History of wireless telegraphy and broadcasting in Australia/Topical/Biographies

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Biographies sorted alphabetically by surname

A[edit]

  • Abbiss, John Edwin Frederick "Jack" - 19??(???)-1977(Qld) - 4JA Brisbane (Balmoral, 1930; Morningside, 1931-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 581, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (Evans Deakin shipyards), (Halcyon, P. 83, Abiss)
  • Alder, Oscar Edward "Ock" - 1896(Qld)-1987(Qld) - 4JB Brisbane (Albion) - amateur operator (AOCP 423, 1928, No. 47 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, wool classer, (Halcyon, P. 84)
  • Allen, Robert Kelvin - 1916(Qld)-1942(Indonesia) - 4PR Brisbane (1936-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1634, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, RAAF), (Halcyon, P. 177) "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • Angel, Henry Benjamin "Harry" - 1891(Eng)-1998(Qld, 106yo) - 4HA Brisbane (St Lucia, 1935-1939; Enoggera, 1946-1969; Lota, 1975-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1503, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), military (WW1, AIF Signals; WW2, AMF, Navy), business proprietor (radio service), (Halcyon, P. 81)
  • Argaet, William Stanislaus - 1894(NSW)-1951(Qld) - 4KH Brisbane (Wynnum) (1931-1939, 1946-????), amateur operator (AOCP ???, 1929, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, business proprietor (Wynnum bus service), (Halcyon, P. 87)
  • Arthur, Charles James Glendon "Glen" - 1915(Qld)-1983(Qld) - 4GJ Dayboro (1935-1939), Brisbane (Morningside, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1450, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), BOCP, COCP, amateur broadcaster, (Halcyon, P. 80)
  • Ashlin, Eric Robert - 1910(Qld)-1992(Qld) - 4EA Brisbane (Annerley, 1931-1933), Toowoomba (1937-1939), Coolangatta (1946-1947), Bilinga (1948-1975), amateur operator (AOCP 873, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (Rosentengels, radio service), military (signals officer), (Halcyon, P. 73)
  • Atkins, Leslie Morton "Les" - 18??(WA)-19??(SA) - 4LA Townsville (1924-1926), 5LA Adelaide (Magill, 1926-1931; Tusmore, 1933; Erindale, 1937-1939) - amateur operator (AOCP - No Record), amateur broadcaster, engineer (PMGD, divisional engineer), (Halcyon: AOCP Townsville 1925), (Halcyon, P. 88)
  • Atkinson, Noel Whittaker - 1908(Qld)-1979(Qld) - 4WK Brisbane (1929), 4NA Brisbane (1930-1935, Check), 4BT Brisbane (1946-1965+), amateur operator (AOCP 530, 1929, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, business proprietor (radio sales & service), federal public servant (DCA), (Halcyon, P. 102)
  • Atkinson, Reginald Aubrey - 1895(Qld)-1965(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane (South Brisbane) - amateur operator (AOCP 412, 1928, No. 46 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, (Halcyon, Not mentioned)
  • Augustesen, Gordon Gerald - 1915(Qld)-1986(Qld) - 4JN Brisbane (Mitchelton) (1932-1939), 4XQ Brisbane (Auchenflower, Oakleigh, Kenmore) (1947-1980+) - amateur operator (AOCP 1046, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (WIAQ), military (RAAF, radar technician), business proprietor (Telair), (Halcyon P. 85)

B[edit]

  • Baker, E. W. - 19??-19?? - 4CI Brisbane (Northgate) 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP)
  • Baker, Herbert Edward - 1875-1948(Qld) - 4HB Charleville (1925-1927) - amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, grazier
  • Baker, Walter Ross - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD)
  • Balsillie, John Graeme - 1885(Qld)-19?? - radio business proprietor, senior federal public servant (PMGS, Commonwealth Wireless Expert), inventor
  • Bamfield, Alfred George - 1892(NSW)-1918(NZL) - XQJ Corfield (1913) - amateur operator (pre AOCP)
  • Bardin, William Frederic "Bill" - 1899(Eng)-1976(NSW) - 3ZA Melbourne (North Carlton, 1923-1925), 4AB Townsville (1925-1927), Brisbane (Fairfield & Yeronga, 1931-1933), 2ABZ Sydney (Ermington & Dundas 1937-1939, 1946-1961+) - amateur operator (pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4QG), coastal radio operator (AWA), state public servant (4QG), federal public servant
  • Barlin, George - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Long term employee 2CA Canberra
  • Barraclough, Francis "Frank" - 1903(Qld)-1974(Qld) - 4GY Brisbane (Kedron, 1933-1935), 4GX Brisbane (Kedron, 1935-1939; 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 1075, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2), radio service (Palings)
  • Barton, Edward Gustavus Campbell - 1857(Vic)-1942(Eng) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), early wireless telegraphy experimenter, scientist, business proprietor (Barton & White)
  • Bates, Jack Lister - 1912(Qld)-1998(Qld) - 4UR Brisbane (Teneriffe, 1935-1939, 1946-1947), (Lutwyche, 1948-1969), (Toombul, 1975-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1430, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, Radio Club (WIAQ, QSL Manager)
  • Bauer, Alfred Thomas "Alf" - 1908(Qld)-19?? - 4AT Brisbane & Cairns - amateur operator (AOCP 333, 1927, No. 36 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4QG), state public servant (4QG)
  • Baxter, Sidney Roy - 1915(Qld)-1985(Qld) - 4FJ Brisbane (Camp Hill, 1935-1939; Coorparoo Heights, 1946-1947; Cribb Island, 1948-1950; Camp Hill, 1954-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1569, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), military (WW2, RAN, wireless officer), employment (Trittons, radio service), business proprietor (radio service)
  • Beatson, Robert John "Bob" - 1909(Qld)-2003(Qld) - 4BB Brisbane (Wilston, 1928) & Maryborough (1931-1939) - amateur operator (AOCP 394, 1928, No. 44 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club administrator (WIAQ), broadcast engineer (4MB)
  • Beech, Frederick Sidney "Fred" - 1895(Qld)-1978(Qld) - 4FB Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1930-1939; Norman Park, 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 629, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, jeweller
  • Bell, H. G. - 19??-19?? - 4?? Brisbane (South Toowong = Taringa) - amateur operator (AOCP 321, 1927, No. 33 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Bell, Vincent Stephanus "Vince" - 1910(Qld)-1981(Qld) - 4VD Rockhampton 1936-1939, 1946-1960+, amateur operator (AOCP 1496, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employed electrical business
  • Belstead, Roy Lempriere - 1910(Qld)-1981(Qld) - 4EI Townsville (1933-1939), 4RU Winton (1975-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1182, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, Townsville ARC), state public servant (Qld Railways), broadcast technician (2KY), business proprietor (Belstead Electronic Repairs, Winton)
  • Berry, Robert Henry - 18??-1971(Qld) - XQC Rockhampton (1913) - amateur operator (pre AOCP), electrical business proprietor
  • Berry, William James "Jim" - 1890(Qld)-1983(Qld) - 4WB Brisbane (Yerongpilly, 1934-1939, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1295, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, instrument repairer
  • Blades, Ronald Alfred "Ron" - 1916(Qld)-2005(NSW) - 4RX Toowoomba (1936-1939), 2VP Sydney (Haberfield, 1946-1947; Ashfield, 1948-1950; Dundas, 1954-1955), Melbourne (Blackburn, 1956), Sydney (Balgowlah, 1957-1969; Seaforth, 1975; Dee Why, 1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1775, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, RAAF), broadcast technician (AWA) (Two Ronald Alfred Blades born in Qld 1916, 4RX 27/3/1916)
  • Bouchard, Victor John Reid "Vic" - 1897(Qld)-1936(Qld) - 4BY Brisbane (Auchenflower) (1922) - amateur receive (pre AOCP), amateur club administrator
  • Boundy, George Henry - 1866(Vic)-1932(Vic) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), early wireless experimenter, radio clubs (WIQ), state public servant (P&TQ, engineer), federal public servant (PMGD, engineer)
  • Bowden, Frank Prosser - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 7?? Hobart, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Tas), early wireless experimenter, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer
  • Bradford, John Richard - 19??(???)-19??(???) - senior federal public servant (chiel electrical engineer, Qls, PMGD)
  • Bremerman, Harold Frederick - 1904(Eng)-1988(Qld) - 4HB Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1938-1939, 1946-1954), Aspley (1955-1975+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), COCP (Eng), amateur broadcaster, television experimenter (4CM), radio clubs (WIAQ, Life Member; Brisbane DX Club), employment (electrician, Courier Mail, Besley & Pike, Mt. Olivett Hospital), pilot (Halcyon says AOCP 1932 Brisbane, but no record)
  • Bridger, Thomas William - 1885(UK)-1941(NT) - 4AP Brisbane (Hamilton) 1923-1925 - amateur operator (pre AOCP, no AOCP), amateur broadcaster, electrical engineer, public servant
  • Bright, William Henry Herbert "Bill" - 1898(Qld)-1961(Qld) - Spark, 4FA Toowoomba (1923), 4AA Toowoomba (1925), 4WB Toowoomba (1925-1927), 4OO Toowoomba (1937-1939), amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP 123, 1925, No. 13 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Brims, Marcus John Gordon - 1888(Qld)-1982(Qld) - XQA Mareeba (1913) - amateur operator, business proprietor (plywood & veneer manufacture)
  • Brown, Harry - 19??-19?? - 4BH (1927) & 4HG (1932) Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (Newcastle, WIAQ, Maryborough), railways employee - needs further research Herbert George Brown??
  • Brown, Harry Percy "Horsepower" - 1878(Eng)-1967(NSW) - senior federal public servant (Director-General, Posts and Telegraphs)
  • Brown, Joseph "Joe" - 19??(???)-1987+(Tas) - 7BJ Hobart, amateur operator (AOCP 1255, 1934, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (7ZL, Hobart TV), public servant (PMGD)
  • Browne, Robert John Vincent - 1907(Qld)-1972(Qld) - 4RB Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP 92, 1925, No. 10 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer
  • Brownless, Sidney Frank "Frank" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD)
  • Buck, Albert H. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 3TM Melbourne (Glenhuntly, ca 1925), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, don't confuse with Albert Thomas Buck
  • Buck, Albert Thomas - 1892(ENG)-19?? - 4CW Brisbane (Geebung) 1925 - amateur operator (AOCP 281, 1926, No. 24 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, don't confuse with Albert H. Buck
  • Bullock, Albert Frederick Wright "Bert" - 1900(Qld)-1987(Qld) - 4ZX Brisbane (Coorparoo, Camp Hill) (1933-1939, 1946-1960), amateur operator (AOCP 1109, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (WIAQ)
  • Burton, Arthur Reg - 1899(Qld)-1982(Qld) - 4FE Brisbane (City, 1935-1939; Highgate Hill, 1946-1948), 1FE Heard Island (1954-1955), 4FE Thursday Island (1955-1956), Normanton (1960), Labrador (1965-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1563, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, Gold Coast ARC), military (WW2, AIF), broadcast technician, federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Butler, Richard Edmund "Dick" - 1926?(???)-2012(Vic) - Senior federal public servant (PMGD), Deputy General Secretary ITU 1983-1989, Secretary General ITU 1983-1989
  • Buzacott, Albert Hardie "Hardie" - 1914(Qld)-1984(Qld) - 4UZ Toowoomba (1934-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1242, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer

C[edit]

  • Cagney, Eric William - 1909(Qld)-1990(Qld) - 4EC Rockhampton (1934-1939, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1386, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (Palings, piano tuner)
  • Campbell, Robert - 1917(???)-1950(Qld) - 4RC Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP 1180, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, treasurer, QSL officer)
  • Carey, Francis Joseph "Frank" - 18??-19?? - X??, 4?? Toowoomba 1911-1914, 1922-1923, 2AMI Sydney (Centennial Park, 1933-1939; North Sydney 1946-1954; Fairfield 1955-1980) - amateur operator (AOCP 1152, 1933, ?? in NSW) , radio club member (QWI), Halcyon: AOCP NSW 1925
  • Carter, Albert Edward "Birdie" - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4LT Brisbane (Wavell Heights, 1938-1939, 1946-1948; Nanango, 1954; Carina, 1955-1969; Sunshine Beach, 1975; Tewantin, 1980), amateur operator (AOCP 2143, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, Sunshine Coast ARC), wholesale grocery (S. Hoffnung & Co)
  • Caswell, Archibald Harold "Arch' - 1913(Qld)-1986(Qld) - 4CB Murgon (1934-1939), Maryborough (1946-1975) - amateur operator (AOCP 1340, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), WW2 (POW), business proprietor (garage)
  • Chadwick, Richard Howel "Dick" - 19??(???)-1955(Qld) - 4GU Brisbane (Wilston, 1933-1939, 1946-1947), amateur operator (AOCP 1197, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), employment (travelling salesman)
  • Chapman, Austin - 1864(NSW)-1926(NSW) - occupations (apprentice saddler, hotelier), politician (Postmaster-General, 1905-1907), oversight of Commonwealth Wireless Telegraphy conference Melbourne 1907
  • Chapman, Percival Carnew Lamont "Percy" - 1911(Qld)-19??(???) - 4PC Brisbane (Sandgate, 1933), Babinda (1937-1939), Monto (1946-1975), Point Vernon (1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1155, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), occupation (power house engineer / manager), father of Geoff 4CET
  • Charteris, Michael - 4QS Ipswich & Maryborough - amateur operator, historian (amateur)
  • Chatfield, Robert Greatham "Bob" - 1900(NZ)-1974(NZ) - ZL2AV Wellington (1925-1954+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 1925, No. ?? in NZ), amateur broadcaster, clubs (Wellington Amateur Radio Club 2WB, member and one time president), father of Don Chatfield ZL2SG, substantial early portion of QSL collection survives
  • Chilton, George Frederick - 1891-1956 - 4GD Brisbane, 2GF Sydney (Carlingford), 4GD Townsville - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, coastal operator (VIG, VIB, VIS, VIT, Rockbank), wireless telegraphist (PMG, RANRS), federal public servant (PMG)
  • Chilton, Robert - 18??-19?? - 2RC Gloucester - amateur operator (1925), amateur broadcaster
  • Chippindall, Eric Kellett "Chippy" - 1916(Qld)-1988(Qld) - 4XR Brisbane (Paddington, 1937-1939), Gympie (1946-1969), Brisbane (Paddington, 1975-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1940, 1937, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4SB, 4BU, 4LG, 4GY)
  • Chitham, William Norman "Bill" - 1912(Qld)-1997(Qld) - 4UU Brisbane (Bulimba, 1933; Fortitude Valley 1937-1939; Cannon Hill, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 913, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, councillor, QSL officer), military (WW2)
  • Clayton, Walter George Gladstone - 1918(Qld)-19??(???) - 4WG Innisfail (1937-1939), Brisbane (Windsor, 1946-1969), Townsville (1975-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1868, 1937, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, AIF Signals), state public servant (Qld Railways, supervising tech. comms.)
  • Coffey, Henry Freeman - 1885-1934 - 4KY Brisbane (Doomben) - amateur operator (AOCP Brisbane 1926), amateur broadcaster, coastal operator (CRS, RANRS, PMGD, AWA), federal public servant
  • Colville, Sydney Victor - 1894(Vic)-1966(NSW) - XQF Brisbane (South Brisbane) (1913), 2FA Sydney (1923-1925), 2VH Sydney (1935-1939) - amateur operator (No AOCP), amateur broadcaster, wireless retail business proprietor
  • Cooling, Ernest Richard - 1885(Qld)-1936(Qld) - 4BN Toowoomba - amateur operator (AOCP 11, 1924, No. 3 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, honorary radio inspector (Toowoomba, 1924), (Halcyon P. 4)
  • Couchman, Clifford Clyde McGregor "Cliff" - 1907(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4KZ Kaimkillenbun 1930-1939, Dalby 1946-1969, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), COCP 1st Class Marconi School, amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, Navy, wireless officer), broadcast technician (PMGD, 4QS), business proprietor (electrical & radio, Dalby)
  • Couper, Andy - 18??-19?? - X?? & 4BW Mareeba (1925) - amateur operator (AOCP 71, 1925, No. 5 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Coutts, E. S. - 18??-1971 - 4BZ Dalby (1922) - amateur receive (pre AOCP)
  • Cran, Morris Rae - 1901(Qld)-1959(NSW) - 4KX Brisbane (West End, 1930-1939), 2MR Sydney (Rockdale, 1946-1947; Randwick, 1954-1955), amateur operator (AOCP 570, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ)
  • Crawford, John Murray - 19??(???)-19??(???) - senior federal public servant (chief engineer PMGD, involved establishment of first ABC stations)
  • Credlin, Peter John - 19??(???)-1984(NSW) - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Cresswell, Frank Gillespie - 1880(Vic)-19??(???) - federal public service (PMGD), military (Commonwealth Naval Militia, engineer sublieutenant; Navy, RAN Radio Service, radio commander) - not to be confused with William Rooke Creswell
  • Creswell, William Rooke - 1852(Gibraltar)-1933(Vic) - early wireless experimenter (Lytton, Moreton Island), military (RAN; Qld Maritime Defence Force, commandant; Commonwealth Naval Forces, commandant) - Generally considered the father of the RAN, not to be confused with Frank Gillespie Cresswell
  • Cribb, D. F. - 18??-19?? - 4DC Brisbane (Indooroopilly) - amateur operator (AOCP 134, 1925, No. 15 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Crooks, Len. J. - 18??-19?? - 7?? Launceston - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, honorary radio inspector (PMG)
  • Cummings, Bruce - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4?? Mareeba, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Currie, James Lawrence "Len" - 1905(Qld)-1960(Qld) - 4LC Bundaberg (1936-1937), Proserpine (1938-1939), St George (1946-1956), Brisbane (Dutton Park, 1960), amateur operator (AOCP 1631, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, power station engineer
  • Cutts, Gregory Maxwell "Maxwell" - 1903(NSW)-1986(NSW) - 2GM Sydney, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio business proprietor (Mosman Radio Service)

D[edit]

  • Dahl, Oscar Sydney "Syd" - 1904(NZ)-1982(Qld) - 4KA Ayr (1933), 7KA Hobart (1947), 4KA Ayr (1948), 9KA Lae (1969), 4VT Innisfail (1975) - amateur operator (AOCP 1151, 1933, No. ? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, surveyor
  • Dangerfield, Joseph Henry "Harry" - 1911(Eng)-19??(???) - 4NF Townsville (1936-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1686, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, RAAF), employment (radio electrical salesman), brother of Norman Gerard Dangerfield 4NL
  • Dangerfield, Norman Gerard - 1918(Qld)-19??(???) - 4NL Ayr (1936-1939, 1946-1965), Brisbane (Sherwood, 1969-1975), amateur operator (AOCP 1687 16yo, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), BOCP, amateur broadcaster, employment (Elphinstones), broadcast technician (4AY, ABC Townsville), business proprietor (radio), brother of Joseph Henry Dangerfield 4NF
  • Dearness, Harry Sinclair - 19??-2004(Qld) - 4KW Mackay (1939,1946-1975), Brisbane (Strathpine) (1980+) - amateur operator (AOCP 2328, 1939, No. ? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, AIF), employment (radio & TV mechanic)
  • Delbridge, Reginald Joseph Robert - 1888(Eng)-1964(Qld) - 4RJ Childers, Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP 383, 1927, No. 42 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ)minister of religion
  • Dellit, Samuel Stephen - amateur operator (VK1DXA Canberra, VK4ZSS Brisbane, VK3 Melbourne), broadcast DXer, broadcast planning engineer, federal public servant, historian (aeradio, amateur, broadcast, coastal)
  • Dillon, Arthur Ernest "Ernie" - 1902(Qld)-1960(Qld) - 4CH Brisbane (New Farm, 1922, Receive; 1923-1925) - amateur operator (pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster
  • Dircks, Alexander Alfred - 19??(???)-19??(???) - senior federal public servant (PMGD, Electrical Engineer)
  • Dixon, John Malcolm - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD)
  • Dodds, Leonard Henry "Len" - 1908(NSW)-1983(Qld) - 4GD Townsville (1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (Townsville ARC, life member), military (Navy, RAAF), employment (PMGD)
  • Dodds, Ronald George - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Drake, James George - 1850(Eng)-1941(Qld) - military (Qld Defence Force, 1880s & 1890s), state politician (Qld MLA, 1880s & 1890s), politician (Postmaster-General 1901-1903)
  • Dubois, Paul Louis - 19??(???)-1996(Qld) - 4UJ Brisbane (Rosalie, 1936-1939; Holland Park, 1946-1947; South Brisbane, 1948; Highgate Hill, 1954-1960; Bardon 1960), 4PL Brisbane (Bardon 1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1677, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, senior public servant (PMGD, Telstra)

E[edit]

  • Edgar, Mervyn John "Jack" - 1913(NSW)-2004(Qld) - 4JE Brisbane (Kangaroo Point, 1934-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1302, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, Radio Location Unit), radio retailing (Tracksons)
  • Eggleton, Eric Percy - 1903(Qld)-1979(Qld) - 4DA Toowoomba (1925-1931) - amateur operator (AOCP 81, 1925, No. 9 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (QATB)
  • Elliott, Thomas Murray Browse "Tom" - 1899(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4CM Brisbane (City, 1925-1939; 1946-1969) - amateur operator (AOCP 72, 1925, No. 6 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, television experimenter
  • Elworthy, Colin Gregory "Col" - broadcast operations engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Ewing, Thomas Thomson - 1856(NSW)-1920(NSW) - state politician (NSW MLA), federal politician (MHR, acting Postmaster-General)

F[edit]

  • Fagan, William Reginald Joseph "Reg" - 19??(???)-1944(NSW) - 2RJ Mandurama, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio station (director, 2SM)
  • Fanning nee Harriss, Dorothy Winnifred - see Harriss, Dorothy Winnifred (Fanning)
  • Feenaghty, Leo Michael John "Leo" - 1900(Qld)-1997(Qld) - 4LJ Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1926-1939) - amateur operator (AOCP 291, 1926, No. 28 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club administrator, state public servant
  • Fell, Evan Frederick - 1914(Qld)-19??(???) - 4EF Brisbane (Ashgrove, 1932-1939), Barcaldine (1946-1948), Mackay (1954-1955), Brisbane (Ashgrove, 1956; Bardon, 1960-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 978, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, state public servant (inspector), property developer
  • Files, Jack Crawford - 1907(Qld)-1967(Qld) - 4JF Brisbane (Buranda, 1932-1935; Coorparoo, 1936-1939; Buranda 1946-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 1055, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, councillor, QSL manager), journalist (Teleradio, WIA Notes), accountant
  • Finney, William "Bill" - 19??-19?? - 4AU Brisbane (Red Hill, 1923-1925), 4WF Brisbane (Red Hill, 1926-1929) amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ), honorary radio inspector
  • Fisk, Ernest Thomas - 19??-19?? - 2??, radiocommunications business proprietor
  • Fittell, Stephen Luther "Steve" - 1910(Qld)-1999(Qld) - 4JO Gympie 1929, 4YF Gympie (??) - amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, member radio club (WIAQ, Gympie ARC), commercial broadcaster (4GY)
  • Flaherty, Gordon Thomas Holm - 19??-1967 - 4CB Brisbane (South Brisbane) 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP), federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Forrest, John - 1847(WA)-1918(???) - state politician, senior federal politician (Postmaster-General 1901, 17 days)
  • Fortescue, Charles - 1893(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4GE Toowoomba (1922-1924), 4CF Toowoomba (1925-1939) - amateur operator (pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster, military (CMF, Colonel), jeweller
  • Franzi, William Ronald "Bill" (formerly Emilio Stefan) - 1909(Italy)-19??(SA) - 4FR Atherton (1938-1939), 5FR Adelaide (Da Costa Park, 1946-1965; Glenelg East, 1969-1975), 5VK American Beach (1975-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 2192, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (IREE), military (RAAF), employment (radio technician)
  • Frazer, Charles Edward "Charlie" - 1880(Vic)-1913(Vic) - politician (Postmaster-General, 1911-1913)
  • Freeman, L. - 18??-19?? - XQB Rockhampton (1913) - amateur operator
  • Fulcher, J. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, (Halcyon, P. 4)
  • Fysh, Philip Oakley - 1835(Eng)-1919(Tas) - state politician (MLC Tas, 1860s through 1890s; MHA Tas 1870s), senior federal politician (MHR 1900s & 1910s; Postmaster-General 1903-1904)

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  • Garner, Alan Raymond - broadcast operations engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Geraghty, J. A. - 18??-19?? - 4CS Townsville 1925, 4CS Gympie 1925, 2JG Wagga Wagga 1929, 7CB Launceston 1931, 4CB Brisbane (Nudgee, 1933), 4AC Bundaberg (1934) - amateur operator (AOCP 186, 1925, No. 17 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, minister of religion (Christian Brothers)
  • Gibson, Edgar McLean - 1877(Qld)-1969(Qld) - 4AN Brisbane (Greenslopes) (1925) - amateur operator (pre AOCP), father of Wliiam Leighton Gibson
  • Gibson, G. H. - 18??-19?? - XQG Brisbane (1913) - amateur operator (pre AOCP)
  • Gibson, William Leighton "Leighton / Gibby" - 1907(Qld)-1995(Qld) - 4AN Brisbane (Greenslopes), amateur operator (AOCP 73, 1925, No. 7 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, journalist (QRN "Bananalander"), wireless business employee (Phillips Radio), son of E. M. Gibson
  • Ginn, Ernest George - 1917(Qld)-2015(Qld) - 4GE Townsville (1936-1939; 1946-1948), Brisbane (Hendra, 1955-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1749, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), military (WW2, RAAF, AIF), employment (life insurance agent)
  • Glassop, Ronald John - 1911(NSW)-1996(Qld) - 2RG, 2RF, 4BG Brisbane 1937, amateur operator (AOCP NSW 1934), amateur broadcaster, insurance assessor
  • Gold, Clifford Henry Yarburgh "Cliff" - 1906(Qld)-1986(Qld) - 4CG Brisbane (Hill End) & Toowoomba - amateur operator (AOCP 262, 1926, No. 21 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4GR), (nephew of 4EG)
  • Gold, Edward Edwin "Ted" - 1894(Qld)-1961(Qld) - 4EG, 4GR Toowoomba - amateur operator (AOCP 7, 1924, No. 1 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, commercial broadcast station proprietor
  • Golden, Patrick John - 1893(Ire)-1943(Qld) - 4PG Brisbane, ship wireless operator, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio business proprietor
  • Graham, Donald Ernest "Don" - broadcast operations engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC), DoC (State Broadcasting Engineer)
  • Grant, Colin J. - 19??-19?? - 4JG Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1926-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 310, 1926, No. 32 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, accountant (Colin John Grant or Colin John Rawle Grant)
  • Grant, William Patrick "Bill" - 19??(???)-19??(Ireland) - 4WU Brisbane (Indooroopilly, 1936-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1801, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, ship wireless officer, air controller (Shannon Airport)
  • Grantham, Sidney Richard "Sid" - 1920(Qld)-2003(Qld) - 4SG Toowoomba (1938-1939, 1946-1956), Brisbane (Wavell Heights, 1960; Hendra, 1965-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 2083, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, IREE, RFDS council), military (WW2, RAAF, wireless officer), federal public servant (DCA, Aeradio; PMGD/DoC, radio inspector), broadcast technician (4GR),
  • Grey, James Leonard "Len" - 1915(???)-1995(NSW) - 4LN Brisbane (Norman Park, 1937-1938), 2AKO Sydney (Vaucluse,1939; Pymble, 1946-1961; St Ives, 1965-1969; Neutral Bay (1975-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, Radio clubs (WIAQ), military (WW2, RAAF), pilot (RQAC, QANTAS)
  • Greenham, A. J. - 19??-19?? - 4AG Brisbane (1933), Gympie (1934), Innisfail (1937-1939), Brisbane (South Brisbane) (1946+), amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld) (1923-????), amateur broadcaster, bank employee (NAB)
  • Griffiths, L. A. "Les" - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4LZ Toowoomba (1938-1939, 1946-1946), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, RAN, signaller), cine assistant (Empire Theatre), (Halcyon: AOCP Toowoomba 1938)
  • Grimes, Benjamin Douglas - 1901-1987 - 4BD Brisbane (Annerley), amateur operator (AOCP 278, 1926, No. 23 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Guildford, Alfred - 19??(Eng)-1960(Qld) - 4AP Brisbane (Herston, 1934-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1342, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, councillor, publicity officer)
  • Gunn, Kenneth Campbell - 1911(Qld)-1975(Qld) - 4LG Laidley (1932-1937), 4LD Laidley (1937-1939, 1946-1975), amateur operator (AOCP 884, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ)

H[edit]

  • Hadley, Arthur Lionel Trimtle "Doc" - 19??-19?? - 4AH Brisbane (Clifton Hill & Dutton Park), amateur operator (AOCP 636, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Hagarty, Neville Douglas - 1907(Qld)-1948(Vic) - amateur broadcaster, radio club participant, business proprietor, pilot, federal public servant (DCA), younger brother of William Edward Hagarty
  • Hagarty, William Edward "Edward / Eddie" - 1905(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4WH Longreach, Townsville - amateur operator (AOCP 172, 1925, No. 16 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, engineer, postal employee (PMG), federal public servant (PMG)
  • Hai, Pham Nhu "Hai" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC), Director Broadcasting ITU-R
  • Halyday, James Guyler - 1904(Vic)-19??(???) - 4HZ Gympie (1939, 1946-1980+) , amateur operator (AOCP 2287, 1939, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ; Gympie ARC), military (WW2), employment (SEAQ linesman)
  • Ham, George Wilton - 1905(Qld)-1987(Qld) - 4GW Brisbane (Northgate, 1930-1931; Coorparoo, 1937-1939) - amateur operator (AOCP 572, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, television experimenter (4CM), radio clubs (Toombul RC), employment (Chandlers)
  • Ham, Thomas Edward - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4WX Brisbane (Chelmer, 1937-1939), 2AGA Sydney (Kogarah/Carlton/Sylvannia Heights, 1946-1975+), 4AGT Buderim (1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 2056, 1937, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (Sunshine Coast ARC), military (WW2, RAAF)
  • Hannam, W. H. - 18??-19?? - XQI Stamford (1913) - amateur operator (same person as Walter Henry Hannam of AAE fame?)
  • Hansen, Harold William - 1914(Qld)-2005(Qld) - 4FH Brisbane (Forest Hill, 1935-1939), 4SV Brisbane (Bulimba, 1948-1965; Carina, 1969-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1508, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), BOCP 1946, amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), military (RAAF, 1937, radio technician), state public servant (BCC, communications officer), father of Graham Hansen 4FV
  • Hardgrave, Philip "Pop" - 1857(Qld)-1940(Qld) - 4PH Brisbane (South Brisbane, 1933-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1150, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, oldest person in British Empire to obtain a full licence
  • Harkin, Denis James - 1903(SA)-19?? - 3KF Melbourne (Kensington) (1924-1925), 3YN Melbourne (Preston) (1925-1926), 4YN Bowen (1927), 3YN Melbourne (East Brunswick) (1931), 3YY Newport (1938), 6YN Pearce (1938), 3ADJ Melbourne (Prahran, Middle Park, Thornbury) (1946-1975), 4ADJ Maryborough (1980), amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club participant (WIAQ), career military (RAAF), federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Harley, Gordon Nicholl - 1901(???)-1986(Qld) - "4AR Unlicensed" Ipswich (1926-1928), 4GH Ipswich (1928-1933), Didcott (1937-1939), Maryborough (1946-1980+) ,amateur operator (AOCP 385, 1928, No. 43 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, business proprietor (radio manufacture), employment (school teacher)
  • Harmer, George - 1901(???)-1980(Qld) - 4XW Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1934-1939, 1946-1948), (Camp Hill, 1954-1956), (Coorparoo, 1960-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1301, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (WIAQ), telephone technician (PMGD), federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Harriss, Alfred George - 1873(ENG)-1932(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), radio clubs (Longreach Radio Club), business proprietor (Jackson & Harriss), father of Dorothy Winnifred Fanning nee Harriss
  • Fanning nee Harriss, Dorothy Winnifred - 1905(Qld)-19??(???) - 4DH Longreach (1930-1933), amateur operator (AOCP 573, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), BOCP, amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), first YL operator in Qld, daughter of Alfred George Harriss
  • Harston, Leslie William or William Leslie "Bill" - 1897(Qld)-1987(Qld) - 4RY Brisbane (Clayfield, 1932-1939, 1946-1948; Holland Park, 1954-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 903, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, business proprietor (art shop)
  • Hart, Norman Victor - 1908(Qld)-1998(Qld) - 4KO Booval (1931-1939,1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 760, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (WIA, Ipswich RC), engineer
  • Hatfield, Westrop Henry "West" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD)
  • Haworth, William - 19??-19?? - Q737 (1922) - amateur receiver? (pre AOCP)
  • Heilbronn, George - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4GG Chinchilla (1929-1939), Yarraman (1946-1955), Crows Nest (1956), Millmerran (1960), Brisbane (Wynnum, 1965-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 565, 191929, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (Qld Listeners' League)
  • Heine, Jack F. - 19??-19?? - 7JK Hobart (Bellerive) 1931, 4JX Brisbane (City, Ascot, Kangaroo Point, Mowbray Park) (1933-39), 3JF Melbourne (Beaumaris) (1960-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 355, 1927, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster
  • Hellawell, Francis Herbert "Frank" - 1885(Qld)-1958(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), early wireless experimenter, amateur radio clubs (member, WIQ), federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Nolan nee Hennessey, Violet Elizabeth - 1896(Qld)-19?? - 4LO Brisbane (City, 1931-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 826, 1931, No. ? in Qld), fourth YL operator in Qld
  • Hepton, William Dean "Bill" - 1898(Qld)-1966(Qld) - 4WD Brisbane (Milton, 1932-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 918, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, instructor 1932-1935)
  • Hesketh, John - 1868(Eng)-1917(Vic) - early wireless experimenter, senior state public servant (Qld electrical engineer), senior federal public servant (PMGD, chief electrical engineer), military (Royal Engineers, Eng; Qld Defence Force, lieutenant)
  • Hilder, Henry Edward - 1919(???)-1984(Qld) - 4HH Brisbane (East Brisbane, 1946-1948; Nudgee, 1954-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), military (WW2, AIF Signals), employment (Brisbane Fire Brigade, communications), (Halcyon says AOCP Brisbane 1936 but no record)
  • Hobler, F. C. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4?? West Qld, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, cousin of 4DO?
  • Hobler, Harold Learmonth - 18??-19?? - 4DO Rockhampton (1925) - amateur operator (AOCP 110, 1925, No. 12 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, JOTA), business proprietor (picture theatre)
  • Hoe, Fred - 1914(???)-1984(Qld) - 4FO Brisbane (Yeronga, 1933-1939; Annerley, 1946-1954), amateur operator (AOCP 1188, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (Edgar V. Hudson), business proprietor (Fred Hoe and Sons)
  • Holland, Ronald Weymouth "Ron" - 1914(???)-1983(Qld) - 4AQ Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 2392, 1939, No. ?? in Qld)
  • Howe, Raymond Raine "Ray" - 1919(Qld)-1984(NSW) - 4RH Bundaberg (1936-1939), 2ARH Sydney (Vaucluse, 1946-1955; Epping, 1956-1960), Melbourne (Mt Waverley, 1965-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 1812, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4BU), military (RAAF, career, Wing-Commander)
  • Hubscher or Hubsher, Lassalle Paul "Paul" - 1913(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4UL Brisbane (City, 1936-1939), (Annerley, 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 1578, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, councillor), Evans Deakin engineering, (born and married as Hubscher, AOCP and death as Hubsher)
  • Humphry nee Spotswood, Innis Jane Lovett - See Innis Jane Lovett Spotswood 4JH
  • Humphry, Jack Lawrence - 18??(???)-1953(Qld) - 4JK Poopoonbah via Giru (1935-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1349, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, husband of Innis Jane Lovett Spotswood 4JH
  • Hurll, Norman James - 1905(NSW)-2003(Qld, 98yo) - 2BC Sydney (Killara, 1924-1930), 4NJ Tallebudgera Creek (1931-1935), 2HJ Sydney (Killara, 1935-1937; Roseville, 1938-1939), 2IN Sydney (1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 96, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, CMF, CINT), business proprietor (Gas Light Engineering)
  • Husband, N. E. - 18??-19?? - 4CV Charters Towers 1925 - amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster

I[edit]

  • Iken or Ikin, W. G. - 18??-19?? - 4SM Townsville - amateur operator (AOCP 201, 1925, No. 18 in Qld), amateur broadcaster (dealer licence)
  • Isles, James William Clifford "Clifford" - 1894(Qld)-1967(Qld) - 4CC Brisbane (Ascot) 1922 (Receive), 1925 - amateur operator (pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (QWI), business proprietor (Isles Love & Co, Allan & Stark)

J[edit]

  • Jackson, Alf C. - 18??-19?? - 4AJ Brisbane (Fairfield) 1931, 2BO (Bangalow) 1933 - amateur operator (no AOCP ??), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4QG, Brisbane Cmcls), state public servant (4QG)
  • Jackson, Alfred George - 1864(Eng)-1935(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIQ, QWI, WIAQ), electrical engineer, father of Arthur Appleton Jackson
  • Jackson, Arthur Appleton - 1891(Qld)-1985(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (QWI, WIAQ), electrical engineer, business proprietor, son of Alfred George Jackson
  • Jackson, James William "Jim" - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4CN Brisbane (Cribb Island, 1938-1939; 1946-1969; Lawnton, 1975-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 2096, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ), military (WW2,Northern Command Signals), farmer / electrician / radio & TV serviceman
  • Jeffryes, Sydney Harry - 1884(Qld)-19??(???) - X?? Brisbane, early wireless experimenter (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), ship's wireless operator, member of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914
  • Jeffs, Vincent - 1912?(???)-1970(Qld) - 4VJ Brisbane (Taringa, 1931-1933; City, 1934-1939, 1946; Gordon Park, 1948-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 753, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio cub (WIAQ, life member, lecturer, code instructor, field days, JOTA, conventions, operator 4WI), business proprietor (Jeffs Radio)
  • Jensen, Laurence Richard Hopkins - 19??-19?? - 7LJ, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster
  • Jessop, P. F. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4PJ Kamma (1927), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, Halcyon (not mentioned?)
  • Johnson, Arthur - 1921(???)-2004(Qld) - 4PX Brisbane (Hendra, 1938-1939; Ascot, 1946-1948; Hendra, 1954-1975), Buddina Beach (1980), amateur operator (AOCP 2093, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (Sunshine Coast ARC), military (WW2, AIF, Signals)
  • Jonasson, Roy Peter - 1908(Qld)-1989(Qld) - 4NG Alberton (1931-1933), 7NG Derwent Park (1937-1939), 3ND Castlemaine (1946-1969), 9NG, PNG, 4NE Brisbane (Kingston, 1980), amateur operator (AOCP 827, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, QRP Club, RAAF Wireless Reserve, Qld Listeners' League), employment (Qld State Electricity Commission)
  • Jordan, James "Jim" - 19??-19?? - 4JJ Bundaberg (1933-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1162, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4BU), senior military (RAAF, Wing-Commander)

K[edit]

  • Kane, John Leslie "Les" - 1910(Qld)-1985(Qld), 4ZZ Roma, amateur operator (AOCP 2335, 1939, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (WIAQ), senior state public servant (Qld Railways)
  • Kenna, Vernon Francis "Vern / Marconi" - 1908(Qld)-1987(NSW), 4FK Brisbane (Hamilton, 1926-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 301, 1926, No. 29 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (PMGD), radiocommunications engineer, senior public servant (PMG, ABC2)
  • Kennedy, Peter - 19??-19?? - 6AM Perth & 5AM Adelaide, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer, senior federal public servant (PMG, concluding as Deputy Postmaster-General SA)
  • Kerr, Roy - 1917(Qld)-1988(Qld) - 4DK Winton (1937-1939), Brisbane (Tingalpa, 1946-1951), amateur operator (AOCP 1941, 1937, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, federal public servant (PMGD, telegraphist), brother of Vernon Lester Kerr 4LK
  • Kerr, Vernon Lester "Vern" - 1912(???)-1979(Qld) - 4LK Winton (1932-1933), Cloncurry (1937-1939, 1946-1948), Charters Towers (1954-1969), Charleville (1975), amateur operator (AOCP 800, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), COCP 1941, amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, Soc Wireless Pioneers USA), employment (RFDS, technical officer / controller / announcer), brother of Roy Kerr 4DK
  • Kingwell, William Hercules - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB)
  • Kinzbrunner, Harry Charles - 1903(SA?)-1982(Qld) - 4HK Cloncurry (1929-1931), Mareeba (1933), Tully (1937-1939), Atherton (1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 474, 1929, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), employment (Australian Inland Mission, QATB)
  • Knight, R. K. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4RK Toowoomba (1927), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, Halcyon (not mentioned?)

L[edit]

  • Lake, Eric James - 19??(???)-1966(Qld) - 4EL Brisbane (Kangaroo Point, 1932-1939), (Camp Hill, 1946-1948), Clevedon (1954-1956), Townsville (1960-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 966, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, instructor), broadcast technician (4QN), federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Larsen, Herbert Peter Christian - 1901(Qld)-1976(Qld) - 4JW Charters Towers(1928-1937), Cairns (1938-1939, 1947-1956), Charters Towers (1960-1975) - amateur operator (AOCP 439, 1928, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, brewery employee
  • Laws, David Andrew - 1909(Qld)-1943(PNG) - 4DR Brisbane (Taringa, 1931-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 829, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, Army), "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • Lindner, H. E. - 18??-19?? - 4BX Brisbane (Alderley) 1922 - amateur receive (pre AOCP)
  • Lindsay, Herbert Maxwell "Max" - 1913(Qld)-1989(Qld) - 4HD Nambour (1937-1939), Buderim (1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 2027, 1937, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, Shunshine Coast ARC), employment (company secretary)
  • Love, James Peile "Nim" - 1906(Qld)-1999(Qld) - 4JL Brisbane (Kedron, 1928-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 469, 1928, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, AIF) HALCYON: AOCP 1930
  • Lubach, Frederick John "Fred" - 1919(Qld)-1998(Qld) - 4RF Brisbane (South Brisbane, 1936-1939; Annerley, 1946-1947), Dalby (1948-1950), Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1954; Camp Hill, 1965-75; Loganlea, 1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1745, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, instructor, QSL manager), military (WW2, RAN, wireless officer), broadcast technician (4QS, Capalaba)
  • Luckman, Thomas Stuart "Stuart" - 1913(Qld)-2005(Qld) - 4SL Brisbane (Kalinga, 1931-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 783, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), military (WW2, CMF, Signals Northern Command), occupation (hardware executive)
  • Lumb, Lloyd John "Jack" - 1907(Qld)-1975(Qld) - 4LL Brisbane (Ashgrove, 1928-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 471, 1928, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, engineer (PMGD)
  • Lynch, Harold John - 1905(Qld)-1995(Qld) - 4HJ Brisbane (Fortitude Valley, 1934-1939, 1946-1956; Slacks Creek, 1960-1975; Springbrook, 1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1268, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), business proprietor (restaurants, picture theatres)

M[edit]

  • Macdonald, Donald "Don" - 1883(???)-19??(???) - senior federal public servant (Chief Engineer, Radiotelegraph Branch, PMGD, 1914) - Don't confuse with Don Macdonald AWA
  • Mackenzie, Alexander Harper "Mac" - 1892(???)-1970(Qld) - 4GK Brisbane (Wynnum, 1930-1939; Bulimba, 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 628, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (Qld Fire Service), father of Florence Madeline Mackenzie 4YL and Arthur Alexander Mackenzie 4HJ
  • Streamer nee Mackenzie, Florence Madeline "Madeline" - 19??-19?? - 4YL Brisbane (1936-1939) - amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, third YL operator in Qld, daughter of Alexander Harper Mackenzie 4GK
  • Macpherson, Alexander Duncan "Sandy" - 1899(Qld)-1974(Qld) - 4MC Brisbane (Nundah, 1934-1939, 1946-1948; Oakleigh, 1954; Chermside, 1955-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 1271, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, Toombul RC), Qld Lands (draughtsman)
  • Mahon, Hugh - 1857(Ire)-1931(Vic) - senior federal politician (MHR 1900s & 1910s; Postmaster-General 1904)
  • Malcolm, Keith Graham - 1949(Vic)-2011(NSW) - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC), Communications Laboratory DoC (Director)
  • Malone, James Joseph - 19??-19?? - senior federal public servant (PMG, Controller Wireless; OTC)
  • Mann, John Edward "Jack" - 1912(SA)-1941(off Libyan coast) - 5EM Semaphore (1934-1938), 3IE Westmere (1938),Ballarat (1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1304, 1934, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, RAN, telegraphist), "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • Marley, Cedric William - 1918-19?? - 4CJ Brisbane 1938 - amateur operator (AOCP 2079, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (WIAQ), broadcast technician (PMG, ABC), WW2 (RAN, telegraphist), federal public servant (PMG, ABC)
  • Marshall, Archie Francis "Arch" - 1907-1982 - 4AF Clifton - amateur operator (AOCP 438, 1928, No. 48 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, business proprietor (blacksmith, fitter/turner)
  • Martin, John Robert - 1919(Qld)-19??(???) - 4MX Cunnamulla (1937-1939), Toowoomba (1946-1954), Brisbane (Gaythorne, 1955-1960), Julia Creek (1965-1969), Finch Hatton (1975), Brisbane (Gaythorne, 1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1933, 1937, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, RAAF), business proprietor (radio service), Presbyterian minister
  • Martin, Malcolm - 1903(UK)-1987(Qld) - 4KY Ipswich (1933-1939), Brisbane (Sandgate, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1110, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), employment (Qld Railways)
  • Matthews, Fred Thomas - 1904(Qld)-1992(Qld) - 4FK Brisbane (New Farm, 1923-1928) - amateur operator (pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (QWI), business proprietor (Matthews Fire Alarm Co), awarded OBE
  • Mauger, Samuel "Sam" - 1857(Vic)-1936(Vic) - state politician, senior federal politician (Postmaster-General 1908)
  • McBride, A. J. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4BR Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, business (radio repair)
  • McCarthy, John Keith "Keith / Macca" - 19??(???)-1998(Qld) - 3FX Melbourne (Ascot Vale, 1932-1933), 2IM Sydney (Lane Cove, 1934), 2VM Sydney (Lane Cove, 1935), 3FX Melbourne (Hampton, 1937; Ascot Vale, 1938-1939; City, 1946-1947; Templestowe, 1954-1956), 9AR On board yacht Pandemonium (1969), P29AR/MM On board yacht Pandemonium (1975), 4DU Beenleigh (1980), 4PY Surfers Paradise (1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1036, 1932, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, state public servant (Vic Railways, telegraphist), military (RAAF, DFC, AFM, AE)
  • McDermott, James Westall "Jim" - 1913(Qld)-2010(Qld) - 4JM Brisbane (1930) & Nambour (1931-1939) - amateur operator (AOCP 711, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster (brother of Robert Ernest McDermott, son of Westall Samuel McDermott)
  • McDermott, Robert Ernest "Bob" - 1917(Qld)-2006(Qld) - 4RM Nambour (1938-1939), Brisbane (1946-1980+) - amateur operator (AOCP 2223, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, Sunshine Coast ARC), military (WW2, AIF), business proprietor (radio / TV retail, Ekibin) (brother of James Westall McDermott, son of Westall Samuel McDermott)
  • McDermott, Westall Samuel - 1889(Qld)-1963(Qld) - 4WP Nambour (1938-1939, 1946-1954) - amateur operator (AOCP 2087, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster (father of James Westall McDermott & Robert Ernest McDermott)
  • McDonald, Arthur Stephen - 1891(Vic)-1955(NSW) - broadcast engineer (PMGD, RANRS, AWA), professional society administrator (IEA)
  • McDonald, Donald "Don" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • McDowall, Valentine "Val" - 1881(Qld)-1957(Qld) - 4CN 1922 Brisbane (Receive), 4CM Brisbane (City, 1922-1939) - amateur operator (pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster, radiographer (4CM operator primarily Thomas Murray Browse Elliott after about 1925)
  • McGarry, Lloyd Ignatius - 1919(NSW)-1977(Qld) - 4XY Roma (1937-1939), 2ALM Sydney (Lakemba) (1960-1965), 1AM Canberra (Macquarie) (1969-1975), 4ALL? Brisbane (Kingston), amateur operator (AOCP 1943, 1937, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast technician (4GR, 4ZR), military (RAAF, WW2, mobile wireless, post WW2 Naval Intelligence), federal public servant (PMGD), scientist (Ionospheric Prediction Service)
  • McIntosh, Stanley John James "Stan" - 1913(Qld)-1972(Qld) - 4PK Ipswich (Woodend, 1931-1939), Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 730, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (workshop foreman), business proprietor (electrical engineering)
  • McKenzie, Alexander John - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • McLeod, A. - 19??-19?? - 4CF Brisbane (Red Hill) 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP)
  • McMahon, Leo Hanney - 1914(Qld)-1992(NSW) - 4LM Brisbane (Toombul, 1933-1938), 2ALM Sydney (Darlinghurst, 1939), 2AC Sydney (Kingsford, 1946-1950; Randwick, 1956-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1104, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), military (WW2, AMC), occupation (doctor)
  • Meadows, Robert Cecil - 1907(Eng)-1966(NSW) - 4RM Mackay (1932-1939), 2ARM Sydney (Kirribilli, 1946-1948), 2IN Sydney (Rhodes, 1956-1958; Chiswick, 1960; Long Jetty, 1961; Killarney Vale, 1965), amateur operator (AOCP 879, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, RAAF), employment (Pems Radio, Rockhampton), journalist (Minchens Electrical Weekly)
  • Medlin, Noel James Clifford - 19??-19?? - broadcast planning engineer (ABCB), federal public servant (ABCB)
  • Millburn, H. L. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4HM Home Hill, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, Halcyon (not mentioned?)
  • Miller, Charles Alexander "Charlie" - 19??(???)-1999(Qld) - 4US Brisbane (1933-1934), 2ADE Casino (1935-1939, 1946-1961), 4QM Caloundra (1969-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1208, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ), military (WW2, RAAF)
  • Miller, H. - 19??-19?? - 4EH Brisbane (Ascot) 1925 - amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Miller, H. L. - 19??-19?? - 4CA Brisbane (West End) 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP)
  • Milne, A. B. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4BM Mackay, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), dealer licence
  • Milner, J. - 18??-19?? - 4AK Brisbane (Valley & Kelvin Grove) (1922-1935) - amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP 93, 1925, No. 11 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, callsign to 4AK Oakey
  • Minchin, Arthur W. - 19??-19?? - 4AM Rockhampton - amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4RO Cmcl), wireless retail business proprietor
  • Monkhouse, Walter Isaac - 19??(NZL)-1964(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (pre AOCP, no AOCP), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (QWI & WIA Qld, president & lecturer), senior state public servant (Qld Public Works Dept, State Electrical Engineer)
  • Moran, Cyril Donald - 19??-19?? - broadcast technician at 4QG under Qld Government, state public servant (4QG)
  • Morris, Cecil Ralph Newman - 1906(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4CN Brisbane (Rosalie, 1928), 4LW Brisbane (Rosalie, 1929-1933; Ashgrove, 1937-1939, 1946-1954), - amateur operator (AOCP 398, 1928, No. 45 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, technician (PMGD)
  • Munro, Bruce Wilson - 19??-19?? - 4AL Brisbane (Hawthorne) - amateur operator (AOCP 339, 1927, No. 35 in Qld) and amateur broadcaster, aeronautical experimenter
  • Murdoch, James Fraser "Fraser" - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4FQ Toowoomba (1946-1948), amateur operator (AOCP 2383, 1939, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (Empire Theatra under Cliff Gold 4CG)
  • Musgrave, Mandeville D'Oyly - 19??-19?? - broadcast station proprietor (6ML & others)

N[edit]

  • Neale, Eric Drayton - 1907(Qld)-1968(Qld) - 4EN Longreach (1934-1939), Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1946-1960), amateur operator (AOCP 1298, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, federal public servant (PMGD, telegraphist), radio club (WIAQ, QSL officer)
  • Nissen, Eric Laurence - 1905(Qld)-2001(Qld) - 4XN Dalby (1930-1939, 1946-1975+), Toowoomba (1980), amateur operator (AOCP 574, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, member), broadcast technician (4QS, 1939-1976), federal public servant (PMGD), Imperial Service Medal 1976
  • Nolan, Francis Michael - 1910-1985(Qld) - 4FN Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1935-1937; Clayfield, 1938-1939; Stafford Heights, 1946-1948)), 4MF Portable (1948), 9FN / 9MF Port Moresby & Portable (1954-1956), 4FN/T Gracemere (1960-1969), 4FN/T Brisbane (Wavell Heights, 1975; Virginia, 1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1433, 1935, No. ? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (QRTL, WIAQ), broadcast technician (9PA, 4RK), radio serviceman, federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Nolan, Francis William "Frank" - 19??-19?? - 4JU Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP 43 & 501, 1924, No. ? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio serviceman, husband of Violet Elizabeth Nolan nee
  • Nolan nee Hennessey, Violet Elizabeth - 1898-19?? - 4LO Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP 826, 1931, No. ? in Qld), fourth YL operator in Qld
  • Norris, Anthony David "Tony" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Norris, Edgar Lewin - 1891(Qld)-1956(Qld) - 4CK Toowoomba (1922, Receive; 1925-1931), amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP 80, 1925, No. 8 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (Toowoomba RC), father of E. T. Norris?

O[edit]

  • O'Brien, M. M. - 19??-19?? - 4MM Brisbane (Toowong, 1926-1933; Annerley, 1937-1939, 1946-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 234, 1926, No. 20 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (QRTL, ARTL, WIAQ, president all), journalist (Teleradio, "Vic Eddy"), Dept Labour Exchange (administration)
  • Odgers, Norman Fieldhouse - 1906(Qld)-19?? - 4BO or 4BD Brisbane (Newmarket) & Charters Towers (1925), VK4NK, VK9NK, VK6NF, VK4CH, amateur operator (pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster, ship wireless officer, broadcast engineer (WA)
  • Olsen, O. - 19??-19?? - 4CL Dalby 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP)
  • Osborne, Jeffrey David "Jeff" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Oxenham, Justinian - 1860(Qld)-1932(Vic) - senior federal public servant (Secretary, Postmaster-General's Department)
  • Oxlade, George - 19??-19?? - 4GO Brisbane (Newmarket), amateur operator (AOCP 229, 1926, No. 19 in Qld), amateur broadcaster

P[edit]

  • Payne, George H. - 19??(???)-1987(Qld) - 4NEV Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 1946+, No. ?? in Qld), radio clubs (Wooloowin RC, hon. secretary; WIAQ, president, assoc. members section)
  • Pembleton, Thomas Edward "Tom" - 1914(Qld)-2002(Qld) - 4ZL Rockhampton (1936-1939,1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1600, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer
  • Peters, Henry Zornig "Harry" - 1908(Qld)-1994(Qld) - 4ZP Maryborough (1937-1939, 1960-1984) - amateur operator (AOCP 1978, 1937, No ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (WIAQ)
  • Petersen, Thomas William Marzanti "Bill" - 1919(Qld)-1981(Qld) - 4FY Brisbane (Cooparoo Heights, 1946-1947), 4YO Moreton Island (1975), amateur operator (AOCP 2321, 1939, No. ?? in Qld), radio clubs (WIAQ, councillor), military (WW2, AIF), employment (Hills TV service), business proprietor (Advance Radio, Wynnum Radio Repairs)
  • Phillips, Noel William - 1911(Qld)-1941(Qld) - 4NP Ipswich (1934-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1396, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (Qld Public Works Dept)
  • Pinney, C. R. - 18??-19?? - 4CP Port Moresby - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster
  • Price, John Clarey "Jack" - 1884(Qld)-1954(Qld) - 4CE (Receive) 1922, 4FI or 4FJ Brisbane (Bardon, 1923-1926) - amateur operator (pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (QWI), radio business proprietor (Wireless House), public servant (PMG)

Q[edit]

  • Quick, John - 1852(Eng)-1932(Vic) - state politician (MLA Vic, 1880s & 1890s), senior federal politician (MHR 1900s & 1910s; Postmaster-General 1909-1910)

R[edit]

  • Randall, C. O. - 18??-19?? - 4BK Innisfail (1925) - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster (callsign to 4BK Brisbane commercial 1930) - likely Randell (note Leslie Waters employed by Randell Engineering)
  • Reilly, Eric Harold - 1905(Qld)-1950(Qld) - 4ER Brisbane (Hill End, 1934-1937), Laidley (1938-1939, 1946-1948), amateur operator (AOCP 1339, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, WICEN)
  • Reinhold, E. C. - 19??-19?? - Q747 (1922) - amateur receiver? (pre AOCP)
  • Richardson, J. K. - 18??-19?? - 4KR Barcaldine - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster
  • Rickaby, Lorimer Douglas "Rick" - 1906(Qld)-1975(Qld) - 4VR Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1936-1939, 1946-1948), (Coopers Plains, 1955-1975+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, broadcast technician (4VL, 4AK, 4BK), military (RAN), ship wireless officer, security officer (MSS), father of Brian R. Rickaby 4RX, father-in-law of Val Rickaby 4VR
  • Rickaby, Brian R. - 4RX Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), broadcast engineer (Qld State Broadcasting Office, P&TD / DoC / DoTaC / ABA), son of Lorimer Douglas Rickaby 4VR
  • Roberts, Russell Flexmore - 18??-1961(Qld) - 4PM Brisbane (West End, 1927), 4PN Brisbane (West End, 1928-1933; Annerley, 1937-1939, 1946-1960) - amateur operator (AOCP 372, 1927, No. 41 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, television experimenter (4CM), broadcaster (4BC, manager)
  • Robinson, John William - 19??-19?? - amateur radio 2RN, 4RN, Honorary Radio Inspector NSW, First director 4QG
  • Rockwell, Horace Bruce - 1887(Tas)-19?? - XQH Brisbane (Wynnum), amateur operator, a founder of Wireless Institute of Queensland 1912
  • Rohde, William Campbell "Bill" - 1907(Qld)-19??(???) - 4RW Brisbane (Red Hill, 1929-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 493, 1929, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster,radio clubs (YWCA Wireless Club), comms engineer (PMGD), broadcast engineer (4QG)
  • Rose, Robert William - 1911(Qld)-1970(NSW) - 4RR Brisbane (1925), 4RQ Longreach (1930-39, 46-48), 2AQR Wallsend & Avoca 1954-1970, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, chemist
  • Rosenskjar, F. - 19??-19?? - 4?? Brisbane (Fairfield) (Operator 4BI), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster
  • Ruban, John Peter - broadcast operations engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Ryan, George Edward - 1910(Qld)-1987(Qld) - 4RG Brisbane (South Brisbane, 1936-1939; Dutton Park, 1946-1954), amateur operator (AOCP 1633, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, telephone mechanic (PMGD)

S[edit]

  • Sagar, G. M. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4ES Greenslopes (1927), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, (Halcyon, not mentioned?)
  • Sainsbury, Rupert Henry - 1896(NSW)-1974(NSW) - 2YJ Sydney (Concord) (1924-1936), 4YJ Brisbane (Clayfield) (1937-1939), 2YJ Sydney (Concord, Epping) (1946-1975), amateur operator (AOCP 54, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Sanderson, Douglas George - 19??-19?? - broadcast engineer (PMGD), historian (broadcast), federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Sandham, James Keith "Keith" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Schleicher, Keith - 1918(Qld)-1997(Qld) - 4KS Brisbane (Toowong, Alderley, Aspley, McDowall) (1938-1938, 1946-1980+) - amateur operator (AOCP 2144, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club member (WIAQ), radio employee (Tracksons, manager service), business proprietor (Blue & White Cabs comms)
  • Scholz, Harold "Harry/Tibby" - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4HR Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1931), Nambour (1933), Gladstone (1937-1939), Brisbane (Morningside, 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 784, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ; South Brisbane RC; Brisbane DX Club), broadcast Technician (PMGD)
  • Scott, Cecil - 19??-19?? - 7CS Launceston & Hobart, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster
  • Scott, Herbert Godfrey "Herb" - 1902(Qld)-1968(Qld) - 4HS Toowoomba (1931-1937), Brisbane (Albion, 1938-1939, 1946-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 750, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (Qld Railways)
  • Scott, Robert Townley - 1841(Eng)-1922(Qld) - senior state public servant (secretary, Qld Post & Telegraph Dept), senior federal public servant (secretary, Postmaster-General's Department)
  • Scott, W. F. - 18??-19?? - 4?? Brisbane (West End) - amateur operator (AOCP 334, 1927, No. 37 in Qld), amateur broadcaster (likely father of H. S. Scott who was reported youngest ever to pass AOCP at age 16)
  • Sebley, William John - 1915(Qld)-1980(Qld) - 4WS Ipswich (1931-1939, 1946-1948), Southport (1954-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 736, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Sellick, Edward - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4?? Mareeba, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Shannon, Francis Henry "Frank" - 1910(Qld)-1991(Qld) - 4SN Allora (1938-1939), Tamborine (1946-1947), Minden (1948-1956), Ipswich (1960-191975), Toowoomba (1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 2145, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster , radio clubs (Wooloowin RC, WIA, Qld Listeners' League), journalist (AR, VK4 Notes), occupation (school teacher)
  • Sharland, Arthur Henry "Chilla" - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4SD Brisbane (Boondall, 1936-1939, 1946-1948; Ekibin, 1954), Cloncurry (1955), Brisbane (Wynnum North, 1956), Rockhampton (1960), Yeppoon (1965-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1807, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), military (WW2, RAN, wireless operator), federal public servant (DCA)
  • Sharpe, Frank Victor - 1904(Qld)-1988(Qld) - 4AZ Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1924-1929; Ashgrove, 1930-1937; Redcliffe, 1938-1939), 4ZFS Brisbane (Clayfield, 1975), 4FV Brisbane (Clayfield, 1980) - amateur operator (AOCP 20, 1924, No. 4 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (RSQ, WIAQ), military (AMF), C.M.G., O.B.E.
  • Shawsmith, Alan "Smithy" - 1917(Qld)-2010(Qld) - 4SA Brisbane (Indooroopilly, 1935-1939), 4SS Brisbane (West End, 1954-2010) - amateur operator (AOCP 1582, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), historian (amateur), journalist, broadcast engineer (ABC2), public servant (ABC2), father of Steven Shawsmith
  • Shawsmith, Steven "Steve" - 4JSS Brisbane (???, ???-???) - amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), son of Alan Shawsmith
  • Shearer, Gordon Anderson - 1907(Qld)-19??(???) - 4GA Gayndah (1930), Mt Nebo (1931-1934), Cloncurry (Quamby, 1937-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 447, 1928, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (school teacher), state public servant (Qld Dept Education)
  • Shepherd, H. A. - 18??-19?? - XQD Rockhampton (1913) - amateur operator (pre AOCP)
  • Shorten, Eddy Wilbee "Ted" - 1899(Qld)-1980(Qld) - 4TS Brisbane (Paddington, 1932-1937), amateur operator (AOCP 908, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, councillor) (Middle name variable: Birth: Welbee, Marriage: Wiebec, Death Wilbe, AOCP: Wilbee)
  • Smith, Alan Shaw - See Alan Shawsmith (change of name)
  • Sims, E. C. - 18??-19?? - 4?? Bowen - amateur operator (AOCP 344, 1927, No. 38 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Singleton, Claude Paul - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4UX Theodore (1936-1939), Bundaberg (1946-1947), Stanthorpe (1948), Atherton (1954-1955), Malanda (1956), Ayr (1960), Childers (1965), St George (1969), Gracemere (1975), Dalby (1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1638, 1936, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast technician (4QW, 4QO, 4QW, 4RK, 4QS), federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Smith, Stuart or Stewart Disney Paull - 1913(Qld)-1986(Qld) - 4LA Brisbane (Corinda, 1934-1939), Amberley (1946-1948), Brisbane (Camp Hill, 1960-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 1303, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, councillor), military (RAAF, navigator), broadcast technician (4BC), Dept Education (O/C Radio)
  • Smith, Sydney - 1856(NSW)-1934(NSW) - senior state politician (NSW MLA), senior federal politician (Postmaster-General, 1904-1905)
  • Spence, William Guthrie - 1846(Sco)-1926(Vic) - senior federal politician (Postmaster-General, 1914-1915)
  • Humphry nee Spotswood, Innis Jane Lovett - 1892(Qld)-1973(Qld) - 4JH Poopoonbah via Giru (1935-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1356, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, second YL operator in Qld, wife of Jack Lawrence Humphry 4JK
  • Sprenger, Herbert Ernest - 1914(Qld)-2000(Qld) - 4ES Bundaberg (1932-1939), Brisbane (New Farm, 1946-1948; Holland Park, 1954; Upper Mt Gravatt, 1955-1960; Rainworth, 1965-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1064, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), state public servant (Qld Police, radio comms)
  • Stackpole, Peter Julian - 1948(Vic?)-2004(ACT) - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Stafford, J. H. - 19??-19?? - 4CD Ipswich (Ebbw Vale) 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP)
  • Starkie, Thomas William - 19??-19?? - 4NW Brisbane (Nundah), amateur operator (AOCP 306, 1926, No. 30 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Starr, Francis John - 1916(Qld)-1940(Qld) - 4FS Stanthorpe (1937-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1930, 1937, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, RAAF), "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • Stephens, Arthur Nelson - 18??-1972 - 4CG Brisbane (Clayfield) 1922 (Receive) (Operator 4AE), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster
  • Stephens, T. B. - 18??-19?? - 4?? Brisbane (Annerley), amateur operator (AOCP 309, 1926, No. 31 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Stephenson, Charles Wilfred - 1905(Qld)-19?? - 4RG Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1926-1933), 2BWQ Sydney ca1987 - amateur operator (AOCP 282, 1926, No. 25 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (Wooloowin RC, operator 4WN; WIAQ, operator 4AE), broadcast technician (4QG), business proprietor (cinema audio)
  • Stephenson, H. J. - 18??-19?? - 4?? Brisbane (Wooloowin) - amateur operator (AOCP 290, 1926, No. 27 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Stevens, Frederick William - 18??-19?? - 4SP Brisbane, , amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No xx in Qld), Coastal wireless operator; first chief engineer 4QG, state public servant (4QG), pilot (Qantas), federal public servant (DCA)
  • Stewart, John Edgar - 1884(NSW)-1957(NSW) - 2MR Newcastle (Mayfield, 1923-1929; Hamilton, 1930), Sydney (Chatswood, 1931), 4MR Brisbane (Nundah, 1933-1939, 1946-1948), 2MR Waratah (1954-1957), amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP 43, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, C'wealth Electoral Commission (Chief Electoral Officer)
  • Stockton, Norman - 1904(WA)-1943(Germany) - 4NQ Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, press correspondent), journalist, "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • Streamer nee Mackenzie, Florence Madeline "Madeline" - See Florence Madeline Mackenzie 4YL
  • Sturdee, Vernon Ashton Hobart - 1890(Vic)-1966(Vic) - 4?? Brisbane, early wireless experimenter (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur radio club (member, WIQ)
  • Sutton, Joseph William Jnr - 1874-1941 - 4EI Brisbane (City, 1923-1925) - amateur operator (Pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIQ, foundation member; QWI), electrical engineer, senior federal public servant (PMGD, State Engineer), son of Joseph William Sutton Snr
  • Sutton, Joseph William Snr - 1840-1914 - club (Royal Society Qld, president), father of Joseph William Sutton Jnr
  • Sweeney, Walter Moss - 19??-19?? - federal public servant

T[edit]

  • Thomas, Josiah - 1863(Eng)-1933(NSW) - establishment radio station (2CH), state politician (NSW, MLA, 1890s), senior federal politician (MHR, Postamaster-General 1908-1909, 1910-1911)
  • Thorley, John or R. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4RT Brisbane (South Brisbane, 1936-1937; Annerley, 1938-1939; Holland Park, 1946-1956), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, president), business proprietor (mechanical engineering)
  • Thynne, Andrew Joseph - 1847(Irl)-1927(Qld) - military (Qld Defence Force, 1867, eventually Lieutenant-Colonel), profession (solicitor, Qld, 1873-1882), state politician (Qld MLC, Minister for Justice and Attorney General; Qld Postmaster-General, 1894-1897)
  • Tilse, Arthur Howard "Howard" - 1911(Qld)-1973(Qld) - 4WO Brisbane (Yeronga, 1931-1939; South Brisbane, 1946-1948; Yeronga, 1954-1970), amateur operator (AOCP 725, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, Army Signals, RAAF), art dealer
  • Timmins, Alan Robert - broadcast engineer (PMGD, P&TD, DoC, DoTaC, ABA), senior federal public servant (PMGD, P&TD, DoC, DoTaC, ABA)
  • Todd, Charles - 1826(Eng)-1910(SA) - senior state public servant (Government Electrician, Postmaster-General SA)
  • Tyas, Norman Robert Wilson - 1913(Qld)-1975(Qld) - 4TY Gracemere 1932-1934; Kingaroy 1935-1939; Brisbane (Manly, 1946-1948); Boonah 1954; Wallangarra 1955-1956; Warwick, 1960; Brisbane (Manly, 1965-1975+), amateur operator (AOCP 1059, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ), military (WW2, RAAF, wireless officer), state public servant (state school principal)

U[edit]

V[edit]

  • Vickary, Reginald Mervyn "Reg" - 19??(???)-1973(Qld) - 4RV Cunnamulla (1930-1933), Warwick (1936-1939), 4VX Brisbane (Gordon Park, 1965; The Grange, 1969), amateur operator (AOCP 702, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Vining, William Edward - 1906(Qld)-1977(Qld) - 4WE Brisbane (Nundah, 1927), amateur operator (AOCP 277, 1926, No. 22 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Voigt, Emil Robert - 18??-19?? - 2KY Sydney, broadcast station manager

W[edit]

  • Waddy, Richard William Mackie - 1848(SA)-1933(SA) - senior state public servant (SA Post & Telegraphs Dept), senior federal public servant (Deputy Postmaster-General SA)
  • Waldron, Francis Gerard "Frank" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Walker, Charles - 18??-19?? - 4CU Clifton - amateur operator (AOCP 10, 1924, No. 2 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Walsh, Harold Dunbar "Cordite" - 1903(Qld)-1951(Qld) - 4HW Brisbane (Hamilton, 1925-1931; Rocklea, 1946-1947)), 4WN Brisbane (Hamilton, 1927, dealer), amateur operator (AOCP 133, 1925, No 14 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, solicitor, pilot
  • Walz, Arthur Edwyn or Edgar - 1908(Qld)-2000(Qld) - 4AW Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP 287, 1926, No. 26 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, plumber, radio repair business, son of Conrad August Walz
  • Walz, Conrad August - 1882(Qld)-1951(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), plumber, farmer, father of 4AW Arthur Edwyn Walz
  • Warnock, Neil Bernard - broadcast operations engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Waters, Leslie - 18??-19?? - 4AC Innisfail (1923-1925) - amateur operator (pre AOCP), amateur broadcaster, engineer (Randell Engineering)
  • Waterworth, Lindsay Carmel "Joe" - 1892(Qld)-1969(Qld) - 4CL Rockhampton (1935-1939, 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 1526, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, federal public servant (PMGD, telegraphist)
  • Webster, William - 1860(Eng)-1936(NSW) - senior federal politician (Postmaster-General, 1915-1920)
  • Weeks, H. L. - 19??-19?? - 4CJ Currumbin 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP)
  • Weller, Cyril Arthur Martin "Sam" - 19??(???)-1994(Qld) - 4CZ Brisbane (Clayfield, 1938-1939, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 2160, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, Radio Club (WIAQ, Brisbane DX Club), power station engineer, education (ME, UQ)
  • Weston, Robert Marcus Hamilton "Mark" - 1915(NSW)-1995(NSW) - 4XO Bundaberg (1938-1939), 2WE Sydney (Lidcombe, 1946-1947; 2AWE Sydney (Kingsford/Kensington, 1955-1956), 2AYK Sydney (Kingsford/Kensington, 1957-1963), 2CM Sydney (Dolls Point, 1964-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 2076, 1938, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, ship wireless officer, wireless officer (QANTAS), husband of Verle Lorraine Weston nee Keys 2MR
  • Weston, Verle Lorraine (nee Keys) - 1934(???)-1985(NSW) - 2MR Sydney (Dolls Point, 1964-1980), YL amateur operator (AOCP ???, 1964, No. ?? in Qld), wife of Robert Marcus Hamilton Weston 2CM
  • White, Edwin Harold "Eddie" - 1911(Qld)-1997(Qld) - 4EW Brisbane (Red Hill, 1933-1939), Mackay (1946-1950), Brisbane (Red Hill, 1954-1956), 5OW & 8OW Darwin (1956-1963), 4OW Brisbane (Red Hill, 1963-1965), (Mt Isa, 1969), Brisbane (Red Hill, 1975), amateur operator (AOCP 1141, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, Gold Coast ARC), military (WW2, Fortress Signals), federal public servant (DCA)
  • Wicks, C. - 18??-19?? - XQK Brisbane (South Brisbane) (1913) - amateur operator (pre AOCP)
  • Williams, John Henry - 19??-19?? - 4JH Mackay (1929-1931), amateur operator (AOCP 507, 1929, No ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, commercial broadcaster (4MK)
  • Winterford, Dudley Charles Burnett Brereton - 1908-19?? - 4?? Brisbane (Annerley), amateur operator (AOCP 363, 1927, No. 40 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Wishart, William Turner "Bill" - 1900(Qld)-19??(???) - 4WT Brisbane (Graceville, 1931-1939), 6TW Perth (Claremont/Floreat Park, 1946-1948), 4WX Brisbane (St Lucia, 1965-1969; Margate 1975-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 870, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, councillor, federal councillor)
  • Wolfenden, Peter - 3ZPA Strathmore (1965) - amateur operator, historian (amateur), journalist (AR)
  • Wood, Percy - 19??-19?? - 4RO & 4PW Ipswich, 2EPW Banora Point, amateur operator (AOCP 359, 1927, No. 39 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, journalist (QRN, AR), engineer (IREE)
  • Woolley, Leon Ronald - 1898(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4FW Ipswich (1931), Townsville (1933), Ipswich (1937-1939, 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 751, 1931, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, ATC), employment (school teacher)
  • Wooster, Horace Meredith "Jack" - 1909(Qld)-1992(Qld) - 4VH Townsville (1930-1939, 1946-1948), Brisbane (Yeronga, 1954-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 623, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, state public servant (Qld Railways, telegraphist; Qld Main Roads Dept), military (Army signals officer)
  • Wratten, Mervyn James - 1918(Qld)-19??(???) - 4MW Ipswich (Brassall, 1937-1939; North Ipswich, 1946-1947; Brassall, 1948-1980+), 4LX Gold Coast (Palm Beach, 1956-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 1932, 1937, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, Ipswich ARC), military (WW2, CMF, AIF), employment (Cribb & Foote, manager, radio section), business proprietor (Avon Theatre)
  • Wynne, Agar - 1850(Eng)-1934(Vic) - senior federal politician (Postmaster-General, 1913-1914)

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  • Young, Ivan Harold - 1910(Qld)-2000(Qld) - 4YG Brisbane (Albion) (1930-1939), 4YH Brisbane (Mitchelton) (1969-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 708, 1930, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio technician (Mission Control Station, Thursday Island)
  • Young, J. W. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, RESOLVE 2JY & 4JY, both J. W. Young - 4JY was 4WA prior to 1932
  • Young, W. A. - 19??-19?? - 4?? Brisbane (West End), amateur operator (AOCP 330, 1927, No. 34 in Qld), amateur broadcaster,

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