The very last edition of the Marconi magazine in March 1970 - what stories did it cover?
- Sadness and regret at the end of an era, thanking all involved over the 20 years and wishing two successor publications well.
- The Gateshead manufacture of 8 parabolic dish aerials for a new radio telescope at Cambridge.
- The retirement of George Millington, Head of Propagation Group at Great Baddow, and an internationally respected authority on electromagnetic wave propagation. Recipient of the IEEs Faraday Medal.
- Completion by Operational Services Group engineers of colour television studios at Tyne Tees Televisions Newcastle centre.
- Build-up to the launch of Apollo 13. The satellite tracking stations on Bermuda and Ascension Island use Marconi equipment.
- The work of the Microcircuit Assembly Techniques Laboratory at Great Baddow - the MAT Lab.
- Right up to the end, much coverage of sports and social events at all of the companys sites.
- And finally, the MASC was to have a personal appearance by Mr Acker Bilk and his Jazzmen on Sunday 31 May.