I worked for the DOT for 32 years as a radio operator. I retired in 1997. And worked at VAF, CYKA, 4YP, VAJ, VAI. Here is one of RO class 33 Ottawa Jan 1965.
John J. Gibbs, VE7BDQ
30 March 2020
DOT RO class 33 - Ottawa - January 1965
Photo courtesy of John Gibbs
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This picture was taken when I was at Alert Bay BC /VAF We guarded 2182 and 500 kHz safety and distress frequencies plus handled all the traffic to and from Bull Harbour Radio /VAG via CW. Plus collecting weather reports from light stations which we placed on the met teletype circuit or ship messages to the telex landline.
10 April 2020
The radio room on Ocean Station Papa / 4YP in 1967
A radiosonde release from Ocean station Papa in 1967 by two met techs, names unknown.
The radio room at Prince Rupert / VAJ in 1972
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