The Beacon is the longest
running active Community Net newsletter in Canada and is edited by Andrew D. Wright.
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by Mark Alberstat and Andrew D. Wright
The interesting and informative computer column for the common user is
archived here for your convenience.
Story of Chebucto Wireless
Article by Andrew D. Wright - Posted September 3, 2007
What does an Australian bank, a conference in
Montréal, and climbing around on people's roofs have to do with
bringing low cost
broadband Internet to Halifax?
Age of Internet Television
Article by Andrew D. Wright - Posted October 7, 2006
A Tribute to Norman De Forest
4 February 2006
The Beacon Photo Album
Chebucto at Word On The Street:
CCN Beacon. Volumes
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