in company with L. W. HAYES
Preceded by a Historical and Descriptive
Account of the Scene
(An Electrical Recording of a programme heard yesterday by Empire Listeners) The story of the development of the Empire transmitters at Daventry began near the close of 1932, when the test transmissions took place under the control of L. W. Hayes. The first idea was to divide the Empire up into five zones, but since October, 1933, there have been six periods. Mr. Hayes is head of the Overseas and Engineering Information Department at Broadcasting House, and represents the BBC at the Union International de Radiodiffusion. Before he was associated with the Empire service he was Foreign Liaison Engineer. During the war he specialised in wireless interception in Salonika, South Russia, and the Middle East.
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