UK Vintage Radio Repair and Restoration Powered By Google Custom Search Vintage Radio Service Data

Go Back   UK Vintage Radio Repair and Restoration Discussion Forum > Specific Vintage Equipment > Vintage Test Gear and Workshop Equipment

Notices

Vintage Test Gear and Workshop Equipment For discussions about vintage test gear and workshop equipment such as coil winders.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 8th Jul 2019, 11:11 am   #1
mole42uk
Octode
 
mole42uk's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Bristol, UK
Posts: 1,722
Default Marconi coincidence!

My neighbour popped into my garden workshop yesterday for the first time. He saw the Marconi 2955 radio test set in operation on my bench and exclaimed: "Good heavens, I wrote the software for that in my first job after leaving university! I never thought I'd see one again, and certainly not in my next-door neighbours' house." We've been in the house for 10 years and never really talked about interests or jobs.
__________________
Richard

Index:
recursive loop: see recursive loop
mole42uk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 8th Jul 2019, 11:30 am   #2
Cobaltblue
Dekatron
 
Cobaltblue's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Exeter and Poole, UK.
Posts: 3,146
Default Re: Marconi coincidence!

Now that is pretty amazing

I guess there are bits of kit we all wish we could see again from our early careers

Cheers

Mike T
__________________
Don't care if it was a bargain why's it in my kitchen
Mike T BVWS member.
www.cossor.co.uk
Cobaltblue is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 8th Jul 2019, 11:38 am   #3
Radio Wrangler
Dekatron
 
Radio Wrangler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Fife, Scotland, UK.
Posts: 12,220
Default Re: Marconi coincidence!

There are also ones we don't!

David
__________________
Can't afford the volcanic island yet, but the plans for my monorail and the goons' uniforms are done
Radio Wrangler is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10th Jul 2019, 9:05 am   #4
Herald1360
Dekatron
 
Herald1360's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Leominster, Herefordshire, UK.
Posts: 13,341
Default Re: Marconi coincidence!

Sooooo true
__________________
....__________
....|____||__|__\_____
.=.| _---\__|__|_---_|.
.........O..Chris....O
Herald1360 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 11:11 am.


All information and advice on this forum is subject to the WARNING AND DISCLAIMER located at https://www.vintage-radio.net/rules.html.
Failure to heed this warning may result in death or serious injury to yourself and/or others.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright ©2002 - 2019, Paul Stenning.