ALBUM 23 - 104 SIG SQN

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104 Sigs - Charcoal Machine
23-1.  This is not a secret rocket launcher!  Its a device made up by the 104 Guys to produce charcoal for the Bar-a-que.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Charcoal Machine 
23-2.  Charcoal making device. I guess the VC may of had their doubts - as it appears to have a good 'arc of fire' across the wire!   Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Nui Dat from the Air 
23-3. Looking from South-South-West across 1 ATF at Nui Dat from the Air.   Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Luscombe Field from the Air 
23-4.  Looking from West of Luscombe Field, Nui Dat.  Nui Dat Hill right centre of photo.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - 110 Sig Sqn HF Transmitters Site at Nui Dat    
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-5. 110 Sig Sqn HF Transmitter Site at Nui Dat.  HF Transmitters were moved to Nui Dat from Saigon in late 1968 for better security as a result of Tet 1968.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

Note:  HF was the main link back to Australia.  Our HF Receivers were located at Long Binh.

104 Sigs - 110 Sig Sqn Deployment Troop deployed with 104. 
23-6.  Setting up at a FSPB.  Most likely the 110 Sig Sqn Deployment Troop detached to 104 Sig Sqn for the rear link (RR and RTT).  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

RR = Radio Relay.  A radio system for point-to-point transmission of multichannel duplex signals employing carrier waves in the VHF or higher bands.
RTT = Radio Teletype. The system of communications by teletypewriter or teleprinter over radio circuits - Normally HF Secure in Vietnam

104 Sigs - Huey Cobra Gunship
23-7.  Huey Cobra Gunship.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Small Helicopter   
23-8. Small Helicopter.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - HQ 1 ATF, Nui Dat
23-9. HQ 1 ATF from the 104 COMCEN Communication Mast.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Looking across 104 lines and Kangaroo Pad from 104 COMCEN Mast 
23-10.  Looking across North-North-West across 104 Lines, Kanagroo Pad from the 104 COMCEN Communication Mast.  .Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - AN/MTC-7 Switchboad Shelter in front of Line Store 
23-11. Line store with a AN/MTC-7 Switchboard Shelter on a 1 Ton Trailer out front.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Morning Parade 
23-12.  Morning Parade at 104.   Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Detachment preparing for Xa Bang  
23-13. Radio Troop Detachment preparing for deployment to Xa Bang.  L-R  Ross Thomas and Ken Cox.  Photo supplied by Bob Shearing [1968]

104 Sigs - Xa Bang 
23-14.  Xa Bang ARVN post.   Photo supplied by Bob Shearing [1968]

Note: Xa Bang was a small village ARVN post north of Nui Dat between Binh Gia and Courtenay Plantation on Road 327.

104 Sigs - Landrover
23-15.  Landrover.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Nui Dat Hill
23-16.  Nui Dat Hill.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Tent down!
23-17.  104 Tent Down!  Unknown not happy!  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

104 Sigs - Tent down - Repair action started!
23-18.  104 Tent Down!   Unknown in repair action.  Photo supplied by Dick Meager [1969]

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