We have always had a special relationship with the Marconi Centre at Poldhu on the Lizard. It was from there that the first transatlantic radio signal was sent to Marconi who was listening on Signal Hill, St. John’s, Newfoundland in 1901. It’s doubtful whether even Marconi could have imagined the significance of an extremely short signal he had just received, nor what it would lead...
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