Following are some
aerial views of Fecamp and its port.
In front of the
Palais de la Benedictine
we can see the house "Vincelli-la-Grandière"
(2) , where the adventure
the first experimental
broadcasts of Radio Fécamp.
Thanks to the famous
distillery which Mr Le Grand was the owner, thanks to his hobby, the
"wireless", the name of Fecamp resounded 80 years ago in Europe, the
United States, Japan, anywhere in the world.
For thousands of
listeners, from 1926 to 1939, Fecamp equaled the prestigious names of
Droitwich, Daventry, Luxembourg, Hilversum, Sottens ...
It's sad ! The city of Fecamp forgets its past!
On the net, the
official web site of the city ignore - knowingly?
glorious period of Radio Fecamp and Radio Normandy.
So, it is not amazing
that young and old citizens know nothing about the history of their
a BBC Radio 4 documentary (see page 1 "Sound extracts" : The First Pirate) - featuring Leonard F.
Plugge, the director of Radio Normandy English broadcasts).