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Photograph - Operator's Console & Staff Member, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Cape Schanck, Victoria, 1999 Image Reg. No: MM 083800

Summary:
Photograph of operator's console with staff member Mike Greenwood on 1 February 1999, on the occasion of the last shore-to-ship morse transmission from Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Cape Schanck, Victoria.

This image is one of a series collected from the Melbourne Radio Station at Cape Schanck in June 2002, just prior to the closure of the Station on 30 June 2002. The photographs cover various events in the history of the Station and were taken by various photographers.
Description:
Photographic colour print.
Description Of Content:
Mike Greenwood at the operator's console on 1 February 1999, on the occasion of the last shore-to-ship morse transmission. Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Cape Schanck, Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 102 mm (Width), 152 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: telegraph equipment, radio receivers, communications, radio stations, radio transmitters, wireless telegraphy
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: images (to be classified)
Format: Photograph: Colour; 6x4
Place & Date Depicted: Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 01 Feb 1999
Person Depicted: Mr Michael Greenwood, Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 01 Feb 1999
User of Item Depicted: Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 01 Feb 1999
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

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