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Photograph - Radio Telephone Console, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Cape Schanck, Victoria, 1999 Image Reg. No: MM 084005

Summary:
Photograph of VHF radio telephone console (later version) at Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Cape Schanck, Victoria. The wooden frame of the console was built by Tom Picken, using hidden dovetail joints. Tom was one of the groundsmen at the Station. The other two were Bill Murdoch and Rob Birch

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:
VHF radio telephone console (later version). The wooden frame of the console was built by Tom Picken, using hidden dovetail joints.
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
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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