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TITANIC & THE SHIP'S RADIO ROOM CLOCK

Posted by STEVE MYCIUNKA on

TITANIC & THE SHIP'S RADIO ROOM CLOCK

My 11-year-old nephew Mikey was smiling at the array of master and slave clocks in my shack.   Mikey did once proudly tell the curator at the Malta National War Museum at Valletta that “Uncle Steve has an RAF sector clock” but this time his interest was piqued by my ship’s radio room slave clock pair which are a Seiko QC-6MS and a Citizen TX5 5S being driven by the Power Station Synchronome master and he was asking why these clocks had different sectors to the RAF clock so as I was telling him why, I realised that others may appreciate the...

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IT'S A WOMAN'S WAR TOO - JOIN THE WAVES

Posted by STEVE MYCIUNKA on

IT'S A WOMAN'S WAR TOO - JOIN THE WAVES

  I just love this WW2 American poster which shows a rather lovely lady wireless operator sending morse - and with a bug key too. The keen eyed and acquisitive collectors of morse keys amongst us will be saying, is it a TR McElroy or Vibroplex cos it's definitely not an (Post war) Eddystone bug! For me, it's the domed shape of the rear pivot cradle that gives the game away for me as I think the key is in actuality a  Bunnell Martin Flash Bug. Whatever, why not ava look at the Mullard Magic Morse offerings here and here    

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