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BBC's first radio broadcast and other highlights

A composition by Blur frontman Damon Albarn will be played to radio listeners around the world on Wednesday to mark 90 years of BBC broadcasting.

2LO Calling is a "snapshot of the airwaves" featuring iconic sounds such as Bertrand Russell in Morse code.

BBC 5 Live played their own highlights from the years, beginning with the first ever radio broadcast by King George V.

The unique simultaneous broadcast of BBC stations of Radio Re-united can be heard via the BBC News website at 17:33 GMT.

  • 14 Nov 2012
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