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by David Rumens
Sat Aug 09, 2014 11:15 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: FREDRICK (FRED) WILLIAM CATTERALL (AREA MANAGER)
Replies: 4
Views: 3320

Re: FREDRICK (FRED) WILLIAM CATTERALL (AREA MANAGER)

I echo both Allan's and Fred's comments.

RIP Fred.

Dave
by David Rumens
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:25 pm
Forum: DTELS Reunited!
Topic: Who's on the site?
Replies: 44
Views: 24157

Re: Who's on the site?

Thanks Allan,

I did have a taste with the part time working, but the work was still there!

73's
Dave R
by David Rumens
Sun Mar 11, 2012 2:41 pm
Forum: DTELS Reunited!
Topic: Who's on the site?
Replies: 44
Views: 24157

Re: Who's on the site?

Hello Bob, I was made redundant in Dec 1992 whilst at Weyhill. I went on to work with Vodafone firstly as a Senior Tec and the finally Principal Quality Engineer / Quality Controller mainly on business related areas. Though I had technical input on the quality of the work carried out by contractors ...
by David Rumens
Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: D Tels pension info.
Replies: 6
Views: 5345

Hello Shaun,

If you have left the Civil Service or retired then Civil Service pensions are administered by CAPITA HARTSHEAD.

Tele No. 08701699700.

PO Box 215, Mowden Hall, Darlington, Co Durham DL3 9GT.

Regards
Dave
by David Rumens
Sat Apr 16, 2011 4:58 pm
Forum: Depots and Outstations
Topic: Cranbrook
Replies: 16
Views: 11111

Hello Allan, Will done, sound like all worked out ok after privatisation for you. Ok about your QTH, sound good for amateur radio. Yes I ended up as a principal with Vodafone. Then took early retirement and went to work for another outfit. I work part time now. Hmm-- I know all about business cases,...
by David Rumens
Fri Apr 15, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Depots and Outstations
Topic: Cranbrook
Replies: 16
Views: 11111

Hello Allan,

Good to see you are still around. Bet your not retired yet. I wonder what the trends are your end!

Regards
Dave
by David Rumens
Tue Feb 08, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: Depots and Outstations
Topic: First London Depot - Lawrie Atkinson
Replies: 3
Views: 3325

Steve,

Good one, as it bought back quite a few memories of Cranbrook in the late 1960's.

73's
Dave
by David Rumens
Sun Jan 23, 2011 3:16 pm
Forum: Depots and Outstations
Topic: First London Depot - Lawrie Atkinson
Replies: 3
Views: 3325

First London Depot - Lawrie Atkinson

Hello Lawrie, For info - Back in the 1960's there was a radio scheme for the London Fire services. It had different channels and ops rooms for the different London areas. One of the main sites south of the river was maintained by Cranbrook and I believe the mobiles by the fire service themselves. We...
by David Rumens
Thu Jun 26, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: TRANSIPACK TEST CAGE PSU
Replies: 7
Views: 5277

Hi John, Yes you are correct the bench PSU used in the 1970's was the transipack. Before that we had a set-up not un-like a UPS were a large battery was used to supplied the power and its charge rate (using an integral mains charger) was regulated against the power demand. It was all housed in a lar...
by David Rumens
Tue Mar 18, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: D Tels pension info.
Replies: 6
Views: 5345

Hi Graham,

No I sold the Herald last year as the fleet was growing. But still have a number of other Triumphs !

Regards
Dave
by David Rumens
Mon Mar 17, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: D Tels pension info.
Replies: 6
Views: 5345

Hi Graham, Capita Hartshead are the people dealing with the preserved Home Office pensions. Tel No. 0870 169 9700. I was dealing with a Chantelle McCourt. If you quote your National Insurance number they should be able to located your details. All I will say is that you may need to chase them to get...
by David Rumens
Tue Feb 12, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Depots and Outstations
Topic: Lewes outstation
Replies: 2
Views: 3239

Tom,
I am located in Newbury. My work has no connection with my past employer or radio these days.

Give my regards to all in the Cranbrook region.
Dave
by David Rumens
Mon Feb 04, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Just an update from me.
Replies: 1
Views: 2908

Hi Graham,

Well you have joined the honouable ranks of ex-Vodafone. There loads of us about.

No probs mate, you will succeed. :)

Regards
Dave
by David Rumens
Mon Feb 04, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: Depots and Outstations
Topic: Cranbrook
Replies: 16
Views: 11111

Cranbrook

Hi Tom,

I was at Cranbbrook form 1967 to 1983.

No sign of the Littlehampton guys.

Regards
Dave Rumens
by David Rumens
Sun Jan 14, 2007 11:31 am
Forum: Bereavement
Topic: JANET RUSSELL (CA - CRANBROOK DEPOT)
Replies: 1
Views: 3947

Sorry to hear of Janet's passing, she was part of HO Cranbrook and was well respected.

Dave Rumens.