Bill Barbone

It is with sadness that we have to report that veteran Bill Barbone, OBE died on Tuesday, 30th August, after a fall during the autumn Bank Holiday and a period in Queens Hospital, Romford.

The funeral will be on 30th September at Chelmsford Crematorium commencing at 2pm.

After the service the family invites all friends and colleagues to share in memories and some refreshments at the County Hotel, Chelmsford.  To aid with the catering arrangements they would like to know if you will be joining them.

If you wish to attend could you please advise Terry Canham on 01206 729732 or reply via this web site.

The family has requested only their flowers for the funeral but that if anyone wishes to make a donation in Bill’s memory it should be to the M. S. Society via the funeral directors

East Of England Co-operative Funeral Service
115B Newland Street
Witham CM8 1BE

Tel. 01376 520870
Fax.  01376 520871

Pulse Amplifier?

We recently had a request from John Romanowski for help in identifying an old pieces of equipment

He believes these were produced by Marconi, possibly Marconi Marine, and subsequently used in movie props made during the 1970s and 80s, which John and a group of hobbyists are trying to recreate using authentic pieces.

It is thought that the pieces which are shown originated from a video pulse amplifier strip from a radar set operating at about 30MHz.

If anyone has any information on this equipment we would be very glad to hear from you.