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September 1997: A solution for drifting snow

September 25, 1997 Chief engineer Les Brown (pictured) has almost single-handedly built the extended fence around the AM tower, preparing for the mission’s higher-power, 25,000-Watt signal. Snow drifting has always been a problem there, and Les tries an innovative solution. For (fence) pickets, he uses 1/2-inch plastic pipes, which he figures will be aerodynamic and…

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Update News: Tuesday, July 17, 2012

In Tuesday’s News: Coast Guard launching temporary base in Barrow until October; Drifting tug headed to Nome makes it to Cordova, USCG to inspect; As 1.5 million tons of debris from Japanese tsunami makes it to Alaskan shores, so far sparing the Norton Sound; Senator Mark Begich says $50,000 “woefully inadequate” for tsunami debris clean…

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Collecting Two Years

You can collect a lot of stuff in your year(s) at KNOM. Coming up to the homestretch here – less than three months before my second year ends and I make my own exit – I’ve reflected on some of the things I’ve accumulated since arriving in August of 2010. First up, books. Nome is…

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