The nearly forgotten story of how a radio amateur successfully detected transmissions from the first men to land on the Moon.
The author of Kinglake Ranges News, Ashley Geelan, was using the internet before it existed publicly using packet radio, Hellscreiber, APRANET and enigma using the AX.25 standard. In 2019 it’s called the internet.
The first message sent by Morse code’s dots and dashes across a long distance traveled from Washington, D.C., to Baltimore on Friday, May 24, 1844 – 175 years ago.
At Kinglake Range News we’ve been busy in the background working on upgrading computer and communications systems to international Freedom of the Press standards.
At 2.37 pm the Bureau of Meteorology issued a Severe Weather Warning for Heavy Rainfall, Large Hailstones and Damaging Winds for people in Central, Northern Country, North Central and parts of Mallee, South West and North East Forecast Districts.
The Yarra River catchment has received rainfall averaging about 8 mm in the Upper Yarra region and about 39 mm in the Lower Yarra region since 9:00am yesterday.
WET THROUGH CENTRAL AND EASTERN VICTORIA WITH THE RISK OF HEAVY RAINFALL.
Tuesday, 6 November, 8:30am: WET THROUGH CENTRAL AND EASTERN VICTORIA WITH THE RISK OF HEAVY RAINFALL ON TUESDAY.
5:30pm: The Bureau of Meteorology has cancelled a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the Melbourne area.
8 AM: The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) have issued a Severe Weather Warning for thunderstorms, damaging winds and possible hail.