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Issue Details: First known date: 1920... 1920 Arthur Ernest Dillon, Private Collection
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Content Summary

  • Scrapbook containing annotated newspaper clippings on his activities with regard to early radio broadcasting in Brisbane, including photographs of equipment, and his experimental radio licence for station 4CH, 1920-1932
  • References written to support his application for membership of the Institution of Radio Engineers (Australia) Inc., detailing his background in experimental radio in Brisbane, 1933


Arthur Ernest Dillon believed he was the first sound broadcaster in Queensland, though this has not always been recognised. The material in this archive provides documents he collected to support his claim.

Prior to his work in radio, Dillon wrote for magazines in the 1920s and 1930s.


Arthur Ernest Dillon, experimental radio, Queensland, 4CH, photographs, equipment, Institution of Radio Engineers

Contact Name

Mr Brian Dillon


326 Millers Rd, Underwood, Qld 4119

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