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Mike Gloistein GM0HCQ.  Photo GM0HCQ website.


The official vote of thanks & gift presentation were made by MOC & LRS member Colin GM4HWO (L).

Mike Gloistein GM0HCQ traced the development of Antarctic communications from Morse Code to the World Wide Web in his talk on 19th June 2012 at the Museum of Communication in Burntisland. Mike joined the British Antarctic Survey as a Radio Officer in 1990 and has been ‘South’ every year since then. He was awarded the Polar Medal by Her Majesty the Queen in 2004 and with the advent of modern communications, now has the additional responsibility of maintaining all the washing machines on board the Royal Research Ship James Clark Ross! For more information go to Mike's website: