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Visitors Book - Visitors: Melbourne Radio, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, 1966-2002 Object Reg. No: HT 5610

Summary:
Bound book 'Visitors: Melbourne Radio'. Visitors to the Radio Station were asked to sign in on arrival. It contains the signatures of people participating in the official opening of the station on 3 June 1966 and those visiting on its last day 30 June 2002.

This book 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:
Visitors Book. Brown, Leather cover with gold text. Cover is stained and scratched from use - noticeably with four coffee cup stains. The first visitor entry is 3/6/1966, through to 30/06/2002. Only 8 pages remain unused. Pages are lined and ruled into four columns - three have headings: "Date", "Name", "Address."
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Michael Greenwood, 2002
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 25 mm (Height), 255 mm (Width), 200 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: Cover:
Visitors / MELBOURNE RADIO

Title Page:
COLLINS / VISITORS BOOK / No. 869 / MADE IN AUSTRALIA / COLLINS BROS. STATIONERS PTY. LTD. / 23-29 MENTMORE AVENUE, ROSEBERY / N.S.W.
Creator: 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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