Heritage Open Days: Poole Amateur Radio Society demonstrations

As part of Heritage Open Days discover more about the world of amateur radio, have a go at sending a message and practice your Morse code.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Join Poole Amateur Radio Society on the Formal Lawns at Kingston Lacy to learn about about this unique hobby and have a go at some hands-on activities.

Amatuer radio has a special link to Kingston Lacy. Ralph Bankes, the last owner, was a keen enthusiast of amateur radio. Throughout the 1930s, Ralph made contact with numerous people, both at home and abroad. America, Portugal, France, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as a number of English places – Dorset, London, Cumberland and Nottinghamshire – are among the locations that Ralph Bankes managed to contact.

Contact Info

Name
Kingston Lacy
Email
kingstonlacy@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01202 883402

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