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Forum: The Radio Room 23rd September 2018, 13:37
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Posted By jimg0nxx
When I was into Amateur Radio worked all round...

When I was into Amateur Radio worked all round the world on Top Band (around 1830KHz) using Greyline. The furthest I worked was Auckland Island, SSW of New Zealand which is about as close to my...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th October 2017, 11:36
Replies: 471
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Posted By jimg0nxx
Over many years I have used side swipers, bugs...

Over many years I have used side swipers, bugs and electronic keys. I would say both stations were using bugs or possibly side swipers, definitely not electronic. Agree both ops were sending rubbish...
Forum: The Radio Room 12th March 2017, 11:30
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
I can only recollect working ZBP on MF i.e....

I can only recollect working ZBP on MF i.e. calling on 500 Khz and changing to his and ship working frequencies. I think there was point to point working from Pitcairn(probably to NZ) and assume...
Forum: The Radio Room 8th March 2017, 10:14
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
Must have worked Tom Christian(Pitcairn R/O) many...

Must have worked Tom Christian(Pitcairn R/O) many times whilst he was using that transmitter. I think he called every ship that was passing asking for a bag of flour, usually as a pretext to get...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd May 2016, 10:16
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
I sailed in two ships with GF callsigns...

I sailed in two ships with GF callsigns Colina/GFXA of Donaldsons built 1960 and Irish Wasa/GFMH former Sheaf Wear of Salens/Souters built I believe 1959. Both had long become razor blades by the...
Forum: The Radio Room 30th December 2015, 22:43
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
I vaguely recollect working pilot vessel/vessels...

I vaguely recollect working pilot vessel/vessels on 500 on the Indian Coast.
Jim
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2015, 18:12
Replies: 471
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Posted By jimg0nxx
Thanks Neil, wish I had kept some now. Jim

Thanks Neil, wish I had kept some now.
Jim
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2015, 16:16
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
Think Halifax was VCS and VAR was St Johns Nfld,...

Think Halifax was VCS and VAR was St Johns Nfld, maybe Neil can confirm. Refernce the DX on 500 kHz, I used to hear all of those mentioned plus Europe and Middle East whilst on watch overnight on the...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2015, 13:13
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
Neil, Thanks for the correction. Jim

Neil,
Thanks for the correction.
Jim
Forum: The Radio Room 13th December 2015, 12:08
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
Finbar, Thanks for these recordings, brings...

Finbar,
Thanks for these recordings, brings back memories.
I think VCG was Grindstone Island in the Gulf of St Lawrence. I once spent some time stuck in the ice near there, with a large hole in the...
Forum: The Radio Room 30th November 2015, 13:27
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
That seems a reasonable assumption. In the...

That seems a reasonable assumption. In the sixties the only European station I recollect above 500 Kc/s was IAR on 516 Kc/s.
Forum: The Radio Room 29th November 2015, 23:56
Replies: 471
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Posted By jimg0nxx
Holland you did hear r used as a decimal, XXX de...

Holland you did hear r used as a decimal, XXX de IPB info nr 1 qsw 514r5.

EAL announced tfc list qsw 446.5 using full decimal in morse.
Forum: The Radio Room 17th August 2015, 09:26
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
P3 is a call sign issued by Cyprus.

P3 is a call sign issued by Cyprus.
Forum: The Radio Room 6th August 2015, 09:10
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
Thanks Finbar, I knew the change was post war and...

Thanks Finbar, I knew the change was post war and just googled to confirm (the mighty google gets it wrong again).
Forum: The Radio Room 5th August 2015, 22:13
Replies: 471
Views: 62,867
Posted By jimg0nxx
Ron, I googled Malinhead Radio EJM and the...

Ron, I googled Malinhead Radio EJM and the following webpage gives the date of callsign change as 1951:-
http://www.maritimeradio.pro/ireland/ejm.htm
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