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Old 16 December 2011, 18:40   #1
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Belgium radio hams land on Rockall

In October a group of Belgium radio hams landed on Rockall and operated a radio station for 24hrs. These guys didn't mess about; they hired what looked like a naval vessel with several ribs. There are more pictures here:
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Lovin the SR4..... but not the safety helmet
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Old 16 December 2011, 18:51   #3
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That was for the descent I think. It looks as though some of them jumped in and swam to the ribs.
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Ahhh, I get it now.... It reminded me of old 60/70's skateboard helmets.
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Why use the RIBs at all when you've got a helicopter?!?
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Yer gorra love the Belgians
The Irish of Europe
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Surely that's the Irish?
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Surely that's the Irish?
You'd think so, but then we're not all Irish - there's a village not far from here named after a bunch of inbred sheep sha@@ing blow-ins.

It's such a dump, no-one could be @rsed to give it a write up: Linky
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You'd think so, but then we're not all Irish - there's a village not far from here named after a bunch of inbred sheep sha@@ing blow-ins.

It's such a dump, no-one could be @rsed to give it a write up: Linky
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That boat called Forcault has been in Alderney before. Think it was a few years back when they were bringing bits of the Elizabethan wreck up to the surface. It was carrying one of these on board... which was a bit more interesting than the rusty canon they'd found.
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