Many thanks to SWLing Post and SRAA contributor, Richard Langley, who writes:
“[C]oncerning the RCI anniversary, attached are scans of a QSL card from the CBC International Service for reception on 20 April 1964 when I was in high school. That was on the Knight-Kit Span Master regenerative receiver I had built the previous Christmas.”
“About 50 years later (in 2012, actually), I did an interview with RCI’s Victor Nerenberg on GPS and the ionosphere, which appeared on the RCI program “The Link.”
It’s still on their website:
(about 15 minutes in)
archives/program/the-link/ archives/episode/09-10_2012- 01-30-the-link-friday-january- 27-2012/
The RCI site also is featuring some information related to the 70th anniversary:
And, lastly, there’s also some interesting stuff in the CBC’s Digital Archives under
categories/arts-entertainment/ media/radio-canada- international-canadas-voice- to-the-world/broadcasting-to- the-world.html
There was also an episode of the CBC Rewind archives program on RCI:
Many thanks, Richard! I wish I understood the ionosphere as well as you do–that was a fascinating interview. Thanks for sharing your knowledge.
Gorgeous QSL card, by the way!
I have the same QSL card in my collection. Those wonderful days of little noise and great radio. Thanks for sharing.
It was my first QSL card from Radio-Canada International
date 19 Sept. 1964
former Radio Canada SWL-Club
I have the same QSL card in my connection. Those wonderful days of little noise and great radio. Thanks for sharing.