History--early telephone use of wind generator [telecom]

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In 1947, Pacific Telephone ran an ad describing how it uses wind-
generators in the desert to power long distance line amplifiers
(repeaters).

Other parts of the same ad talk about postwar construction to handle
the high calling volume.

[For the] full advertisement, please see:
https://books.google.com/books?id=KK1kAAAAIBAJ&lpg=PA2&dq=%22catalina%20islander%22%20switchboard&pg=PA2#v=onepage&q&f=false

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