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Stephen Thomas Troll wrote:
On 15 Oct 2018 19:36:42 GMT
Stephen Thomas Cole wrote:

Geoff wrote:
On Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:46:06 +0000
Spike wrote:

On 14/10/2018 11:57, Geoff wrote:
On Sun, 14 Oct 2018 11:55:13 +0000
Spike wrote:

On 14/10/2018 11:44, Geoff wrote:
On Sun, 14 Oct 2018 11:39:58 +0000
Spike wrote:

On 14/10/2018 11:04, Geoff wrote:
On Sun, 14 Oct 2018 08:50:13 +0000
Spike wrote:

On 14/10/2018 01:32, Jeff Liebermann wrote:


Gareth once complained about a mobile CB set-up he
installed in a 4x4 couldn’t reach further
than a quarter mile. That’s all you need
to know about Gareth and radio.

He probably didn't need any antenna at 1/4 mile (400

snip interesting detection story

Stephen Thomas Cole, the PP, just after gaining his UK Full
licence by 'acing' all three exams, appeared on a UK Amateur
group asking which sideband he should use on 40m. That's all
you need to know about him and and his ability with

That sounds interesting - can you provide a link to that

No. For some reason it's been deleted.

Then we only have your word that it ever exsisted. I choose not
to believe a word of it.

'It's been deleted' means it did exsist. You can't delete was was
never posted. You might ask yourself why it was deleted. That's
all you need to know about his ego and and his ability with

We only have your word for any of that. I choose not to believe a
word of it.

JFTR the offending message was posted in the group, on the 1st of December 2013. Some news
servers will carry messages this far back, the one used for this
exercise has messages back to 27 June 2003. Downloading all
available messages from that group shows that the offending
message has 'disappeared'.

We only have your word for that. I choose not to believe you.

response to the offending message remains and quotes in full the
original message. The OP's answer to that response has also
'disappeared'. The full text of the offending message was reposted
by the responder.

It's been reposted here too:

"Was pottering at my radio last night, heard the scream of data
being sent and was triggered to revisit a long parked project;
getting going on RTTY!

Here's the hardware I'm using:

Yaesu FT757-GXii Serial/USB cable interface thing PowerMac G4
running CocoaModem

I've got everything hooked up, have CocoaModem configured and
displaying a waterfall but when set to RTTY mode it's just decoding

Other than a couple of short spells at club days, this is my first
go at this and I have no idea what I'm doing... Any tips?

It confirms the confusion in the OP's mind concerning
which sideband to use on 40m, just as was stated.

No, it doesn't.

Even his followup: "Will do. I was doing this on 40m, so had the
rig on LSB. Would people use

USB for RTTY? Just Googled and I see LSB is customary for RTTY,
which I was

vaguely aware of... I need to do more reading!"

Confirms that he knew which sideband to use on 40. It's RTTY that he
has the doubt about.

It is left to others
to speculate on why two such embarrassing messages should have
'disappeared' out of the 530+ from the OP that remain. The original
message can be found on Google Groups:!or...A/_ityI76x0IMJ

Feel free to choose to believe what you will.

I believe that you are a bitter, spiteful old man who will say
whatever suits his ends.

I think Burt’s gotten to.

Steve, Burt's up to his neck in ****ed-up-juice, Steve.

Steve, all he can do is spit, Steve.

Steve, Thanks, Steve.

I suppose, when you think about it, Burt’s the usual suspect that my
presence here has caused most trouble for. I mean, it was in the middle of
his obsessed grandstanding against me I unn.config that he dropped that
Burton Bradstock bollock and my continual referencing of that starting from
a couple of months later has permanently involuntarily renamed him.
Additionally, it’s also down to me that whenever a ukra regular hears the
term “car aerial” they see in their mind’s eye Burt crying in his living
room as two small children throw stones at his windows. Poor Old Burt, the
scrotum-necked feeble ****. Years of show ponying and smuggery he’d
invested in building up his ukra profile, and it’s all gone down the drain.
He’s very bitter about it.

The only other poster I’ve possibly derailed near as much as Burt is Rich,
which I sometimes feel a bit (intermediately?) bad about as he’s just a
dozy bugger rather than a Full arsehole, but it can’t be helped.