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Forum: The Radio Room 28th July 2019, 20:48
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By GBXZ
Worldspan ?

Worldspan ?
Forum: The Radio Room 25th June 2019, 20:47
Replies: 23
Views: 1,576
Posted By GBXZ
SDR radar. Kelvin Hughes.

SDR radar.
Kelvin Hughes.
Forum: The Radio Room 14th December 2018, 18:09
Replies: 25
Views: 2,547
Posted By GBXZ
“Now try the other foot” Christmas cracker joke...

“Now try the other foot”
Christmas cracker joke !
Forum: The Radio Room 5th March 2018, 19:49
Replies: 21
Views: 2,451
Posted By GBXZ
Distant memory. Was the ships callsign and...

Distant memory.
Was the ships callsign and morse characters engraved on a plate attached to control panel ?
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 17th February 2018, 20:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,790
Posted By GBXZ
Ships Of The Royal Navy (pub 1941) lists her...

Ships Of The Royal Navy (pub 1941) lists her speed as 14 knots.
Forum: The Radio Room 21st September 2017, 21:49
Replies: 67
Views: 4,770
Posted By GBXZ
Can anyone recall signing the Official Secrets...

Can anyone recall signing the Official Secrets Act when they received their tickets ?
Forum: The Radio Room 15th July 2017, 20:38
Replies: 60
Views: 6,434
Posted By GBXZ
I passed my RAE at Riversdale in 1966 at the same...

I passed my RAE at Riversdale in 1966 at the same time as the PMG. The (excellent) lecturers pushed the RAE as a good learning step, and we built a station using kit sets - Heathkit if I remember.The...
Forum: The Radio Room 16th May 2017, 20:52
Replies: 25
Views: 2,099
Posted By GBXZ
Recognise the morse key, ex RN.

Recognise the morse key, ex RN.
Forum: The Radio Room 9th February 2017, 18:25
Replies: 54
Views: 4,889
Posted By GBXZ
BBROYGBVGW GSN I seem to remember that GSN -...

BBROYGBVGW GSN
I seem to remember that GSN - Gold, Silver, no colour, was the tolerance ?
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd December 2016, 18:38
Replies: 36
Views: 4,255
Posted By GBXZ
A safe and happy Christmas and New Year to all SN...

A safe and happy Christmas and New Year to all SN members, remembering those who are at sea.
GBXZ
Forum: The Radio Room 24th October 2016, 20:58
Replies: 51
Views: 4,956
Posted By GBXZ
Interesting picture of the ops room David, but...

Interesting picture of the ops room David, but why are the clocks not marked with silence periods ?

Reds
Forum: The Radio Room 9th October 2016, 19:47
Replies: 51
Views: 4,956
Posted By GBXZ
Would this, or could this set connect to the PO...

Would this, or could this set connect to the PO landline at the coast station ?
Forum: The Radio Room 7th October 2016, 19:36
Replies: 51
Views: 4,956
Posted By GBXZ
Where’s the ashtray ?

Where’s the ashtray ?
Forum: Royal Fleet Auxiliary 7th August 2016, 06:50
Replies: 17
Views: 3,379
Posted By GBXZ
There were two Stena’s The Stena Seaspread...

There were two Stena’s

The Stena Seaspread was chartered in 1982 and used at first as a forward repair ship in the Falklands. The MOD were impressed and purchased her sister ship Stena Inspector,...
Forum: Royal Navy 28th July 2016, 20:59
Replies: 13
Views: 2,120
Posted By GBXZ
Thank you Scatari There we “Trophy” bits of the...

Thank you Scatari
There we “Trophy” bits of the conning tower on Grey Rover.

Regards
Forum: Royal Navy 23rd July 2016, 06:05
Replies: 13
Views: 2,120
Posted By GBXZ
A similar event happened around 1974 with RFA...

A similar event happened around 1974 with RFA Grey Rover and the Canadian submarine HMCS Okenagan. Grey Rover was the target “mouse” off Faslane and the Okenagan was under training. Rover class had a...
Forum: The Radio Room 11th June 2016, 21:51
Replies: 67
Views: 5,691
Posted By GBXZ
Worldspan The USN/US Marine Corps had...

Worldspan
The USN/US Marine Corps had directional log-periodic HF antennas installed on their command ships, as these were converted aircraft carriers they the space to do so !
We often saw...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th May 2016, 20:35
Replies: 3
Views: 1,646
Posted By GBXZ
100 quid ? tell him he’s dreaming......

100 quid ? tell him he’s dreaming......
Forum: The Radio Room 26th May 2016, 09:55
Replies: 471
Views: 62,759
Posted By GBXZ
Hello Finbar A long and informative thread many...

Hello Finbar
A long and informative thread many thanks. Your last entry was the most interesting to me. My first ship with Mimco Liverpool was also the Moss Hutchinson's MV Tabor, six weeks...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th March 2016, 22:04
Replies: 77
Views: 8,855
Posted By GBXZ
As for sending hundreds of groups I never used...

As for sending hundreds of groups I never used anything else but an up and downer for sending the daily output of a KL-7's five letter groups. One of the longest messages I sent was in the region of...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th February 2016, 18:54
Replies: 234
Views: 47,580
Posted By GBXZ
In 1970 we were copying the Naval morse broadcast...

In 1970 we were copying the Naval morse broadcast from ZSL with traffic routed from Comcen Whitehall. Cannot re-call whether we cleared ship-shore to ZSL.

Rgds
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd December 2015, 18:41
Replies: 2
Views: 867
Posted By GBXZ
I remember Mr Griffiths, he was I think ex...

I remember Mr Griffiths,
he was I think ex RAF, he once gave us a lecture on DF, and the relationship between the RO and the aircraft navigator, it ended with the navigator giving a two fingered...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th September 2015, 05:41
Replies: 52
Views: 8,210
Posted By GBXZ
What was the reason for the BBC shifting the...

What was the reason for the BBC shifting the radio four frequency from 200Kc/s to 198Kc/s ?
Forum: The Radio Room 24th July 2015, 06:26
Replies: 112
Views: 16,065
Posted By GBXZ
Posh R/Os in the P&O eh? That sort of implies...

Posh R/Os in the P&O eh? That sort of implies posh Engineers.
Forum: The Radio Room 1st May 2015, 22:48
Replies: 112
Views: 16,065
Posted By GBXZ
Looking back I do not seem to remember or recall...

Looking back I do not seem to remember or recall any advice from Riversdale as to where or who you could or should work for. I and a few others were sent to Mimco in Pall Mall and that was that. ...
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