Album 3 - 103 Signal Squadron

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3-1.  Radio Operator manning Radios (Remotely) in the 103 Sig Sqn HQ Building.   Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]

  
3-2.   Orderly Room (HQ Building).   Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]

 
3-3. 
L-R Peter Lathrope and Geoff May.  Photo supplied by Reg Dando [1966]

 
3-4.  Reg Dando.  Photo supplied by Reg Dando [1966]

    
3-5. 
Ebony Sir.  Reg Dando manning SB-86 in the AN/MTC-7 Switchboard Shelter (1 ATF First Switchboard).  Photo supplied by Reg Dando [1966]

 
3-6.   Rear view of the 2 x SB-86 Switchboards used by 103 Sig Sqn to provide the 1 ATF Switchboard functions.  Note the power ringer.  Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]


3-7.  Ebony Sir.  Unknown manning the 2 x SB-86's that quickly replaced the single Shelter mounted SB-86 switchboard shown in 3.5 above.   Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]

   
3-8.  Having a shower.  Photo supplied by Reg Dando [1966]


3-9.  103 Sig Sqn setup and in business at Nui Dat late 1966.  The first building is the HQ with the COMCEN behind it.  Photo supplied by Reg Dando [1966]

 
3-10.   COMCEN Teleprinter Room.   Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]

 
3-11.   Telegraph equipment in the COMCEN.  Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]

 
3-12.   COMCEN Telegraph equipment terminating the Vung Tau link.  Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]

 
3-13.  Unknown operator preparing a message on COMCEN Telegraph equipment.  Tape machine (typing on) is a Kleinschmidt TT-76 and the other is a Kleinschmidt TT-4 (for page copy).  Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]

 
3-14.   COMCEN Telegraph positions with KW-7 Cipher Equipment.  Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]


3-15.  AN/TRC-24 Radio Set and F1830 FDM Multiplexing Equipment dismounted in the 103 COMCEN from the AN/MRC-69 Radio Relay Shelter.  Equipment would be own and operated by Technicians from 145 Sig Sqn.  Photo supplied by Ken Mackenize (104 Sig Sqn)[1966]


3-16.  Unknown at Nui Dat.   Photo supplied by Reg Dando [1966]


3-17.  L-R  Unknown, Ken Grantham, Peter Lathrope and Ivan Ward at Nui Dat.  Photo supplied by Reg Dando [1966]


3-18.  View of Vung Tau from Huey.  Photo supplied by Trevor Humble via his son Mike [1966]


3-19. 5RAR Search and Destroy.  Photo supplied by Trevor Humble via his son Mike [1966]

Note the Owen Machine Gun and the bush hats with ID strips because enemy used a type of bush hat also.


3-20. ARVN Officer speaking at a public function.  Photo supplied by Trevor Humble via his son Mike [1966]

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