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Re: Saturday Night at the Movies



...and the names comes from an unapproved phone tap that was in place (kind
of a side story), but when the robbery is disrupted the tape recorder is
discovered in the basement and the info gathered becomes useless.  The
'SWAT' team that was sent in looked rather 'thin' compared to today's units.

TMW

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Amirault" <ramirault@erols.com>
To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, March 17, 2003 11:53 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] 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
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <KB7ADO@aol.com>
> Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Saturday Night at the Movies
> (snip)
>
> >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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