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Subject: Netletter nr 40 - Between Ourselves ALERT ALERT ALERT ALERT DON'T UPGRADE TO ANY VERSION OF PKZIP ABOVE 2.04G A new Trojan horse virus has emerged on the internet with name PKZIP300.ZIP. So named as to give the impression that this file is a new version of the PKZIP software used to ZIP (compress) files. DO NOT DOWNLOAD THIS FILE UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES! IF YOU INSTALL OR EXPAND THIS FILE, THE VIRUS WILL WIPE YOUR HARD DISK AND AFFECT MODEMS AT 14.4 AND HIGHER. This is an extremely destructive virus with no known way to repair any damage. THIS WARNING IS SINCERE AND NOT CONNECTED TO THE INFORMATION IN NETLETTER 30. Source - Dotto's Cafe Knowledge Network TV - Local Computer Club -=O0O=- . Those of you who are members of the TCA AC NET (Radio) or know Mike Willey, N0QGQ, editor of the IAAH Newsletter. John Doney (VE4TT) tells us that Mike has a home page at http://members.aol.com/mikewings/ There you will find a very interesting account of his father's career as a pilot for PANAGRA. . New ferry schedules EFFECTIVE Apr 1st between Nanaimo and Horseshoe Bay. Departure times are changing significantly, morning sailings leave earlier, afternoon and evening sailing will leave later. Times of departure from both terminals - 06:45, 08:50, 10:55, 13:00, 15:05, 17:10, 19:10 and 21:10 . March 9th was a busy day at YYZ, and approx 60 cons were hovering for YUL Rapidair. One of our Captains, due to take a CL65 positioning flight to YUL, made arrangements for a crew and took many of the cons to YUL on what would otherwise be an empty aircraft. The captain even invited cons to view the flight deck - now that's the way to keep the 'family' happy! . Found on the internet - Continental Airlines are to acquire (8) ATR42-500 aircraft with options for (12) more. British Airways has joined dozens of companies banning most British beef products because of the fear of the 'Mad cow' disease. -=o0o=- . A reminiscence by Charles Mackie 'Well I started with the company TCA at the time in 1941 as a Radio Operator and was in Communications more or less during my whole career with the airline. However I did spend 3 years as a flight Radio Officer on the CGTAS operation from 1943 to 1946 and also took over the communication facilities from the Military for the Trans Atlantic civilian frequencies in 1947 while I was posted to Goose Bay, Labrador for better than a year. After that I moved from one station to another in Communications and eventually ended up in Victoria in 1952 and stayed here until I retired in 1974. Before I was with the airline I was with Canadaian Airways Ltd working in Winnipeg and, then in other northern stations, then did a spell with the DOT at the Monitoring station in Ottawa for a year or so. I do run the TCA AC net (radio) every Tuesday and we do have a roster of some 200 plus names of individuals who do hold an Amateur radio license. So will be looking forward to your netletter to pass on to them any info that I may have and believe they are interested in. ------- I have a couple of books here that your readers might be interested in, the first one "From the Flight Deck" published by Van Wells Pub. Ltd. ISBN 155068-088-9. Author Bruce Champion-Smith a Toronto Star editor. I believe this book is about Capt Bob Yorks last flight from LHR to YYZ, just prior to his retirement from Air Canada. The second book "Ocean Bridge, a History fo the RAF Ferry Command" by Carl. A. Christie. Published by University of Toronto Press, ISBN 0-8020--6389-8. Excellent book with a lot of referemces to old TCA pilots in it.' Charles Mackie email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Call sign VE7WW | >-=o0o=-< . TUNISIA 4 weeks CA$1086 or CA$1159 with ocean view. weekly departures. Rate includes rt air from LHR, breakfast & Dinner daily, 3/4 star resort hotel, transfers and all taxes. Call 1-800-690-3223 for more details. . MYSTIC CHINA. 15 days for CA$1899 during April departures. Visit China's six most popular cities, including Shanghai, Suzhou, Qufu, Mt.Tai Jinan and Beijing. Rate includes rt air, first class hotels, ground transportation, 3 meals per day, cultrural shows and baggage handling. call 1-800-690-3223 for more information. . From Terry - translations of vacation signs - In Moscow Hotel 'You are welcome to visit the cemetery where famous Russians and Siviet composers, artists and writers are buried daily, except Thursdays'. That's it for this time, please we need your input, comments and email addresses of any others who may be interested. -!- Landing on an Island in the Pacific. _____(~)_____ ! ! ! This email address is being protected from spambots. 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