The " 2LO " Octet, Cecil Butt (Baritone), Dora Ingleton and Claude Pilgrim (Duets), Harry Gibson (Entertainer). " How to Choose a Chair," by Capt. Edward Gregory (Author of " The Art and Craft of Homemaking"). A Garden Chat by Marion Cran , F.R.H.S.
S.B. from Sheffield.
The reception of programmes broadcast from the surface of the earth is to-day a commonplace ; to pick up signals from aeroplanes is equally simple; the hydrophone has enabled us to transmit submarine noises ; it remains, then, to broadcast from under the earth's surface, and this we propose to do to-night.
From 8.0 to 8.30 listeners will hear many of the noises inseparable from the working of a great coal mine. The mine in question is the Nunnery Colliery, near Sheffield, and the microphone will be placed in the Park Gate Seam, at a depth of 750 feet below ground level. The distance from the pit-shaft to the face of the seam is one mile.
The various noises to be heard will be explained by the Manager of the mine, and will include
1. COAL CUTTER. 2. SHOT BORER.
3. EXPLOSION OF SHOT.
4. FALL OF COAL.
5. FILLING OF TUBS. 6. NOISE OF TRAINS.
7. SIGNALLING APPARATUS OF THE
PATRICK BYRNE (Baritone).
JEANE PAULE and. LEONIE LASCELLES
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA.
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