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Figure 1

Colour photograph of the Rugby Tuning Coil apparatus in the middle of the Information Age gallery

The alluring aerial tuning inductor from Rugby radio station was placed at the heart of the Information Age gallery to juxtapose the idea of old and new technologies. Using call-sign GBR, Rugby sent out Very Low Frequency (VLF) messages from 1926 until 2003.