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Does anybody have any photographs taken of the radar screen in the 1980s of the amber circular displays that used to sit under a hood for daylight viewing? Despite years of sailing with and looking at them in all weathers, I didn't take a photograph and now find myself in need of one or two. For example, coming into Singapore Roads the screen was a mass of blobs from ships at anchor, and in port the surrounding wharves made a good plot.

If you have any please consider posting here or sending on to me.

Thanks - PiecesofEight (R/O)
 

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As nobody has replied to your specific request, are you interested in a couple of photos I have from 1961. P&O Canberra was an early pilot for photographic radars. Just B/W.
One is off Waikiki beach and the other is of the Juan de Fuca Straits on the way to Vancouver.
 

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Radar photos from the 80s

Thanks Kevin, I look forward to them. One day the inevitable happened. I walked onto the bridge and smoke was emerging from the hood of one of the two radars.

"Sparkie! came the cry, the radar's on fire." No it wasn't, they'd blown ciggie smoke into it. A classic trick.
 
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