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All Ships, All Ships
My new book about the history of the UK's short/medium range Coast Stations is now available to purchase – entitled …
World War 2 book
For information of membership if interested I am publishing the memoir of my late father (Alex. Anderson), 'Hunter to Hunted …
CW on the BBC
Howard, WB2UZE, of the Long Island CW Club (LICW) was interviewed for a BBC radio program about the clubs efforts …
Thursday sked 1800z
Thursday Evening sked frequency change. qsy 3507kcs repeat 3507kcs moved away from qrm for continental members as 3564.5 too congested
40 Years Ago Today
MBMS de GKA = PORTISHEADRADIO TELEX NR604/30 CK68/66 30/1512Z MAR 82 = MBMS PORTISHEADRADIO = REPORTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED THAT …
QSO March
Another great issue.But one comment re: Tom Merrill's article "I see no Ships".Tom mentions the War Office having a tx/rx …
Cipher Machines and Cryptology
Here's a trip down memory lane for some of you, particularly those of you who served in the RFA back …
WW2 Ship Call Signs – International
I am researching a book abut The RAF, and it contains a lot of detail, to the extent, I like …
Ships Monthly magazines to clear
I need to find a home for a collection of Ships Monthly magazines. There is a total of 177 issues …
update Friday sked
1755-1800z pre tuning signals 1800z tfc list – ttt  obs  code/10 figs/10 qsx for calls on 3564.5kcs 1830z qsx 14032kcs …
HMT SS SLAMAT (Lost 27 April 1944) & SS TANDA (Lost 16 July 1944)
The last twelve months have been interesting! We are back in a COVID-19 Lockdown in Brisbane, Australia, so I have …
MN Radio Officers watch periods
Can anyone tell me what shifts we worked in Blue Funnel. I think one shift was 2 hours  but I …
Social Distance Reading:-)
Hello Everyone, Now we're in isolation/keeping social distance I've been catching up on my reading:-) I've just finished reading Radio …
New member ‘Greetings – QRK?’
Greetings all fellow members, esp. ex MN R/O's!  Just joined and wanted to introduce myself – hoping to come across …
Forthcoming book on GKA
I have only recently joined the ROA and noticed  Larry Bennett's request for input  to his book on GKA. I …

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Portishead Radio GKL / GKA
Try the following link to U-Tube, the article has been produced by Larry Bennet, words and music by Mike Batt, …
D-Day Landing veterans’ stories
If anyone knows of a D-Day Landing veteran who is willing to tell their story, please contact Phil – [email protected] as …