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Radio Communications in World War I

June 12, 2015 By: Chris G7DDN Category: Club, Fun, News


Temporary wireless direction-finding station on the cliffs of Hunstanton, Norfolk, c.1915

This week at Wythall Radio Club, we are taking a look back in history to the dawn of radio communications.

Although World War I was taking place this time a hundred years ago, such is the pace of technology that it is easy to forget that this was effectively the first conflict fought with radio being used as an element of warfare.

Stories are still coming to light about the role radio played in the “Great War” and this Tuesday, Wythall members will be taking time out to hear more about this fascinating subject.

Elaine Richards G4LFM, editor of the Radio Society of Great Britain’s magazine RadCom has put together a thought-provoking presentation which will be given by Chris G7DDN in the Club Shack this Tuesday. It follows on from the 4 previous historical presentations given last year.

Why not come along? Tuesday 16th June at 20:30 at Wythall House, Silver Street. B47 6LZ. You will be very welcome.