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I wouldn't think anyone uses hf anymore when you can use a satphone.I used an early model satphone to call WPG from but*%$# no where on baffin island back in1996.Clear as a bell,no talking in a long tunnel with chipmonk voices!!!HAH.

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I'm pretty sure you're right. I can remember being in the arctic with a bunch of "boulder beaters" in the late 70's and they used their "briefcase phone" to send in results daily.

 

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I wouldn't think anyone uses hf anymore when you can use a satphone.I used an early model satphone to call WPG from but*%$# no where on baffin island back in1996.Clear as a bell,no talking in a long tunnel with chipmonk voices!!!HAH.

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Are there any Canadian registered Gazelles still working?

 

Too lazy to Google for answer .

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i was aerospatiale tech rep in Canada 1970-1984. Its nice to see the posts on a lot of the friends and serial numbers again.

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Here are two photos of GOCA back in the Nationwide days,1987.

Scan22 taken in Southend Saskatchewan on fires.

Scan27 taken on a NWTel site in late summer,in the background is FJTF.

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