Marconi Day | University of Oxford

Marconi Day

Event date
Event time
12:00 - 16:00
Venue
Museum of the History of Science
Broad Street
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3AZ
Event type
Other
Event cost
Free
Disabled access?
No
Booking required
Not required

Basement Gallery: 12-4pm
Oxford & District Amateur Radio Society will be operating the radio station GB4MHS from the Museum. Drop in to see who they can contact across the globe by the power of wireless, handle historic radio equipment, and try out Morse code for yourself.

Top Gallery: 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
Radio operators will be discussing their experiences at sea, working for Marconi, and maritime communications in the second half of the 20th century.

The Museum of the History of Science and the Bodleian Libraries have joined to present a programme in celebration of Marconi Day.