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Air Defence Radar Museum - S600 Radar Control Cabin
At the ADRM, RRH Neatishead, we have the Marconi S600 Transportable Radar and its Equipment Cabin on display. It has historical significance as it was the radar that was taken down to the South Atlant...

Started 11.12.2015 at 07:27:58 by Dave Lowry
0 2,703 Last Post 11.12.2015 at 07:27:58
By: Dave Lowry
ADRM, RRH Neatishead – Friends Day - Sat 19 September 2015
I attended the ADRM Friends Day as the FCA Museums Liaison Member, a ‘Friend’ and as a newly appointed Trustee. As the Manager, Beth Condie, and a number of Board of Trustees are new, its organisation...

Started 24.09.2015 at 19:57:26 by Dave Lowry
0 560 Last Post 24.09.2015 at 19:57:26
By: Dave Lowry
Bawdsey Radar Reunion Association Lunch 12 Sep 2015 - Report
As our Association’s Museum Liaison Member and a Friend of Bawdsey Radar Trust I attended the Reunion Lunch on Saturday 12 September. It was a beautiful day and the old Manor and grounds looked specta...

Started 22.09.2015 at 16:00:07 by Dave Lowry
1 694 Last Post 22.09.2015 at 19:52:50
By: Richard Jenner
National Commemoration Service - 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain
You can watch the service held in Westminster Abbey to commemorate and celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain featuring our very own Veteran Members, Patricia Clark (interview 26 minu...

Started 21.09.2015 at 11:57:52 by Nick Loveday
0 447 Last Post 21.09.2015 at 11:57:52
By: Nick Loveday
75th Anniversary Celebrations - Photos
Matt Cockin and Dinz have kindly sent in their personal photos from the 75th Anniversary celebrations at Bentley Priory 12/13th June so I've created an album on our Facebook page so everyone can see t...

Started 15.06.2015 at 15:07:08 by Nick Loveday
0 668 Last Post 15.06.2015 at 15:07:08
By: Nick Loveday
When did the RAF/NATO start using the ID Zombie?
Does anyone know when 'we' and/or NATO started identifying a 'potential hostile track' as a Zombie?
Did it pre-date the Cold War?
Grateful for any thoughts/info
Nicky

Started 10.06.2015 at 20:17:07 by Nick Loveday
2 1,012 Last Post 15.06.2015 at 10:05:57
By: Richard Jenner
War, Trauma and Military Experience - A Dissertation Survey
I have been asked to assist in the publication of a survey that might be relevant to many FCA members and, indeed, to many others who are not members of the FCA. The survey is available at https://...

Started 03.06.2015 at 22:07:09 by Jan Cobb
1 763 Last Post 10.06.2015 at 12:09:27
By: Dave Lowry
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Photos of RAF Madalena, Malta 1972-75
For anyone interested there are some photos of RAF Madalena together with a couple of snaps of a S259 detachment to Malta at the link below.
http://picasaweb.google.co.uk/facesfromthepast/Malt...

Started 18.01.2010 at 18:26:37 by Kerry Walsh
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By: Tony Pleasant
RAFA AirMail Magazine Apr 2015
Check out this month's Airmail Magazine from the Royal Air Forces Association!
It has 5 pages telling the story of the creation of the Fighter Control Specialisation during 1940 and has personal ...

Started 10.04.2015 at 14:11:52 by Nick Loveday
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By: Nick Loveday
E Petition. The Closure of St George's Chapel at Biggin Hill
Members may wish to consider signing this e-petition
about St George's Chapel at Biggin Hill.  More details below:
[b]Please Don't Close St. George's RAF Chapel of Remembrance Biggin Hil...[/i][/i]

Started 06.01.2015 at 16:13:44 by Tim Willbond
1 996 Last Post 07.01.2015 at 12:57:14
By: Jan Cobb
Boulmer Lookout Magazine - Latest Edition
Missing RAF Boulmer? You can catch up with all the goings on in their Magazine, Lookout....https://cms.raf.mod.uk/rafboulmer/rafcms/mediafiles/B24D4FCA_5056_A31
8_A83DE8FF11E3999C.pdf
....and ther...

Started 29.09.2014 at 10:39:54 by Nick Loveday
0 1,573 Last Post 29.09.2014 at 10:39:54
By: Nick Loveday
A 'Must Watch' for Fighter Controllers and Aerospace Batttle Managers
Castles in the Sky (featuring the early work at Bawdsey) due to be shown next Thursday 4 Sep 14 on BBC2  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b04gnhv7. Chris Morshead of the Air Defence Radar Museum was in...

Started 29.08.2014 at 15:12:02 by Stuart McCullouch
6 3,299 Last Post 12.09.2014 at 09:12:02
By: Mike Clarke
Farewell TriStars
I expect we've all been involved with the TriStar at some point, and now they've been withdrawn what happens to them?  Here's a link to a time-lapse video of one being dismantled at Marshall (Cambridg...

Started 15.06.2014 at 14:35:40 by Pete Scott
2 2,643 Last Post 19.06.2014 at 10:18:31
By: Dave Lowry
Operation Crossbow
On 13th June 1944, the Germans launched their first attacks using the V1 Flying Bomb.  At 0425 hours, the first V1 to fall on London hit Grove Road Bridge in Bow; six people were killed.
The Ger...

Started 12.06.2014 at 21:30:04 by Nick Loveday
0 1,171 Last Post 12.06.2014 at 21:30:04
By: Nick Loveday
Can anyone help the ADRM out?
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum is just trying to track down dates and wondered if anyone knew when the S259 (Type 95) Radars were finally withdrawn from the Falklands? They have photos of the Closin...

Started 19.12.2013 at 21:26:13 by Nick Loveday
8 11,193 Last Post 21.05.2014 at 21:53:44
By: Dave Todd
Mr Alan Clark - Retirement
Dear All,
[IMAGE]
All those who have served at, or visited, RAF Boulmer, will wish to be aware that Mr Alan Clark has decided to hang up his boots as the Officers’ Mess Manager here at Boulmer, after a t...

Started 20.05.2014 at 20:41:39 by Paul Atkinson
0 1,213 Last Post 20.05.2014 at 20:41:39
By: Paul Atkinson
Key or Humorous Events in the AD 'world' - can you help?
The RAF Air Defence Radar Museum is looking to collate key happenings in the Air Defence (AD) world which underline the importance of AD and, in particular, any happenings or events which were a bit o...

Started 20.03.2014 at 12:16:51 by Nick Loveday
0 2,602 Last Post 20.03.2014 at 12:16:51
By: Nick Loveday
Saxa Vord Myths
The unedited version. The ADRM published a shorter version in their last newsletter - for those of you of a "certain age"
http://ahistoryofrafsaxavord.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/type-80-at-saxa-vord-...

Started 02.03.2014 at 12:29:02 by Gordon Carle
0 1,905 Last Post 02.03.2014 at 12:29:02
By: Gordon Carle
Madalena - Still Pumping Out Wigglies
Dear All
Just got back from a short family holiday in Malta (first time back there since detachments back in the early 70s with Plez, Wally Makepiece and Paul Barber). Went to visit the old RAF M...

Started 06.06.2011 at 11:40:44 by Alec Trevett
4 4,794 Last Post 21.02.2014 at 20:57:12
By: Francis-Xavier Zarb
RAF Madalena Malta 1972-1975
Just a message to Kerry Walsh.
Thanks for the Photographs etc, if your your memory fails I am the "Handsome" person middle row far right.
I had a feeling that some of those detachment pics ...

Started 24.07.2011 at 15:18:18 by vivian Gribble (Guest)
1 3,839 Last Post 13.02.2014 at 20:24:24
By: Francis-Xavier Zarb
Late 1970s nostalgia
With the inevitable socks from nephews this Christmas I received a double DVD entitled 'Royal Air Force in the Late 1970s'.
Of note, Disc 1 has 'RAF Aerospace Systems Officer 1974 (or Operator de...

Started 13.01.2014 at 16:35:33 by Richard Jenner
0 2,734 Last Post 13.01.2014 at 16:35:33
By: Richard Jenner
Photos from the Christmas Bash 2013
The photo album from the 2013 Christmas Bash at the RAF Club is now on our Facebook page - enjoy!!  Smiley
https://www.facebook.com/raffca
There's a lovely one of Lofty and Judy Wetherell..... 8...

Started 15.12.2013 at 09:21:12 by Nick Loveday
0 2,062 Last Post 15.12.2013 at 09:21:12
By: Nick Loveday
Documentary about GpCapt Hopkins on BBC in the 80´s
About 1985 BBC broadcasted a documentary about the first female CO, which was GpCapt Joan Hopkins at RAF Neatishead. Does anyone not only remember this, but holds a copy as well? Would very much like ...

Started 17.11.2013 at 10:40:07 by Dieter Dreyer
1 3,065 Last Post 21.11.2013 at 22:52:55
By: Nick Loveday
Help Please - Any Clues About a Picture Found at Neatishead?
Anyone know the story of this picture? It was discovered at the Neatishead Transmitter Site last week when the RAF personnel were having a sort out. What is the story behind this and who are the chara...

Started 08.04.2013 at 16:31:06 by Nick Loveday
1 3,008 Last Post 16.11.2013 at 00:12:42
By: Chris Morshead - Ex Member
Unknown Object - Anyone recognise this?
Now and again (well, quite often really!) details of a strange object are sent to us at the ADRM to ID.  Often we can come up with something but, occasionally, we are stumped.  Please do have a quick ...

Started 03.12.2012 at 11:25:51 by Chris Morshead (Ex Member)
7 4,670 Last Post 16.11.2013 at 00:01:39
By: Chris Morshead - Ex Member
Hot Jets Cold War
I've just received this message from Richard Norris of the Lightning Preservation Group based at Bruntingthorpe in Leicestershire.
"........ After several months of waiting we finally have a dat...

Started 07.11.2013 at 09:36:18 by Dave Lowry
0 2,284 Last Post 07.11.2013 at 09:36:18
By: Dave Lowry
Information on Type 11 and 15 radars
Anyone now the ranges of the Type 11 and 15 radars or any suggestions of where I might find them?  Geeky I know, but its for some reserach I am conducting.

Started 28.09.2013 at 14:24:03 by Pete Smith
3 2,167 Last Post 28.09.2013 at 19:27:15
By: Pete Smith
A little puzzle for you all
What connection does Howard W Coxon and fighter control have in common? No prizes for the right answer, just the smugness of being first to get it.
I'll give it a while before publishing what I h...

Started 23.09.2013 at 13:55:29 by Pete Smith
8 4,418 Last Post 28.09.2013 at 17:05:01
By: Mike Clarke
URGENT: BBC Coast looking for WWII Radar Veterans
BBC Coast is looking for British ' WWII radar veterans' who have experience of radar in France or Germany to travel to the Wurzburg radar site/Museum in Douvres during the first week of October (trave...

Started 12.09.2013 at 09:51:02 by Nick Loveday
0 2,995 Last Post 12.09.2013 at 09:51:02
By: Nick Loveday
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Saxa R101 - Shetland Radar
Don't know if anyone can help. The pic was in the Shetland Times in 1979. It is supposed to be Shetland Radar in the R101. However, it's a "posed" photo. Initial research suggests:
Nearest is an ...

Started 03.11.2011 at 23:31:05 by Gordon Carle
14 10,895 Last Post 01.07.2013 at 23:39:20
By: Gordon Carle
Can you identify these Personalities
Memories for some perhaps?

Started 01.12.2011 at 11:20:20 by Alan Shield
5 4,435 Last Post 03.06.2013 at 14:41:42
By: Alan Shield
Air Ministry Experimental Station (AMES) 713 – LORAN on Unst
Just in case anyone suffers from insomnia - some more WWII RAF history here:
http://ahistoryofrafsaxavord.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/air-ministry-experimental-st...

Started 02.06.2013 at 00:04:08 by Gordon Carle
0 2,080 Last Post 02.06.2013 at 00:04:08
By: Gordon Carle
ADRM in the news

Started 20.05.2013 at 19:16:21 by Richard Jenner
0 1,926 Last Post 20.05.2013 at 19:16:21
By: Richard Jenner
Red Star Intercepts from Saxa
Pat Goulborn has kindly sent me a picture of a Badger taken during an intercept he controlled from Saxa in 1971. I wondered if there were similar (Saxa) photos out there I could get copies of. If enou...

Started 17.03.2013 at 17:52:09 by Gordon Carle
2 2,222 Last Post 11.04.2013 at 20:04:45
By: Gordon Carle
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