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2021 (Nov/Dec) – Merrick Lodge

Our team focused on the maintenance of the CGL network and preparing it for winter now that construction is completed on all our repeater sites. Apparently, BC winters can get tougher each year. As our crews battled last winter to remove ice from our mountain top infrastructure, we were told that the weather was far…

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2021 (July/Aug) – Merrick Lodge

Adjustments on the west end of Section 8 required a change to the existing 2-way radio system. Rigstar replaced the Kenwood digital repeater system with a new Motorola SLR5700 Moto TRBO system to accommodate their existing fleet. Service was delivered to the last camp along the Coastal GasLink Pipeline project with the commissioning of Merrick…

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2021 (April/May) – Kitimat, BC

The Main Office in Kitimat was interested in securing a redundant connection. Our team was able to leverage one of our existing sites to deliver a licensed 300Mbps connection to support their operations in the event of a potential network outage. Rigstar coordinated directly with the Network Lead and obtained all the necessary permits and…

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2021 (January) – Mount Morice

As we are experiencing one of mildest winters in Calgary, that hasn’t been the case on the mountain-top sites in northern BC. The ice and frost on the towers look amazing but reminds us of how extreme the conditions are and the reason for over-engineering the structures. We have 3 of the 4 sites in…