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Old 18th Nov 2017, 8:30 am   #18
G3VKM_Roger
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Default Re: Unknown 160m Transmission

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Originally Posted by Jon_G4MDC View Post
Hasn't been the same since the departure of the diddly-dums...
Who needed calibration scales to kHz divisions.... you instantly knew where you were - by the sound of it.

If only the present crud was down at the level of Loran and the DDs
Hi Jon,

Or the "Jingle Bells" as it was also known. Actually it was a number of HIFIX radio-navigation chains centred around 1900kHz. They were mainly used for offshore oil work and by RN survey ships. If you'd like to recapture the old sound, try:-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iGTkaVbKNJw&t=2s

73

Roger (ex-HIFIX tech, 1969-74)

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