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Mobile Phone In 1976 - First Demonstration By Blue Peter On The BBC !

 

Blue Peter 1976, first mobile telephone.

It'll never catch on Smiley Wink

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3 years later. 

Tomorrow's World: Mobile Phone 13 September 1979 

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Heavy going @MI5
So funny πŸ™ƒ


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imagine having to carry a phone with a curled cable.

 

 

 

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I guess you don't want one of these then?
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Universal-Retro-Radiation-proof-Telephone-Handset-Headphones-for-Phone-Ca...
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Good grief are they seriousπŸ₯΄

Give marks where due seems curious requirements catered for, can't complain.


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@MI5 wrote:
I guess you don't want one of these then?
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Universal-Retro-Radiation-proof-Telephone-Handset-Headphones-for-Phone-Ca...

Lovely! You can get 10% off with multibuy!! rofl

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Re: Mobile Phone In 1976 - First Demonstration By Blue Peter On The BBC !

Hey should look "cool" at your 60s/70s week-end concert

bet you would be the only one there with that retro handset !

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Re: Mobile Phone In 1976 - First Demonstration By Blue Peter On The BBC !

Thanks guys for the thread.

I used to sell these for BT in the 1980s:

Image result for mobile car phones 80s

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Re: Mobile Phone In 1976 - First Demonstration By Blue Peter On The BBC !

Does anyone happen to know the name of the phone from the 1976 episode and whether it became publicly available? Trying to do some research. Thanks!