Radio Communication Co
of 34 Norfolk Street, Strand.
Post WWI: Basil Binyon set up the Radio Communication Co. Ltd which produced (radio) equipment and provided operators for merchant and naval ships. Developed into a worldwide long-wave communications network in the 1920s and early 1930s. Also made domestic radio sets and components under the trade mark Polar
1920 Provided backing to Stanley Mullard in establishing Mullard Radio Valve Co
1922 One of the group of six telecommunications companies that founded the British Broadcasting Company.
1924 Advert for Polar radio equipment for ships.
1927 Wingrove and Rogers were successors to the broadcasting business of Radio Communication Company
1928/9 Radio Communication Company was merged with Marconi in an international marine radio communication organization which supplied equipment and personnel to the merchant navies of several countries, Imperial and International Communications Ltd.
1940 Advert: Polar components
Sources of Information
- 1924 Naval Annual Advert page xxviii