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And now for the first in a new series, tracing the history of electronics in the 20th century. Philip Ashby tunes into the early days of the wireless in 'Diamonds, Rust and a Handful of Sand'. (NB ...prog starts with fake "warning").
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Series: Diamonds, rust and a handful of sand; Series 1
Episode 1
First transmission date: 1995-02-05
Published: 1995
Rights Statement: Rights owned or controlled by The Open University
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Duration: 00:29:30
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Producer: Philip Ashby
Contributors: Philip Ashby; Tom Going; Gerald Wells
Publisher: BBC Open University
Keyword(s): 1930's valve tester; Crystal set; Electronics; Thermionic valve
Master spool number: 94YT0262
Production number: T005_01
Available to public: no