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Digital Photograph - Metal Plaque, Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia), Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, 2002 Reg. No: MM 084053
- Digital image showing a metal plaque commemorating the opening of the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station building in 1966.
This image is one of a series of 31 digital still images recorded by Museum Victoria during a visit to the Melbourne Coastal Radio Station at Cape Schanck on 20 May 2002. The Station closed on 30 June 2002.
- Electronic image.
- Description Of Content:
- Plaque beside the front door of the Radio Station commemorating its opening by the Postmaster-General on 3 June 1966. Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, Cape Schanck, Victoria
|Dimension Comment:||Electronic image|
|Tagged with:||telegraph equipment, radio receivers, communications, radio stations, radio transmitters, wireless telegraphy, wireless technology|
|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|
|Tertiary Classification:||images (to be classified)|
|Inscriptions:||The inscription on the plaque reads: 'The Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia) Melbourne Coastal Radio Station Cape Schanck officially opened by the Postmaster-General the Hon. A.S.Hulme M.P. on 3rd June, 1966 Commissioners A.E.Chadwick Chairman B.F.Jones Vice-Chairman A.H.Petfield G.B. Kater J.H.Garrett O.B.E General Manager H. White the original coastal radio station was established in the Melbourne domain in February, 1912.'|
|Format:||Digital Still Image: Colour; Jpeg|
|Place & Date Depicted:||Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 20 May 2002|
|User:||Telstra - Australian Maritime Communication Service (Australian MCS) Melbourne Maritime Communication Service (Melbourne MCS), Cape Schanck, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia, 2002|
|References:||Melbourne MCS (Melbourne Maritime Coastal Service) accessed 13 March 2012 http://coastradio.info/vim.html|
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