German planes continuously tried to locate the "Lightning's" transmitter. A 1,500 kilogram shell hit the radio station's building, crashed through its six floors, and landed in the basement without exploding. The Germans operated their 'Polish' radio station on the same frequency as the 'Lightning', thus attempting to supply the insurgents with false information and false orders.
A group of Polish short-wave enthusiasts, directed by one of the original builders of the station Mr. Antoni Zębik (93 years old in 2004), has constructed a replica of the 'Lightning' transmitter. It went on the air on the 60th anniversary of the original August 8,
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