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Search: Posts Made By: lagerstedt
Forum: Royal Navy 6th March 2017, 07:37
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By lagerstedt
Hms tartar

Today I visited my sister in law and her partner and noticed on the wall of the lounge a photo and two certificates, both signed by the Officer in Charge of the Home Fleet. Given to him because of a...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th February 2017, 23:55
Replies: 126
Views: 9,867
Posted By lagerstedt
Thanks for the replies. #85...

Thanks for the replies. #85 (https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=85) the best, I'm like that most days. The open areial wire I used was hard drawn copper with sizes...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th February 2017, 03:18
Replies: 126
Views: 9,867
Posted By lagerstedt
Thanks for replies. During my time with the New...

Thanks for replies. During my time with the New Zealad Post Office, we had a few problems in coastal areas with salt water spray build up on insulators. This caused leakage to earth and caused noise...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th February 2017, 08:33
Replies: 126
Views: 9,867
Posted By lagerstedt
Lowering of ships antennas etc

A question from someone who should know the answer. Who had the job of lowering and replacing radio antenna wires etc when along side and when cargo working with shore side cranes? When working on...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 26th September 2016, 07:28
Replies: 13
Views: 3,337
Posted By lagerstedt
I went on to google uk and and it stated the web...

I went on to google uk and and it stated the web site had been set up incorrectly by the web site owner.

Blair Lagerstedt
NZ
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 21st September 2016, 05:52
Replies: 13
Views: 3,337
Posted By lagerstedt
Ive tried it and also got blocked. It says the...

Ive tried it and also got blocked. It says the the firewall (sucuri) between nz and the rest of the world blocked us because of a treat to there system. You can seen the admin a fault notice and they...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 17th September 2016, 20:42
Replies: 16
Views: 2,337
Posted By lagerstedt
I often wonder what the survival rate, or % of...

I often wonder what the survival rate, or % of persons on board, in this case 6000 plus passengers and 2000 plus crew would be if there was a need for a mass evactuation or abandon ship requirement...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 30th August 2016, 03:50
Replies: 30
Views: 2,839
Posted By lagerstedt
With regard to #20. I have enough problems with...

With regard to #20. I have enough problems with one wife. Two additional wives --- no thanks

Regards
Blair Lagerstedt
NZ
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th July 2016, 04:46
Replies: 7
Views: 1,271
Posted By lagerstedt
Did have a Master or were you a Master like this one? I hope not.

Cruelty On Board Ship

(From the Shipping and Mercantile Gazette.)

Central Criminal Court, July 8, (1846)

Mr William Graham, master of the ship Grange, from Sydney, was charges with...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th June 2016, 10:45
Replies: 22
Views: 3,225
Posted By lagerstedt
The circuit starts at the antenna input, goes...

The circuit starts at the antenna input, goes through a series of resistors and capacitors which are earthed, a inline coil that has two capacitors in parrallel and a resistor to earth connected...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th June 2016, 09:42
Replies: 22
Views: 3,225
Posted By lagerstedt
Just a small note re #9 and the FT 101. I operate...

Just a small note re #9 and the FT 101. I operate a FT101EE as my ham radio base station (ZL2BFO). Had a look at the manual and circuit daigram and they have the following notes. The lamp is rated at...
Forum: Bank Line 6th June 2016, 08:32
Replies: 52
Views: 5,462
Posted By lagerstedt
Just had a look at the photo, maybe you could...

Just had a look at the photo, maybe you could call it "Good Catering Crew Needed"

Regards
Blair Lagerstedt
NZ
Forum: The Radio Room 16th October 2015, 08:33
Replies: 0
Views: 665
Posted By lagerstedt
Rusting Radio Mast For Chop

New Zealand's second tallest structure the 220 metre Radio New Zealand AM broadcasting tower, located at Titahi Bay, Porirua (Auckland's Sky Tower being the tallest at 338 metres) and it's 50 metre...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 24th June 2015, 08:44
Replies: 1
Views: 697
Posted By lagerstedt
If my memory serves me correctly while in command...

If my memory serves me correctly while in command of a seagoing vessel in the "Chatham Rise" area he got into a spot of bother with high command over an incident with a Russian vessel. Cannot...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th March 2015, 09:12
Replies: 31
Views: 6,671
Posted By lagerstedt
Hi there The book in #30 (published 2010) is...

Hi there
The book in #30 (published 2010) is the one I got from a second hand bookstore for NZ$5.00. Might look for the newer one. From newspaper report here in NZ, the NZ equivalent has been...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th March 2015, 11:14
Replies: 31
Views: 6,671
Posted By lagerstedt
Thanks for all your comments. Some of the reply's...

Thanks for all your comments. Some of the reply's have been interesting as they have lead me to looking up other info ie some of the antenna farms. As stated above I have a Ham Radio License and are...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th March 2015, 00:28
Replies: 31
Views: 6,671
Posted By lagerstedt
What was or is the objective of the tread. As I...

What was or is the objective of the tread. As I have said I am reading a book about the GCHQ and given that MN shipping carried RO's for many decades I was wondering if any RO,s had been approached...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th March 2015, 07:34
Replies: 31
Views: 6,671
Posted By lagerstedt
In answer to Pat's question "Who operated the...

In answer to Pat's question "Who operated the stations". From my reading the field operators came from the Army, Navy and Air force. The code breakers during the 40's through 60's appeared to be from...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th March 2015, 03:55
Replies: 31
Views: 6,671
Posted By lagerstedt
With regards to Pat's comments the numbers were a...

With regards to Pat's comments the numbers were a form of coding and were called "One Page Codes". These numbers were written on a page or pages if it were a long text. The numbering sequence was...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th March 2015, 03:32
Replies: 31
Views: 6,671
Posted By lagerstedt
Thanks for the responses. The one on Cyprus was...

Thanks for the responses. The one on Cyprus was to be close down during the 1970's because of the UK's financial problems. That changed when the USA advised that they had very little monitoring...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 15th March 2015, 07:11
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By lagerstedt
Thanks for the info. I remember a long time ago...

Thanks for the info. I remember a long time ago there was a tread in SN about some fishing vessels engaged in these activities. Don't seem to be able to find the thread. I'll keep trying. These...
Forum: Fishing Vessels 15th March 2015, 03:17
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By lagerstedt
Question Fishing vessel "EGER" and three others sorry no names

You may have seen a thread I put on the Radio Section about Government Listening Stations and that I am reading a book to do with GCHQ. The fishing EGER is mentioned.The vessel was operated by a...
Forum: The Radio Room 8th March 2015, 08:22
Replies: 31
Views: 6,671
Posted By lagerstedt
Government Radio Listening Stations

I reached the retirement age some time ago however I have decided to carry on working until I have completed 50 years in the workforce (this Christmas coming) and when I am not going to work I have...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th April 2014, 05:13
Replies: 102
Views: 14,486
Posted By lagerstedt
NZ morse test for Ham Radio Licence

When I went for my Ham Licence in the early eighties there were 3 grades - grade three - no morse and restricted bands - grade two morse test -I think it was 10 or 12 words per min and usage of all...
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 18th October 2010, 08:00
Replies: 40
Views: 4,785
Posted By lagerstedt
Interesting Subject. Some time ago I read a note...

Interesting Subject. Some time ago I read a note on the webpage of "The Company Of Master Mariners" UK that someone from one of the UK places of learning was doing a study on this very subject and...
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