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Marconi Centenary Celebration Reminder

Date : 09 / 09 / 2018
Author : WIA

The Ku-ring-gai Historical Society & Hornsby and Districts Amateur Radio Clubs are celebrating the 100th Centenary (1918 - 2018) of the first direct wireless message from United Kingdom to Australia

This celebration will happen on Saturday 22 September 2018 from 11:00am to 4:00pm on Cleveland and Stuart Streets, Wahroonga, New South Wales.

Ernest Fisk received the first direct message at the experimental wireless station in his home Lucania in Wahroonga. Australian Prime Minister ‘Billy’ Hughes sent the message from the Marconi installation in Wales back to Australian towards the conclusion of World War I.

Attendees at the Monument on this day
will include Fisk descendants, Politicians,
local Councillors, residents, the Ku-ring-gai Male Choir, wireless enthusiasts and historians.

For a full program take a look at the flyer attached to this story.

The WIA will be attending and is supporting the event with special event callsigns. See the story Link for more details.





Related Files

Event Flyer
W2W FLYER- 2 pg-1.pdf



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