Marconi's Transatlantic Telegraph Service

First Transatlantic Radio Service
October 17, 1907

Figure 3

Marconi Wireless Telegraph operator L.R. Johnstone, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Figure 3
First Transatlantic Radio Service
Marconi Operator L.R. Johnstone is shown transmitting
the first official messages of the commercial
wireless telegraph service from Marconi Towers,
near Glace Bay, Nova Scotia, to Clifden, Ireland
on October 17, 1907. Ten thousand words were exchanged
between the stations on the first day of operation.


Photograph notation, Marconi Wireless Telegraph operator L.R. Johnstone, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Figure 3a
Sincerely yours
Leon. R. Johnstone
Oct. 17/1907




The Wayback Machine has a copy of this webpage from the early days:
Marconi Operator Johnstone

Archived: 2001 May 11
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