This stone marks the site of The Needles Wireless Telegraph Station where Guglielmo Marconi and his British collaborators carried out from 6th December 1897 to 26th May 1900 a series of experiments which constituted some of the more important phases of their earlier pioneer work in the development of wireless communication of all kinds.

Needles Pleasure Park, Alum Bay
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Colour: bronze



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Spudgun67 on Wikimedia Commons
Peter Reed on Flickr
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Robin Lucas on Geograph
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Stuart Axe on Flickr
Kay Atherton on Geograph
Alwyn Ladell on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Simply Jan on Flickr
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Eugene O'Loughlin on Flickr PD 1.0
Nick Harrison on Flickr