ROC VHF link map help

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ROC VHF link map help

Post by scanlos » Fri Apr 14, 2006 9:06 pm

I am a retired BT employee with a personal web site dedicated to U.K.W.M.O communications during the Cold War. A topic on ROC communications includes a limited description the ROC VHF radio links. http://www.ringbell.co.uk/ukwmo/Page233.htm

I have received much helpful feedback on various topics. A BBC chap found some papers blowing around a carkpark when a DTELS hilltop station was being gutted and kept them for 10 years or more. On discovering my site he sent me a scan. The document is hand drawn sketch and covers North Wales and has the designation CB429.

I would love to know more about this sketch. Is it only a section of properly drafted document or may be one of a series?

I would greatly appreciate any feedback. Perhaps if I wait long enough the original may be released by the National Archive at Kew under the 40 year rule. For example, Home Office Circular HOC 155-1963 - USE OF POLICE WIRELESS STATIONS FOR CIVIL DEFENCE PURPOSES AND THE PROVISION OF EMERGENCY GENERATORS is already available from an official Government site and lists 86 sites.

Thanks in anticipation
Steve Scanlon

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Post by scanlos » Mon Jul 12, 2010 3:53 pm

Four years have passed since my original posting and I'm beginning to think I may be asking the wrong question.

Recently I have obtained a copy of an engineers notes via a non DTELS person. This shows a series of blocks linked together representing the path of ROC UKWMO radio circuits. A copy may be viewed here http://www.ringbell.co.uk/ukwmo/zoom/COV.jpg Putting this together with my own observation and the drawning mentioned in the original post has enabled me to create a map of a swathe across the Midlands.

Does anyone have anything similar in their notes showing the VHF links of the pre-WARC era. It would be great to be able to add a few more paths.
The URL for the ROC linkmap is http://www.ringbell.co.uk/ukwmo/Page252.htm#RadioLinks

Thanks in Anticipation
Steve

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