• Short Summary

    A tour around the Post Office Radio Station at Rugby.

  • Description

    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.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1052.02
    Media URN:
    37183
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/04/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:23:00 / 01:07:27:00
    Canister:
    PT 109

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