Titanic Wireless room at Sandford Mill weekend

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Titanic Wireless room at Sandford Mill weekend

Postby Andrew Clarkson » Sat Aug 06, 2016 8:55 am

The Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society will be at Sandford Mill on August 6-7 supporting the family Big Weekend event which will include the full panoply of Marconi and other exhibits; BBC Essex; canoes, archery and trebuchet demos, and talks on Marconi by Tim Wander G6GUX

This is also another chance to see the replica Titanic Wireless room that was at the Hall Street exhibition.

Sandford Mill has featured in TV programmes such Great British Railway Journeys and The Wave Messengers.

The building houses an extensive radio collection, with some equipment dating back to the 1890’s. There is a series of five ship’s radio room displays representing different decades including some very rare Marconi equipment from ships contemporary with the Titanic.

Saturday: A Morse code theme with the CARS CW team operating from the 2MT Writtle Hut and the interactive Morse Key Demo on the mezzanine floor.

Read more; http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2016/a ... 6WXiY-cGUk
All the best,
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