7 May 2016: The Pedal Radio Man

The Department of History‘s ‘History of Science, Ideas and Technology’ Group present:

Alfred Traeger: Inventor and ‘Pedal-Wireless Man’ for Outback Australia, a FREE talk. Saturday 7 May 2016 at 2pm.

The remarkable Alfred Traeger, ‘electronic tinkerer’, and inventor, working with Rev. John Flynn, changed isolated Outback people’s lives by developing the pedal-powered wireless and a Morse keyboard, aiding social contact, the Royal Flying Doctor Service and the School of the Air.

Entrance to the Ira Raymond Room is opposite the entrance doors to the east of the red brick steps. Visitors are welcome to attend. Gold coin donation. Supper is available after the talk.

For further information please contact:
Bob Major (Secretary) 0419 800 242, or
Dr Pauline Payne (President), or
Kay Leverett (Barr Smith Library) 8313 4659 and

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