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The Wight stuff: Marconi and the island, when working remotely on wireless comms meant something very different

Planning a post-lockdown trip to the isle off England’s south coast? Don’t miss the interesting bits

Geek’s Guide to Britain  Guglielmo Marconi is famous for sending the first transatlantic wireless signal from Cornwall to Newfoundland, with his two radio stations on the Lizard peninsula covered by a previous Geek’s Guide. But he worked up to this achievement on the Isle of Wight, the England-in-miniature that lies just off the south coast of Hampshire.…

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