G0MWT, GX0MWT, GB5HF & M2T
RSGB President's Visit
©Copyright CARS 2008
12th February 2008 Minor amendments & transfered this folder from the Home Page.
RSGB President at Sandford Mill
RSGB President, Angus Annan, MM1CCR, was invited to present the Awards to Clubs & Amateurs who had contributed most to the British Wireless for the Blind Fund at Sandford Mill on Sunday, 9th December.
Assembled Guests at Sandford Mill
Photos by John, G8DET
Dr Geoff Bowles welcomed everyone and gave a short intoduction where he pointed out that the Marconi Hut behind was provided by Marconi's for the early Broadcasting to Radio Amateurs - before there was professional Broadcasting.
He said that CARS operated whenever Sandford Mill was open and that the Friends of the Museum provided the refreshments - hot drinks were needed as unfortunately the building was unheated.
Dr Geoff Bowles with Mr Peter McDonagh to the left in the picture
and Angus Annan with the Chain of Office.
Ms Fiona Fountain, Co-ordinator for the Wireless for the Blind introduced Mr Peter McDonagh, Chairman who then gave a short presentation about the Wireless for the Blind Fund.
Photo of Peter McDonagh & Poster by Murray, G6JYB
Peter then passed the various Trophies to Angus to present to the people present.
Dr Roger Bloor from Newscastle under Lyme raised the most money but unfortunately could not be present to collect his Award.
Plate presented for the most contacts by an individual to
Simon Treacher, 2E0CVN from Orpington and a member of the Cray Valley Radio Society.
Trophy presented for the most contacts by a Club - Bittern DX Group.
Steve receiving it.
A total of £4,485 was raised by the competition.
Group photo taken by Murray, G6JYB from the gallery as they looked at the many exhibits
RSGB President, Angus Annan calling CQ from GX0MWT in the 2MT Marconi Hut
Angus in QSO with G1OJL, Tavistock with Brian, G3CVI Logging
Thanks to all CARS Members who attended and Friends of the Museum for keeping us from freezing.
We trust everyone had a good journey back home.
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