1968

GA 1968 Audio #3

Audio recordings of the 1968 General Assembly in Calgary.

Note (2015 Feb 11): The tape reels have been stored at the RASC's national office for the decades since they were recorded.  Most of the tapes were digitized by Walter MacDonald using a 1960s vintage Sony player (3¾ and 7½ IPS).  The PZT and Banquet tapes (1 7/8 and 15/16 IPS) were digitized by Mike Earl using a Cipher I player. Some digital enhancement was done as needed to improve the sound quality. —WM

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GA 1968 Audio #2

Audio recordings of the 1968 General Assembly in Calgary.

Note (2015 Feb 11): The tape reels have been stored at the RASC's national office for the decades since they were recorded.  Most of the tapes were digitized by Walter MacDonald using a 1960s vintage Sony player (3¾ and 7½ IPS).  The PZT and Banquet tapes (1 7/8 and 15/16 IPS) were digitized by Mike Earl using a Cipher I player. Some digital enhancement was done as needed to improve the sound quality. —WM

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GA Dinner 1968

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Service Awards 1968

L to R: Herbert Fox (Hamilton Centre), D.R.P. "Darby" Coats (Winnipeg, Calgary Centres), George Ball (Victoria Centre) with their Service Awards in 1968.  This photo appeared in JRASC.

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PZT Visit #2

Instamatic camera photo by Chris Gainor.

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PZT Visit #1

Instamatic camera photo by Chris Gainor.

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Astronomy Future

CANADA'S FUTURE IN ASTRONOMY

  • THE QUESTION OF A LARGE TELESCOPE
    FOR CANADIAN ASTRONOMERS
     
    Report of the WORKING GROUP ON ASTRONOMY
    Submitted to the Science Secretariat, August 12,1968
     
  • ASTRONOMY IN CANADA AND CANADIAN
    PARTICIPATION IN THE CARSO PROJECT
     
    A Report by the SCIENCE COUNCIL OF CANADA
    to the Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources
    September 1969

 

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, MINES AND RESOURCES
OTTAWA, CANADA
1970

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Malcolm Thomson 19680518

Malcolm Thomson. RASC President 1966-68. Photo taken at Calgary on 1968 May 18. Photo by Norman Green.

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GA 1968 Audio

Audio recordings of the 1968 General Assembly in Calgary.

Note (2015 Feb 11): The tape reels have been stored at the RASC's national office for the decades since they were recorded.  Most of the tapes were digitized by Walter MacDonald using a 1960s vintage Sony player (3¾ and 7½ IPS).  The PZT and Banquet tapes (1 7/8 and 15/16 IPS) were digitized by Mike Earl using a Cipher I player. Some digital enhancement was done as needed to improve the sound quality. —WM

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Moon 19680618

The Moon, taken at Bologna Observatory in Italy, 1968 June 18.

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