||NRV and NRVSP
||Naval Radio Vans and Naval Specialised
||A container fitted with radio equipment
which will always require transport when a location is required
||A six letter word [two groups of three letters] where
each group represents a function/facility which is different to the
other group e.g., GENCON.. The first three letters or first Group is the
FUNCTIONAL PORTION of the overall name and the second
group is the DESCRIPTIVE PORTION.
||The description is explicit when the Type
is known. For example, a GENCON means GEN = All power supply mobiles,
and CON = A Transportable container. Others in this group are:
Mobiles Air: AIRCONS, AIRTRAS, AIRVECS.
Mobiles General: GENCONS, GENTRAS, GENVECS
Mobiles Radar: RADCONS, RADTRAS, RADVECS
Mobiles Signals: SIGCONS, SIGTRAS, SIGVECS
where in each and every case
CON is a transportable container
TRA is a mobile wheeled vehicle
VEC is a self powered mobile vehicle
Here are just a selection of samples.
NAVAL RADIO VANS
[MOBILES] PART ONE.pdf
NAVAL RADIO VANS
[MOBILES] PART TWO.pdf
Before, and during WW2, the Royal Navy had a COMMUNICATIONS
SYSTEM which could be formed from five different STATIONS known as:-
These were the names given to types of VHF [V/HF] STATIONS.
VHF frequencies had been in use by the commercial world
long before the Royal Navy started to use them, and what follows are files made
up from one of the very first handbooks issued by the Admiralty. There are many
interesting topics including VHF propagation, VHF fading, VHF interference, VHF
aerials and polarisation, VHF polar diagrams, pictures and line drawings.
STATIONS - PART ONE.pdf
STATIONS - PART TWO.pdf
VHF STATIONS - PART THREE.pdf
VHF STATIONS - PART FOUR.pdf