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Daily Log Pad - Telstra, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, 1966-2002 Document Reg. No: HT 5567

Summary:
Printed 'Daily Log Pad' which records all call signals heard/ received by the Melbourne Maritime Radio Facility.

This pad was collected from the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station after it was closed in July 2002. In addition to communications equipment and documentation, items in general office use were collected in order to represent as far as possible the working environment at the time of closure.
Description:
Portrait format black and white printed sheet (identical on both sides). The page is titled 'DAILY LOG' and has written instruction on how to fill in the form. Below these instructions is a 8 columned table in which relevant call sign/signal information can be recorded. The log must then be signed by the 'officer in charge' and must also have a 'checked by' signature. Strengthened by a cardboard backing, the log pad contains approximately 100 of these sheets, which are glued together along the top of the sheet.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Greenwood, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 209 mm (Width), 296 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: communications, wireless, radio stations
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2002, Melbourne Coastal Radio, Reminiscences of an OTC Technician, 1969-1992, Australian Coastal Radio Service, 1912-2012
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: business records
Inscriptions: 'DAILY LOG/ A detailed record must be kept (entries such as "calling at intervals" not permitted)/ At change of watch, both relieved and relieving officers must sign. Maritime Station................................./Circuit...................................../Date......../............../........... Local Time/ CALL LETTERS/ To From/ STRENGTH OF/ Signals...'
User: Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 1966-2002
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

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