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Items from the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment at Malvern

On 26 March 1976 The Queen visited the Royal Signals and Radar Establishment at Malvern, Worcestershire. During the visit Her Majesty sent her first ever email.The message was sent by the press of a button which transmitted a communication to all ARPANET users, being the Advanced Research Projects Agency Network. To mark the event The Queen was presented with a flower-shaped model and The Duke of Edinburgh was given a model of a radar.