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02 March 2012
15 February 2012
Latest issue of my APRS® Thunder Bay Vol. 4 No. 13 newsletter is available
Added my Thunder Bay Historical Museum Historical Society article on the first wireless rescue by marine
radio station MUG Port Arthur of the SS DUNELM in Writings & Publications. The Society asked for a 1-year exclusive
use until I posted it on my website. The new Marconi wireless station had just been constructed and commenced operation with
a temporary antenna.
I'm very familiar with handling of the first distress call at a newly installed station. I had the
"pleasure" of doing so, just an hour after the Lake Winnipeg peripherals were turned on. They had been just been remoted to the "new"
VBA Thunder Bay (spring of '86). That one was a lot of fun. Not!
15 January 2012
Happy New Year! I'm now writing a new column
for TCA (The Canadian Amateur) a RAC (Radio Amateurs of Canada) publication. It's called "All Things Digital, Amateur Radio
for the 21st Century". I'll be adding another web section that will contain my TCA columns plus the software and links that go with
each one. This should make it easier for readers to navigate through the text and not have to retype the links as this can and often
does cause problems. I'm just waiting for the go ahead from RAC.
As I write this, the Feb/Apr draft column has already been submitted!
heartfelt thanks to those who have sent me congrats emails and their comments; it's very much appreciated! The feedback will
help shape future articles.
27 November 2011
Added new main page link for the modern Canadian Coast Guard's 50th Anniversary.
Seeing as I've been working for the CCG for 35 of those 50 years, it's a good way to end my career and add another souvenir pin
to my collection!
Added new main page link to Inland Marine Radio History Archive.
Removed main page radio and electricity
14 April 2011
Added new historical material including early Canadian Great Lakes station installations and
VBA station listings for 1936, 1987, 1997 and 2009 plus MCTS Great Lakes & Lake Winnipeg services.
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