The Lizard Marconi Wireless Station, Lizard

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  • We lucked out when walking from Lizard along the coastal path: the Marconi Wireless Station was open and manned. The highly knowledgeable gentleman was generous with his time and told a fascinating st...  more »
  • quick walk near a retirement home, to see the monument celebrating the first radio transmission between England and Newfoundland in 1901!
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  • Very much enjoyed our short visit at the Lizard Wireless Station, learnt a lot from the young lady working there.
  • In January 1901, in simple wooden huts, Marconi received a transmission from the Isle of Wight over 180 miles distant, thus proving that radio would work over the horizon; something that many scientists thought impossible. As a radio amateur, I appreciate this historic place and thank the National Trust for looking after it.
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