Arctic Radio

For several weeks no receiving station in North America was able to pick up messages from Donald Mix, radio operator of the Bowdoin, Dr. Donald B. MacMillan's boat now in the Arctic (TIME, Sept. 10). Fin- ally an amateur operator at Prince Rupert, B. C., 2,200 miles from Greenland, and later the station of the Calgary (Alberta) Herald, caught faint and fragmentary messages in Morse, reporting the Bowdoin frozen solid in the ice floes of Smith Sound, at about 79° latitude, some 706 miles from the Pole. This...

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