 2010, 01:16
Replies: 60
Views: 9,418
Posted By 31552
Same for me at Leith. When some one asked why...

Same for me at Leith. When some one asked why (there's always one isn't there?) Fred (Seagoon) Lloyd said that there would be valves at sea for years to come as Owners were renowned for not...
Forum: The Radio Room 3rd August 2010, 01:07
Replies: 60
Views: 9,418
Posted By 31552
MT/1676 issued 29 Aug 1979 signed by J...

MT/1676 issued 29 Aug 1979

signed by J Godfrey (looks like)

Upgraded Authority to operate

NM/1676 dated 19 August 1885
to include Ship Earth Stations
Forum: The Radio Room 25th July 2010, 09:10
Replies: 91
Views: 10,573
Posted By 31552
Rumour had it an Apprentice had to be...

Rumour had it an Apprentice had to be "sacrificed" to it at the beginning of each voyage; in order for it to perform.

Peter
Forum: The Radio Room 25th July 2010, 09:08
Replies: 91
Views: 10,573
Posted By 31552
Thanks! I definitely need a memory upgrade. ...

Thanks! I definitely need a memory upgrade.

Peter
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd July 2010, 21:10
Replies: 91
Views: 10,573
Posted By 31552
Equipment: I had to look it up... Must have...

Equipment:

I had to look it up... Must have a memory fault :-)

Radiolocator 12 (my favourite and on which I passed).

3 faults (one of which wasn't part of the exam ( I was told...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th June 2010, 22:29
Replies: 91
Views: 10,573
Posted By 31552
No 7795 issued 24 September 1979 from Leith...

No 7795 issued 24 September 1979 from Leith Nautical College 1976 to 1979 (MRRT course)

Peter
Forum: The Radio Room 19th September 2009, 22:48
Replies: 89
Views: 9,009
Posted By 31552
Yes 631 plus postage.. crazy? but then its...

Yes 631 plus postage.. crazy? but then its probably a one-off

How can you price nostalgia?

I use a GPO pattern 1036A which is the smoothest key I have ever tried; and they go for peanuts on...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th September 2009, 20:25
Replies: 89
Views: 9,009
Posted By 31552
sold finally for 631 (not to me) but a...

sold finally for 631 (not to me) but a marvelous piece of kit.

Made to last...

Peter
Forum: The Radio Room 28th November 2008, 18:32
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By 31552
www.marconimanuals.com

I have just found this site and the preamble pretty much describes the majority of whats on it.

For anyone who is researching, attempting to restore old kit or just wishing to browse and/or relive...
Forum: Say Hello 30th October 2008, 00:43
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By 31552
Come aboard to join...

Hello all

Just a quick TR to announce myself to the crew

Still finding my sealegs after many moons in drydock.

This site is unbelievable.

Congratultions to all the mods who run it; and...
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