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Old 10th September 2019, 16:34
spaarks spaarks is offline  
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Ctv

Many of you who were at sea in the 1960's will remember CTV, a Portuguese coast station at Cape Saint Vincent, which broadcast WX forecasts..

We nicknamed it "Gentle Jesus" on account of it's tendency of using phrases like "gentle breezes", and "partly cloudy with increasing nebulosity".

It was hard to miss, as the transmitter had a serious chirp.
Listen to the attached sound file (I think its working frequency was 480 though, not 418).
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File Type: mp3 ctv full dist.mp3 (142.5 KB, 89 views)
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