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Search: Posts Made By: ex ro
Forum: The Radio Room 18th December 2015, 21:19
Replies: 471
Views: 60,254
Posted By ex ro
was on the Pointsman c/s GZZL in the seventies as...

was on the Pointsman c/s GZZL in the seventies as freelance R/O was built in 1970 with Oceanspan 7 and Atalanta believe Kelvin Hughes were the radio company for these vessels did a few weeks on the...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th September 2014, 16:13
Replies: 1
Views: 1,425
Posted By ex ro
Morse heard on 9873 kHz

Just heard an Unidentified station sending 5 letter groups with accented letters on the above frequency lasted about 30 mins seemed to be working another station , was right on top of English...
Forum: The Radio Room 15th August 2014, 23:00
Replies: 101
Views: 16,218
Posted By ex ro
nicest callsign for me was John I Jacobs...

nicest callsign for me was John I Jacobs Bulkcarrier Rosewood GOST had nice basic station with Commander and Redifon R408 main rx nice ship with all metal furniture in cabins and was a good company...
Forum: The Radio Room 9th August 2014, 22:52
Replies: 101
Views: 16,218
Posted By ex ro
HI MikeGDH by coincidence was freelance R/O on mv...

HI MikeGDH by coincidence was freelance R/O on mv Chrysovalandou Dyo call sign 5B2108 regestered in Famagusta ex Jardines Eastern Trader must be one of the worst names and callsigns ever
Regards...
Forum: Ship Research 10th May 2014, 04:56
Replies: 2
Views: 840
Posted By ex ro
Sterna Nornandy /st Nicholas

I was sad to see she has been scrapped recently anyone know why ,her sister ship Stena Europe is still operating on the Fishguard to Rosslare service
Forum: The Radio Room 6th May 2014, 03:28
Replies: 34
Views: 5,968
Posted By ex ro
Unhappy (Cloud)Sailed on the ss Avalon/GLME after it was...

(Cloud)Sailed on the ss Avalon/GLME after it was converted to RoRo was a fast ship, and very comfortable with a great radioroom only problem was the stench of raw sewage that wafted from down below...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd April 2014, 21:46
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
(Thumb) No probs endure tks for the reply 73...

(Thumb)

No probs endure tks for the reply 73 Alan
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd April 2014, 21:17
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
Once again with all due respect to you I am not...

Once again with all due respect to you I am not and never have blamed anyone I am just relating to anyone who might be interested or not whatever the case may be an incident that happened to me last...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd April 2014, 12:33
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
Thanks Troppo if it wasn't so sad it would be...

Thanks Troppo if it wasn't so sad it would be funny could only happen in the Uk lol
73 Alan
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd April 2014, 15:09
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
Now you are spot on there is only test for...

Now you are spot on there is only test for foundation no other level this gives an M6 prefix, and the ability to operate on all bands with 10 watts max. As an aside last year my local club decided...
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd April 2014, 11:56
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
i am sorry to have to disagree with you but I...

i am sorry to have to disagree with you but I took the Foundation Exam in November 2012 and had to take a morse sending and receiving test there is no test for the higher levels just a basic test for...
Forum: The Radio Room 22nd April 2014, 02:45
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
Sorry with all due respect to you, this is not...

Sorry with all due respect to you, this is not about you , you have as you say already have the licence, this is about others who for whatever reason may not be as fortunate or indeed as smug as...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st April 2014, 22:43
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
That would be exactly the reason for considering...

That would be exactly the reason for considering dispensations for former r/o s the fact that the average age must now be well over 65 and it would help to preserve cw for a few more years on the...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th April 2014, 06:18
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
you can work all the bands with the foundation...

you can work all the bands with the foundation licence it is only the power levels that differ!
Forum: The Radio Room 20th April 2014, 05:37
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
It has always struck me as an absurd way of...

It has always struck me as an absurd way of rewarding greater examination achievement in terms of amateur radio by allowing more power to the operator ie Foundation licence 10 Watts Intermediate 50...
Forum: The Radio Room 18th April 2014, 21:02
Replies: 102
Views: 12,819
Posted By ex ro
I took the Foundation Licence in Nov 2012 there...

I took the Foundation Licence in Nov 2012 there was still a morse test at 5 wpm now I can go on the air with 10 watts, only use CW but go on the air most days and have had some great DX QSOs it has...
Forum: The Radio Room 7th April 2014, 19:30
Replies: 48
Views: 7,073
Posted By ex ro
after the Seaguard

after the Seaguard
Forum: The Radio Room 21st March 2014, 20:33
Replies: 148
Views: 25,869
Posted By ex ro
When I was on the Gorjistan/ GHQC built 63, the...

When I was on the Gorjistan/ GHQC built 63, the title on the cabin door was 1st W/T Operator and 2nd W/T Operator must have been relics left in the shipyard from the early days of carrying an R/O
Forum: The Radio Room 17th August 2013, 23:32
Replies: 67
Views: 19,310
Posted By ex ro
HI was with GTZM in 1973 on about 140 per month...

HI was with GTZM in 1973 on about 140 per month went Freelance on FOC Greek tramp on 280 per month on six month contract with 10 percent bonus of total wages after 6 months no leave , no bar or...
Forum: Bank Line 21st July 2013, 21:00
Replies: 94
Views: 20,355
Posted By ex ro
joined the Crestbank in Barry Graving Dock in...

joined the Crestbank in Barry Graving Dock in 1973 she was up for sale she was a fine old ship believed she was built in 1956 had usual radio gear oceanspan 6 and Atalanta Marconi told me she was...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th May 2013, 23:32
Replies: 25
Views: 5,224
Posted By ex ro
Hi Hugh many thanks for the info my mother is...

Hi Hugh many thanks for the info my mother is still alive she is 92 today as a matter of fact I will apply next week and yes you are correct he was a RN DEMS gunner ,
Kindest Regards and 73s...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th May 2013, 20:18
Replies: 25
Views: 5,224
Posted By ex ro
Thanks Hugh and John for your advice and replies...

Thanks Hugh and John for your advice and replies much appreciated I would like to apply on my late fathers behalf could anyone advise me where to write as I have no idea of his RN number etc only...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th May 2013, 02:40
Replies: 25
Views: 5,224
Posted By ex ro
My father was also on the Russian convoys sadly...

My father was also on the Russian convoys sadly he passed away 31 years ago and I was under the impression that the Russian medals were only awarded to living seafarers , is this correct? or have I...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th March 2013, 04:15
Replies: 35
Views: 5,894
Posted By ex ro
Smile (Wave) thanks Rob PARE and POGI i definitely...

(Wave)

thanks Rob PARE and POGI i definitely remember also QRZ SVA sending SVA as ------_ -_ always got a reaction from SVA. In the mid seventies there was at one time about 200 ships anchored...
Forum: The Radio Room 19th March 2013, 04:36
Replies: 34
Views: 5,622
Posted By ex ro
Smile I had cataracts as well had to have implants no...

I had cataracts as well had to have implants no family history of same. I was on Asiafreighter with the dreaded Raymarcs I believe they were interswitched if my memory is correct the word nightmare...
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