Chelmsford Amateur Radio
Marconi 100 Year Celebrations
Wednesday 12th December 2001 in
Marconi's New Street, Chelmsford
The 2MT Special Event QSL Card.
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- Left: Marconi just after receiving the first trans-Atlantic signals at Signal Hill, Newfoundland. Poldhu
- Top Centre: Marconi New Street Factory, Chelmsford, built in just 17wks in 1912
- Top right: Wireless equipment being built at Hall St works in 1898
- Centre right: The 2MT Hut at Writtle used for broadcasting
- Lower Right: Poldhu site Cornwall in 1901
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Donald Imber, G0VIS operating Marconi equipment using Call-Sign 2MT
Carl Thomson G3PEM operating the Marconi equipment in New Street
A reproduction of the early (1900s) Morse Key called The Grasshopper.
The back cam was offset to disconnect the transmitter HT to send a space!.
It took some operating skills to use
- well done Donald, G0VIS; Colin, G0TRM and Charles G0GJS.
Another view of the Grasshopper Morse Key.
Colin, G0TRM using the Grasshopper Morse Key on-air
Group picture of Trevor, M5AKA looking at camera with Harry, G5HF on the
right. Trevor was one of the organisers of the 2MT Event.
Left to right: Malcolm Salmon G3XVV - RSGB
Representative, Trevor Hawkins M5AKA and Harry Heap G5HF, CARS President.
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