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Information Age Gallery: Broadcast
Television and radio networks transformed the spread of information. Discover thermionic valves, the first radio transmitter, television's digital transformation and more on display in the Information Age Gallery.
General Electric CA101 Pilotron triode (McVitie Weston valve collection), 1918
Experimental television receiver used by JL Baird in demonstration at Royal Institution, 1926
De Forest Audion soft detector triode (McVitie Weston valve collection), 1906-1972
six-stage super heterodyne receiver processed on the ECME system, 1936-1955
Sargrove sprayed circuit radio receiver production prototype, 1936-1948