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Search: Posts Made By: Varley
Forum: The Radio Room Yesterday, 14:16
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By Varley
I think it more likely to be on the Bridge...

I think it more likely to be on the Bridge Michael and I will have sailed with one at least in the same family as I guess will you. I also have a Citizen TXS-5S in recovered to working but not set to...
Forum: The Radio Room Yesterday, 10:57
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By Varley
Electolytics go 'dry' as well as being a long...

Electolytics go 'dry' as well as being a long time without the amperic dribble that maintains the film of electrolyte.

I was puzzled for a long time (not a pre-pun) when the Seiko QC-6MS, an Ebay...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th August 2019, 09:51
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By Varley
In the recent case inappropriate. I was...

In the recent case inappropriate. I was juxtaposing a failure to call Bum Island with an unauthorised one at Bun Island.
Forum: The Radio Room 17th August 2019, 10:29
Replies: 23
Views: 1,257
Posted By Varley
'Anchored in the lee of bum Island' - I included...

'Anchored in the lee of bum Island' - I included this in a 'telegram' to a wedding party aboard a Celebrity ship recently. The party were not seafarers and I expected the ship's staff to be able to...
Forum: Say Hello 14th August 2019, 19:11
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By Varley
Hello Tyros. What did/do you dob that brings you...

Hello Tyros. What did/do you dob that brings you here?
Forum: Say Hello 14th August 2019, 18:23
Replies: 3
Views: 276
Posted By Varley
See Clydeships.co.uk listed there and as scrapped...

See Clydeships.co.uk listed there and as scrapped in 1986 as Kampos.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 17:27
Replies: 299
Views: 24,951
Posted By Varley
I won't say I trail however I am in the guard's...

I won't say I trail however I am in the guard's van ready to apply the brakes. I certainly view connection of the ship with less regulated 'stations' ashore with equal concern. Remote control must...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 13:31
Replies: 299
Views: 24,951
Posted By Varley
And devoutly to be wished!

And devoutly to be wished!
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 13:20
Replies: 299
Views: 24,951
Posted By Varley
You are all being too hard on technology. It is...

You are all being too hard on technology. It is not the technology but the inadequate application of it We cannot do DP with DPOs a combinator controls. WE cannot control a super low speed engine...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 13:03
Replies: 299
Views: 24,951
Posted By Varley
The specification is king however by the time the...

The specification is king however by the time the working spec is produced the contract spec., based on an outline from which little detail can be determined, has already been set in concrete - with...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th August 2019, 23:57
Replies: 37
Views: 1,864
Posted By Varley
Apple will tell you that is impotato.

Apple will tell you that is impotato.
Forum: The Radio Room 8th August 2019, 10:39
Replies: 37
Views: 1,864
Posted By Varley
I know there were a lot of Irish in Macaroni Ron...

I know there were a lot of Irish in Macaroni Ron but I didn't realise Chelmsford had had to impose a potato limit.

(Weren't the allocated frequencies licensed according to whether you were a high...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd August 2019, 18:34
Replies: 42
Views: 3,171
Posted By Varley
A Korean would not have needed any of the cues...

A Korean would not have needed any of the cues that H&W got chief! I on ly included them to ensure we did not get a direct but geared up or even insanely geared (Renk Conspeed) contraption....
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 2nd August 2019, 10:11
Replies: 42
Views: 3,171
Posted By Varley
I've been to repair there but not sailed on one...

I've been to repair there but not sailed on one of theirs. Only those already done with work can live off nostalgia and hot air. In respect of shipbuilding it has to be recognised that the excellence...
Forum: Say Hello 28th July 2019, 01:29
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Posted By Varley
Welcome Hellas. Don't mind us. Pleased to see a...

Welcome Hellas. Don't mind us. Pleased to see a European still employed below.
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th July 2019, 09:35
Replies: 73
Views: 5,142
Posted By Varley
Is 'Send a gumboot' the genteel American for...

Is 'Send a gumboot' the genteel American for 'kick-*rse'?
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd July 2019, 09:59
Replies: 26
Views: 1,915
Posted By Varley
I don't think DSC is banned for commercial or...

I don't think DSC is banned for commercial or intership non-safety related calls. It is just that the DSC facilities for distress and safety traffic must be dedicated.

(Any ticketed responses?)
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 20th July 2019, 10:59
Replies: 73
Views: 5,142
Posted By Varley
It is not wringing of hands and appealing to...

It is not wringing of hands and appealing to one's shaman of choice that will help them but governors that are prepared to protect our supply lines, the minimum expectation of the taxpayer. Self...
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 17:40
Replies: 52
Views: 4,220
Posted By Varley
I didn't think you were Turkish, E-S, and here...

I didn't think you were Turkish, E-S, and here you have given the lie to being young.

Written stuff for R/O was a relative breeze after failing A levels, as was fixing the faulted gear (although...
Forum: The Bridge 16th July 2019, 09:34
Replies: 52
Views: 4,220
Posted By Varley
Perhaps they had tasted his fare?

Perhaps they had tasted his fare?
Forum: The Bridge 15th July 2019, 10:51
Replies: 52
Views: 4,220
Posted By Varley
I am impressed E-S is agreeing with you Stephen...

I am impressed E-S is agreeing with you Stephen although asking you for you data suggest he is bound on plagiarising.

Of course you are both wrong, despite my allegiances to Glasgow, Saudi Shields...
Forum: Say Hello 14th July 2019, 12:54
Replies: 16
Views: 1,236
Posted By Varley
In the interests of fairness Barrie I think you...

In the interests of fairness Barrie I think you should clarify that we the members remain cantankerous and unimproved (probably unimprovable) but 'The Site' in techy terms has enjoyed more...
Forum: Say Hello 13th July 2019, 17:10
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Varley
Indeed, Barrie. my favourite actress, Margaret...

Indeed, Barrie. my favourite actress, Margaret Rutherford! I also saw it on stage not so long ago in London with Angela Lansbury (sorry Dame Angela). Also marvelous. My Sister in Law does not...
Forum: Say Hello 13th July 2019, 16:24
Replies: 4
Views: 260
Posted By Varley
Were you/Are you also BlythSpirit, no space?

Were you/Are you also BlythSpirit, no space?
Forum: The Radio Room 12th July 2019, 00:25
Replies: 15
Views: 1,232
Posted By Varley
That looks in cracking condition.

That looks in cracking condition.
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