The Lizard Marconi Wireless Station, Lizard

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  • Great to see this place on our walk. We'd visited the Telegraph museum in Portcurno this trip and learnt about the history of communication that went out across the world from the little cove using...  more »
  • If you’re interested in radio or early communications then you will find this interesting. The volunteers who are here are friendly and helpful and have lots of information about the history along...  more »
  • 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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