CQ ROA – Marconi Companies’ New Street Centenary -23 June 2012

The Marconi New Street works are being commemorated as a  centenary of operations on Saturday 23 rd. June.  Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society (CARS) are supporting the Day’s events at the Chelmsford Science and Industry Museum, which of course  houses the ROA memorabillia.  Two HF stations will be operating in the amateur bands – one of unique significncance.  Tears of nostalgia are expected to flow as some 200/300  former employees including a number of ex-R/Os’ and the general public, turn up with their families.

Please go to the CARS website  www.gomwt.org.uk for full details.  Its also listed in the ROA website link list.

Charles Shelton

About Charles Shelton

ROA Member No. 090. 'Link-man' to Chelmsford Science and Industry Museum. RAF Cranwell Aircraft Apprenticeship at No.1 Radio School 1942 - 1944. Aircrew service in Coastal Command 1944 - 1950 as Wireless Operator Mechanic/Air Gunner on Squadrons 160,224 and 203. Special short term service Bomber Command No. 12 (Canberra) Squadron in 1952. Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company Aeronautcal Division 1950 - 1962. Cossor Electronics 1962-1992: retired as Deputy Chairman. Holds Ministry of Civil Aviation Flight Radio Operator Certificate of Competency in Radiotelegraphy & Radiotelephony (First Class) dated 14th. December 1949. Vice-President Chelmsford Amateur Radio Society(CARS)
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