For Posterity's Sake
A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project
PACHENA POINT RADIO STATION
Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, Pachena Point radio station was opened on 25 Nov 1907 with call sign KPD. The call sign was changed to VAD in 1912. The role of that station was to receive the weather observations from ships three times a day; observations that contained information on wind force and direction, sea conditions, air temperature, barometric pressure and cloud cover. Pachena Point radio station was closed down around 1940.