4 Oct 2018 – 70 Years of Shefford Radio Society

The Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society celebrated it’s 70th year of continuous operations on Thursday, the 4th of October 2018.   —Click on any photo to see a larger size view—Use back arrow to go back to the site.

With almost 70 attending, the Chairman, Ken Amos, welcomed everyone and gave a short run down of the Club’s history.

Chairman’s (L) welcome speech

The Chairman  introduced the Mayor at Shefford, Councillor Paul Mackin

(L) Mayor, Councillor Paul Mackin

Views of some attending      Next to address the assembled group was Steve Thomas, M1ACB the General Manager of the Radio Society of Great Britain

(L) Steve Thomas General Manager of the RSGB

The Bacon brothers with Steve Thomas.

(L to R) Jim Bacon, Steve Thomas and Dick Bacon

Just one of our two cakes!
Steve Thomas cut the  cake for us

After the cake cutting the Mayor signed Brian’s book, The History of the Shefford and District Amateur Radio Society.

The Mayor signed Brian’s book which was published today!

And so the evening came to an end.  I would like to offer a BIG THANK YOU to all those who helped on the night, specially the wives  and partners who pitched in to help with the clean up operations. Thanks also to the committee members who helped with the planning and execution, specially David Lloyd, our secretary and his wife Jackie.