August 11, 2021
By Pat Johnson
TOWERING: A German radio club obtained the to start with trans-Atlantic radio transmission.
The fourth record lecture presentation from the Tuckerton Historical Society this yr will element THS President Donald O. Caselli’s delve into the historical past of the German aspect of the Tuckerton Wireless.
The Tuckerton Wi-fi was an 800-foot-tall radio tower located in what is now the Mystic Island section of Small Egg Harbor Township, the web page of the initially trans-Atlantic radio transmission to a identical getting tower in Eilvese, Germany. Caselli will dwell on the German celebration of the Eilvese Ham Radio Club’s 100th anniversary of the wi-fi transmission, held in 2013.
The software will be held Saturday, Aug. 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the historic Very little Egg Harbor Culture of Good friends Meeting House, Key Avenue, Tuckerton. All are welcome a $5 donation by nonmembers is asked for. —P.J.