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Eric Megaw and Amateur Wireless Transmissions of the 1920s

This is the story of Eric C. S. Megaw in the field of amateur radio. This blog does not tell the story of the same Eric C. S. Megaw, the noted engineer, who went on to receive an MBE for... Continue Reading →

Marconi and the Lizard Wireless Station

During a recent walk along the coast path in Cornwall I came across the Lizard Wireless Station, now owned by The National Trust, located on the cliffs above Housel Bay. Not only is this one of the oldest surviving wireless... Continue Reading →

India, Pakistan and Afghanistan – Photographs of the 1940s

The recent geo-political upheaval in Europe led us to re-examine a remarkable photographic collection in the IET Archives which spans another place and time of great political uncertainty, namely India in the mid to late 1940s. The collection, comprising 15... Continue Reading →

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