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Digital Photograph - Metal Plaque, Overseas Telecommunications Commission (Australia), Melbourne Coastal Radio Station, 2002 Image 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
Discipline: Technology
Dimension Comment: Electronic image

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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
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
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

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