An impressive range of amateur radio transmitters and receivers, morse keys and telephone equipment was the backbone of the museum from the early days. One entire wall is required to house the impressive Jock White radio collection. We also have several working telephone exhibits and are only too happy to teach younger generations how early communications (before internet) worked!
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From Back Blocks To High Seas – the use of wireless telegraphy in the 1930s. We have an extensive collection of the items used to provide services such as this in the early days of telecommunications. Film clip courtesy Archives New Zealand.