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Offline DavePEI

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More on PEI Microwave
« on: February 27, 2014, 09:29:06 PM »
This is a photo from the 1977 MT&T News Bulletin.

There is an error in the caption - Tea Hill was approximately 5 miles from Charlottetown. The replacement link was 40 miles from Charlottetown.

Roger Meek passed away some years ago - his widow donated some items to the Museum.

See also: http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=8057.0
for more information on PEI's microwave system

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« Last Edit: February 27, 2014, 11:01:22 PM by DavePEI »
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Re: More on PEI Microwave
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2014, 10:19:44 PM »
Now is that a typo in the caption? "The radio single went from Tea Hill to Fraser's Mountain", shouldn't that be Signal? ;D

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Re: More on PEI Microwave
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2014, 10:21:33 PM »
Now is that a typo in the caption? "The radio single went from Tea Hill to Fraser's Mountain", shouldn't that be Signal? ;D
Yep, looks like they needed a proofreader!
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Re: More on PEI Microwave
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2014, 10:48:35 PM »
They sent the newspaper story by microwave and it was still in its infancy. Screw ups like this were common. :)

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Re: More on PEI Microwave
« Reply #4 on: February 28, 2014, 12:20:23 AM »
Yep, looks like they needed a proofreader!

I just happen to know one, but unfortunately she lacks time travel abilities, so can't correct that error... ;D