MBMS de GKA = PORTISHEADRADIO TELEX NR604/30 CK68/66 30/1512Z MAR 82 = MBMS PORTISHEADRADIO = REPORTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED THAT ARGENTINA HAS ESTABLISHED A MILITARY ZONE AROUND ITS MAINLAND TERRITORY AND THE FALKLAND ISLANDS AND HAS SAID THAT ANY BRITISH SHIPS OR AIRCRAFT FOUND THEREIN WOULD BE REGARDED AS HOSTILE AND THAT ARGENTINA WOULD ACT … Read more
Here’s a trip down memory lane for some of you, particularly those of you who served in the RFA back in the day. No doubt you will remember the KL-7 crypto machine. What a beast that was… If you’d like to revisit the KL-7 you’ll find an excellent simulator on the Cipher Machines and Cryptology … Read more
I was saddened to note the passing of Dick Moody, announced in the recent edition of QSO. I was a student at the Southampton College of Technology back in the early 1970s, where Dick taught me – and many, many others – the intricacies of the Morse code. I well remember his soft Hampshire accent … Read more
I noted the discussions in the latest issue of QSO. How about a “broadcast” of Radio Officers?
Hi all Any former Shell people might be interested in Kees van Helder’s excellent web site that you can find here. It lists just about every Shell tanker that ever existed, with pictures and lots of other details. It even allows you to add the date(s) that you sailed on each one. Nostalgia, or what! … Read more