0305

File Title 'C', Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service (SIS): Wireless Communications; Posts in South America
Reference FO 1093/305
Date 24 February 1942 - 14 December 1942
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013

Description

A file of correspondence and memoranda concerning the installation of radio communication sets in British diplomatic missions in South America. The documents include an order to install radio equipment and an operator; letters discussing problems with reception due to atmospheric conditions in Quito and Buenos Aires; a letter complaining of the difficulty of assuring the secrecy of the radio equipment in Asunción; a letter recording the difficulty of secretly importing the equipment into Argentina; and a series of letters recording a major breach of secrecy during the clandestine import of the radio equipment into Chile.

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