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Marconi: making radio history in Wales

Eddie Butler looks back at Guglielmo Marconi's historic first radio transmission across water, which took place in 1897 from the island of Flat Holm to Lavernock on the south Wales coast.

This is unseen footage from the BBC Wales TV series Wales and the History of the World.


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