February 2018

‘Rust Busters’ at Transmitter Block

‘Rust Buster’ volunteers have carried out further conservation work in the Transmitter Block.  The Air Filtration Room was in need of some TLC.  View the YouTube video below to see them in action.

‘Rust Busters’ at Transmitter Block

February 2018

Radar – comes in all shapes and sizes!

During a visit to the Scott Polar Research Institute museum in February we found an ice-penetrating radar and copper bowtie antenna. Up to 16 antennae can be plugged in and together they build up a 3D…

Radar – comes in all shapes and sizes!

February 2018

Radar to be celebrated on new village sign?

Bawdsey village hopes to have a new village sign.  The new one will celebrate its connection with radar.  A fundraising coffee morning is being held in the village hall this Saturday, 17th February, 10 – 11.30am.

Radar to be celebrated on new village sign?

February 2018

New Remote Radar Head facility, at Saxa Vord, Unst in Shetland.

A Remote Radar Head facility, at Saxa Vord, Unst in Shetland is due to go operational soon, continuing the radar connection with the area that goes back to WW2.  Follow link below for more details. https://www.forces.net/news/new-shetland-radar-station-set-open

New Remote Radar Head facility, at Saxa Vord, Unst in Shetland.

February 2018

Bawdsey Radar hosts AfSM meeting

Bawdsey Radar recently hosted the first meeting in 2018, of the Association of Suffolk Museums.  Independent museums from all corners of Suffolk attended the gathering for a workshop and opportunity to network.  The afternoon session was…

Bawdsey Radar hosts AfSM meeting

January 2018

Join Bawdsey Radar as a volunteer and help bring the radar story to life

  Bring yourself and enthusiasm – you don’t need any particular expertise to be a volunteer at Bawdsey. If you have skills in providing visitor care, social media, IT or practical skills, or you worked at…

Join Bawdsey Radar as a volunteer and help bring the radar story to life

January 2018

EADT Suffolk Magazine visits Bawdsey

Lindsay Want, Suffolk Magazine journalist, paid a visit to Bawdsey Radar Museum recently.  The result is a four page article entitled ‘Making Waves’ in the January edition of the magazine.

EADT Suffolk Magazine visits Bawdsey

December 2017

“#Thanks to YOU”

Janet, Sue and Joanne our first visitors of the day. Bawdsey Radar opened its doors on Wednesday 13th December as part of the National Lottery ‘#Thanks to You’ Scheme.  Free entry was available on production of…

“#Thanks to YOU”

December 2017

“Woods Lane, Melton (A1152) roadworks Update”

Woods Lane, Melton (A1152) has reopened for December.

“Woods Lane, Melton (A1152) roadworks Update”

December 2017

Eileen Grey’s Wartime Service at Bawdsey

Bawdsey Radar recently had the privilege of visiting Eileen Grey who served at Bawdsey during the Second World War. As a Leading Aircraftwoman  she recalled her role as a radar operator.  She told us of her…

Eileen Grey’s Wartime Service at Bawdsey