Makara Radio 1944-1949

Technician PD Graham with receivers at Makara Radio. L-R: AWA A/8, AWA Dual Diversity for Telegraph, Marconi CSR5  for Small Ships and RCA AR-88 triple-diversity.

Technician PD Graham with receivers at Makara Radio c1947. L-R: AWA A/8, AWA dual diversity for telegraph, Marconi CSR5 for small ships radiotelephone and RCA AR-88 triple-diversity. Courtesy: Chris Underwood

Technician P Smith with receivers at Makara Radio, c1947-1949

Technician P Smith with receivers at Makara Radio, c1947-1949. Courtesy: Chris Underwood

Makara Radio c1947. L- R: I Hewit, SM Thompson, RJ Fisher, E Martin, R Berry, AE Smith, Lecturer BG Hogan.

Makara Radio c1947. L- R: I Hewit, SM Thompson, RJ Fisher, E Martin, R Berry, Chief Technician AF (Andy) Smith, Lecturer BG Hogan. Courtesy: Chris Underwood

Training lecture for technicians at Makara Radio.

Training lecture for technicians at Makara Radio. The man in the dustcoat, standing in front of the window with his arms folded, looks like George Askey, who later served as Chief Technician at Makara in the 1960s. Courtesy: Chris Underwood

Technican Sid Thompson with the General Radio Primary Frequency Standard equipment.  An HRO receiver is visible near top left.

Technican Sid Thompson with the General Radio Primary Frequency Standard equipment. An HRO receiver is visible near top left. Date unknown. Courtesy: Chris Underwood

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