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Offline Omni

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Re: A rather lengthy introduction...
« Reply #15 on: January 31, 2019, 11:43:24 am »
Where's Cape Perry? (assuming of course it's somewhere in Canada)

70.2000 N, 124.5833 W
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Re: A rather lengthy introduction...
« Reply #16 on: January 31, 2019, 12:26:45 pm »
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Re: A rather lengthy introduction...
« Reply #17 on: January 31, 2019, 12:51:45 pm »
70.2000 N, 124.5833 W

You might also want to check out Cape Helca (8253'00.0"N 6440'00.0"W) on Ellesmere island near Alert. It has an alternate name as Cape Perry.

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« Reply #18 on: January 31, 2019, 01:11:23 pm »
You might also want to check out Cape Helca (8253'00.0"N 6440'00.0"W) on Ellesmere island near Alert. It has an alternate name as Cape Perry.

You mean Hecla I presume. Never been there. My place was an old DEW site updated to a NWS but the kitchen in the place allowed me to look like I knew how to cook, which I did while the techy's did the maintenance on the diesels and electronics to keep an "eye" on those pesky Ruskies.

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Re: A rather lengthy introduction...
« Reply #19 on: February 02, 2019, 06:17:20 am »
Ever been to Cape Parry in January?

What ?  Have you ?

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« Reply #20 on: February 02, 2019, 12:03:18 pm »
What ?  Have you ?

A number of times actually. I always pick the best time of the year to visit such places. 8)

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« Reply #21 on: February 02, 2019, 03:22:28 pm »
You mean Hecla I presume. Never been there. My place was an old DEW site updated to a NWS but the kitchen in the place allowed me to look like I knew how to cook, which I did while the techy's did the maintenance on the diesels and electronics to keep an "eye" on those pesky Ruskies.

NWS? I heard of DEW but not NWS. What's it mean?
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« Reply #22 on: February 02, 2019, 03:26:12 pm »
NWS? I heard of DEW but not NWS. What's it mean?

North Warning System. They automated and de manned the old DEW sites and the radar views are sent by satellite to a central location in Ontario.

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« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2019, 04:08:03 pm »
A number of times actually. I always pick the best time of the year to visit such places. 8)

Where'd you stay ?  La Quinta Inn ?

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« Reply #24 on: February 02, 2019, 04:40:36 pm »
Where'd you stay ?  La Quinta Inn ?

Well it wasn't what you would call the lap of luxury, but I had a big screen TV and more channels that I had at home those days.

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« Reply #25 on: February 02, 2019, 07:27:25 pm »
Well it wasn't what you would call the lap of luxury, but I had a big screen TV and more channels that I had at home those days.

Um... Well, ok, what can I say to that ?

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« Reply #26 on: February 02, 2019, 07:33:56 pm »
Um... Well, ok, what can I say to that ?
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Only one place to stay up there and that's the old DEW line site. Looks homey eh?

http://lswilson.dewlineadventures.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cropped-cam-2.jpg
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« Reply #27 on: February 02, 2019, 07:37:16 pm »
Only one place to stay up there and that's the old DEW line site.

Couldn't find it on Travelocity.
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« Reply #28 on: February 05, 2019, 10:35:21 pm »
Anyone else care to throw out an introduction? I'm always curious to discover the actual people behind the debates we have.
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Re: A rather lengthy introduction...
« Reply #29 on: February 05, 2019, 11:08:35 pm »
There is this thread...

https://canadianpoliticalevents.createaforum.com/general-discussion/introductions/

Edit>  Oops, I went back and read the thread and saw that it was already posted.  Oh well, such is life...

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