The History of the Development of the racerocks.com Project

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INITIAL SETUP PHASE: 2000

In 1999, Angus Matthews was the Administrator at Lester Pearson College  in charge of Special Projects . He was instrumental from the beginning in promoting the racerocks.com project. This link provides the Philosophy of Administration that he used that was important to make the project a success.

millenniumBACKGROUND TO THE SUBMISSION : In June of 1999 a proposal for funding of the racerocks.com project was submitted to the Millennium Partners Program of Canada. Funding for the 18 month program was confirmed in September of 1999.
A copy of the proposal may be viewed here.

 

 
 
chartsCHARTS AND MAPS OF THE AREA
 
 

 
UPDATE January 18, 2000 :
Engineering and management teams from Telus and LGS

visit Race Rocks and the LBPC Observatory (potential antennae site).

Environmental Impact Screening for Millennium Committee
 
 

environmental impactEnvironmental Impact Submission to LBPC Environment Committee

 

 

 

trenches from top of towerBuilding the LAN for Race Rocks

 

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PLAN by LGS GROUP INC.

 

wolfur1A BOLD INITIATIVE—The racerocks.com PROJECT
WITH OVERVIEW OF SPONSORS
Update: February 6, 2000 Update:  February 13, 2000

 

 

Update : Feb 22, 2000, 

 

ganttsPROJECT MANAGEMENT – GANTT REPORT -February 11 (PDF file) -by LGS

 


 overviewTECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW of the racerocks.com project

 

 

 

installation of microwaveUPDATE: TELUS BUILDS THE ANTENNA -February 22, 2000

 

 

 

installation of microwave INSTALLATION OF RADIOS AND DISHES- February 23-24, 2000

 

 

delivery of computersKEN DUNHAM and LGS install the first iMac COMPUTERS and the SONY and SITEZAP camera at Race Rocks

 

 

opening day MARCH 11– OPENING OF racerocks.com

 

newsRACE ROCKS HITS THE INTERNET – Times Colonist Article – March 12, 2000
mediaMedia Reports : racerocks.com

 

 

 

For the development of the technology that has happened since the opening of racerocks.com, go to the events page and the technology page