Navy Communications - McMurdo Station 1956-57

Williams Air Operating Facility (McMurdo Station) 1956-57

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Little America 1957 **
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Little America 1957 ** COLLECTING the more than 306,000 groups of weather data each month required a 12- to 18-hour working day. Five weather broadcasts were transmitted each day; all resupply requirements of the seven stations were collected and retransmitted at LAS; more than 1,500 administration and operational messages per month hummed over its transmitters; thousands of CW, RATT, FAX and voice schedules with American and foreign stations, aircraft, and trail parties cut across the limitless miles of icecap. LTJG P. A. Raynolds. USNR, was communications officer