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Re: Saturday Night at the Movies



The 1971 movie THE ANDERSON TAPES starring Sean Connery. Connery plays a
thief who plans to rob an entire apartment building. A youg boy with a ham
radio calls for help (the phone lines are cut) and foils the plot.

Richard Amirault                           N1JDU                 Boston,
MA, USA
ramirault@erols.com              "Go Fly A Kite"
http:// www.erols.com/ramirault
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From: <KB7ADO@aol.com>
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Saturday Night at the Movies
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>A boy on the ship had brought along his hf rig & used it to
> contact a young gal ham friend in Texas whose father worked for the
goverment
> & arranged for a sub to intercept.  Both kids were using 1x3 ham calls
> (showing 20m freqs, I think). They used a thing called "book code" (pg #,
> paragraph #, word #) using a book his father had written to get the
message
> through in case radio ops on the ship were listening.  Of course in the
real
> world we can't use secret codes, but I guess if your cruise ship is
hijacked,
> the FCC might let it slide this time.

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