George King

Geoerge King, Himatangi Radio

Worked at:

  • Auckland Radio: 1947-1952
  • Makara Radio
  • Himatangi Radio: Senior Technician, 9 Nov 1964 – 31 Mar 1980

George wrote a detailed description of Himatangi Radio.

George King at the Frequency Measuring Console. Makara Radio.

George King at the frequency measuring console, Makara Radio. Courtesy, Chris Underwood

Staff of Makara Radio around 1960

George King (centre) when he was deputy to George Askey (top row, second from left) at Makara Radio around 1960. Photo: Jim Coyle

1963: Senior radio technicians attending a conference at Post Office headquarters

1963: Senior radio technicians attending a conference at Post Office headquarters. Courtesy Bill Heinz. Click to enlarge.

Technician George King (right) at the aerial matching panel, Makara Radio.

George King (right) at the aerial selection panel, Makara Radio. Courtesy: Chris Underwood

George King (right) Officer-in-Charge, Himatangi Radio shares a light-hearted moment with Deputy-OIC Don Snadon at the control console, c1974

George King (right) Officer-in-Charge, Himatangi Radio shares a light-hearted moment with Deputy-OIC Don Snadon at the control console, c1974. Photo: Rex Johnson

20 February 2005: George King, John Duncan, Jack Ryan and Joe Collett at a quarterly lunch for radio colleagues at the Fisherman's Table in Paekakariki

20 February 2005: George King, John Duncan, Jack Ryan and Joe Collett at a quarterly lunch for radio colleagues at the Fisherman’s Table in Paekakariki. Photo: Clyde Williams. Click to enlarge.