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by Bob Barron
Sun Jul 21, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Telecommunications on masts at Great Bromley, Wherstead etc.
Replies: 3
Views: 1937

Re: Telecommunications on masts at Great Bromley, Wherstead

Hello Julian This was a fairly statndard HO scheme. The site did have a separate building for the police equipment and this was unmanned. The site provided two off, two frequency simplex communication channels between the police headquarters at Chelmsford and police vehicles in the north east Essex ...
by Bob Barron
Sat Jul 20, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: General
Topic: London Accommodation
Replies: 2
Views: 836

Re: London Accommodation

Hello Steven. I thought the Civil Service Club near Trafalgar Square, where we have our reunions, has overnight accomodation? Bob
by Bob Barron
Mon Jul 08, 2013 6:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Telecommunications on masts at Great Bromley, Wherstead etc.
Replies: 3
Views: 1937

Re: Telecommunications on masts at Great Bromley, Wherstead

I was a HO Wireless Technician in the mid/late 70s and visited Great Bromley on a number of occasions to service the Essex Police equipment there. You might already have the following information but if not I hope it is of some help. Essex Police had three wide area VHF channels to communicate with ...
by Bob Barron
Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: UKWMO/ROC
Topic: Suggestions for an Essex or Herts Hilltop location
Replies: 6
Views: 2728

Re: Suggestions for an Essex or Herts Hilltop location

Hello Stephen. I was a WT at Chelmsford detachment between 1976 and 1979. There were two sites at Danbury - one the "Pye" site used by amongst others Essex Fire (who were outside the HO scheme) and the other about a mile or so away that was behind Danbury church and was used by Essex Police as a rec...