Ted Neale's Rough Training Notes

MNealeETH1395951-150731-027.pdf

Title

Ted Neale's Rough Training Notes

Description

An exercise book kept by Ted Neale with notes recorded during his training at the Air Force Training School.

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Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1943

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Format

One booklet with handwritten notes

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Identifier

MNealeETH1395951-150731-027

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[underlined] London. [indecipherable word/number] [/underlined]
G.P. – S.36941 – 1942-3 – 50,000. S.

S.A.A.F. Form 619
S.A.L.M. Vorm 619

[inserted] Rough Notes, [/inserted]
S.A. AIR FORCE.
S.A. LUGMAG.

EXERCISE BOOK
OEFENBOEK

FOR USE IN
VIR GEBRUIK BY

AIR FORCE TRAINING SCHOOLS.
LUGMAGSKOLE.
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[blank page]
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SBS MK VIIA & IXA
COURSE [underlined] SETTING [/underlined] BOMB SIGHT
MARK [underlined] 7A [/underlined] & [underlined] 9A [/underlined]
Air Speed Range MK 7A 70-180mph 9A 100-240
Wind Speed Range 7A 0-60mph 9A 0-70mph.
[missing letters]emy Speed Range 7A 0-40K M 9A 0-50K
[missing word] range (White Scale) 3000-20,000ft for 7A & 9A
(Red Scale) 6,000-14,700 for 7A & 9A
[underlined] Cross level bracket [/underlined]

[underlined] [missing word] of Parts [/underlined]
[missing number] Draft Wires (14) Flight Bar
(2) Drift Bar (15) Flight Bar Catch
(3) G/S Slider (16) Flight Bar knob
(4) Foresights (17) Flight slider
(5) W/S Bar (18) Flight scale – 13
(6) W/S knob (19) back sights
(7) A/S Bar (20) W/Gauge bar & cursor
(8) A/S know (21) Drift Scale.
(9) A/S Drum (22) Spirit levels
(10) Enemy Direction Ring (23) Bearing Plate
(11) Enemy Direction knob (24) Bearing Plate [missing word]
[missing number] Enemy Speed Bar (25) Wind [missing words]
[missing number] Enemy Speed Bar knob (27) Compass [missing words]
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(28) Bombsight Catch Knob G/S
(29) Terminal Vel Scale G/S 50-390 [missing number]
(30) Terminal Vel lever
(31) Terminal Vel Knob
(32) Pencil Holder
(33) Pencil Sharpener
(34) Positioning lug
(35) Transverse bush
(36) Drift Bar Extension (Mark 1X only)
(37) Compass Corrector Box
(38) Auxiliary Drift Wire
(39) Auxiliary Drift Bar
(40) Auxiliary Drift Scale

[underlined] Cross level Bracket [/underlined]
Spigot
Lateral Lever control Wheel
Fore & Aft Lever control Wheel
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[text upside down]
Preliminary call is used when two stations have not been in contact with each other for a considerable length of time, also used when first opening up a station. The prelim call is also used before transmit of long message.
[underlined] Ordinary Call. [/underlined]
An ordinary Call consists of the commencing sign [symbol] the call sign of receiving station sent once, V meaning from, followed by the [missing word] stations call sign sent once ending sign AR.
[symbol] PT6Y V NSC +
Used when two stations have been in contact recently, it is also used in normal working.
Answers to Above Signals
Carry on Sig Srting
VE N3CVPT6Y K4+
[symbol] N3CNPT6Y R2-X261+
Receiving Strength [deleted] Don’t Combine [/deleted] INCREASE S.S.
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SIGNALS [indecipherable word]

Below 30 K/S VLF Very Low Frequency
30-300 K/S L/F Low Frequency
300-3000 K/S M/F Medium Frequency
3-30 M/CS H/F High Frequency
30-300 M/CS VHF Very High Frequency

[underlined] Aircraft callsign [/underlined] is 3 letters 1 figure [inserted] (PTGx)
[underlined] Ground Station [/underlined] call sign is composed of 2 letters, 1 figure (N3C)
[underlined] [indecipherable word] of calls [/underlined].

[underlined] Preliminary Call [underlined]
[missing word] preliminary call consists of the commencing sign VE, the call sign of the receiving station, sent twice, the letter V meaning from & then the Transmitting stations call sign is sent once. The ending sign is then made as AR down on paper and a + sign.
[symbol] PT6Y.PT6Y.V N3C,,+

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Citation

Ted Neale, “Ted Neale's Rough Training Notes,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 16, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/16368.

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