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Newspaper - Southern Peninsula Gazette, 2 Jan 1991 Object Reg. No: HT 5598

Summary:
Newspaper 'Southern Peninsula Gazette' dated Wednesday, 2 January, 1991.

The newspaper contains two items (on pages 1 and 8) about a threatened closure of the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station and its subsequent reprieve at that time.

This newspaper 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:
Tabloid format newspaper. Feature article on the front entitled "Relief on the radio waves" and has a photograph of OTC staff at Cape Schanck - Ken Macaulay, Ruben Buttigieg and Robert Reichel.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Greenwood, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 5 mm (Height), 307 mm (Width), 412 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: media coverage
Inscriptions: Southern Penisnula Gazette / AUSTRALIA'S BEST COUNTRY NEWSPAPER / WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2, 1991
User: Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 2 Jan 1991
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

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