What is it with fishermen? :)

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What is it with fishermen? :)

Post by rogerbeep » 27 Oct 2017, 09:20

I have been listening to a conversation at 8297 between two guys for 10 minutes.
Do EVERY sentence have to contain three F-words or is two enough? {bnghd}
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Re: What is it with fishermen? :)

Post by scan125 » 27 Oct 2017, 09:32

Depends on if the caught two or three *Fish*. Could be worse :)

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Re: What is it with fishermen? :)

Post by owza » 27 Oct 2017, 10:09

If my knackers were freezing in the north sea, I'd be using choice language. :lol:

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Post by gmham » 29 Oct 2017, 09:39

This 8.297 freq.. official fishing freq or as per usual random selected freq out off 0-30 mhz ?!!!
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Re: What is it with fishermen? :)

Post by rogerbeep » 29 Oct 2017, 10:14

gmham wrote:This 8.297 freq..
It is a maritime HF channel for simplex comms.

In case people are interested in receiving maritime HF-frequencies, here you will find more info.
https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/doc/rtchan.txt
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Icom 706 mk II / Icom 735 - Alinco DR-135DX - President Grant mk II / Jackson mk I - CRT SS9900 / One - Anytone AT300M
QYT KT-8900 - Icom F4SR / 28H - Baofeng UV-5R / 888S

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Uniden UBC 780 XLT - Icom R5 / PCR-100 - RTL2832U/R820T + Ham It Up v1.2 - NESDR SMArt

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Re: What is it with fishermen? :)

Post by gmham » 29 Oct 2017, 10:47

Ok cheers not like them to stick to the designated freqs is it ???!!!
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Re: What is it with fishermen? :)

Post by Twocky61 » 29 Oct 2017, 11:01

They probably forget they are not on a private frequency lol

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Re: What is it with fishermen? :)

Post by Stuart King 007 » 01 Nov 2017, 03:35

rogerbeep wrote:
gmham wrote:This 8.297 freq..
It is a maritime HF channel for simplex comms.

In case people are interested in receiving maritime HF-frequencies, here you will find more info.
https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/doc/rtchan.txt

A link from 1999 !
Lot has changed since then

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Post by MrWeetabix » 01 Nov 2017, 07:29

Stuart King 007 wrote:
rogerbeep wrote:
gmham wrote:This 8.297 freq..
It is a maritime HF channel for simplex comms.

In case people are interested in receiving maritime HF-frequencies, here you will find more info.
https://www.navcen.uscg.gov/doc/rtchan.txt

A link from 1999 !
Lot has changed since then
Please feel free to highlight the changes :thumbup:
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Re: What is it with fishermen? :)

Post by Admiral » 01 Nov 2017, 08:19

They are generally Gentlemen of Celtic origin and most verbs they use are of an anatomic nature.
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Post by Buick Mackane » 04 Nov 2017, 23:15

Admiral wrote:
01 Nov 2017, 08:19
They are generally Gentlemen of Celtic origin and most verbs they use are of an anatomic nature.
Hey, Enough of that or you'll get the sweeny todd treatment, And i don't mean you'll get to drive a mark one granada whilst wearing brown flares ;)
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Re: What is it with fishermen? :)

Post by pete_uk » 05 Nov 2017, 16:59

Fffk knows!

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