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International Marconi Day - 2022

IMD Weekend
Sat 23-Apr-2022
BAE Systems Great Baddow
"CARS Operating GX0MWT"
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Guglielmo Marconi was born on 25th April 1874. International Marconi Day is celebrated every year on the Saturday closest to his birthday. As is often the case CARS, was registered and operated as one of the 62 special 'award' stations on Saturday 23/04/2022.

IMD 2022
Good conditions as well as contest activity made for a busy time for on HF for International Marconi Day on Saturday 23rd April 2022.

CARS club call GX0MWT was registered as an official award station and operated with the kind permission of BAE Systems at Great Baddow, formerly the Marconi Research Centre.

Operators: Andy G0IBN, John M0JOC, Steve M0LCF, Paul G4PVM - supported by Murray G6JYB, Colin G0TRM, Andy G1GKN.

Three stations were in use, two on HF and one on VHF/UHF


Overall an enjoyable activity day and we hope to receive an IMD award certificate for our efforts

John M0JOC with a classic Marconi key

Paul G4PVM - with 21st Century tech! - Flex-6500

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