The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby Trackhead M2 » 25 Jan 2013 01:09

John Hilly wrote:Mäntsälä Rebellion it was.
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Dear JH,
Here's one: What statute set back US code breaking efforts in the 1930's?
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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby John Hilly » 25 Mar 2013 14:50

Dear TH. Have you forgotten this quiz?
Without your hint I guess:

Could it be the Communications Act of 1934?
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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby Trackhead M2 » 25 Mar 2013 15:18

John Hilly wrote:Dear TH. Have you forgotten this quiz?
Without your hint I guess:

Could it be the Communications Act of 1934?

Dear JH,
You win the Chocolate Nut Roll; I wish I could include in your prize package Double Edged Secrets but the budget won't allow it. It is now your turn.
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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby John Hilly » 28 Mar 2013 19:43

TH. Was my answer really correct, because it was just a guess?
Okey, here's a new one.
Here's a famous field instrument used in Inter-War years.

Telephone.jpg

What is the type of it?

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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby Trackhead M2 » 28 Mar 2013 20:10

John Hilly wrote:TH. Was my answer really correct, because it was just a guess?
Okey, here's a new one.
Here's a famous field instrument used in Inter-War years.

Telephone.jpg

What is the type of it?

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Dear JH,
It is in the OSS catalog of equipment; but I don't know model numbers.
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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby John Hilly » 30 Mar 2013 19:36

Another hint:
"A telephone and calling buzzer facility are fitted in this model; these are of course not immune from overhearing. Note the folding type Morse key in the bottom right hand corner of the case. This model was already fitted with a potentiometer and reverse key."

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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby John Hilly » 04 Apr 2013 16:36

The manufacture of similar instruments in other countries, notably France, Italy, Portugal, USA, Holland, is noted. In Germany and Holland the equipment was called 'Geheim Telegraaf' (Secret or Secure Telegraph).
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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby John Hilly » 26 Apr 2013 14:18

Maybe another hint is needed after weeks of silence...
The photo of the elderly gentleman posted before has a caption:
Maj. Gen. A.C.Fuller with the Princess Mary medal.

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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby John Hilly » 03 Jul 2013 12:39

Woke up. Fell out of bed. Drag a comb across my head... (The Beatles)

Here's the latest model of "The Thing" used in WW II:

Most used version.jpg


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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby Ironmachine » 03 Jul 2013 13:27

Fullerphone Mk.III?

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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby John Hilly » 04 Jul 2013 10:58

Ironmachine wrote:Fullerphone Mk.III?

Exactly!
http://www.wftw.nl/fullervarmod.html

Glad you solved it. This thread has been dead for too long.
Make a question and refresh the site, please! :D

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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby Ironmachine » 04 Jul 2013 18:05

Thanks.
A rather unconventional aircraft design of the inter-war period:
xx.jpg

Which one?
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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby Ironmachine » 10 Jul 2013 07:29

A better view of the aircraft:
x.jpeg
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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby iffig » 10 Jul 2013 10:37

Thank's for starting again the quizz ! Your mystery aircraft is the De Havilland D.H.77

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Re: The official AHF Inter-War quiz thread

Postby Ironmachine » 10 Jul 2013 12:18

Over to you, then.
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