January 2021

Bawdsey Podcast Seven

Women in the WAAF In this podcast, the 7th in the series, Phil Judkins describes the essential contribution to Britain’s radar defences by the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force, the WAAFs, where, in the 18 months before…

Bawdsey Podcast Seven

December 2020

RICHARD TRIM, OBE (Radar Engineer)

Richard Trim, IN HIS OWN WORDS With the passing of Richard Trim in September, DEHS lost an industry leader, a wise counsel and a good friend. In June 2003 Transmission Lines, Richard described his career for us…

RICHARD TRIM, OBE  (Radar Engineer)

December 2020

Bawdsey Podcast Six

Three Late Arrivals In the sixth podcast of the series we look at the contributions of three inspiring university scientists, who arrived later in the story, but nevertheless led important areas of radar research and development…

Bawdsey Podcast Six

December 2020

Tracing WW2 Service Records

If you’d like to trace service records for a member of your family or relation, do take a look at this short film . Lynette, David and Graham share what they found out about their dads’ service…

Tracing WW2 Service Records

November 2020

Radar helps us explore our solar system

The rapid development of radar brought about by world war provided many opportunities for peacetime exploitation. From air-traffic control and police radar traps to medical scanning techniques, but perhaps the most interesting use of radar is…

Radar helps us explore our solar system

November 2020

Museum Shop Sunday

Sunday Nov 29 is Museum Shop Sunday It’s never been more important to get everyone supporting their favourite cultural attractions and #Museum Shop Sunday and indeed throughout November is an opportunity to showcase our exclusive products…

Museum Shop Sunday

November 2020

Remembering Eileen Gray

Today we mark the anniversary of the passing in 2019 of Eileen Gray, who served as a radar operator at Bawdsey Radar in the Second World War. After being accepted into the WAAF, she was posted…

Remembering Eileen Gray

November 2020

Bawdsey Podcast Five

Army Radar Developments In the 5th podcast in this series, Dr Phil Judkins describes the less well-known contribution to radar development by the War Office scientists who worked on Army radar projects at Bawdsey from 1936…

Bawdsey Podcast Five

October 2020

BRT Online Shop Open!

The new online shop is open! Browse the Bawdsey Radar online shop and start your gift shopping here!   Bawdsey Radar has curated a unique range of bespoke and exclusive special gifts which are inspired by the…

BRT Online Shop Open!

October 2020

Half-Term Activity: Morse Code

Morse is a particularly useful code because it can be sent in so many different ways.   You can use it with a whistle or buzzer or even by flashing a light. It can be tapped…

Half-Term Activity: Morse Code