Wireless History


All the articles here have been provided by members, friends and guests of the South Dorset Dorset Radio Society.

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  • 'The Suitcase Set' Ted Hall's fascinating story of radio operation behind enemy lines during WW2 with the SOE.
  • '2YT G2YT' The history of the Marconi Callsign 2YT and its re-issue to a Radio Amateur.
  • 'Dorchester Beam Station' The History of The Marconi Wireless Station at Dorchester.
  • 'Portland Bill' The history of the Marconi Wireless Station at Portland Bill.
  • 'Station X' A summary of two lectures given by the Rev. Alan Rogers who was a WW2 Cryptanalyst at Bletchley Park.
  • 'Weymouth Wireless Manufacturers' (Part 1-3) is all about Vintage Wireless manufacturing in Weymouth, England by John Rose, M0BQO.
  • 'Atlantic Bridge' 2001 was the centenary year of transatlantic wireless communication.
  • 'H Group Station List' A list of the 61 BBC WWII local (Home Service) transmitter sites, one of which was located in Weymouth.
  • 'Jack Hum G5UM Callbook' The personal Callbook of G5UM covering 1920 - 1930.
Geoffrey Watts,
27 Feb 2011, 07:50
Geoffrey Watts,
26 Jan 2012, 05:11
Geoffrey Watts,
3 Feb 2010, 13:49