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BBBill Ceivers

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Hear the real BBBill ceivers the man who made his own valve (7mins 1meg)…

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Can You Speek

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Short Missions with the Branch, Mr Stu and Egg from 1975(6.5 mins 2.6meg)…

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Beks Trip To Sydney

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

A trip To Sydney for young Mr Bek, at the start bit of a time warp back 40 years (70 years now) from 1976 (85mins 36meg)…

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You're So Vain

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The title says it all (1h2m 26meg)…

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Sick Of Missions

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Played this recently on air and i have not heard it for a while but it is in the classic class,stu moaning about being sick of the missions after being on for 4 years.I think this would date back to about 1979. Quality is not the best as it is an of air recording and we thought it was not being loged but maybe that is why it is as good as it is. (1h 24min 35meg)…

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Veronica

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Branch,Bek,and Stu missions from mid 70's. Bit of a rip off of Ms V White from the department (19min 8meg)…

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Sunset Boulevard

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Toms Interesting experiences in LA, among other things (121min 50meg)…

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Crummy Sisters

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Another hot sumer night hospital missions bit like "Ken in a box" but with some live reaction from the ward (43min 18meg)…

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Bottle Beacon

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Early Stu Bek missions from 1975 discussing amongst other things the beacon on the mouth of the Elwood canal (It used to transmit on the 160 band and sounded like a bottle pouring) (27 min 11meg)…

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Babbagebocp

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

While doing a BOCP of the air the Mr k gets talking about Babbage and early putors (29 min 12meg)…

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The Real Second Last Branch Missions 29/10/04

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

While going through my discs i found this missions that i had forgot about and it is the first time the Branch came on via Skype. It goes for quite a while and has some good bits. Who knows we might even find some more. (1HR 30 min 57meg)…

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The Last Branch Missions 19/11/04

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

This is the last Branch missions, i am sad to say there will be no more as he died in June 2006. Mr Branch was last on air from his Park St station in 1980, Occasionally he could be convinced to come on a live crossband and this is the last time it happened in November 2004. The Branch was on via Skype and the wik on Eccolink.(65 min 27meg)…

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2nd Last Branch Missions

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

This is the second last Branch missions from Oct 2003 and was the first time he was on since 1998. Incomming audio was via netmeeting and as you will hear the quality is no way as good as Skype. Dallas and the Bek join latter on. All these recent missions have not been put up before as frankly i did not concider them all that interesting, but now as they are the last in a long line there is some appeal. 2003 (2H26min 61meg)…

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3rd Last Branch Missions

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Last in the 1998 series from September that year, a Branch, Stu, Egg missions(71 min 29meg)…

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4th Last Branch Missions

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Another from the 1998 series (48 min 20meg)…

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5th Last Branch Missions

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The first of the New Branch series from 1998 via a UHF link but it did not gain his interest as there was only three missions and we had to wait till 2003 till the next apperence. 1998 (77min 32meg)…

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Last Park St Simplex

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The last simplex with Mr Head and others from the Park St station 1980. (34 min 14meg)…

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Last Park St Xband

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The last real Branch missions from the Park St studios in 1980 featuring Mr K and the Stu talking about the Newport power station. (58 min 24meg)…

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TV Cabinets

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Very funny missions, First the Bek is worried about walking home from the stu's in the middle of the night due to harassment from the constabulary then the rest of the time is taken up with the Egg and Stu discussing the art of TV cabinet watching. 1975 (90 min 38 meg)…

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Mud Houses

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Mr Branch and Mike among other things talking about building mud houses and design and architecture, quite an interesting and sober session. 1978 (47 min 19meg)…

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Part 2 of Mud Houses

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Gets on to more general topics than pt 1 1978 (80 min 33 meg)…

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Bonnie Back Yard

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

A hot summer night means Bonnie and Mr Branch have go to outside to the yard to escape the heat during a "hospital hour" with the Wick. 1976 (69 min 29 meg)…

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Fish Shop

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Bek Stu Missions about various subjects including the buzzing electric clock at the local fish shop. 1976 (95 min 40 meg)…

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Concrete

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

One of the best "scripted" crossbands. While talking to the Branch Mr Speedie finds a saw a cutting through his floor. A mass of concrete then fills the room. 1977 (1hr55 min 48 meg)…

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84 Floors

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The most requested missions ever. This time Speedie finds a steel trapdoor in the garden and goes down to investigate, he finds a massive industrial complex extending down and down and the secret lies on the last level..... 84. 1977 (2hr6 min 53 meg)…

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First Light Tests

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The first modulated light beem coms from the stu's upstairs window and the Beks balcony conecting Sth Caulfield and Glenhuntly also features the Branch and the person we are not alowed to name. (5 min 2 meg)…

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Life of Herb

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

A programe i put together in January 2005 just after Herb (vk3jo) passed on at age 93. One of the last people with experience from the early days of wireless. This contains interviews from 1994 and 2003 and off air recordings of mainly historical reminisces by Herb and also as anchor man for the long running one sixty metre 11 am coffe break, ends with a recording from 1945 when President of the WIA. (58 min 24Meg)…

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Byers

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The Egg and his Byer tape recorders (7 min 3 meg)…

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BTR90"s

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

More with the Egg and ancient tape machines 1976 (8 min 3 meg)…

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Bad Bek Mitters

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Not a bad Bek Stu missions but the Beks mitters keeps wrecking 1976 (45 min 18 meg)…

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Codgutating with Egg pt1

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Rather straight but not un interesting missions between Branch and the Egg 1976 (52 min 22 meg)…

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Codgutating with Egg pt2

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Goes for a while, good for a long train trip and i pod 1976 (1hr 52 min 47 meg)…

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Flash Away

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Stu and Bek with the help of Peter Evens and Flash on the phone via an acatate recording. (57 min 24 meg)…

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Kimptons

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

A bit of a mess this one but quite a laugh, Egg Stu Bek and harry rings up a bit latter on. 1976 (45 min 23 meg)…

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Xmas Xband

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Not Much to do with xmas except it was recorded on xmas 1976. The Head talks about his trip to Alice Springs,and the Stu goes walking about the house with the radio mic, latter the Bek comes on via a tandy phone.(55 min 24Meg)…

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1975 Silvers Xmas Broadcast

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

This is the broadcast transmitted on xmas eve 1975. It resulted in a raid by the Silvers and a penalty into the bargin.…

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Noah's Ark

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The Branch gets a little mixed up when he tries to explain how the flood might have occured due to physical laws. (103min 30Meg)…

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Telescope

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Another clasic Bek Stu missions from 1975, the Bek sounds quite fi on this one. (115min 46Meg)…

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Neese Straunts

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

A bit of a guide about finding good food places in St.kilda and Melbourne in general in the late 1970's. Branch Tom and others. (34min 14Meg)…

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Battery Valve 80 metre xband

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Some interesting topics like the 3DB traffic plane crash come up on this 160/80 metre xband. The 80 metre end is from a battery valve set in Sth Gippsland, amazing how well it comes through.(46min 19Meg)…

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Grantly Dee

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Branch and Bek talking about 1960's radio programing. Stax of wax and all that. (14min 6Meg)…

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Nosey Vacume

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

More recent from early this century.Mr Nosey decides to vacume his room while on air(63min 26Meg)…

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Charlies Wheel

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Rather serious disscussion from the Bek and Branch,has some stuff on old TV programs From 1976 (113min 46Meg)…

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Squidly

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Stu and Bek on the bad state of telecine operation 1985(16min 6Meg)…

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Answer Tom

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

One of the best. A very funny rip off of the answer tom column in the old Radio Television And Hobbies mag (76min 36Meg)…

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Scruffy Nalities

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Not an uninteresting missions from the mid 80's, quite good in fact apart from the first bit maybe.(103min 43Meg)…

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Boots Racecourse

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Mr Boots kite flying tests cause some troubles with air 490, The police chopper(44min 869376Meg)…

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Russion Missions pt 1

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Mr Soak goes behind the iron curtian, Travelogue on trip to Russia in 1970.s(113min 47Meg)…

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Russian Missions pt2

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Part 2 of above(68min 28Meg)…

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Telegalore

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

A big night with lots of talkback calls. 1975 (18min 7Meg)…

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Jim Payne

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

An afternoon crossband with the Branch and Agr.A listener drops in to find out how it all works. (67min 12Meg)…

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More callback from Mr Wetsdale

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Callbacks on social issues and Mr Wets as well (26min 11Meg)…

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Soak Cape York

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Mr Soak talks about his travels around Australia(37min 15Meg)…

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Father John

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The Maize takes some serious calls (20min 9Meg)…

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D Cells

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

During an electricty strike when it is illegal to use more than two light bulbs and a toaster in each house, Mr Branch runs the missions off d cells (10min 4Meg)…

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History Of Glenhuntly

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Very early Stu Bek missions and a difinitive description of Glenhuntly in 1975(62min 11Meg)…

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1975 Political

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Well would you belive it is 30 years since the dismissal?. This was recorded the night before the following election that was the product that event and things get quite heated(103mins 43Meg) 1975…

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Branch Tower Climb

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

A nice tour around the Branch shack and a climb up the unsafe tower(54min 22Meg)…

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First Egg Stu crossband

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

My First big power crossband missions with the egg.(23mins 9Meg) 1975…

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Matters Report

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Another rather juvenile early Stu Bek missions(60mins 25Meg) 1975…

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Heads Party Night

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

We all went over to the normaly conservitive Dr Head and this very bad missions eventuated.(51mins 21Meg) 1980…

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History Of Branch Mitters

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Mr Branch giving a description of the evolving nature of the transmission facilities.(12mins 5Meg)…

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Egg Plants

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The Egg has some trouble with wandering egg plants, sounds like triffid trouble.(63mins 25Meg) 1976…

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Ken In A Box

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Ken does get out of the box after bit of a struggle, from one of the Bonnie missions hospital hours.(68mins 28Meg) 1976…

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Telephone Olympics

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Useing the old black phones a competition on throwing the handset on to the hook. (6mins 5Meg) 1975…

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Big Ideas

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Mr Branch after a bit of politics describes all the grand ideas he had when he was younger(28mins 11Meg) 1976…

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Visit from Syd

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Syd a friend of the fish makes a visit during a crossband and gets a description of whats going on(19mins 7Meg) 1976…

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Flinders ABC

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The Flinders talks about his time when employed at the Australian Broadcasting Commission during the early 1970's(19mins 7Meg) 1976…

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Alligators

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Classic Bek Stu missions from the naive period(92mins 38Meg) 1975…

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Mazie Phone Screams

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Mr Maize is very good at playing with the off normal contacts and producing nice screams on the old step by step system(10 min 3 Meg) 1986…

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peg Phones

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

early Bek Stu Xband Find out why the peg phone got smashed.(1hour 4mins 33Meg) 1975…

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Mock Ra

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The Branch, Flinders and with the help of a few others have got control of the multi megawatt transmitters of Radio Australia and are troubled by the fact that when they put them on the lights around the state dim. (1 hour 15mins, 40 meg) From 1976…

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Wetsdale Rings

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Poor Mr Wetsdale has trouble getting through on the phone…

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Kilts Monitor Station

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

The Kilt designed and built a super monitoring station in one of the earths quiet zones.(42 mins 17Meg) from 1977…

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Life And Times Of Jack Ferry

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

This Guy was only around for a while but quite amazing to listen to.(2hours 31 mins 68Meg) 1977…

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Traffic 1

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Some interesting log tapes from the much used vk3ase trunking system of the early 1980's(1hour32mins 44Meg)…

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Mud Island

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Comments on Beks trip to the isle of mud.(18mins 11Meg) 1988…

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wartime in huntly

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Stu and Bek discuss how wartime would have been like in down town Glenhuntly.(10mins 4Meg) 1976…

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Easter Storm

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Recorded during a big storm some easter decades ago. Quite funny and has a spoken id at start.…

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The Night The Sky Fell In

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

This podcast is THE NIGHT THE SKY FELL IN recorded the night the skylab crashed. As you will hear people were ringing in to report bright lights in the sky and loud noises but the experts on the ABC were saying that they must be mistaken as the skylab was going to fall safely at sea. Any one who has been to the skylab museum at Esperence in Western Australia can plainly see that a lot of big and heavy stuff did actually fall on the land.…

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Gerrymanda

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Funny discussion on Quensland politcs of the 1970's, quite timely as "Joh" has just left us.…

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Daylight Savings

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Every time the daylight savings changeover happend we would try to ring the time service and hear the Gordon Gow glass disc announcement change…

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Cig Packets

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Warning Smoking is a health hazard…

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Early Hams

1969-12-31 :: vk3ase@yahoo.com (Mr Stu)

Recordings of Aus hams in the 1940's,Gee they sound like a lot of gerryatrics but the fact is they were young men then. It was just the way people talked at that time (Righto old boy!). I like the bit where the guy says he has worked the band since 1928. Also interesting to hear what their rigs sounded like then. Includes an intorduction from Ivor MOrgan who made the recordings at the start of the file.…

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One Sixty Metre Crossband Radio

An insight into a small group of Radio Hams in Melbourne who (since the 1970's) have conducted rambling and inane conversations until the early hours of the morning via complex multiplex radio connections that even the Oz Govt Radio Authorities have yet to figure out.

One Sixty Metre Crossband Radio


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