The Letter S (Whispers in the Air)

An investigation of Guglielmo Marconi and the first trans-Atlantic wireless transmission. Created for the centenary of Marconi's transmission.

On December 12th, 1901 Guigliermo Marconi received the world's first trans-Atlantic wireless signal on the cliff just above our studio. Or did he?

First broadcast: ABC "Classic FM" Dec. 12, 2001.

Produced by Chris Brookes

Special Commendation, Prix Marulic 2002.
Atlantic Journalism Award 2002, best radio feature