The Solar connection

Australia, 1979

Film
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The film shows how through astute application of solar-power technology, Telecom established a microwave link from Alice Springs to Tennant Creek connecting to the national trunk line network and at one stroke bringing up-to-date communications to a colorful outback region.

Credits

production company

Telecom Australia

Scope Films

Language

English

Duration

00:15:35:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28693

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Solar cells

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Outback Australia

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Solar energy

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Communications - History

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Telecommunication - Australia

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Telecommunication systems - History

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Australia

History → Australia - History - 20th century

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Microwaves

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar cells

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Solar energy

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Technological innovations - Australia

Places → Outback Australia

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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