Life on the stations of the NWT & Y Radio System was mostly a daily routine of passing messages for the mining and transportation companies, for the trappers, traders, miners, governments officials and oridinary citizens of these isolated communities, and providing ground-to-air control and relay for aircraft. However, occasionally something out of the ordinary would occur that interrupted their daily routine, gave them extra work and responsibilities, celebrated special events, and heralded triumph and tragedy, and stand today as significant markers in the 36-year history of the System.

The following links will take you to accounts of some of these events. If anyone can provide additional details to these stories, or illuminate some other significant events, we would be most pleased to include them in this history. Please contact us.


Stories Page | Vignettes Page

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