Dictionary of Sydney

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First public demonstration of wireless

The first public demonstration of wireless communications was conducted on 13 August 1919 when Edward Fisk arranged for a gramophone recording of the national anthem (God Save the Queen) to be played in the Amalgamated Wireless office at 97 Clarence Street, and relayed to the Royal Society's building at 5 Elizabeth Street North where he was conducting a lecture.

Date of event
13 Aug 1919
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