We drove down to The Lizard. The Lizard is England's southernmost point, and has more of its beautiful coastline easily available for a short walk.
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|The spark gap transmitter, the Leyden jars (early capacitors) on |
the right allowed some tuning. The set operated in the 1MHz range.
|The antenna "tuner". Moving the coil up and down in |
relation to the coils under it allowed fine tuning the antenna,
which was connected to one of the thumbscrews on the front.
|This was a later receiver, tunable, and driving a tape machine|
that printed out the Morse code on the tape.
|A display of old Morse keys. As many of these|
as I have seen, there were several that were
quite mysterious looking!
|There's a sail boat in this picture1|
|My foot is hanging over the edge...it's sitting on very wet, slick grass|
barely hanging to loose loam, sloped at about a 75 degree angle.
|A panorama of the cove.|