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Forum: The Radio Room 2nd April 2019, 14:50
Replies: 6
Views: 1,471
Posted By johnvvc
Smile I hope to be on as well, signing GB0GLV - if I...

I hope to be on as well, signing GB0GLV - if I can do some antenna farming in the next couple of days....

Looking forward to working GKL again and hopefully I won't get a LONG qry :)
Forum: Watts Watts & Co - Ships & History 6th January 2019, 14:49
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By johnvvc
Norman Bourne R.I.P.

I have just posted in the Pig & Whistle the sad news of Norman's passing, here's the link:-

https://www.shipsnostalgia.com/showthread.php?t=290571

We sailed together on the Wendover (Watts...
Forum: The Radio Room 20th July 2018, 20:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,602
Posted By johnvvc
Ah, the Marwick Head, happy days... According to...

Ah, the Marwick Head, happy days... According to my Discharge Book I signed on the good ship Marwick Head in June 1961 at South Shields and paid off in September at Grangemouth. After that it was a...
Forum: The Radio Room 7th April 2018, 19:29
Replies: 97
Views: 13,210
Posted By johnvvc
Congratulations Bob - you'll be running with the...

Congratulations Bob - you'll be running with the big boys in no time !!!
Forum: The Radio Room 25th March 2018, 17:37
Replies: 34
Views: 4,707
Posted By johnvvc
Hi, Not too sure if there should have been a...

Hi,

Not too sure if there should have been a link in your post?

In any event after what seems like hundreds of emails sent a gentleman in JARL (the Japanese equivalent of our RSGB of course)...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th March 2018, 12:13
Replies: 3
Views: 1,785
Posted By johnvvc
David - I know you posted 'ages' ago but is this...

David - I know you posted 'ages' ago but is this of any interest ?

http://blogs.mhs.ox.ac.uk/innovatingincombat/hippisley-hut-hunstanton-wireless-interception-world-war-one/

There's some...
Forum: The Radio Room 25th March 2018, 11:58
Replies: 43
Views: 1,413,677
Posted By johnvvc
Sorry to hear you won't be on Bob but as you say...

Sorry to hear you won't be on Bob but as you say if it's a three-line whip what can you do !!! At least you'll have the Guinness...

Maybe work you next year.

73's
Forum: The Radio Room 24th March 2018, 15:11
Replies: 43
Views: 1,413,677
Posted By johnvvc
Maritime Radio Day

On the 14th & 15th of April 2018 the MRD – Maritime Radio Day event is being held. This involves ham radio stations from all over the world with a maritime connection working each other on cw. This...
Forum: The Radio Room 14th July 2017, 08:26
Replies: 60
Views: 6,211
Posted By johnvvc
I have heard stories of some people not having to...

I have heard stories of some people not having to take the test but I certainly did - and pay 10 shillings for having to do so - just to add insult to injury !!!
Forum: The Radio Room 2nd July 2017, 09:20
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By johnvvc
Not too sure whether your mail was for me or...

Not too sure whether your mail was for me or David, in any event I'm posting some scans from the Manual. It's a 50 page technical manual and sadly there are no pictures of the transmitter. I...
Forum: The Radio Room 30th June 2017, 21:01
Replies: 20
Views: 1,534
Posted By johnvvc
David, I vaguely remember the W5. At...

David,

I vaguely remember the W5.

At GLV we also had a Transmitter Type A103-PO made by Ajax Electronics Ltd in Southend-on-Sea. - we might have had more than one... Presumably the PO suffix...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th June 2017, 11:56
Replies: 26
Views: 2,053
Posted By johnvvc
Bob - if you have either an Android mobile or an...

Bob - if you have either an Android mobile or an Android tablet there are lots of morse decoding/training apps available in the Google app store, free of charge. I've used 'Morse Code Reader'. ...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th June 2017, 11:37
Replies: 26
Views: 2,053
Posted By johnvvc
Morse on HF

Some more information about the South Korean stations...

https://www.trafficlist.net/category/news/page/5/

The particular posting is dated January 31st 2017., about half way down the page. ...
Forum: The Radio Room 23rd May 2017, 10:40
Replies: 36
Views: 2,431
Posted By johnvvc
Ironically I came across this letter from GTZM a...

Ironically I came across this letter from GTZM a few days ago whilst clearing out some old papers. I certainly never made a habit of pushing any of the services on offer but perhaps some of this...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 2nd April 2017, 10:07
Replies: 13
Views: 1,231
Posted By johnvvc
Insecure log in issue...

I think I mentioned this in another thread…

When I click on User Name to log in to SN, Firefox warns me that “This connection is not secure, Logins entered here could be compromised.” Now this...
Forum: Say Hello 31st March 2017, 14:40
Replies: 22
Views: 1,713
Posted By johnvvc
>>> I understand that SN are now owned by...

>>> I understand that SN are now owned by VerticalScope who recently had a major security problem, many thousands of their members private details being compromised. <<<

I seem to remember it...
Forum: Say Hello 31st March 2017, 11:09
Replies: 22
Views: 1,713
Posted By johnvvc
I've also been having problems loggin in to SN. ...

I've also been having problems loggin in to SN.

Clicked on the change password link and was sent an email with another link to click which redirected me back to SN, with the message that the...
Forum: The Radio Room 17th February 2017, 21:31
Replies: 40
Views: 14,142
Posted By johnvvc
>>> Dalla GHBS, Donga GGHH, Pegu GHBR <<< ...

>>> Dalla GHBS, Donga GGHH, Pegu GHBR <<<

None of these appear in my ex-GLV 11th Ed 1983 ITU "Call Signs Maritime Mobile Service"

Obviously succumbed to the cutting torches by then...
Forum: The Radio Room 13th February 2017, 21:10
Replies: 471
Views: 60,254
Posted By johnvvc
MUU shown as being Caernarfon was actually at...

MUU shown as being Caernarfon was actually at Waunfawr, not all that far away but higher up in the hills. It operated on long wave and was a transmitting site only. It was from here that the first...
Forum: The Radio Room 27th January 2017, 19:47
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By johnvvc
Probably of less interest...:- ...

Probably of less interest...:-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Marconi-Echosounder-Depth-Finder-Digital-Display-System-/231904728961?hash=item35fe995781:g:~ncAAOSwWBJXBR3E
Forum: The Radio Room 27th January 2017, 18:51
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By johnvvc
Marconi Memorabilia...

Another ex-Marconi Marine collectable item maybe...:-
...
Forum: The Radio Room 21st January 2017, 19:29
Replies: 17
Views: 2,351
Posted By johnvvc
Same guy selling a Marconi Marine Argonaut:- ...

Same guy selling a Marconi Marine Argonaut:-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-Marconi-Marine-Argonaut-S-SP-/162357006934?hash=item25cd3b5256:g:wM0AAOSw5cNYeQED
Forum: Ship Research 17th January 2017, 16:29
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By johnvvc
Col, ...

Col,

http://fotografiasdebarcosparaelrecuerdo.blogspot.co.uk/2011/06/fernando-clariana.html

suggests it was always registered in the Marshall islands..., maybe they have it wrong?

"El buque...
Forum: Ship Research 17th January 2017, 15:08
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By johnvvc
Think some of the other sites list a 'home port'...

Think some of the other sites list a 'home port' but this one specifically says:-

Port of Registry: Majuro
Flag: Marshall Island

http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=1270327
Forum: Ship Research 17th January 2017, 14:57
Replies: 6
Views: 663
Posted By johnvvc
This one ? ...

This one ?

http://www.spanishshipping.com/lgdh/FernandoClariana.htm

Marshall Islands flag according to:-

http://www.shipspotting.com/gallery/photo.php?lid=197115
...
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