‘Canada Speaks to the World’

Old billboard shows a globe featuring only Canada radiating sound waves: CANADA SPEAKS TO THE WORLD FROM HERE

The Canadian Design Resource digs up an ancient RCI billboard in Sackville circa 1960.

1 comment

  1. Anonymous
    Posted February 25, 2009 at 3:51 pm | # | Reply to this masterpiece

    And Sackville, NS is the site of Radio-Canada International (and CBC North) only shortwave transmitters.
    Sackville is also used by Radio Japan, China Radio International, Voice of Vietnam, Radio Sweden, and Radio Korea as part of a transmitter time exchange agreement.

    More for the fans at http://www.hawkins.pair.com/rci1.shtml with pictures http://www.hawkins.pair.com/rci/rci03.jpg and http://static.panoramio.com/photos/original/13151301.jpg

    And the aerial view
    http://maps.google.ca/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=sackville+transmitter+&sll=45.585332,-63.970127&sspn=0.047574,0.082741&ie=UTF8&ll=45.891591,-64.328728&spn=0.022223,0.04137&t=h&z=14


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