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Old 1st April 2011, 21:38
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500 khz is only remembered by a dwindling group of former Marine Radio folk which will be non-existent in about three decades max, so, realistically (not like me!), what would be the point of making a memorial of a silent frequency?

Getting into range of that 500 kcs cacaphony in the Channel was a good sign that you were nearly home, but ... what a racket!

There is already a generation of seafarers who have never sailed with an R/O, maybe I could get myself designated a "heritage site".

John T.

PS My theory is fading fast, but something tells me that 500 kcs wouldn't be much use for mobile phones.
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