A celebration of our rural Post Boxes
On 25th June 1967 the first global satellite television program: “Our World” broadcast. It featured 19 acts representing 19 nations including The Beatles singing “All You Need Is Love”.
On 26th of February 1935 Scot, Robert Watson Watt, first demonstrated RADAR.
On 25th of September 1956 the first Trans Atlantic telephone cable (TAT 1) came into operation linking up Newfoundland, Canada to Oban, Scotland.
” I welcome the installation of 16 new subsea fibre cables under the Scottish Government R100 programme, which will improve the connectivity of island communities across the Highlands and Islands, not least Orkney.”
“the fear now is that the R100 programme will fall far short of delivering the universal coverage promised.” Liam McArthur MSP
A series of events celebrating the history of Scapa Flow will be available to watch live (and recorded) on the Orkney International Science Festival’s YouTube Channel and brought to you by Another Orkney Production (AOP)
This flare is classified as an X-class flare. X-class denotes the most intense flares, while the number provides more information about its strength.
The research has said that communities are at risk of being left behind.