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Inventing the Walkie Talkie

Inventing the Walkie Talkie

Rossland has seen its fair share of local celebrities. From Olaus Jeldness to Nancy Greene & Kerrin Lee Gartner.  Aside from gold and snow, what else is Rossland famous for?

Our inquisitive minds and resident tinkerers would be pleased to learn that the first version of what we now know as the “walkie talkie” was developed by one of our own: Donald Hings.