SERVING THE MARINER SINCE 1920 - A FRIENDLY VOICE ON MANY A DARK NIGHT
Plenty of stories about a seagoing R/O. Biased towards the American market but interesting nonetheless.
Highly recommended reading about the Point-to-Point HF Radio service in the UK by Paul Hawkins. Available on Amazon.
Published by Marconi Marine and way out of print - but can be found at reasonable prices on eBay.
Well worth a read and many stories of legendary sea-going R/Os. Out of print but copies can be found on eBay.
Probably the most detailed and informative book dedicated to Maritime Radio. May still be available online but be prepared to pay in the region of £40.
Available on the Rugby Radio website this can be obtained for the bargain price of £5.99. Highly recommended.
Published by the Radio Officers Association (ROA) this volume contains hundreds of reminisces and memories of R/Os over the years. Obtainable from the ROA website.
Further memories of R/Os, published and available from the Radio Officers Association (ROA).
Short but interesting publication recalling the WW2 convoys as seen by an R/O of the time. Available on Amazon.
Tales of being a seagoing R/O in the 1950s and 1960s. Available on Amazon.
Memories of a Maritime Radio Officer, Out of print but copies can be found (at a price) on eBay.
Personal memories from ex-Portishead Radio R/O detailing his seagoing and shore-based activities. One of a series of personal memoirs, and available on Amazon.
Further R/O memories from voyages at sea. Available on Amazon.
Memories of a seagoing R/O during WW2. Available on Amazon.
A collection of stories from both seagoing and shorebased R/Os from all over the world. Can be ordered directly from the publisher at:
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