May 6th, 2018

Bawdsey Radar Station Museum

Gillian outside the transmitter block
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Top Secret!
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Switchgear for controling power to different
pieces of equipment
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Oscillator type 57
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Marconi Valve
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Cavity Magnetron enabling a powerful
signal at short wavelengths
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Sector Clock
Used for recording aircraft positions
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Aircraft positions of incoming raids
were plotted on a large 'ops' table
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Avometer Model 8 Mk 3
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Hantek DSO 5102P, a 2 channel digital
storage
oscilloscope
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Our guide and former staff member at Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Radar tracking of aircraft using BaseStation
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
FlightRadar24. A realtime online flight tracker
Tracking over 10,000 flights currently in the air
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Sir Robert Watson-Watt was a victim of his own invention. Caught speeding on Radar
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Display Cabinets
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Joan Curran, Radar pioneer and inventor of the radar counter measure, 'Chaff'
Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Self-destruct button for top secret equipment
Bawdsey Radar Station
1. Gillian talks to one of the Bawdsey volunteers. We were recognised as he attended our Melton exhibition
2. 'RAF Bawdsey' ('PKD') R3 GCI ROTOR Radar Station
3. Redundant buildings at Bawsey Radar Station. In 1979 Bawdsey reopened as a Bloodhound Mk2 surface to air missile site. The facility ceased operations in 1991

Bawdsey Radar Station Museum
Harbour view at Bawdsey, at the mouth of the River Deben
The Bawdsey Ferry operates between Bawdsey and Felixstowe Ferry
Looking across the WW2 bunkers to the
Martello Towers, East Lane, Bawdsey
WW2 Coastal Defence Bunker
East Lane, Bawdsey.
WW2 Gun Control Tower, East Lane, Bawdsey.
Local artist Simon Frazer added the 'Prisoner of War' Steelwork for an exhibition in 2005
103 Martello Towers were built in England of which 47 still survive. The towers were built to repel a Napoleonic invasion that never happened
East Lane, Bawdsey
Gaff Rigged Cutter, Gladys. An 85ft
sailing barge of the coast at Bawdsey
View along the coast from East Lane, Bawdsey towards Shingle Street
Close up of Shingle Street, taken from
East Lane, Bawdsey
Bluebells in the Churchyard
Church of St Edmund, Bromeswell
Coats of Arms of the families that held Bromeswell-cum-Staverton
Angels Aloft
Church of St Edmund, Bromeswell
1. C12th Norman Arch with 3 zigzags in flat relief and hood-mould with billet ornament
2. Organ built by the Positive Organ Co., c.1905
3. C15th Octagonal Font with seated lions to stem and four evangelist symbols on bowl

Church of St Edmund, Bromeswell
1. 'St Edmund' (detail)
2. 'St John', 'The Good Shepherd' and 'Blessed Virgin
Mary' East Window in Memory of Caroline King
3. '
Saint Barbara' (detail)

Church of St Edmund, Bromeswell
All Saints Church, Eyke
Church Micro 3825

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