1986 B.T.REPEATER STATION
It was built in 1962 and finished in 1963.It employs thirteen men who provide a twenty four hour service. One shift starts at 4p.m.,oneshift at 11p.m. and one shift at 9a.m.The repeater station is to repeat the calls from Tuckerton in America and Beaver Harbour in Canada .They repeat the calls on the amplifiers.The cable to Beaver Harbour has 182 repeaters which are 20 miles apart.The cable to Tuckerton has 473 repeaters which are 6 miles apart. The American cable is an inch thick and the Canadian cable is an inch and a half thick.The Canadian line is covered in armour which is copper in the centre,then a layer of polythene/plastic,then copper again and then it has signal lines and strengthening wires.
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