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WIRELESS CHAIN

REPORT OF COMMISSION

LONG-RANGE VALVE TRANSMISSION

DIRECT MESSAGES TO AUSTRALIA.

(UNIIIR PMS» ASSOCIATION.—COPTRIOHr.) (AUtTRiUAM-NIW HALAXD CAILt ASSOCIATION.) LONDON, 26th January. The Wireless Tetegi'aph'y Commission appointed by the Government to decide on the most suitable plant for an Imperial wireless chain, having regard to co-operation with the existing telegraph services, and also to recommend station sites, has issued its report. It states that the Marconi Company is in a position to supply full size thermionic vaJve equipment for the Imperial chain stations ; and that the Marconi station in Carnarvon having succeeded in communicating with Australia direct at certain hours of the day, the chain station in England, having three to four times the signalling strength of Carnarvon, oould communicate with Australia throughout a longer diurnal period. The Commission recommends—(l) That thermionic valve stations be erected in England, Canada, Australia, South. Africa, Egypt, and India, and aic stations in East Africa, Singapore, and Hongkong. (2) That two wave lengths be allocated to each transmitting station. (3) That each country, except Canada, shall have one receiving, centre, equipped for reception from several chain stations simultaneously. The average cost of the overseas station* will not exceed £160,000. exclusive of residential quarter* for the staffs.

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WIRELESS CHAIN, Evening Post, Volume CIII, Issue 22, 27 January 1922

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WIRELESS CHAIN Evening Post, Volume CIII, Issue 22, 27 January 1922

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