Redcar Rabbit Aerials

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A piece of very modern history, but something thats probably becoming rarer and fading from people memories given the huge advances since then.
Rabbit Aerials, Redcar

The Rabbit mobile phone network started in May 1992 and operated until just December 1993 before going under, unlike modern systems you had to stand within 100m of an aerial which were advertised by wall mounted signs and it couldn’t accept incoming calls !
Rabbit Aerials, Redcar
These two example are both within sight of the Redcar clock.

1 thought on “Redcar Rabbit Aerials

  1. Up to a couple of years ago there was an old British Satellite Broadcasting (the original BSB) ‘squarial’ on a house front on that little road that loops up to Marske Railway Station off from the High Street. Alas, it has gone.

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