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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

CAPE SABLE WIRELESS and HF DF STATION

 

 

Cape Sable, N.S. station, which was built and operated by the Canadian Marconi Company, opened on July 3, 1905 and was offering a commercial messages service to the ships off the coast of Nova Scotia. In 1915 Cape Sable became a Direction-finding station. The Cape Sable station was one of four direction-finding stations on the East coast. The east coast DF service was offered from Chebucto Head, Cape Sable N.S., Canso N.S. and Cape Race, NL. The Cape Sable Direction Finding station was closed at the end of World War I, reverting to its original commercial status that of handling commercial messages with ships at sea.

 

 

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