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27-January-2015
27-January-2015
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A plaque commemorates the 75th anniversary of radio in the Canberra region.  Canberra`s first radio staion commenced operation on the 14th November 1931.

Location

Address:42 Giles Street, Andrew Arcade, Kingston, 2604
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.315647
Long: 149.140506
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry
Actual Event STart Date:14-November-1931
Actual Event End Date:14-November-2006

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 14th November, 2006
Front Inscription

 Canberra`s first radio staion 2CA commenced operation at this site on the 14th November 1931.

It was built and operated by A J (Jack) Ryan at the rear of his radio store.

This plaque was unveiled by the first employee of 2CA  George K Barlin on the 14th November 2006 to mark the 75th anniversary of radio in the region

 

Source: MA
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