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Photograph - Radio Transceivers, Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Cape Schanck, Victoria, 1980s Image Reg. No: MM 084009

Summary:
Photograph of SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) transceivers at Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Cape Schanck, Victoria. The top four slots on the equipment rack are devoted to SOLAS. The bottom four slots are devoted to an interconnection with Arthur's Seat, a VHF radio-telephone, and SOLAS.

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:
SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) transceivers. The top four slots on the equipment rack are devoted to SOLAS. The bottom four slots are devoted to an interconnection with Arthur's Seat, a VHF radio-telephone, and SOLAS. Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Cape Schanck, Victoria
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 89 mm (Width), 127 mm (Length)

More information

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; 5x3.5
User of Item Depicted: Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 1980-1989
Place & Date Depicted: Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 1980s
References: Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html

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