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Frank Hope-Jones, scientist with a connection to Wales (Ruthin)

Frank Hope-Jones

Developed the 'Synchronome' electric clock system. He devised the 'pip' time signal first broadcast by the BBC and later by most of the world's major broadcasting organisations.
Connection: Born Eastham, on the Wirral, 1867 but both his father and grand father were born in Ruthin.

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He was also involved with the early developments of radio broadcasting and a founder member of the 'Radio Society of Great Britain'.