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Search: Posts Made By: Coastie
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 23rd April 2016, 03:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,575
Posted By Coastie
Hmm, it would make a good Pirate Radio Ship I...

Hmm, it would make a good Pirate Radio Ship I suppose! ;-)

What is $1 these days? 50p?
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd April 2016, 03:07
Replies: 25
Views: 2,288
Posted By Coastie
I was not exactly a great lover of his music,...

I was not exactly a great lover of his music, though it used to work well in disco's that I used to do.

However, I never knew that he was such a talented guitar player, untill I saw this: ...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd April 2016, 04:34
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
I used to have an Hitachi AM/FM tuner which used...

I used to have an Hitachi AM/FM tuner which used to sit on top of my old PYE and its output was fed into the "Gram" input of the PYE so that I could listen to "Local broadcasts" (me pirating!) with...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd April 2016, 04:27
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
I just pulled the chassis out, switched it on,...

I just pulled the chassis out, switched it on, tuned the radio to a Station which I knew the frequency of (194 Radio City, Liverpool IIRC) then arranged the string so that the pointer was in the...
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd April 2016, 04:23
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
It's pick up only, so, as yet, no.

It's pick up only, so, as yet, no.
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd April 2016, 04:22
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Trawlers! Strangely enough!! On a night watch...

Trawlers! Strangely enough!! On a night watch when we had the Skanti, we'd often hear whistles from various trawlers communicating to one another in their "secret language".
Forum: The Radio Room 31st March 2016, 22:04
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Oh, I've been made aware on may occasions of how...

Oh, I've been made aware on may occasions of how dangerous electricity can be!! (Thumb)
Forum: The Radio Room 31st March 2016, 20:53
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Just DON'T bring malted milk biscuits if/when you...

Just DON'T bring malted milk biscuits if/when you visit me in YG!! (Jester)
Forum: The Radio Room 31st March 2016, 19:49
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
I've had the back off it and had the chassis out...

I've had the back off it and had the chassis out of the casing many times, even having to re string the dial once after mice got into it when we used to use it in the printing works many moons ago.
...
Forum: The Radio Room 31st March 2016, 03:08
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Hmm, good point Varley.

Hmm, good point Varley.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th March 2016, 22:03
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Many thanks John.

Many thanks John.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th March 2016, 22:02
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Yeah, yeah, that's right, talk about me behind my...

Yeah, yeah, that's right, talk about me behind my back!!(Jester)
Forum: The Radio Room 30th March 2016, 22:00
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Many times......having shaken it first, then spat...

Many times......having shaken it first, then spat in the back and banged it!!(Smoke)
Forum: The Radio Room 30th March 2016, 13:14
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Probably not. Many thanks Folks for your...

Probably not.

Many thanks Folks for your replies.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th March 2016, 13:13
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Not in the last 12 years I haven't!(Jester)

Not in the last 12 years I haven't!(Jester)
Forum: The Radio Room 30th March 2016, 01:09
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Hi John. Never thought of that, will give it a...

Hi John.
Never thought of that, will give it a try, thank you.
Forum: The Radio Room 30th March 2016, 00:12
Replies: 39
Views: 3,433
Posted By Coastie
Valve radio repair

Is there anyone on here, preferably within a decent traveling distance of Anglesey, able to repair a PYE valve radio similar to this one?
...
Forum: Say Hello 20th March 2016, 01:49
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By Coastie
Mirroring Billyboy's greeting, but from the...

Mirroring Billyboy's greeting, but from the usually sunny Isle of Anglesey.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 1st March 2016, 23:22
Replies: 3
Views: 952
Posted By Coastie
Dear Pheonoula!* It's on my Christmas playlist...

Dear Pheonoula!* It's on my Christmas playlist EVERY Christmas.

*(sp?)
Forum: The Engine Room 20th January 2016, 02:26
Replies: 61
Views: 7,097
Posted By Coastie
Umm, I might be able to read the opening article...

Umm, I might be able to read the opening article if it was changed from orange/white to black/white!
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st January 2016, 01:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,902
Posted By Coastie
I don't know how to do that, I am a computer...

I don't know how to do that, I am a computer numpty. I always make sure I download updates when I'm ready. Otherwise, I find that the computer shuts off to restart and in doing so, the Radio Station...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st January 2016, 01:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,902
Posted By Coastie
Have uploaded the latest and, for a while it...

Have uploaded the latest and, for a while it seemed to be ok, but it has started mucking around again and I am getting messages like this just now: ArgumentError: Error #1063: Argument count...
Forum: Tugs 30th December 2015, 23:49
Replies: 13
Views: 6,486
Posted By Coastie
What an unfortunate name! Either that or someone...

What an unfortunate name! Either that or someone had a sense of humour!
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 29th December 2015, 22:48
Replies: 7
Views: 1,130
Posted By Coastie
Anglesey boy made good! (Yes, I know, but we're...

Anglesey boy made good! (Yes, I know, but we're going to lay claim to him!)

R.I.P. Lemmy. Silver Machine will always be a classic.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 29th December 2015, 15:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,902
Posted By Coastie
I'll have a look later though, many thanks for...

I'll have a look later though, many thanks for your reply.
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