MBMS de GKA =
PORTISHEADRADIO TELEX NR604/30 CK68/66 30/1512Z MAR 82 =
MBMS PORTISHEADRADIO =
REPORTS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED THAT ARGENTINA HAS ESTABLISHED A MILITARY ZONE AROUND ITS MAINLAND TERRITORY AND THE FALKLAND ISLANDS AND HAS SAID THAT ANY BRITISH SHIPS OR AIRCRAFT FOUND THEREIN WOULD BE REGARDED AS HOSTILE AND THAT ARGENTINA WOULD ACT ACCORDINGLY AGAINST ANY BRITISH SHIP OR AIRCRAFT FOUND WITHIN 200 MILES OF THE MAINLAND FALKLAND ISLANDS SOUTH GEORGIA OR SANDWICH ISLANDS =
MODUK NAVY +
A recording of this CW broadcast from GKA is available, I just couldn’t figure out how to upload it to the ROA website. If you’re interested in hearing that, drop me a line: [email protected]
Nostalgia ain’t what it used to be, eh?
It’s interesting that the MoD addressed this to MBMS rather than GBMS. I suspect that might have been because the last time they had to do a broadcast to All British Merchant Ships was probably in 1945 and no one had bothered to update their SOPs in the intervening years!