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  1. Tony Breathnach says

    I operate the amateur radio station there to celebrate the tower’s connection with the early years of wireless (radio). Two pioneers carried out experiments from the Martello. In 1905 the Marconi Company carried out experiments while two years previous to that Lee de Forest demonstrated his wireless telegraphy (Morse Code) system across to Holyhead.

    Even further back in 1852 the first marine telecommunications cable from Holyhead came ashore nearby and terminated in the tower , which became the Irish hub connecting to the British Empire.

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