Moncton Region Managers
Gander; H. Moore,
J. Alfred, Ottawa;
R. Read, Moncton; P. Bowes,
and R. Austin,
M. Behune, Sydney; C.
J. Anstey, St. John's, Nfld.;
E. Funston, Goose Bay; D. MacKay, Trepassey, Nfld.;
Charlottetown and G. Conrad, Moncton.
Managers of the newly decentralized areas of the Moncton region
telecommunications and electronics branch were brought together in November for a two-week training course. The course covered such subjects as effective
financial and personnel management,
and the organizational structure of
the decentralized areas.
The telecommunications and
electronics branch of the department
provides extensive domestic and
services, both air and marine, and maintains electronic navigational aid facilities
Radio and teletype communications
assist in the control of air traffic at all major airports in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.
A safety service is maintained for
mariners on a continuous basis by
marine coast stations located at strategic points on the East coasts.
Navigational aids include Decca and
Loran transmitting systems for marine and air usage, low frequency and high frequency
radio ranges for guidance of aircraft,
surveillance radar for air traffic control,
instrument landing systems and precision
approach radar to assist aircraft
landings, harbor and meteorological radar systems and numerous radio beacons located on airway routes for aircraft and
on the coasts for the guidance of
Representatives from the
12 areas established throughout the Atlantic Provinces and Magdalen Islands were welcomed by J. A. Lenahan, regional director of
air services at Moncton.