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The World's Greatest Radio Station Aka Rugby Wireless Station (1932)

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Published on Apr 13, 2014

Full titles read: "Now for a tour over The World's Greatest Radio Station, Rugby."



Rugby, Warwickshire.



L/S of the Post Office Rugby Wireless Station. Various shots of the huge telegraph masts supporting the main aerials. We go up and down one of the masts in a lift. Several shots of the machinery and generating equipment inside the Wireless Station. A transmitter is seen sending out a message in Morse code, saying that Rugby Wireless Station is the most powerful in the world. Blinking lamps are assist in the sending of messages. The huge tuning coils are seen in various shots.



Visuals cut out a few seconds before the end of the story - track continues for three seconds.
FILM ID:1052.02

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British Pathé also represents the Reuters historical collection, which includes more than 136,000 items from the news agencies Gaumont Graphic (1910-1932), Empire News Bulletin (1926-1930), British Paramount (1931-1957), and Gaumont British (1934-1959), as well as Visnews content from 1957 to the end of 1984. All footage can be viewed on the British Pathé website. https://www.britishpathe.com/

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