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Search: Posts Made By: Alan Couchman
Forum: The Radio Room 7th August 2019, 23:38
Replies: 30
Views: 3,646
Posted By Alan Couchman
Hi Worldspan - you are very welcome. The NOTAM...

Hi Worldspan - you are very welcome. The NOTAM document I quoted above is also very interesting. All the best, Alan
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd July 2019, 23:36
Replies: 26
Views: 2,537
Posted By Alan Couchman
Hi Roger. A listing of all the British MF...

Hi Roger. A listing of all the British MF frequency allocations is given here: Wireless World, May 1953: https://www.americanradiohistory.com/Archive-Wireless-World/50s/Wireless-World-1953-05.pdf, on...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st May 2019, 23:11
Replies: 30
Views: 3,646
Posted By Alan Couchman
Seems that the callsign for Birdlip was MVB: see...

Seems that the callsign for Birdlip was MVB: see page 15 of NOTAM doc:https://atchistory.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/notam-105-1947-uk-telecommuncations-services.pdf . This gives frequencies and call...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2019, 23:36
Replies: 23
Views: 2,242
Posted By Alan Couchman
Hi Worldspan, An interesting and detailed...

Hi Worldspan,

An interesting and detailed article here on use of morse by British police in 400KHz and 2MHz bands in the 20's and 30's. All the best....
Forum: The Radio Room 9th February 2019, 14:57
Replies: 30
Views: 3,646
Posted By Alan Couchman
In. the '40's and early '50's, long wave was...

In. the '40's and early '50's, long wave was certainly used for aircraft communications. This used morse, with the calling and distress frequency being 333KHz. See...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th February 2018, 22:23
Replies: 2
Views: 1,361
Posted By Alan Couchman
The Doric was actually built in 1923. Callsign...

The Doric was actually built in 1923. Callsign GJTP. Full information is given in the LLoyds Register digitised by PortCities, Southampton through their Plimsoll Ship Data project: see:...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th July 2015, 22:22
Replies: 11
Views: 2,866
Posted By Alan Couchman
2241, 2246 and 2301KHz used to be used a lot for...

2241, 2246 and 2301KHz used to be used a lot for ship to ship working in the 1960's around the Thames estuary area.

Thought the band was now quiet, but 2306 evidently still in use:...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th November 2014, 11:29
Replies: 32
Views: 13,740
Posted By Alan Couchman
GJTN Pendeen

Seems that GJTN is the Pendeen: see http://www.plimsollshipdata.org/pdffile.php?name=34b0657.pdf
Forum: The Radio Room 6th March 2010, 22:31
Replies: 161
Views: 24,603
Posted By Alan Couchman
Hi Troppo, Yes it has - check with the ITU:...

Hi Troppo,

Yes it has - check with the ITU: http://www.itu.int/cgi-bin/htsh/mars/ship_search.sh

LOREM: MMMM4
SOPHIE LOUISE OF PORTSMOUTH: MMMM9
THUMBELINA: MMMM5
WEIR MIST: MMMM2

All the...
Forum: The Radio Room 6th July 2007, 23:34
Replies: 37
Views: 10,070
Posted By Alan Couchman
Hi Trevorw, Have a look at sections 3 & 4,...

Hi Trevorw,

Have a look at sections 3 & 4, of the document in website

http://www.jcs.mil/j6/cceb/acps/ACP113AFCh3.pdf

This provides collective call signs for miltary naval usage. It contains...
Forum: Ship Research 6th July 2007, 22:25
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By Alan Couchman
Hi Sparkie2182, Many thanks for your reply...

Hi Sparkie2182,

Many thanks for your reply to my question about the ship with call sign GNDA. You suggested the b.i. Uganda.

I did a search and found: On website:
...
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2007, 23:40
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By Alan Couchman
Hi sparkie2182, Many thanks for such a quick...

Hi sparkie2182,

Many thanks for such a quick reply. I'll try b.i. uganda on Google and see what comes up.

I have a fascination with ship call signs (how much more of an "anorak" can you get)....
Forum: Ship Research 5th July 2007, 20:43
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By Alan Couchman
Question Ship's Call Sign

Could anybody tell me which ship had the call sign GNDA (in the mid 1960's)? All the best.

Alan C
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