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Radio Communication Co

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1926. Automatic Call Apparatus.
1927. Polar Components.

of 34 Norfolk Street, Strand.

Post WWI: Basil Binyon set up the Radio Communication Co. Ltd which produced (radio) equipment and provided operators for merchant and naval ships. Developed into a worldwide long-wave communications network in the 1920s and early 1930s. Also made domestic radio sets and components under the trade mark Polar

1920 Provided backing to Stanley Mullard in establishing Mullard Radio Valve Co

1922 One of the group of six telecommunications companies that founded the British Broadcasting Company.

1924 Advert for Polar radio equipment for ships.[1]

1927 Wingrove and Rogers were successors to the broadcasting business of Radio Communication Company

1928/9 Radio Communication Company was merged with Marconi in an international marine radio communication organization which supplied equipment and personnel to the merchant navies of several countries, Imperial and International Communications Ltd.

1940 Advert: Polar components

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Sources of Information

  1. 1924 Naval Annual Advert page xxviii