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Forum: Say Hello 15th November 2019, 22:57
Replies: 22
Views: 1,748
Posted By King Ratt
Thanks for your welcome. I tried once again to...

Thanks for your welcome. I tried once again to re enter SN but no joy. I will call it a day now. Shame really because there are some good posters on there.

Cheers

KR
Forum: Say Hello 9th November 2019, 14:02
Replies: 22
Views: 1,748
Posted By King Ratt
I have been a member of both SH and SN for years....

I have been a member of both SH and SN for years. Recently needed to set up new password for the latter. Many many attempts failed so I have chucked it in. Having to reset password for SH took...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 8th March 2019, 13:07
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By King Ratt
I trust your good lady didn’t have to help to get...

I trust your good lady didn’t have to help to get it off you!

:wink:
Forum: Historic Shipping Lines & Ships 26th January 2019, 20:50
Replies: 8
Views: 1,829
Posted By King Ratt
Possibly as follows: via Google. ...

Possibly as follows: via Google.
HMAT.......His Majesty’s Australian Transport
HMT.........His Majesty’s Trawler
HMAHS....His Majesty’ Australian Hospital Ship
HT...........Harbour Tug

As I...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 23rd January 2019, 16:35
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By King Ratt
This describes PC pretty well.

This describes PC pretty well.
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 20th January 2019, 10:42
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By King Ratt
What on earth has happened to our country? We...

What on earth has happened to our country? We used to reckon the Germans were the race bereft of humour. I suppose it’s our own fault for letting the PC lot get away with their nonsense.
VMT...
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 25th September 2018, 09:11
Replies: 350
Views: 36,817
Posted By King Ratt
Not forgetting old Harry Watson, Bob. To quote...

Not forgetting old Harry Watson, Bob. To quote from one of his lectures on electrostatics. “. Imagine my balls suspended from the ceiling”.
Forum: Stormy Weather 23rd July 2018, 14:17
Replies: 13
Views: 1,211
Posted By King Ratt
I was in RFA Grey Rover in Gibraltar April 82. A...

I was in RFA Grey Rover in Gibraltar April 82. A big Naval exercise had been completed (Springtrain I think) and Gib was full of warships. Redundancy signals were coming in over the broadcast and...
Forum: Aviation 14th July 2018, 12:34
Replies: 63
Views: 12,269
Posted By King Ratt
Flying is not for me. I prefer terra firma. The...

Flying is not for me. I prefer terra firma. The more firma, the less terra.
Forum: Say Hello 13th July 2018, 13:47
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By King Ratt
This is a good site George. So far clear of the...

This is a good site George. So far clear of the increasingly volatile posts that appeared on Ship’s Nostalgia.

Regards

Rab T
Forum: The Pig & Whistle 7th July 2018, 15:49
Replies: 16
Views: 1,591
Posted By King Ratt
I joined my first ship, RFA Cherryleaf in 1963....

I joined my first ship, RFA Cherryleaf in 1963. There was a cat called Susie who lived onboard. Susie would go ashore as soon as the brow touched the quay wall. She always made it back before...
Forum: The Radio Room 29th June 2018, 13:51
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By King Ratt
Hi Troppo. I’m RFA Retired Sparks. 73 KR

Hi Troppo. I’m RFA Retired Sparks.

73

KR
Forum: The Radio Room 29th June 2018, 13:48
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By King Ratt
BZ is from the Nato 2 Code signal book. Meaning...

BZ is from the Nato 2 Code signal book. Meaning Well Done. Originally displayed as a flag hoist.
Forum: The Radio Room 29th June 2018, 07:39
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By King Ratt
I am just waiting for the “offended” and PC...

I am just waiting for the “offended” and PC brigade to object to Bravo Zulu.

73 de KR
Forum: The Radio Room 28th June 2018, 16:37
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By King Ratt
VMT G4HLN. Interesting articles. I had the...

VMT G4HLN. Interesting articles. I had the pleasure many years ago of a visit to GKA. It was good to see what happened at the other end of my many QSOs.

73 de KR
Forum: Looking for Information on Shipmates, Ships, Family or Friends? 27th June 2018, 07:33
Replies: 31
Views: 9,097
Posted By King Ratt
It’s Roger, out. Only TV progs and films say...

It’s Roger, out. Only TV progs and films say over and out. Out means the exchange is complete, no answer required.
Forum: Say Hello 25th June 2018, 22:21
Replies: 5
Views: 809
Posted By King Ratt
Hi Dave. Good site here. Been on it for a while....

Hi Dave. Good site here. Been on it for a while. Probs on Nostalgia site.

Cheers

Rab T
Forum: Stormy Weather 10th May 2018, 22:26
Replies: 17
Views: 5,334
Posted By King Ratt
Haha! I am familiar with the area,thanks. I also...

Haha! I am familiar with the area,thanks. I also believe Richmond is now Ricemond.

Cheers

KR
Forum: Stormy Weather 3rd May 2018, 12:12
Replies: 17
Views: 5,334
Posted By King Ratt
I thought the city had been renamed Hongcouver.

I thought the city had been renamed Hongcouver.
Forum: The Radio Room 27th March 2018, 21:22
Replies: 12
Views: 2,197
Posted By King Ratt
Sad indeed. Poor man. RIP.

Sad indeed. Poor man. RIP.
Forum: The Radio Room 10th February 2018, 12:18
Replies: 21
Views: 3,132
Posted By King Ratt
I had an 18 set when I was a teenager. I think it...

I had an 18 set when I was a teenager. I think it operated around 50 Mhz. The old B and W BBC was transmitted in that region so very possibly the little old lady thought she had joined the ACF.
Forum: The Radio Room 24th January 2018, 17:38
Replies: 12
Views: 2,197
Posted By King Ratt
Whilst serving in RFA Wave Chief I was presented...

Whilst serving in RFA Wave Chief I was presented with this tie by Col Whitbread in Rio de Janeiro for services rendered to many of the Round the World Race yachts. Many had radio snags which I...
Forum: The Radio Room 28th December 2017, 23:00
Replies: 13
Views: 3,135
Posted By King Ratt
Hello Neville. I have just read and replied to...

Hello Neville. I have just read and replied to your post re Pottie. I never sailed with him but did know him from our Far East days.

73

KR
Forum: The Radio Room 26th December 2017, 14:47
Replies: 13
Views: 3,135
Posted By King Ratt
All the very Best Wishes to Mods and Members for...

All the very Best Wishes to Mods and Members for the New Year.

KR
Forum: The Arts & Entertainment forum 19th July 2017, 16:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,665
Posted By King Ratt
I loved the pirates. Home being only some 30...

I loved the pirates. Home being only some 30 miles from Caroline North in Ramsay Bay. Sadly shut down by Harold Wilson and Co. I never voted Labour again. Radio One Under was not in the same league.
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