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  • CQ-GTZM Diary of a Maritime Radio OfficerRoss Bradshaw Book Cover AW.indd

    CQ-GTZM Diary of a Maritime Radio Officer Ross Bradshaw G4DTD is a fascinating character who has led an interesting life in radio communications. Ross uses his sharp and sardonic sense of humour well in the introduction of the Diary of a Maritime Radio Officer and his diary is liberally sprinkled with interesting descriptions of places […]

  • Instruments of Amplification9163

    Instruments of Amplification Peter Friedrichs has written a truly superb book but has chosen a title that really hides its ‘light’ under the proverbial bushel! Armed with the book an interested constructor can literally build a radio from scratch anywhere! Perhaps a better title could have been Desert Island Radio for the Shipwrecked because everything […]

  • London’s Pirate PioneersLondon'sPirate Pioneers

    London’s Pirate Pioneers A history of the first twenty-five years of pirate radio in London. London’s Pirate Pioneers tells the story of the capital’s pirate radio stations and the people who helped change the British broadcasting system. From the early hobbyist operations of the 1960s to the big commercial enterprises of the 1980s. From suburban […]

  • NEW! The Long Silence Falls Volume IITLSF2 Covers.jpg

    In stock NOW! The Long Silence Falls Volume II The Life and Times of the Merchant Navy Radio Officer 1900-2000   The previous volume, which is now out of print, was extremely successful and sales far exceeded wildest expectations. From the very earliest days of radio, ships carried Radio Officers. However, with the onward march of […]

  • Pirate RadioPirate Radio

    Pirate Radio An Illustrated History This fascinating selection of photographs illustrates the ‘golden years’ of radio when pirates ruled the airwaves. In an age when the airwaves were tightly controlled by the authorities, pirate radio was the illicit and illustrious haven for music lovers across the nation. From the first broadcast in 1964, the cowboys […]

  • Restoring Old Radio Sets  Restoring old Vintage

    Restoring Old Radio Sets For many, there is nothing more charming than an old broadcast receiver glowing away in a substantial wooden or Bakelite case. However, these are now a rarity and it is much more likely that old radio sets will be non-working curios found at car boot sales in a dusty, unloved condition. […]

  • RSGB Vintage Rig Guide  Vint_Rig

    RSGB Vintage Rig Guide Amateur radio equipment saw great changes from the 1960s onwards with the arrival of solid state designs and there is much superb equipment from the latter decades of the 20th Century available in the second hand market. This brand new publication focuses-in on the amateur radio equipment from these decades in […]

  • The Long Silence Fallslong silence falls

    The Long Silence Falls – SOFT BACK VERSION. The Life and Times of the Merchant Navy Radio Officer 1900-2000 From the very earliest days of radio, ships have carried Radio Officers. However with the onward march of technology this post has become redundant and since 2000 ships no longer carry specialist Radio Officers. This book is a […]


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