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Brisbane @ War - Use of Military Radio in Brisbane during WWII

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This PDF file contains a detailed description of most of the military radio locations that existed in Brisbane during WWII.

This PDF file is based on a Powerpoint presentation that I delivered in Brisbane. 

There are 96 pages with lots of amazing photos.

Topics covered are as follows:-
  • Overview of early American occupation of Brisbane from late December 1941
  • Early communications arrangements at Base Section 3 HQs at Somerville House
  • Army Command and Administrative Network ACAN
  • Brisbane Wireless Circuits in ACAN
  • Wireless Call Signs
  • Main Message Centre at Somerville House
  • Capalaba Radio Receiving Site
  • Capalaba Hotel barracks for above radio site
  • Redland Bay Radio Transmitting Site (Redland Bay Golf Club)
  • First Radio Circuit to San Francisco
  • Hemmant Radio Receiving Site
  • San Francisco Transmitting Site
  • 1st Lt. Henry W. Flora - Commanding Officer of Hemmant site
  • Rocklea Radio Receiving Station 
  • Use of Teletype via ACAN
  • Typical Teletype Room
  • Sigsaly - The Green Hornet - Secure voice conference for General MacArthur
  • Seaborne Communications installed on ships at Bulimba 
  • Photos by Radio - Radiophoto Station at "Cintra" beside Cloudland
  • ACAN and IBM Tabulators
  • IBM Tabulators used by the Codebreakers at Central Bureau at 21 Henry St., Ascot
  • 126th Signal Radio Intelligence Co - Field Unit for Central Bureau
  • Australian Special Wireless Group at Kalinga - Field Unit for Central Bureau
  • Archerfield Radio Receiving Site
  • US Navy Naval Radio Station at Colmslie Flying Boat Base
  • RAAF Signals Office
  • RAAF W/T Station Reid House
  • RAAF Zillmere Remote Receiving Bunker
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