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Farewell Message - MSA Maritime Operations Centre New Zealand to Australian Coastal Radio Stations, 01 Jul 2002 Document Reg. No: HT 5570

Summary:
Printed message of condolence from MSA Maritime Operations Centre New Zealand to Melbourne, Sydney, Darwin, Perth, Brisbane and Townsville Radio Stations dated 1 July 2002.

This document 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 copy of a print out of a condolence message that laments the closure of the Cape Schank Radio Facility and the other Australian based units in Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Darwin and Perth.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Greenwood, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 210 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: correspondence
Inscriptions: 'MSA Maritime Operations Centre New Zealand/ Daily Log/ Date: 20020701/ Time: 1050 nzst/ Station: Taupo Maritime Radio/ Call Sign: ZLM/ MMSI: 005120010/ Details: All Coast Radio Staff Brisbane Radio/ VIB Sydney Radio/ VIS Townsville Radio/ VIT Melbourne Radio/ VIM Darwin Radio/ VID Perth Radio/ VIP
8th February 1912 to 302400z June 2002/ After 90 years of service the closure of your Stations brings another sad occasion in the proud history of the Maritime Coast Radio Service...'
Issued By: Maritime Safety Authority Maritime Operations Centre, New Zealand, 1 Jul 2002
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

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