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

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  • Abbiss, John Edwin Frederick "Jack" [1] - 1907(Eng)-1977(Qld) - Licences: 4JA Brisbane (Balmoral, 1930; Morningside, 1931-1939) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 581, 1930, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, employment (Evans Deakin shipyards) - Electoral Rolls: engineering draftsman (Morningside, 1936); draftsman (Coorparoo, 1937; Morningside, 1949-1977) - Halcyon: p. 83, Abiss
  • Abbott, Reginald Nicholson or Nicolson [2] - 1897(Vic)-1980(Vic) - Licences: 3VR Melbourne (Alphington, 1923-1927); 3ABB Melbourne (Caulfield, 1947-1980) - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 273, 1916 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Alphinton, 1925-1927; St Kilda, 1931-1937; Caulfield, 1942-1949); technician (Caulfield, 1954-1977)
  • Abbott, Roy Edgar [3] - 1902(NSW)-1943(Qld) - Licences: 2YK Dorrigo (1930-1931); 2YK Telegraph Point (1933-1939) - Qualifications: cc; CPRTelephony 668, 1921; AOCP, not yet identified; 2COCP 179, 1938 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: teacher (Dorrigo, 1930; Telegraph Point, 1933-1937; Mittagong, 1943) - Sacrifice: "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • Abrahams, Frank [4] - 1903(Vic)-1984(Vic) - Licences: 3FA Melbourne (South Yarra, 1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; 3COCP 6089, 1966 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: no occupation (St Kilda, 1925-1931); manufacturer (St Kilda, 1935-1936; Malvern, 1943-1967; Toorak, 1977-1980) - Relationships: brother of Louis Henry Abrahams
  • Abrahams, Louis Henry [5] - 1889(Vic)-1940(Vic) - Licences: Receive (Valve) Melbourne (St Kilda, 1923) - Qualifications: cc; Nil identified as yet - amateur receiver, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: potter (Brunswick, 1909); tobacconist (South Yarra, 1912-1921); manufacturer (St Kilda, 1924-1926); burner (Brunswick, 1937-1942) - Relationships: brother of 3FA Frank Abrahams

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  • Ackerman, Joseph Adam [6] - 1911(NSW)-1993(Qld) - Licences: 2ALG Sydney (Carlton, 1938-1939, 1946-1948); 2ALG Wentworthville (1950); 2ALG Sydney (Parramatta, 1954-1958; North Rocks, 1960-1961; Epping, 1965-1969) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 2229, 1938, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: postal employee (Paddington, 1932; Annandale, 1933-1936; Kogarah, 1937-1943; Carlton, 1949); clerk (Parramatta, 1954-1958); senior supervisor (Wentworthville, 1963; Epping, 1968-1972); retired (Sans Souci, 1977; Hurstville, 1980)
  • Ackling, Harold Daniel [7] - 1892(NSW)-1982(NSW) - Licences: 2PX Sydney (Bankstown, 1930-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 612, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Randwick, 1913); machinist (Bankstown, 1930-1980)
  • Ackland, Stanley Frederick Gloucester [8] - 1904(SA)-1966(SA) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (Prospect, 1923); 5SF Adelaide (Prospect, 1924-1931; Linden Park, 1954-1965) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 21, 1924, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Burnside, 1939-1943)

AD*[edit | edit source]

  • Adams, Frank John [9] - 1880(Eng)-1968(Vic) - Licences: 3XO Receive Melbourne (Brighton, 1923); 3XO Melbourne (Brighton, 1924-1939) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 155, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; manager - Electoral Rolls: motor garage proprietor (Brighton, 1913); garage proprietor (Elsternwick, 1919-1921; Brighton, 1922-1924); manager (Brighton, 1925-1954); nil (Brighton, 1963-1968)
  • Adams, Peter Harry Arthur "Pete" [10] - 1909(NSW)-1984(NSW) - Licences: Receive (Valve) Sydney (Cremorne, 1923-1924); 2JX Sydney (Cremorne, 1927; Manly, 1929; Cremorne, 1930; Gordon, 1931; Woolahra, 1933; Epping, 1933; Cremorne, 1935-1936; Thornleigh, 1937; Waverton, 1938-1939; Denistone, 1946-1947; Avalon Beach, 1948-1950); 2JX Wentworth Falls (1954-1961); 2JX Sydney (Pymble, 1965-1969); 2JX Nambucca Heads (1975); 2JX Wentworth Falls (1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 380, 1927, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Woollahra, 1933); labourer (Epping, 1934); engineer (St Kilda, 1934); radio engineer (Thornleigh, 1937; Darlinghurst, 1943); engineer (Avalon Beach, 1949; Wentworth Falls, 1958); retired (Valla Beach, 1972-1977; Wentworth Falls, 1980)
  • Adamson, William Kenneth [11] - 1905(SA)-1982(SA) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (Parkside, 1923-1924); 5WA Adelaide (Parkside, 1925-1927; Fullarton, 1928-1939) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 135, 1925, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; engineer - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Fullarton, 1939-1943)

AL[edit | edit source]

  • Alder, Oscar Edward "Ock" [12] - 1896(Qld)-1987(Qld) - Licences: 4JB Brisbane (Albion, 1928-1939, 1946-1948; Chermside, 1954-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 423, 1928, No. 47 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, wool classer, (Halcyon, p. 28, 84, 137) - Electoral Rolls: student (Albion, 1919); wool classer (Albion, 1925-1937; Cunnamulla, 1943); warehouse assistant (Chermside, 1949-1980)
  • Allen, Kenneth Douglas [13] - 1907(WA)-2002(Qld) - Licences: 2GX Sydney (West Ryde, 1930-1934) - Qualifications: AOCP 648, 1930, NSW; 3COCP 4263, 1963 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (Army, Royal Australian Engineers, Lieutenant, 1940) - Education: BSc (Syd Uni, 1933) - Electoral Rolls: student (West Ryde, 1930-1935); director (Woolwich, 1936-1937); soldier (Woolwich, 1943); engineer (Woolwich, 1963-1972; Hunters Hill, 1977; Gladesville, 1980)
  • Allen, Robert Kelvin [14] - 1916(Qld)-1942(Indonesia) - Licences: 4PR Brisbane (1936-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1634, 1936, Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (RAAF, 13 Squadron, Pilot Officer), (Halcyon, p. 177) - Electoral Rolls: - "Greater love hath no man than this" [15]
  • Allsop, Raymond Cottam "Ray" [16] - 1898(NSW)-1972(NSW) - Licences: XCA Sydney (Randwick, 1911-1914), 2YG Sydney (Randwick, 1924; Coogee 1924-1929; Roseville, 1930), 2AYG Sydney (Roseville, 1946-1947+), 2NA Sydney (Roseville, 1961), 2BL Sydney (Roseville, 1965-1969) - Qualifications: Nil identified as yet - wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIA NSW), broadcaster (2BL, chief engineer), journalist (Wireless Weekly, 1920s), military (RAN Volunteer Reserve, Lieutenant; WW2, RAN, Engineer Lieutenant), federal public servant (ABCB, member, 1953-1954), honours (Coronation Medal, 1937; OBE, 1971) - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Roseville, 1930); engineer (Roseville, 1933; Gordon, 1937; Roseville, 1943); electronic engineer (Roseville, 1949); director (South Yarra, 1954); engineer (Roseville, 1958-1968) - ADB
  • Alsop, John Russell [17] - 1906(Vic)-1973(Vic) - 3MI Melbourne (Kew, 1925-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 76, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, engineer

AM[edit | edit source]

  • Ames, Clement Edgar "Clem" [18] - 1889(SA)-1957(SA) - Licences: XVG Adelaide (Torrensville, 1913-1914); 5AV Adelaide (Hindmarsh, 1924) - Qualifications: Nil identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, operator 5WI (1925) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Allenby Gardens, 1939-43)

AN[edit | edit source]

  • Anderson, Eric William Alfred [19] - 1908(Vic)-1986(Vic) - Licences: 3KH Melbourne (East Malvern, 1928-1931; Glen Iris, 1933-1939, 1946-1948; Burwood, 1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 424, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: civil servant (Malvern, 1936-1937); engineer (Camberwell, 1943; Glen Iris, 1949-1968; Burwood, 1972-1980)
  • Anderson, John Francis [20] - 1914(Vic)-19??(???) - Licences: 3JA Warrnambool (1930-1933); 3JA Nullawarre (1937-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 661, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: farmer (Warrnambool, 1936; Nullawarre, 1937-1980)- Comment: Several contemporaneous JFAs
  • Anderson, Keith Sydney [21] - 1911(WA)-1944(Vic) - Licences: 6KS Perth (North Perth, 1935), 6KS Mt Magnet (1937), 6KS Perth (1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1487, 1935, WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (Army, 2nd/1st Infantry Battalion, Private) - Electoral rolls: bank officer (Mt Magnet, 1936-1937; East Perth, 1943) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [22]
  • Anderson, Maurice Bernard [23] - 1908(SA)-1960(Vic) - Receive Adelaide (Cheltenham, 1923-1924), 5MA Adelaide (Cheltenham, 1925-1928), 3AMA Melbourne (Sandringham, 1947-1956), amateur operator (AOCP 103, 1925, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster, fitter
  • Anderson, Percy James [24] - 1908(Vic)-1998(Vic) - Licences: 3PA Melbourne (Westgarth, 1928-1933; West Preston, 1937-1939, 1946-1956); 3PA Dooen (1965-1969); 3PA Geelong (Wallington, 1975-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 428, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Westgarth, 1934); engineer (Preston, 1936-1963); technician (Horsham, 1967-1968); retired (Wallington, 1972-1980) - Relationships: brother-in-law of 3JR Christopher James Rainbow
  • Anderson, Robert Arthur Crosbie "Bob" [25] - 1908(Vic)-1990(Vic) - Licences: 3WY Melbourne (Camberwell, 1930-1939, 1946-1948; Burwood, 1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 691, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: chemist (Camberwell, 1931-1949; Glen Iris, 1954-1967; Burwood, Vic, 1972-1980)
  • Anear, Francis George [26] - 1910(SA)-1971(SA) - Licences: 9WZ Momote, Admiralty Islands (1954); 5WZ Adelaide (Parkside, 1955); 3AGF Melbourne (Laverton, 1960); 5WZ Adelaide (Parkside, 1965-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 556, 1929, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (RAAF) - Electoral Rolls: Nil identified as Francis George Anear
  • Angel, Henry Benjamin "Harry" [27] - 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. 51, 60, 81, 163)
  • Anthony, Reginald Major "Reg" [28] - 1908(SA)-1986(SA) - Licences: 5CM Adelaide (Unley Park, 1927-1937; Medindie Gardens, 1938-1939; Prospect, 1946-1960; Somerton Park, 1965-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 324, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: Nil - Relationships: brother of Wilfred Boykett Anthony
  • Anthony, Wilfred Boykett [29] - 1903(SA)-1974(SA) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (Unley Park, 1923) - Qualifications: Nil identified - amateur receive operator, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: bank clerk (Netherby, 1939-1941) - Relationships: brother of Reginald Major Anthony

AR[edit | edit source]

  • Archibald, Ian Wilson [30] - 1902(WA)-1993(NSW) - Licences: 2BJ Receive Tingha (1922); 2KU Sydney (Dulwich Hill, 1928-1939, 1946-1955; Sans Souci, 1956-1965; Noraville, 1969-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 457, 1928, No. ?? in NSW; 3COCP 2393, 1957 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mining engineer (Dulwich Hill, 1930-1933); engineer (Dulwich Hill, 1936-1954); chemist (Sans Souci, 1958-1963); retired (Noraville, 1968)
  • Argaet, William Stanislaus [31] - 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, 127)
  • Armstrong, Edwin Howard [32] - 1890(USA)-1954(USA) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: - USA inventor of the superheterodyne receiver RCA 1990 Special Edition
  • Armstrong, Thomas [33] - 1895(Sct)-1964(NSW) - Qualifications: CPRTelephony 217, 1916; 1COCP 132, 1930 - senior federal public servant (Superintendent, Wireless Branch, NSW, PMGD), promoted to role upon retirement of William Tamillas Stephen Crawford
  • Arnold, Albert Sydney [34] - 1882(NSW)-1965(NSW) - Licences: XAB Sydney (Ashfield, 1911-1914) - Qualifications: Nil identified as yet - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Ashfield, 1913-1954); company secretary (Hurlstone Park, 1958); retired (Hurlstone Park, 1963)
  • Arnold, Edwin Charles [35] - 1898(NSW)-1970(NSW) - Licences: Receive Tamworth (1922); 2BY Tamworth (1923-1925); 2BY Coolah (1925-1927); 2BY Sydney (Manly, 1928; Mona Vale, 1933-1936); 2AGW Sydney (Manly, 1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 226, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Mona Vale, 1931-1934), clerk (Balgowlah Heights, 1943-1968)
  • Arnold, Ernest Noel [36] - 1907(NSW)-1978(NSW) - Licences: Receive (Crystal) Albury (1923-1924); 2OJ Albury (1928-1939, 1946-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 452, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Albury, 1930-1937); fruit merchant (Albury, 1949-1977)
  • Arthur, Charles James Glendon "Glen" [37] - 1915(Qld)-1983(Qld) - Licences 4GJ Dayboro (1935-1939); 4GJ Brisbane (Morningside, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 1450, 1935, Qld; BOCP?; 2COCP 493, 1941; 1COCP 639, 1942 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Wagga Wagga, 1943); radio mechanic (Morningside, 1949-1980) - (Halcyon, p. 80)

AS[edit | edit source]

  • Ashlin, Eric Robert [38] - 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, 127, 163)
  • Asmussen, Donald "Don" - Licences: 4ZJA Brisbane (Mt Gravatt, 1965); 4FA Brisbane (Mt Gravatt, 1969-1980+) - amateur operator, JOTA participant 1960s

AT[edit | edit source]

  • Atkins, Kenneth Joseph "Ken" [39] - 1912(Eng)-2001(SA) - 5MW Adelaide (Semaphore, 1932-1939; Woodville Park, 1946-1948; Eden Hills, 1954; Blackwood Park, 1955-1960; Campbelltown, 1965-1980+), qualifications (AOCP 910, 1932, No. ?? in SA; BOCP 415, 1941), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, engineer, Dept. Civil Aviation
  • Atkins, Leslie Morton "Les" [40] - 1876(Vic)-1949(WA) - 4LA Townsville (1924-1926), 5LA Adelaide (Magill, 1926-1931; Tusmore, 1933; Erindale, 1937-1939) - amateur operator (AOCP - No Record), amateur broadcaster, PMGD (telegraphist, east-west overland telegraph, Eucla, 1910), engineer (PMGD, divisional engineer), (Halcyon: AOCP Townsville 1925), (Halcyon, p. 88) - seems to have operated in Townsville as 4GD ca Nov 1924
  • Atkinson, John Marshall [41] - 1906(Eng)-1999(ACT) - Licences: 2RZ Sydney (Mosman, 1927-1930; Carrs Park, 1931-1936; Glebe, 1937; Chippendale, 1938-1939); 4RZ Labrador (1955); 4RZ Gatton (1956-1960); 4RZ Southport (1969-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 331, 1927, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Neutral Bay, 1930); organiser (Darlinghurst, 1943); shopkeeper (Gatton, 1958-1963; Labrador, 1968); retired (Southport, 1972-1980)
  • Atkinson, Noel Whittaker [42] - 1908(Qld)-1979(Qld) - Licences: 4WK Brisbane (1929), 4NA Brisbane (1930-1935, Check), 4BT Brisbane (Camp Hill, 1946-1965+) - Qualifications: AOCP 530, 1929, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, business proprietor (radio sales & service), federal public servant (DCA) - Electoral Rolls: - radio mechanic (Camp Hill, 1937-1977) - (Halcyon, p. 102)
  • Atkinson, Reginald Aubrey [43] - 1895(Qld)-1965(Qld) - Licences: 4RA Brisbane (South Brisbane, 1928-1933; Annerley, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 412, 1928, No. 46 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, (Halcyon, not mentioned) - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Coorparoo, 1919); accountant (Rosewood, 1925); timber merchant (Yeronga, 1925; Thompson Estate, 1937-1949; Southport, 1958-1963)

AU[edit | edit source]

  • Augustesen, Gordon Gerald [44] - 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, 127)
  • Austin, Emanuel Maxwell "Mannie" [45] - 1909(NSW)-1997(NSW) - Licences: 2KZ Kurri Kurri (1929-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 477, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: clipper (Kurri Kurri, 1930-1980)
  • Austin, Henry Lashbrooke "Hal" [46] - 1902(SA)-19??(???) - 5BN Adelaide (Norwood, 1923-1928), 5AW Adelaide (Rose Park, 1947-1954), amateur operator (AOCP 101, 1925, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster

AV[edit | edit source]

  • Avard, Alfred Edward [47] - 1901(Vic)-1978(Vic) - Licences: 3AZ Melbourne (Northcote, 1930-1939; Kew, 1946-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 620, 1930, No. ?? in Vic; 1COCP 88, 1936 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: postal employee (Northcote, 1925-1937); public servant (Kew, 1943-1977)

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BA[edit | edit source]

BAD[edit | edit source]

  • Badger, Albert Victor [48] - 1893(Eng)-1983(NSW) - 2YT Receive Sydney (Rozelle, 1923-1924), 2AB Sydney (Rozelle, 1925-1926; North Sydney, 1927-1929; Crows Nest, 1930; Rozelle, 1931-1934; Leichhardt, 1935-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 202, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, operator (Hobart East, 1919); picture operator (Crows Nest, 1930; Rozelle, 1934; Lilyfield, 1937-1972; Leichhardt, 1977-1980))

BAK[edit | edit source]

  • Baker, Charles Whiteway [49] - 1905(Vic)-1978(Vic) - 3VP Receive Bendigo (1923-1924), 3VP Bendigo (1925-1975), amateur operator (AOCP 156, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, merchant
  • Baker, Ernest James [50] - 1904(NSW)-1973(NSW) - 2FP Newcastle (Maryville, 1922-1928; Wickham, 1929; Hamilton, 1930-1939 & 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 69, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Baker, E. W. - 19??-19?? - 4CI Brisbane (Northgate) 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP), (Halcyon, not mentioned)
  • Baker, John Frederick Thomas [51] - 1908(???)-1977(Vic) - 3LF Melbourne (Northcote, 1927+), qualifications (AOCP 325, 1927, No. ?? in Vic), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster,
  • Baker, Herbert Edward [52] - 1875(Vic)-1948(Qld) - Licences: 4HB Charleville (1925-1927) - Qualifications: Nil identified as yet - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, grazier, (Halcyon, p. 81, 111) - Electoral Rolls: station manager (Charleville, 1903); grazier (Charleville, 1908-1943)
  • Baker, Sydney or Sidney Charles [53] - 1909(Vic)-1977(Vic) - Licences: 3KU Receive Melbourne (South Melbourne, 1922-1924), 3BK Melbourne (South Melbourne, 1925-1933; Albert Park, 1937; South Melbourne, 1938-1939, 1946-1954; Bonbeach, 1955-1969; Seaford, 1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 177, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio dealer (South Melbourne, 1937); optical mechanic (Carrum, 1963-1972); retired (Carrum, 1977)
  • Baker, Walter Ross [54] - 1905(SA)-1978(Vic) - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD)

BAL[edit | edit source]

BAM[edit | edit source]

BAN[edit | edit source]

BAR[edit | edit source]

BARB[edit | edit source]

  • Barber, William Henry [57] - 1897(SA)-1965(WA) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (Cumberland, 1923-1925); 5WH Adelaide (Cumberland, 1926-1931); 5WH Port Pirie (1933); 6DX Kalgoorlie (1938-1939; 1946-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 266, 1926, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Kalgoorlie, 1937-1963)
  • Barbour, Kenneth Heyward [58] - 1905(Vic)-1952(Vic) - 3ZI Melbourne (Armadale, 1923-1926), amateur operator (AOCP 105, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster

BARD[edit | edit source]

  • Bardin, William Frederic "Bill" [59] - 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 (CPRTelephony 615, 1921; 1COCP 58, 1930), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4QG), coastal radio operator (AWA), state public servant (4QG), federal public servant (Halcyon, p. 63)

BARK[edit | edit source]

  • Barker, Rupert Morphew [60] - 1890(Eng)-1973(Tas) - 5RM Adelaide (Prospect, 1924-1933), 7RM Hobart(City, 1947-1948; Lenah Valley, 1949-1969), amateur operator (no record of AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (sound)
  • Barker, William Henry (R.?) [61] - 1905(NSW)-1956(NSW) - licences: Receive (Crystal) Sydney (Concord, 1923-1924); 2BW Sydney (Concord, 1925-1931), qualifications: AOCP 217, 1925, No. ?? in NSW, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, electoral rolls: electrical mechanic (Concord, 1930-1943), beware several contemporaneous William Henry Barker

BARL[edit | edit source]

  • Barlin, George Kenneth [62] - 1916(NSW)-2016(ACT) - qualifications (BOCP 67, 1937), long term employee 2CA Canberra, manager TV network
  • Barlow, Edward [63] - 1895(NSW)-1968(Qld) - Licences: 2GQ Armidale (1922-1926); 2GQ Glen Innes (1927); 2GQ Sydney (Darlinghurst, 1928); 2GQ Canberra (1929); 2GQ Mudgee (1930-1931); 2GQ Sydney (Cammeray, 1933-1934; North Sydney, 1935-1936; Mosman, 1937-1939 & 1946-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 4, 1924, No. 3 in NSW - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: public servant (Mudgee, 1930-1932; Cammeray, 1933-1935; Milsons Point, 1936; Mosman, 1937); divisional returning officer (Bathurst, 1943; Mosman, 1949-1958)

BARN[edit | edit source]

  • Barnes, Thomas Walter [64] - 1910(Vic)-2002(NSW) - Licences: 3TB Melbourne (Ascot Vale, 1929-1933; Moonee Ponds, 1937-1939; West Brunswick, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 537, 1929, No. ?? in Vic; BOCP 243,1939 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Ascot Vale, 1931-1936); mechanic (Moonee Ponds, 1937-1942); electrical maintenance (West Brunswick, 1949-1980) - beware another contemporaneous Thomas Walter Barnes (1893-1925)

BARR[edit | edit source]

  • Barraclough, Francis "Frank" [65] - 1903(Qld)-1974(Qld) - Licences: 4GY Brisbane (Kedron, 1933-1935); 4GX Brisbane (Kedron, 1935-1939; 1946-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 1075, 1933, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, military (WW2), radio service (Palings) - Halcyon: p. 81

BART[edit | edit source]

  • Barthold, Godfrey Lewis [66] - 1899(Vic)-1993(Vic) - 3GL Melbourne (Malvern, 1925-1927), 3BT Melbourne (Malvern, 1931-1939; Glen Iris, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 210, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, clerk (Malvern, 1924-1931), radio manufacturer (Camberwell, 1937-1943; Glen Iris, 1949-1972), retired (Mt Martha, 1977-1980)
  • Bartholomew, Charles Percy - 1861(Eng)-1942(NSW) - Licences: XBM Sydney (Mosman, 1911-1914), 2FO Sydney (Kirribilli, 1922) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter; amateur receive operator; company director (AWA) - Electoral Rolls: merchant (Milsons Point, 1930-1937) - famously charged and convicted of trading with the enemy during WW1 but only slapped on wrist (together with Ernest Thomas Fisk and Hugh Robert Denison)
  • Barton, Edward Gustavus Campbell [67] - 1857(Vic)-1942(Eng) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter, scientist, business proprietor (Barton & White) - Halcyon: not mentioned) - ADB
  • Barton, Richard McRae "Dick" - 1940(???)-2021(Qld) - broadcast engineer, director engineering FACTS (1981-2001), ABU Engineering Award 2004, Fellow SMPTE, contributed to development DTV standards, chaired preparatory meeting to WRC 2000, ITU Tribute
  • Bartram, Graeme - historian (early Aus wireless: 2011 "John Graeme Balsilie: Australia's Forgotten Wireless Pioneer"[68])

BAS[edit | edit source]

  • Bassett, Francis Rankin [69] - 1906(NSW)-1982(NSW) - 2FR Sydney (Bexley, 1925-1928; Arncliffe, 1929), 2FR Singleton, 1931-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 194, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, in 1920s shared licence with brother John Bassett
  • Bassett, John [70] - 1904(NSW)-1979(NSW) - 2VO Receive Stroud (1923), amateur operator (AOCP 232, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, in 1920s shared licence with brother Francis Rankin Bassett

BAT[edit | edit source]

  • Batchler, Jack Copeland [71] - 1910(Tas)-1979(Tas) - 7JB Hobart (1932-1939), 3AJB Melbourne (1947), 7JB Hobart (Sandy Bay, 1948-1975+), amateur operator (AOCP 957, 1932, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, possible nephew of XZJ V. Batchler 1913, husband of 7YL Mrs J. Batchler
  • Bates, Jack Lister [72] - 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), part of the "U" gang, (Halcyon, p. 12, 99, 137, 141, 145)

BAU[edit | edit source]

  • Bauer, Alfred Thomas "Alf" [73] - 1908(Qld)-2004(Qld) - Licences: 4AT Brisbane (Annerley, 1927-1933) & Cairns? - Qualifications: AOCP 333, 1927, No. 36 in Qld; CPRTelephony 1119, 1928; 1COCP 92, 1930 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4QG), state public servant (4QG), WW2, (Halcyon, p. 67, 86, 111, 127, 130) - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Cairns, 1936; Camp Hill, 1937); radio tech (Camp Hill, 1943-1980)

BAX[edit | edit source]

  • Baxter, Sidney Roy [74] - 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), (Halcyon, p. 76, 137)

BE[edit | edit source]

BEA[edit | edit source]

  • Beard, Norman George Beard [75] - 1902(Vic)-1984(NSW) - Licences: 3DR Receive Balnarring (1922-1923); 2PK Wentworthville (1930); 2ALJ Sydney (Prospect, 1939; Toongabbie, 1946-1954; Brookvale, 1955; Dee Why, 1956-1961); 2ALJ Terrigal (1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 583, 1930, No. ?? in NSW; TVOCP 25, 1957 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Pendle Hill, NSW, 1930; Balnarring, Vic, 1931; Prospect, NSW, 1933-1937); RAAF instructor (Ballarat, 1942); teacher (Toongabbie, 1949-1954; Brookvale, 1958); retired (Terrigal, 1963-1972; Wendouree, Vic, 1977; Caves Beach, 1980)
  • Beatson, Robert John "Bob" [76] - 1909(Qld)-2003(Qld) - Licences: 4BB Brisbane (Wilston, 1928); 4MB Maryborough (1931-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 394, 1928, No. 44 in Qld; AOLCP 173, 1934 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio club administrator (WIAQ), broadcast engineer (4MB), (Halcyon, p. 68, 139, 141, 163, 164), WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Maryborough, 1931); "radiotrician" (Maryborough, 1937-1949); radio engineer (Maryborough, 1954-1980)
  • Beattie, Herbert Spencer Meurant [77] - 1888(NSW)-1963(NSW) - Licences: 3DV Receive Melbourne (Box Hill, 1922); 3DV Melbourne (Box Hill, 1923-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Box Hill, Vic, 1914-1927); salesman (Thornleigh, NSW, 1930); electrical engineer (Cheltenham, NSW, 1934-1936); agent (Cabramatta, 1943); auctioneer (Ettalong, 1943); no occupation (Fairfield, NSW, 1954-1958; Flagstaff, NSW, 1963)

BEC[edit | edit source]

  • Bechervaise, William Philip [78] - 1831(Eng)-1907(Vic) - radio clubs (Telegraph Electrical Society, Victoria), employment (Victoria Posts and Telegraphs Department)
  • Beck, Alan Beavis [79] - 1911(Vic)-1982(WA) - Licences: 5XW Adelaide (West Mitcham, 1927-1928) - Qualifications: AOCP 370, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: chemist (Shenton Park, WA, 1937; Myrtle Bank, SA, 1941-1943); research chemist (Subiaco, 1949-1980)

BEE[edit | edit source]

  • Beech, Frederick Sidney or Sydney "Fred" [80] - 1895(Qld)-1978(Qld) - Licences: 4FB Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1930-1939; Norman Park, 1946-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 629, 1930, Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; jeweller - Electoral Rolls: watchmaker (Bulimba, 1917-1919; Coorparoo, 1919-1972; Norman Park, 1977) - (Halcyon, p. 75, 76, 90)
  • Beer, James - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 2CW Sydney (Ashfield, 1922-1926), amateur operator (no AOCP recorded, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster

BEG[edit | edit source]

BEL[edit | edit source]

  • Beljon, Robin Ernest "Jack" [81] - 1897(NSW)-1974(NSW) - Licences: 2RB Lithgow (1926-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 259, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Lithgow, 1930-1934); turner (Lithgow, 1937-1943); foreman (Lithgow, 1949-1968); retired (Lithgow, 1972)
  • Bell, Francis Wirgman Dillon "Frank" [82] - 1896(NZ)-1987(NZ) - ZL4AA Waihemo, amateur operator, first to 2 way QSO New Zealand to Australia (Apr 1923), South America, USA (Sep 1924), England (Oct 1924, G2SZ); WW1 (gunner, France & Belgium till invalided 1917); sister of Margaret Brenda Bell, first licensed NZ amateur
  • Bell, H. G. - 19??-19?? - 4HG Brisbane (South Toowong = Taringa, 1927+) - amateur operator (AOCP 321, 1927, No. 33 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, (Halcyon, p. 111), callsign later to Harry Brown
  • 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 [83] - 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)

BEN*[edit | edit source]

  • Bennett, Clarence Herbert [84] - 1887(Vic)-1974(Vic) - Licences: cc; Nil yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 449, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Brunswick, 1909-1963); retired (Brunswick, 1968-1972)
  • Bent, Arthur Francis Wattis [85] - 1902(Vic)-1998(Vic) - Licences: 3AF Geelong (1924-1939, 1946-1960); 3AF Torquay (1965-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 199, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio dealer (Geelong, 1931-1954) - Electoral Rolls: turner (14 Coronation St, Geelong West, 1925-1927); radio dealer (Geelong, 1928-1954); radio serviceman (Torquay, 1963-1980)

BER[edit | edit source]

  • Berry, Arthur Ingham [86] - 1914(Vic)-1979(Vic) - Licences: 3CZ Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1930-1939; Kew, 1946-1954; East Malvern, 1955-1956); 3CZ Warburton (1960-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 595, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: student (Hawthorn, 1936-1937); architect (Kew North, 1943-1954); farmer (Warburton, 1963-1977)
  • Berry, Harold Alexander "Huck" [87] - 1906(SA)-1983(SA) - Licences: Receive (Crystal) Adelaide (City, 1923); Receive Adelaide (City, 1923-1924); 5JU Adelaide (City, 1930-1931; Keswick, 1933; Norwood, 1937-1939; Kilburn, 1946-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 666, 1930, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: polisher (Kilburn, 1943)
  • Berry, Robert Henry [88] - 18??-1971(Qld) - Licences: XQC Rockhampton (1913) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter, electrical business proprietor - Electoral Rolls: gardener (Rockhampton, 1912-1925); electrical mechanic (Rockhampton, 1928-1968)
  • Berry, William Clive "Clive" [89] - 1912(NSW)-1965(NSW) - Licences: 2CB Knockrow via Bangalow (1931-1936); 2AGM Byron Bay (1938-1938, 1946-1955); 2AGM Lismore (1956-1957); 2AGM Mullumbimby (1958-1960); 2AGM Byron Bay (1961-1965) - Qualifications: AOLCP 30, 1930, NSW; 2COCP 302, 1930 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Knockrow, 1933-1936); woodworker (Byron Bay, 1943-1954); contractor (Ballina, 1958); no occupation (Mullumbimby, 1958); manager (Byron Bay, 1963)
  • Berry, William James "Jim" [90] - 1890(Qld)-1983(Qld) - Licences: 4WB Brisbane (Yeerongpilly, 1934-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 1295, 1934, Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; instrument repairer - Electoral Rolls: motor mechanic (Yeerongpilly, 1958-1963); mechanic (Yeerongpilly, 1972-1980) - Comment: Several contemporaneous William James Berry's in Brisbane

BI[edit | edit source]

  • Bibby, Frederick Cyril "Fred" [91] - 1911(Tas)-1982(Vic) - Licences: 3OL Melbourne (Hawthorn East, 1930-1939; Camberwell, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 681, 1930, Vic; AOLCP 38, 1931 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wireless operator (Camberwell, 1943-1968); operator (Camberwell, 1972-1980)
  • Binns, Cecil [92] - 1897(NSW)-1974(NSW) - 2IE Receive Sydney (Kogarah, 1922), 2BJ Sydney (Kogarah, 1925-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 46, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Bird, Henry Scorer [93] - 1902(Vic)-1973(Vic) - Licences: 3HB Melbourne (Sunshine, 1924) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: public servant (Sunshine, 1924-1927); Government employee (Camberwell, 1928-1963); nil (Ashwood, 1968-1972) - Comment: 3HB callsign passed to Sunshine Radio Club 1924-1927 (prominent amateur broadcaster)
  • Bischoff, William Edward Conrad [94] - 1911(NSW)-1989(NSW) - Licences: 2LZ Sydney (Crows Nest, 1930-1937); 2LZ Wentworth Falls (1938-1939, 1946-1969); 2AKM Wentworth Falls (Portable, 1939); 2LZ Sydney (Naremburn, 1975-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 568, 1930, No. ?? in NSW; BOCP 12, 1936; TVOCP, 346, 1961 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Naremburn, 1933-1937); wireless operator (RAAF Richmond, 1943); radio technician (Wentworth Falls, 1949-1958); tele. engineer (Naremburn, 1963); engineer (Naremburn, 1972-1980)

BL[edit | edit source]

  • Black, F. C. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: None identified to date - Qualifications: AOCP 297, 1926, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator?, amateur broadcaster? - Electoral Rolls: awaits identification, Port Lincoln, SA in 1926
  • Black, William Hector [95] - 1912(Vic)-1976(NSW) - Licences: 3WB Melbourne (Malvern, 1930-1939); 2WO Sydney (Mosman, 1946-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 663, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: public servant (Malvern, 1936-1937); bacteriologist (Mosman, 1943-1963); biochemist (Darlinghurst, 1968-1972)
  • Blackman, Herbert Howbery [96] - 1886(Vic)-1970(Vic) - XOE Melbourne (East Malvern, 1913), 3PR Receive Melbourne (East Malvern, 1923), 3PR Melbourne (East Malvern, 1924-1925), 3HA Melbourne (East Malvern, 1926-1927), 3HU Melbourne (Ashburton, 1931-1939), qualifications (AOCP 211, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, electoral rolls: public servant (Malvern, 1909), mechanic (East Malvern, 1913-1916), soldier (Royal Park, 1917-1919), electrician (East Malvern, 1922-1928), mechanic (Burwood, 1931-1968)
  • 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)
  • Blair, Keith Andrew William [97] - 1911(Vic)-2001(NSW) - Licences: 2DX Balranald (1930-1934); 2DX Sydney (Marrickville, 1935-1937); 2DX Bega (1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 699, 1930, Vic; BOCP 276, 1939 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: bank clerk (Balranald, 1932-1935; Randwick, 1936-1937; Bega, 1937); bank officer (Queanbeyan, 1949-1980)
  • Blake, Robert Leslie Gilbert [98] - 1888(Vic)-1952(Vic) - Licences: 3RG Castlemaine (1929-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 484, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: assistant (Castlemaine, 1912-1919); house furn. (Castlemaine, 1924-1949)
  • Blanchard, George Edward Henry [99] - 1899(NSW)-1987(NSW) - 2DN Sydney (Newtown, 1922-1926; Hurlstone Park, 1927-1929), amateur operator (AOCP 195, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, engineer (Earlwood, 1930-1980)
  • Blue, Harry William - 1909(NSW)-2001(NSW) - 2YI Liverpool (1933), 2YI Albury (1934-1936), 9KO Rabaul (1937), 2YI Broken Hill (1938-1939), 2YI Sydney (Kingsford, 1946; Auburn, 1947-1980+, amateur operator (AOCP 1034, 1932, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, A.A.M.S.

BO[edit | edit source]

  • Boast, Harold Douglas [100] - 1906(Eng)-1979(Vic) - Licences: 3AX Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1928-1939); 3AX Lubeck (1946-1969); 3AX Melbourne (Frankston, 1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 404, 1928, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 55, 1931 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: assistant (Elsternwick, 1931-1936); radio engineer (3LK Lubeck, 1942-1968); retired (Frankston, 1972-1977)
  • Bongers, Gysbert Sheldon [101] - 1900(NSW)-1948(NSW) - Licences: N745 Receive Sydney (1922-1923); 2HY Sydney (Rockdale, 1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil identified as yet - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, engineer - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Rockdale, 1930-1935; Hamilton, Qld, 1936-1937); engineer (Woollahra, 1943)
  • Bonnington, John Archibald [102] - 1909(NSW)-1967(NSW) - Licences: 2HB Sydney (Bellevue Hill, 1930-1931); 2AKB Sydney (Avalon Beach, 1960-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 569, 1930, No. ?? in NSW; 3AirOCP 16, 1938 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Broken Hill, 1931); engineer (Woollahra, 1932-1933); radio engineer (Darlinghurst, 1934-1935); air pilot (Avalon Beach, 1949-1963)
  • 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, Eric James Germain - 1894(Tas)-1984(???) - PMGD Wireless Inspector, Hobart, 1920s & 1930s - Son of Frank Prosser Bowden, brother of John Gibson Bowden
  • Bowden, Frank Prosser - 1860(Tas)-1934(Tas) - early wireless experimenter, Tas PMGD, Federal PMGD - Father of Eric James Germain Bowden and John Gibson Bowden
  • Bowden, John Gibson - 1906(Tas)-19??(???) - employee of Medhurst Electrical - son of Frank Prosser Bowden, brother of Eric James Germain Bowden
  • Boyd, Norman James [103] - 1897(Vic)-1977(Vic) - 3EL Receive Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1922-1923), 3EL Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1924-1925; Caulfield, 1925-1927; Elwood, 1931-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 104, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, radio engineer (3UZ, 1920s)

BR[edit | edit source]

BRA[edit | edit source]

  • Bradford, John Richard - 19??(???)-19??(???) - senior federal public servant (chiel electrical engineer, Qls, PMGD)
  • Bradley, Frank Randell - 1884(SA)-1963(NSW) - 3ZK Melbourne (Sandringham, 1923-1930), 2JB Sydney (Mosman, 1931-1939), amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP 2, 1924, No. 1 in Vic), amateur broadcaster, federal public servant (PMGD, Superintendant Telegraphs Vic, 1928; Deputy PMG Qld; NSW), historian (telegraphs)
  • Bragg, William Henry - 1862(Eng)-1942(Eng) - Early wireless experimenter, academic (University of Adelaide, 1885-1908), physicist, chemist, mathematician, shared Nobel prize in 1915 with his son William Lawrence Bragg, son-in-law of Charles Todd
  • Bragg, William Lawrence "Lawrence" - 1890(SA)-1971(Eng) - participated as a youth in his father's early wireless experiments, academic (University of Adelaide), physicist, shared Nobel prize in 1915 with his father William Henry Bragg, grandson of Charles Todd
  • Branch, Lorayne - Living - author ("Henry Sutton, The Innovative Man"), historian (Henry Sutton)
  • Branks, Albert Mervyn "Merv" - 1906(NZ)-1978(NZ) - prominent MW and SW broadcast listener 1920s to 1970s, DX Clubs (New Zealand DX Radio Association, New Zealand Radio DX League, All-Wave All-World DX Club)

BRE[edit | edit source]

  • Breden, Wynne Steere - 1900(Qld)-1976(NSW) - Rx Melbourne (East Melbourne, 1923), 2WS Newcastle (Newcastle, 1924-1931), amateur operator (AOCP 9, 1924, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, shipyard business
  • 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)
  • Brewer, Phillip or Philip John [104] - 1900(WA)-1948(SA) - Licences: 5JA Adelaide (Parkside, 1926-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 269, 1926, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: telegraphist (Parkside, 1939-1943)

BRI[edit | edit source]

  • Bridger, Thomas William [105] - 1885(UK)-1941(NT) - Licences: 4AP Receive Brisbane (City, 1923); 4AP Brisbane (Hamilton, 1923-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; electrical engineer; public servant; WW1 (2nd Aust Flying Squadron, 1916) - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (West Perth, 1914); consulting engineer (Auchenflower, 1925); poultry farmer (Geebung, 1928); engineer (Armadale, 1934-1937) - Directories: electrical engineer (Adelaide, 1915; Melbourne, 1917-1921; Brisbane, 1923-1927; Adelaide, 1930)
  • Bright, William Henry Herbert "Bill" [106] - 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 [107] - 1888(Qld)-1982(Qld) - Licences: XQA Mareeba (1913) - early wireless experimenter, business proprietor (plywood & veneer manufacture) - Electoral Rolls: foreman (Mareeba, 1912-1913); foreman joiner (Milton, 1921); timber merchant (Milton, 1925-1931); plywood manufacturer (Annerley, 1937-1958); business manager (Annerley, 1963-1980)
  • Bristow, John Morrison [108] - 1908(NSW)-1983(NSW) - Licences: 2ZX Sydney (Neutral Bay, 1926-1929) - Qualifications: AOCP 243, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: advertising manager (Neutral Bay, 1930-1935); manager (Gordon, 1937-1943); company manager (Pymble, 1949); manager (Wahroonga, 1954-1980)

BRO[edit | edit source]

  • Brock, Hector Edward Earl[109] - 1902(Vic)-1962(SA) - 3ZC Melbourne (Moonee Ponds, 1923-1924), 5DP Adelaide (North Adelaide, 1924-1927; Malvern, 1927-1938), 5UZ Adelaide (Fullarton, 1954-1956; Nailsworth, 1960), amateur operator (AOCP 25, 1924, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster, University of Adelaide (Demonstrator & Technical Assistant, 1949)
  • Brooke, Wilberforce Henry Liddon [110] - 1891(NSW)-1969(NSW) - Licences: 2BR Terrigal (1930-1936); 2BR Dora Creek (1937-1939, 1946-1958); 2BR Paterson (1960-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 638, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: clergyman (Jerry's Plains, 1930; Terrigal, 1931-1937; Dora Creek, 1954-1958; Paterson, 1963-1968)
  • Brooks, Albert Henry Milton [111] - 1901(SA)-1975(SA) - 5KG Adelaide (Grange, 1933-1939; Croydon, 1946-1960+); 5AH Adelaide (Ridleton, 1969-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 1170, 1933, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: machinist (Croydon, 1939); railway employee (Croydon, 1941-1943) - Relationships: likely related to 7JB John Vickery Brooks and 7DB D. C. Brooks
  • Brooks, John Vickery "Jack" [112] - 1905(SA)-1983(Vic) - 7JB Hobart (1924-1926), amateur operator (AOCP 37, 1924, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, engineer, originally from Adelaide, likely related to 5KG Albert Henry Brooks and 7DB D. C. Brooks
  • Brown, Alan George [113] - 1909(Vic)-1970(Vic) - Licences: 3CX Melbourne (Canterbury, 1928-1937; Upper Hawthorn, 1938-1939; Canterbury, 1946-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 446, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (RAAF) - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Camberwell North, 1931); public servant (Auburn, 1936-1937); RAAF (St Kilda North, 1943); civil servant (Auburn, 1949); clerk (Deepdene, 1954; Camberwell North, 1963-1968)
  • Brown, Clifford Walter [114] - 1906(WA)-1991(WA) - Licences: 6CB Perth (Subiaco, 1930-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 640, 1930, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Subiaco, 1931-1937); traveller (Nedlands, 1943-1963); business manager (Wembley, 1968); manager (Morley, 1972; Dianella, 1977-1980)
  • Brown, Frank Makepeace [115] - 1911(WA)-2006(WA) - Licences: 6FB Mullewa (1939; 1946-1948); 6FB Bassendean (1954-1960); 6FB Perth (Doubleview, 1965-1969; Rossmoyne, 1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 2375, 1939, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: telephone mechanic (Northam, 1936; Bassendean, 1943); civil servant (Mullewa, 1949); telephone technician (Bassendean, 1954-1963); civil servant (Doubleview, 1968-1972); telephone technician (Rossmoyne, 1977-1980)
  • Brown, Herbert George "Harry" [116] - 1887(Eng)-1966(Qld) - Licences: 4BH Booval (1928-1930); 4HG Booval (1931); 4HG Ipswich (1937-1939, 1946-1956); 4BH Brisbane (Graceville, 1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 455, 1928, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio club member (Ipswich), railways employee - Electoral Rolls: Nil
  • Brown, Harry Percy "Horsepower" [117] - 1878(Eng)-1967(NSW) - senior federal public servant (Director-General, Posts and Telegraphs)
  • Brown, Hector Mervyn [118] - 1906(NSW)-1961(SA) - Licences: 5MB Adelaide (Torrensville, 1927-1928; Southwark, 1931-1933, 1946-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 345, 1927, No. ?? in SA; 2COCP 402 1932; 1COCP 333, 1933) - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (2BH, 1937), PMGD SA (mechanic, retired 1940) - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Broken Hill, 1937), engineer (Thebarton, 1941-1943)
  • Brown, Herbert Rufus [119] - 1894(Vic)-1980(Vic) - Licences: 3NN Receive Yanac (1923); 3NN Yanac (1924-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 271, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: farmer (Yanac, 1919-1977)
  • Brown, James McGladdery [120] - 1882(Qld)-1965(Qld) - Licences: 4BJ Aramac (1929-1933); 4BJ Rockhampton (1937); 4BJ Bundaberg (1947-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 480, 1929, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: porter (Rockhampton, 1905); station master (Finch Hatton, 1913); labourer (Mackay, 1919); motor car proprietor (Baralaba, Mt Morgan, 1925); guard (Aramac, 1928-1937); retired (Maryborough, 1954-1963; Ascot, 1963) - Relationships: father of Victor James Caldwell Brown, the likely actual amateur operator
  • 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)
  • Brown, Victor James Caldwell [121] - 1907(Qld)-1983(Qld) - Licences: Nil yet identified, but likely those in father's name - Qualifications: Nil yet identified, but likely those in father's name - amateur operator? - Electoral Rolls: wardsman (Aramac, 1928); guard (Aramac, 1930); baker (Rockhampton, 1936); radio mechanic (Barcaldine, 1943; Bundaberg, 1949-1963) - Relationships: son of James McGladdery Brown - note electoral roll addresses for Victor James precisely align with 4BJ addresses whereas those for James McGladdery do not
  • Brown, William Francis [122] - 1914(Vic)-19??(???) - Licences: 3BB Warrnambool (1930-1933); 3BB Melbourne (Richmond, 1937); 9BB Wau, New Guinea (1938); 2ANP Sydney (Bundeena, 1947) - Qualifications: AOCP 704, 1930, Vic; 2COCP 92, 1937 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wireless operator (Richmond, 1937) - Comment: many contemporaneous WFBs
  • Browne, Robert John Vincent [123] - 1907(Qld)-1972(Qld) - Licences: 4RB Brisbane (Toowong, 1925-1939; New Farm, 1946-1956; Dorrington, 1960-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 92, 1925, No. 10 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Toowong, 1936-1937); mechanic (Clevedon, 4QN, 1943); technician (New Farm, 1949-1954); teacher (Dorrington, 1958-1968)
  • Brownless, Sidney Frank "Frank" [124] - 1915(Eng)-1995(Vic) - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD); military (WW2, RAF, radar research); clubs & societies (IREE); author ("The Sharing of Television Channels", ABCB, 1973 - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Albert Park, 1954-1980)

BRU[edit | edit source]

  • Bruce, Robert Arthur [125] - 1900(SA)-1971(SA) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (City, 1923+); 5BJ Adelaide (Glenelg, 1927-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 357, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Glenelg, 1939-1943)
  • Bruce, Robert William [126] - 1899(Vic)-1971(Vic) - Licences: 3JW Melbourne (St Kilda, 1926-1928; East Malvern, 1931-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 283, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (St Kilda East, 1926; Malvern East, 1931-1967)
  • Brunsden, Herbert Thomas [127] - 1909(NSW)-1942(NSW) - Licences: 2BX Sydney (Leichhardt, 1930-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 649, 1930, NSW; AOLCP 258, 1935 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Leichhardt, 1930-1937) - Comment: Gone too soon

BRY[edit | edit source]

  • Bryson, Royal William "Roy" [128] - 1886(Vic)-1956(Vic) - Licences: XJJ Melbourne (Richmond, 1913); 3JM Receive Melbourne (Kew, 1922-1923); 3JM Melbourne (Kew, 1924-1933) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 50, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - early wireless experimenter; amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; honorary radio inspector - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Richmond, 1914-1916); electrical fitter (Kew, 1919-1937); electrician (Croydon, 1943-1954)

BU[edit | edit source]

BUC[edit | edit source]

  • Buchanan, Norman Thomas Oswald [129] - 1912(Qld)-1985(Vic) - Licences: 2NB Sydney (Manly, 1928-1939); 2ANB Sydney (Bondi, 1948; Kingsford, 1950); 3AND Melbourne (Ascot Vale, 1954; Rosanna, 1955-1956) - Qualifications: AOCP 466, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Manly, 1934-1935); sound engineer (Manly, 1936); engineer (North Sydney, 1943; Heidelberg, 1954-1963; Rosanna, 1968; Heidelberg, 1972; Rosanna, 1977); retired (Castlemaine, 1980)
  • Buck, Albert Hector [130] - 1905(Vic)-1948(Vic) - 3TM Receive Melbourne (Albert Park, 1923), 3TM Melbourne (Glenhuntly, 1924-1926; Glenferrie, 1927; East Preston, 1931; Hawthorn, 1933-1937), 3TM Terang (1938-1939), 3TM Shepparton (1946-1947), amateur operator (AOCP 138, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, father of 3ZMX & 3AAD Edwin David Buck, don't confuse with Albert Thomas Buck (Qld)
  • Buck, Albert Thomas [131] - 1892(Eng)-1973(Eng) - Licences: 4CW Receive Brisbane (Geebung, 1923); 4CW Brisbane (Geebung, 1924-1927) - Qualifications: AOCP 281, 1926, No. 24 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: home duties (Kedron, 1931-1934); wireless mechanic (Summer Hill, 1933) - don't confuse with 3TM Albert Hector Buck
  • Buck, Edwin David [132] - 1929(Vic)-2010(Vic) - 3ZMX Melbourne (Thornbury, 1965-1969, 3AAD Melbourne (Thornbury, 1975-1980), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Vic), son of 3TM Albert Hector Buck
  • Buckerfield, Sidney Roy "Buck" & "Roy" [133] - 1904(SA)-1965(SA) - 5DA Receive Adelaide (Parkside, 1923), 5DA Adelaide (Parkside, 1924-1927; Evandale, 1928-1931; Knoxville, 1933-1939; St Morris, 1947-1948+), 5DA Crystal Brook (1954-1956), 5DA Adelaide (Brighton Gardens, 1960+), amateur operator (AOCP 32, 1924, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (5DN, 5CK, 5DR, 5AN, 5ABCFM), public servant (PMGD)

BUG[edit | edit source]

  • Bugg, Charles Robert [134] - 1918(Vic)-19??(???) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: BOCP 11, 1936, Vic - - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Geelong, 1942)

BUI[edit | edit source]

  • Builder, Geoffrey [135] - 1906(WA)-1960(NSW) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - physicist; radio engineer; WW2 - Electoral Rolls: observer (Magnetic Observatory, Watheroo, 1931; physicist (Haberfield, 1935; Ashfield, 1937; Burwood, NSW, 1943-1958) - ADB

BUL[edit | edit source]

  • Bull, J. F. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4FH Mackay (-1949-1967+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), associate member I.R.E. Aust.
  • Bullivant, William Norman [136] - 1908(NSW)-1985(NSW) - 2PR Receive Albury (1923-1924), 2WB Albury (1925-1930), 2WB West Wyalong (1931-1934), 2BC Sydney (Bondi, 1946-1950; Bellevue Hill, 1954-1969; Kingsford, 1975-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 167, 1925, No. ?? in NSW; 1COCP 319, 1940), amateur broadcaster, postal clerk (West Wyalong, 1932), telegraphist (Bondi, 1943), supervisor (Waverley, 1954; Bellevue Hill, 1963; Kingsford, 1980))
  • 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)

BUR[edit | edit source]

  • Burbidge, Philip Arthur [137] - 1910(Eng)-1948(NSW) - Licences: 3PB Melbourne (Moonee Ponds, 1928-1931); 2PB Sydney (Bellevue Hill, 1946-1947) - Qualifications: AOCP 456, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: assistant manager (Camberwell, 1934); manager (Bellevue Hill, 1943)
  • Burbury, Eric Alfred - 1894(Tas)-1976(NSW) - early wireless experimenter (Tasmania, unlicensed?), ship wireless operator (1910s), broadcast engineer (AWA, Koo-we-rup; 2FC, chief engineer), brother of Harry Keith Burbury
  • Burbury, Harry Keith "Keith" - 1897(Tas)-1986(NSW) - engineer (PMGD), brother of Eric Alfred Burbury
  • Burgess, Thomas William Watkins [138] - 1861(NSW)-1929(NSW) - Licences: XDA Wagga Wagga (1913-1914) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter - Electoral Rolls: medical practitioner (Wagga Wagga, 1901-1903)
  • Burgoyne, Francis James - 19??(???)-19??(???) - coastal wireless operator (VIY, 1913-?)
  • Buring, Rudolph [139] - 1906(Tas)-1973(Vic) - 7AX Receive Hobart (1922-1924), 7RB Hobart (1925-1933), 3RB Melbourne (Ballarat, 1935-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 102, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, electronics engineer (PMGD)
  • Burrage, John Allan [140] - 1916(Vic)-1942(Ins) - Licences: 3UW Melbourne (Deepdene, 1934-1937), 3UW (Shepparton, 1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1322, 1934, No. ?? in Vic; BOCP 59, 1936; 1COCP 291, 1939 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (3SR), WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Shepparton, 1942) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [141]
  • Burrows, Frederick Harold [142] - 1894(Eng)-1974(WA) - 6BH Perth (Claremont, 1922-1924), 6BH Kalgoorlie (1925-1927), 6BF Perth (Beverley, 1937-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 193, 1925, No. ?? in WA), amateur broadcaster, teacher (Kalgoorlie, 1916; Claremont, 1922; Kalgoorlie, 1925), headmaster (Beverley, 1937; Subiaco, 1943-1958), retired (Subiaco, 1963-1972)
  • Burton, Arthur Reg - 1899(Qld)-1982(Qld) - 4FE Brisbane (South Brisbane, 1935-1936; City, 1937-1939; 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)

BUS[edit | edit source]

  • Busch, Reginald Talbot [143] - 1907(Vic)-2005(Vic) - Licences: 3LS Receive Melbourne (Essendon, 1923); 3LS Melbourne (Moonee Ponds, 1923-1939; North Essendon, 1946-1969; Strathmore, 1975-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 157, 1925, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 286, 1936; 1AOCP 3, 1946 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; research engineer (1942) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Moonee Ponds, 1931-1937); research engineer (Essendon, 1942-1968); research (Strathmore, 1972-1977)
  • Bush, Albert Melville [144] - 1893(Vic)-1964(Vic) - 3YY Bendigo (1924-1927) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 197, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: dental apprentice (Bendigo, 1914-1919); dentist (Bendigo, 1922-1963)
  • Bushby, Thomas Robert William [145] - 1900(Eng)-1978(NSW) - Licences: 2TW Bulli (1927-1928); 2TW Sydney (Gladesville, 1929; Hunters Hill, 1930; Gladesville, 1931-1933; Rose Bay, 1934; Bondi North, 1935-1937; Bellevue Hill, 1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 368, 1927, No. ?? in NSW; AOLCP 32, 1930 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Hunters Hill, 1930; Gladesville, 1933); engineer (Rose Bay, 1934; Bellevue Hill, 1935; Bondi, 1936-1937; Kingsgrove, 1943-1954); radio engineer (Bexley, 1958-1963)

BUT[edit | edit source]

  • Butcher, E. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4EB Brisbane (Lutwyche, -1932+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Butler, Alfred Lloyd "Lloyd" - Licences: 5BR Adelaide (Prospect, 1947); 5BR Murray Bridge (1948-1960); 5BR Adelaide (Panorama, 1965-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP; BOCP; TVOCP - amateur operator, historian (SA amateur, SA broadcast) - Electoral Rolls:
  • Butler, Richard Edmund "Dick" [146] - 1926(Vic)-2012(Vic) - Senior federal public servant (PMGD), Deputy General Secretary ITU 1983-1989, Secretary General ITU 1983-1989 [147]
  • Butters, William Leslie W. [148] - 1885(NSW)-1953(NSW) - Licences: 2WY Bermagui South (1928-1935); 2WY Sydney (Brooklyn, 1936-1938; Cronulla, 1939; Karuah, 1946-1947); 2WY Nambucca Heads (1948-1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 464, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: fisheries inspector (Bermagui South, 1930; Brooklyn, 1936); clerk (Erskineville, 1943); retired (Nambucca Heads, 1949)
  • Butterworth, Cecil [149] - 1910(NSW)-1990(NSW) - Licences: 2CB Wallsend (1929-1930); 2BU Wallsend (1931-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 540, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Wallsend, 1936-1958); manufacturer (Wallsend, 1963-1972); engineer (Rankin Park, 1977-1980)

BUZ[edit | edit source]

  • Buzacott, Albert Hardie "Hardie" - 1914(Qld)-1984(Qld) - 4UZ Toowoomba (1934-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1242, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer
  • Buzacott, Richard Norman [150] - 1909(WA)-1975(Vic) - Licences: 3RB Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1926; Burwood, 1931; Camberwell, 1933); 2TD Sydney (North Sydney, 1935-1936); 3TD Lubeck (1938-1939); 3TD Melbourne (Balwyn, 1946-1960); 3AUB Melbourne (Reservoir, 1969-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 298, 1926, No. ?? in Vic; 1COCP 61, 1930 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Camberwell, 1931); broadcast engineer (North Sydney, 1934-1935); engineer (Camaray, NSW, 1936); broadcast engineer (Lubeck, 1937); wireless operator (Canterbury, 1943); technician (Canterbury, 1949-1954); engineer (Reservoir, 1963-1972)

C[edit | edit source]

CA[edit | edit source]

CAG[edit | edit source]

  • 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), associate I.R.E. Aust

CAL[edit | edit source]

  • Caldecott, Henry William Spencer [151] - 1908(Canada)-1991(NSW) - Licences: 2SM Sydney (Manly, 1926-1927; Chatswood, 1928-1929; Manly, 1930-1931); 2DA Sydney (Manly, 1933-1939; Balgowlah, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 285, 1926, No. ?? in NSW; AOLCP 58, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Balgowlah, 1930-1968); engineer (Balgowlah, 1977-1980)- callsign 2SM withdrawn by PMGD for allocation to 2SM commercial broadcaster
  • Caldwell, Aleck Stewart [152] - 1903(???)-1983(SA) - Receive Adelaide (Unley North, 1923), amateur receive operator (No record of AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in SA), during 1920s licences apparently shared with multiple family members; son of Robert Ballantyne Caldwell, brother of Donald Pavy Caldwell, nephew of William Alexander Caldwell
  • Caldwell, Donald Pavy [153] - 1907(???)-1959(???) - amateur operator (AOCP 29, 1924, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster but never held licence in his name, during 1920s licences apparently shared with multiple family members; son of Robert Ballantyne Caldwell, brother of Aleck Stewart Caldwell, nephew of William Alexander Caldwell
  • Caldwell, Frank David [154] - 1907(NSW)-1975(NSW) - Licences: 2YF Sydney (Bondi, 1930-1936; Concord, 1937; Bondi, 1938-1939; Waverley, 1946-1969); 2YF Katoomba (1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 587, 1930, No. ?? in NSW; 3COCP 404, 1938; BOCP 186, 1938 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: employee Clyde Engineering Works (Burwood, 1930); mechanic (Bondi, 1936-1937; Waverley, 1949-1958; Bronte, 1963-1968)
  • Caldwell, Robert Ballantyne [155] - 1869(???)-1942(SA) - 5BP Adelaide (Unley, 1924-1939), amateur operator (No record of AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster, during 1920s licences apparently shared with multiple family members; father of Aleck Stewart Caldwell & Donald Pavy Caldwell, brother of William Alexander Caldwell
  • Caldwell, Rupert Christian [156] - 1893(Vic)-1989(NSW) - Licences: 2YW Receive Sydney (Leichhardt, 1923-1924); 2JO Sydney (Bondi Junction, 1928; Waverley, 1929-1933; Woollahra, 1934-1937; Bondi, 1938-1939, 1946-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 415, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: traveller (Waverley, 1930-1933; Woollahra, 1934-1936; Bondi Beach, 1937-1968); retired (Waverley, 1972; Bondi Beach, 1977; Malabar, 1980)
  • Caldwell, William Alexander [157] - 1881(SA)-1964(SA) - 5DI Receive Adelaide (Unley, 1923), 5BO Adelaide (Unley, 1923), 5BP Adelaide (Unley, 1923), amateur operator (No record of AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster, during 1920s licences apparently shared with multiple family members; brother of Robert Ballantyne Caldwell, uncle of Aleck Stewart Caldwell & Donald Pavy Caldwell
  • Caletti, Guido "Jim" [158] - 1900(NSW)-1952(NSW) - Licences: 2CL Receive Sydney (Leichhardt, 1922; Newtown, 1922); 2CL Sydney (Newtown, 1923; Redfern, 1924; Annandale, 1924-1926; Punchbowl, 1927-1929; Penrose, 1930); 2AHV Sydney (Hurstville, 1938-1939, 1946-1950) - Qualifications: CPRTelephony 649, 1921 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical mechanic (Punchbowl, 1930); mechanic (Bankstown, 1933); telephone mechanic (Hurstville, 1937-1949)
  • Callaby, Clarence James [159] - 1910(NSW)-1978(NSW) - Licences: 2CJ Sydney (Concord, 1929-1934); 3BI Ballarat (1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 546, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: laboratory assistant (Concord, 1933-1935); chemist (Croydon, 1936-1937); industrial chemist (West Ryde, 1943-1958); company director (St Ives, 1963-1968); director (St Ives, 1972-1977)

CAM[edit | edit source]

  • Cameron, Robert Milton [160] - 1907(Vic)-1985(SA) - Licences: 3OT Receive Melbourne (Malvern, 1923); 3OT Melbourne (Malvern, 1924-1933); 2XV Sydney (Waverton, 1935; Cronulla, 1937-1939); 4CS Brisbane (Doomben, 1947; Archerfield, 1948); 3AC Melbourne (Prahran, 1954-1955; Hawthorn, 1956-1960) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 112, 1925, No. ?? in Vic; 1COCP 87, 1930 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Malvern East, 1931-1934); aeradio operator (Cooktown, 1943); surveyor (Prahran, 1954)
  • Campbell, Dallas Dwyer - 1901(NSW)-1964(NSW) - 2KU? Receive Ulmarra (1922-23), 2CU Ulmarra (1924-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 5, 1924, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Campbell, Douglas Gilmore [161] - 1888(NSW)-1971(NSW) - 2JO Receive Kyogle (1922-1924), 2DG Kyogle (1925-1933), amateur operator (AOCP 70, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Campbell, James - 1845(Sct)-1893(Vic) - proprietor of engineering business in Ballarat, politician in Victoria, Postmaster-General Victoria (Apr 1884 - Feb 1886)
  • Campbell, Robert - 1917(???)-1950(Qld) - 4RC Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP 1180, 1933, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ, treasurer, QSL officer)

CAN[edit | edit source]

  • Cansick, Nathan Victor Charles [162] - 1907(Vic)-1968(NSW) - 3VE Receive Melbourne (St Kilda, 1923-1924), 3AK Melbourne (St Kilda, 1925-1931), amateur operator (AOCP 139, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster

CAR[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  • Carne, Ronald Lewis "Ron" - 19??(???)-1976(Qld) - 4RP Hambledon Mill via Cairns (-1935-), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Carpenter, Archibald John [163] - 1900(WA)-1956(France) - Licences: No known licence - Qualifications: AOCP 376, 1927, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: school teacher (Northam, 1925-1936); instructor (South Perth, 1943); firewood vendor (Whyalla, 1948); teacher (Kalgoorlie, 1954)
  • 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)
  • Carter, Clarence Sydney William[164] - 1902(SA)-1962(SA) - 5CS Receive Adelaide (Kensington, 1923), 5CS Adelaide (Maylands, 1924-1926), amateur operator (AOCP 24, 1924, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster
  • Carter, Harry Raymond [165] - 1911(NSW)-1986(NSW) - Licences: 2HC Quirindi (1926-1939; 1946-1980+); 2BE Portable Quirindi (1933-1934); 2AI Portable Quirindi (1935-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 286, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: grazier (Quirindi, 1933-1980) - Callsign 2BE withdrawn by PMGD for 2BE Bega commercial
  • Carty, Bruce - historian (broadcast, amateur broadcast), author "Australian Radio History"

CAS[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

CAV[edit | edit source]

  • Cavanagh, William Mortimer [166] - 1908(Vic)-1995(NSW) - Receive Warburton (1923-1924), 3WC Melbourne (St Kilda, 1925), 2WC Sydney (Potts Point, 1928), 2WC Goulburn (1930), 3WC Melbourne (St Kilda, 1931; Williamstown, 1937-1939), 2WC Wauchope (1946-1980+), qualifications: (AOCP 214, 1925, No. ?? in Vic; 1COCP 598, 1942), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2, electoral rolls: sales (Goulburn, 1930; St Kilda, 1931-1934), radio dealer (Wauchope, 1949-1980),
  • Cave, Norman - 19??(Eng?)-19??(???) - 7BC Launceston (1925-1926), amateur operator (AOCP 129, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, foundation member Tasmanian Gliding Club (instructor), returned to England 1931, likely Wing Commander RAF in WW2, possibly lost in SE Asia 1942, operator of Wills & Co Receive licence 1924

CAW[edit | edit source]

  • Cawthron, Edward Joseph - 1908(NSW)-1964(SA) - Licences: 2JC Sydney (Concord, 1926-1933; Neutral Bay, 1931; Concord, 1933; Five Dock, 1933); 2VA Sydney (CBD, 1931); 2EJ Sydney (CBD, 1931); 5JC Adelaide (Kent Town, 1937-1939); 5JE Adelaide (Somerton, 1947-1948; North Glenelg, 1954; Somerton Park, 1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 308, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Haberfield, 1943)

CE[edit | edit source]

  • Cecil, Clyde [167] - 1898(Vic)-1963(WA) - 6AB Kalgoorlie (1923-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 154, 1925, No. ?? in WA), amateur broadcaster, lecturer (Kalgoorlie, 1925; Maylands, 1936), school principal (1958, Triggs Island), WW2

CH[edit | edit source]

CHA[edit | edit source]

CHAD[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

CHAF[edit | edit source]

  • Chaffer, Edward Martin "Martin" [168] - 1905(Vic)-1981(Vic) - Licences: 3XF Melbourne (Moonee Ponds, 1923-1927); 6XF Perth (Mt Lawley, 1930-1931); 3XF Melbourne (Moonee Ponds, 1933); 2AEK Sydney (Potts Point, 1938); 3MH Hamilton (1947); 3MH Ballarat (1948); 3MH Swan Hill (1954); 3MH Melbourne (Preston, 1955-1956; Moonee Ponds, 1965-1969; Doncaster, 1975-1980) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 354, 1927, No. ?? in Vic; 3COCP 304, 1937; 2COCP 113, 1937; 1COCP 151, 1937 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIA Vic Essendon, treasurer, 1924), placed 2nd for best complete station Melbourne Wireless Exhibition 1924; placed second for best complete station at Melbourne Wireless Exhibition 1925; placed 10th in 3LO amateur broadcasting competition 1926; broadcast engineer (3HA, 3BA, 3SH), Dept Civil Aviation 1930s, military (WW2, 1942+) - Electoral Rolls: manager (Moonee Ponds, 1928-1936); radio engineer (Hamilton, 1942; Ballarat, 1949; Swan Hill, 1954; Preston, 1963); radio technician (Moonee Ponds, 1967-1968); retired (Doncaster, 1977-1980) - Relationships: father of 3AII Ken Chaffer

CHAL[edit | edit source]

  • Challen, Peter Robert - 1848(Eng)-1905(Vic) - early telephone, telephony & wireless experimenter, employment (Vic Posts & Telegraphs, Electrical Office & Postmaster), radio clubs (Telegraph Electrical Society, Victoria), associate of Henry Walter Jenvey, William Philip Bechervaise & George Smibert
  • Challender, Gerard "Gerry" - 1910(Eng)-1950(NSW) - 2ZS Kempsey, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, high profile participation 1950 Kempsey floods, military (WW2)
  • Challenger, George Reginald - 1902(NSW)-1936(NSW) - 2GC Sydney (Auburn, 1924-1925), amateur operator (no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, electrical engineer

CHAN[edit | edit source]

  • Chandler, John Beals - 1887(Eng)-1962(Qld) - principal (4BC), proprietor (J. B. Chandler & Co., 1913-1962), Lord Mayor Brisbane (1940-1952) - don't confuse D. W. Chandler early wireless experimenter - ADB

CHAP[edit | edit source]

  • Chapman, Austin [169] - 1864(NSW)-1926(NSW) - occupations (apprentice saddler, hotelier), politician (Postmaster-General, 1905-1907), oversight of Commonwealth Wireless Telegraphy conference Melbourne 1907 - Links: Wikipedia; ADB
  • Chapman, Bruce Amundsen [170] - 1912(WA)-1969(NSW) - Licences: 2BA Sydney (Chatswood, 1930-1939; Balgowlah, 1946-1958; St Ives, 1960-1969 - Qualifications: AOCP 696, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: shipping clerk (Chatswood, 1935-1937); clerk (Balgowlah, 1949-1958; St Ives, 1963-1968)
  • Chapman, Harrison "Harry" [171] - 1909(Vic)-1990(Vic) - Licences: 3JX Receive Melbourne (Ivanhoe, 1922); 3GU Melbourne (Ivanhoe, 1929-1939, 1946-1965; Flinders, 1965-1975); 3AGU Portable Melbourne (Ivanhoe, 1948-1956; Flinders, 1965-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 513, 1929, No. ?? in Vic; 1AOCP 32, 1946 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: student (Ivanhoe, 1931-1936); chemist (Geelong, 1937); RAAF (Ballarat, 1942; Ivanhoe, 1949-1954); chemical engineer (Ivanhoe, 1963); minister of religion (Flinders, 1968); clergyman (Flinders, 1972-1977)
  • Chapman, Owen George [172] - 1904(NSW)-1961(NSW) - Licences: 2OC Wyong (1930-1939, 1946-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 669, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: shop assistant (Wyong, 1930-1958)
  • 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

CHAR[edit | edit source]

  • Charlesworth, Reginald Denison - 1900(Eng)-1980(NSW) - 2CI Sydney (Haberfield, 1922-1925), amateur operator (no record of AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, migrated to Fiji mid 1920s, returned to Australia
  • Charteris, Michael - 4QS Ipswich & Maryborough - amateur operator, historian (amateur)

CHAT[edit | edit source]

  • 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 (100+) of QSL collection survives

CHE[edit | edit source]

  • Chennell, Victor "Vic" [173] - 1907(SA)-1996(SA) - Licences: 5JH Adelaide (Norwood, 1927-1933; Cowandilla, 1937-1939; North Adelaide, 1946-1956; Ascot Park, 1960-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 346, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: labourer? (Goodwood Park, 1939)
  • Chessell, John or John Carl [174]? [175]? - 1914(NSW)-1959(NSW) - Licences: 2LV Sydney (Dulwich Hill, 1929-1934); 2YU Sydney (Dulwich Hill, 1935-1936; Ashfield, 1937-1939); 2ER Sydney (Dulwich Hill, 1948-1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 517, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: baker (Croydon, 1936; Bowral, 1937-1954) - seems to be two contemporaneous John Chessel's

CHI[edit | edit source]

  • Chilton, Frederick Oliver [176] - 1905(NSW)-2007(NSW) - Receive Sydney (Wahroonga, 1923-1924), amateur receive operator (no record AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), military (Brigadier), awards (Knighted), brother of 2RC Robert Ralph Chilton
  • 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 Ralph [177] - 1907(NSW)-1985(Qld) - 2RC Sydney (Wahroonga, 1925-1926), 2RC Gloucester (1927), 2RC Sydney (Wahroonga, 1928-1939, 1946-1947; Roseville East, 1948) - amateur operator (AOCP 152, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, chemist assistant (1933, Wahroonga), chemist (1954-1963, Stanthorpe; 1972, Sherwood Qld), brother of Frederick Oliver Chilton
  • 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, 1933-1934; Fortitude Valley 1937-1939; Cannon Hill, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 913, 1932, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, councillor, QSL officer), part of the "U" gang, military (WW2)

CL[edit | edit source]

CLA[edit | edit source]

  • Claffey, Keighran James [178] - 1903(Vic)-19??(???) - Licences: 2AK Deniliquin (1928-1939); 2AK Picton (1946); 2AK Deniliquin (1947-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 459, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Yarrandale, 1949; Deniliquin, 1954; Yarrandale, 1958-1963); retired (Deniliquin, 1977-1980)
  • Clark, Francis Thomas [179] - 1903(WA)-1998(Vic) - Licences: 3FC Rainbow (1928); 3FC Melbourne (St Kilda, 1931; Hawthorn, 1933; Elwood, 1937; St Kilda, 1938); 3FC Mildura (1946-1947); 3FC Ouyen (1948-1960); 3FC Geelong (Leopold, 1969; Clifton Springs, 1975-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 426, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: postal official (Rainbow, 1925); postal clerk (Rainbow, 1928); clerk (St Kilda, 1931-1937); senior postal clerk (Red Cliffs, 1942); postmaster (Ouyen, 1949-1954); retired (Clifton Springs, 1972-1980)
  • Clark, Frank P. R. [180] - 1900(NSW)-1928(NSW) - Receive Sydney (Manly, 1923-1924), 2YF Sydney (Manly, 1925), amateur operator (AOCP 122, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, gone too soon
  • Clarke, Warren Ross [181] - 1909(NSW)-1988(NSW) - Licences: 2ZZ Sydney (Mosman,1930-1933; Asquith, 1933-1939; Mosman, 1948-1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 650, 1930, NSW; 2COCP 6, 1934; 1COCP 14, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wireless operator (Asquith, 1933-1934; Mosman, 1936); radio officer (Mosman, 1943); flight radio officer (Mosman, 1949-1954); clerk (Glenbrook, 1963); travel consultant (Glenbrook, 1972); clerk (Merrylands, 1972); planner (North Rocks, 1977-1980)
  • Clay, Richard George [182] - 1903(Vic)-1972(Vic) - Licences: 3RC Melbourne (Northcote, 1929; Alphington, 1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 536, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: storeman (Northcote, 1925-1927); welder (Northcote, 1928); electric welder (Alphington, 1931); welder (Richmond, 1936-1937; Alphington, 1942; Northcote, 1949); contractor (Traralgon, 1954-1972)
  • Rawson nee Clayton, Maisie Ian Jesson [183] - 1915(NSW)-1996(NSW) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: cc; BOCP 488, 1943 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio worker (Artarmon, 1937); engineer (Kirribilli, 1949); radio engineer (Lane Cove, 1954-1963); engineer (Lane Cove, 1968-1972); home duties (Lane Cove, 1977-1980) - Lady:
  • Clayton, Maurice Charles [184] - 1912(SA)-1936(SA) - Licences: 5RK Adelaide (Edwardstown, 1930-1931); 5ZC Adelaide (Edwardstown, 1933-1936) - Qualifications: AOCP 596, 1930, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil yet identified - Comment: Passed too soon (24yo)
  • Clayton, Walter George Gladstone "Wally" [185] - 1918(Qld)-1998(Qld) - Licences: 4WG Innisfail (1937-1939); 4WG Brisbane (Windsor, 1946-1969); 4WG Townsville (1975-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 1868, 1937, Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; military (WW2, AIF Signals); state public servant (Qld Railways, supervising tech. comms.) - Relationships: uncle of Maise Ian Jesson Rawson nee Clayton (Radio Engineer) - Electoral Rolls: manager (Windsor, 1954-1968); technician (Townsville, 1972-1980)

CLI[edit | edit source]

  • Cliff, Harry - 1908(Vic)-1988(Vic) - Licences: 3HC Melbourne (Essendon, 1928-1948; Heidelberg, 1954-1975); 3HC Point Lonsdale (1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 400, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: implement maker (Moonee Ponds, 1906); engineer (Moonee Ponds, 1922-1928); clerk (Moonee Ponds, 1931-1937); company secretary (North Melbourne, 1943); director (Ivanhoe, 1954-1968; Heidelberg, 1972); retired (Point Lonsdale, 1977-1980) (pre 1928 is another Harry Cliff)
  • Clinch, Frederick Gladstone [186] - 1898(WA)-1972(WA) - Licences: 6JR Greenough (1928-1933); 6FG Miling (1960); 6FG Perth (Doubleview, 1965-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 468, 1928, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: farmer (Greenough, 1922-1943); garage proprietor (Miling, 1958); retired (Doubleview, 1963-1972) - Relationships: Father of 6CL Ian Harold Wilson Clinch
  • Clinch, Ian Harold Wilson [187] - 1926(WA)-19??(WA) - Licences: 6CL Miling (1960-1965); 6CL Dandaragan (1969); 6CL Rossmoyne (1975-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 3596, 1957 - amateur operator, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Leederville, 1949); manager (Miling, 1958-1963); radio technician (Dongara, 1968); technician (Rossmoyne, 1972-1980) - Relationships: son of 6JR-6FG Frederick Gladstone Clinch

CLO[edit | edit source]

  • Clough, James Edward - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 483, 1929, No. ?? in ?? - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil yet identified - several contemporaneous JECs

CO[edit | edit source]

COF[edit | edit source]

  • Coffey, Henry Freeman - 1885(Irl)-1934(NSW) - 4KY Brisbane (Doomben, 1925-1926; Hamilton, 1927), 2ZY Sydney (Willoughby, 1929; Maroubra, 1930-1934) - amateur operator (CPRT 52, 1915; no record of AOCP; AOCP Brisbane 1926 per Shawsmith; 1COCP 12, 1930), amateur broadcaster, ship wireless operator (Marconi: White Star, Booth Steamship, Iquitos Steamship, Union Castle), coastal operator (CRS, RANRS, PMGD, AWA), federal public servant

COL[edit | edit source]

  • Coleston, Stanley Russell [188] - 1913(Vic)-2012(Qld) - Licences: 3XK Melbourne (Middle Park, 1930-1931; Gardenvale, 1933; Glenhuntly, 1937-1939, 1946-1955); 9XK Port Moresby (1956-1960); 3AXK Melbourne (Mt Waverley, 1965-1969); 4XA Brisbane (Geebung, 1975-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 688, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Glenhuntly, 1936-1942; Caulfield East, 1949-1954); public servant (Mt Waverley, 1963-1972); retired (Geebung, 1977-1980)
  • Collard, Cyril John Felton [189] - 1896(NSW)-1969(NSW) - Licences: 2CF Maitland West (1927-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 362, 1927, No. ?? in NSW; 2COCP 540, 1941; BOCP 541, 1943 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: grocer (Lorn, 1930-1963); retired (North Maitland, 1968)
  • Collis, George Andrew - 1869(Tas)-1926(Tas) - Receive Hobart, radio clubs (Tasmanian Radio Club, foundation member, 1922+), electrician (Zinc Co., Hobart, 1921)
  • Colthrup, James Frederick [190] - 1908(Vic)-1942(Qld) - Licences: 3PL Melbourne (Clifton Hill, 1934-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1368, 1934, No. ?? in Vic; 1COCP 374, 1940 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (RAAF, Flying Officer, Wireless & Gunnery School) - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Clifton Hill, 1931); engineer (Clifton Hill, 1937); airman (Clifton Hill, 1942) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [191]
  • 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

CON[edit | edit source]

  • Condon, Austin Sylvester [192] - 1924(SA)-2011(SA) - Licences: 5WO Laura (1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 3012, 1949, SA - amateur operator - Electoral Rolls: Nil [193]
  • Congdon, Bert "Bertie" [194] - 1891(Vic)-1961(WA) - 6BA Receive Perth (Subiaco, 1923-1924), 6BC Perth (Subiaco, 1927-1939, 1946-1960), amateur operator (AOCP 382, 1927, No. ?? in WA), amateur broadcaster, WW1, civil servant (Subiaco, 1925-1958)
  • Connelly, Dermot Anthony [195] - 1903(Vic)-1965(Vic) - Licences: 3BU Receive Melbourne (St Kilda, 1922); 3BU Melbourne (St Kilda, 1923-1925); 3ADK Melbourne (St Kilda, 1948; Ivanhoe, 1954-1965) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: manager (Caulfield, 1927-1936); Air Force officer (St Kilda, 1937); nil (Frankston, 1949); photographer (Ivanhoe, 1954-1963)
  • Connor, Laurance Kingsley [196] - 1907(NSW)-1950(NSW) - 2LK Sydney (Belmore, 1925-1926), 2ALC Sydney (Lakemba, 1948; Cammeray, 1950), amateur operator (AOCP 68, 1925, No. ?? in NSW; CPRT 881, 1925; 2COCP 199, 1930; 1COCP 220, 1939), amateur broadcaster
  • Conrad, Raymond Ernest [197] - 1905(Tas)-1977(Tas) - Licences: 2TR Sydney (Bexley, 1930-1937; Rockdale, 1938-1939); 7TR Hobart (Derwent Park, 1947; Moonah, 1948-1956; Berriedale, 1960-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 651, 1930, No. ?? in Tas; BOCP 308, 1940 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: battery fitter (Bexley, 1930); storeman (Bexley, 1931-1934); clerk (Bexley, 1935-1936; Rockdale, 1937); purchasing officer (Cameray, 1943); radio manufacturer (Moonah, 1949-1954); engineer (Hospital, Rosetta, 1963)

COO[edit | edit source]

  • Cook, Ernest Byron "Ernie" [198] - 1902(Vic)-1981(Vic) - Licences: 3CK Tresco (1926-1927); 3CK Kerang (1931); 3EC Swan Hill (1938-1939); 3EC Melbourne (Coburg, 1946-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 295, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: foreman (Swan Hill, 1937-1942)
  • Cook, Victor Roy Percival "Roy" [199] - 1899(SA)-1980(SA) - Licences: XVN Adelaide (1913-1914); S099 Adelaide (1920s); 5AC Adelaide (Prospect, 1923-1927; Rose Park, 1928-1931; Kilkenny, 1933-1939, 1946-1948; Woodville, 1954-1975; Somerton Park, 1980) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 94, 1925, No. ?? in SA - early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: analyst (Kilkenny, 1939-1943)
  • Cooke, Clive J. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4CC Brisbane (Chermside, -1952+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld)
  • Cooke, Frank Basil "Basil" [200] - 1892(SA)-1967(NSW) - XADW Sydney (1913), 2LI Sydney (1922-1924), 2XQ Receive Sydney (1923), 2DJ Sydney (Northbridge, 1924-1931; Mosman, 1933-1939), early wireless experimenter, amateur operator (pre AOCP; AOCP 39, 1924, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIA NSW, vice-president 1923)
  • Cooke, Frederick William [201] - 1906(Eng)-1981(Vic) - Licences: 3FW Melbourne (Footscray, 1926-1927) - Qualifications: AOCP 311, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: meter tester (Footscray, 1926-1949)
  • Cooling, Ernest Richard - 1885(Qld)-1936(Qld) - 4BN Toowoomba (1924-1927) - amateur operator (AOCP 11, 1924, No. 3 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, honorary radio inspector (Toowoomba, 1924), (Halcyon P. 4)
  • Cooper, Alfred Edwin Charles [202] - 1904(NSW)-1997(NSW) - 2AL Receive Sydney (Ashfield, 1922), 2AL Sydney (Ashfield, 1923-1926), 2UO Sydney (Northbridge, 1947-1950), 2AUO Sydney (Yacht Asgard, 1948-1960), amateur operator (AOCP 180, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, director (Northbridge, 1943-1954; Clareville, 1968-1977)
  • Cooper, Eric - 1925(Tas)-19??(???) - Licences: 7ZEC Evandale (1965-1975) - Qualifications: AOLCP 870, 1960, Tas - amateur operator - Electoral Rolls: moulder (Evandale, 1949); radio technician (Evandale, 1954)
  • Cooper, Ernest Edward [203] - 1905(Tas)-1951(Tas) - Licences: 7MK Launceston (Youngtown, 1926-1927); 7MC Launceston (City, 1947-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 261, 1926, No. ?? in Tas; AOLCP 151, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Hobart, 1928); radio engineer (Ulverstone, 1936; Launceston East, 1943; Launceston West, 1949) - may be related to 7ZEC Evandale (1965-1975) Eric Cooper
  • Cooper, Harold More or Harold Moore [204] - 1886(SA)-1970(SA) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (Glenelg, 1923-1925); 5HG Adelaide (Glenelg, 1926-1939, 1946-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 257, 1926, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: telegraphist (Glenelg, 1939-1943) - submarine cable telegraphist, archaeologist, historian ADB
  • Cooper, James Herbert [205] - 1914(NSW)-1992(NSW) - Licences: 2ZG Sydney (Wollstonecraft, 1930-1939 - Qualifications: AOCP 701, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Crows Nest, 1936-1943); broker (Mosman, 1949); stock and sharebroker (Wahroonga, 1949-1968); sharebroker (Wahroonga, 1972); broker (St Ives, 1977-1980)

COR[edit | edit source]

  • Core, Herb - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4HC Brisbane (coorparoo, -1948+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, formerly Sydney

COT[edit | edit source]

  • Cotton, Arthur Alfred [206] - 1897(SA)-1973(SA) - Licences: XVS Adelaide (Glanville, 1913); 5HY Adelaide (Kilkenny, 1926-1928; Colonel Light Gardens, 1931; Kilburn, 1946-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 270, 1926, No. ?? in SA - early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Semaphore, 1939); clerk (Findon, 1943)
  • Cotton, Leith Simpson [207] - 1905(SA)-2001(SA) - Licences: 5LG Adelaide (Burnside, 1932-1933); 5LG Iron Knob (1937-1939); 5LG Adelaide (Clarence Gardens, 1946-1948; Parkholme, 1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 1023, 1932, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: boilermaker (Iron Knob, 1939-1941)
  • Cottrell, Joseph William Morgan [208] - 1897(NSW)-1950(Vic) - Licences: 2ZF Receive Sydney (Randwick, 1923); 2ZN Sydney (Randwick, 1923-1925; Coogee, 1926-1930; Maroubra Junction, 1931; Dundas, 1933-1939, 1946-1947, Carlingford, 1948-1950); 2ADX Sydney (Dundas/Portable, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 367, 1927, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Coogee, 1930); broadcaster (Dundas, 1933-1934); radio operator (Dundas, 1936-1943); technician (Carlingford, 1949)

COU[edit | edit source]

  • 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, Andrew "Andy" [209] - 1893(Qld)-1958(Qld) - XQM Mareeba (1914) & 4BW Mareeba (1925-1939, 1946-1956) - early wireless experimenter (1914 & likely earlier unlicensed), amateur operator (AOCP 71, 1925, No. 5 in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Court, Thomas Palmer Jnr - 1895(Vic)-1976(NSW) - XNY Melbourne (Malvern, 1913-1914), 3BO Melbourne (Malvern, 1922), 3TC Melbourne (Malvern, 1926-1927), early wireless experimenter (CPRT 211, 1916), amateur operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIA Vic, secretary, 1919-1920+), employment (radio salesman, 1928; STC, chief design engineer, 1954), IRE Aust (president, 1950-1951), father also named Thomas Palmer Court (1861, Vic - 1944, NSW)
  • Coutts, E. S. - 18??-1971 - 4BZ Dalby (1922) - amateur receive (pre AOCP)

COW[edit | edit source]

  • Cowan, Christian Nesbit [210] - 1907(NSW)-1994(NSW) - Licences: 2PZ Aberdare (1930-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 613, 1930, No. ?? in NSW; BOCP 486, 1942 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: railway employee (Aberdare, 1930-1963; Cessnock, 1968-1980)

COX[edit | edit source]

  • Cox, Erle Harold "Harold" [211] - 1903(Tas)-1989(ACT) - Licences: 3BD Receive Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1922); 3BD Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1922-1927; St Kilda, 1931-1933); 2EP Canberra (Forrest, 1934-1935); 2GU Canberra (Red Hill, 1946-1955); 1GU Canberra (Red Hill, 1956-1965; Mawson, 1969-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 245, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, journalist, president Press Gallery, Parliament House 1953, awarded O.B.E. for contribution to journalism in Australia 1953 - Electoral Rolls: journalist (Caulfield, 1931; Gardiner, 1936; Forrest, 1937; Red Hill, 1943-1968; Mawson, 1972-1980)
  • Cox, Harold [212] - 1892(Eng)-19??(???) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 17, 1914; 1COCP 35, 1930 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls:
  • Coxon, Robert Wooton [213] - 1905(WA)-19??(???) - 6RW Northam (1924-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 30, 1924, No. ?? in WA), amateur broadcaster, mining engineer, NT Gov (Director of Mines, 1947), no apparent relation with 6AG Wally Coxon
  • Coxon, Walter Ernest Stanley "Wally" [214] - 1891(NSW)-1968(WA) - XYK Perth (Maylands, 1913), 6AG Perth (North Perth, 1924; Inglewood, 1925-1931; Mt Lawley, 1933-1939; Bayswater, 1946-1947; Darlington, 1948-1960; Claremont, 1965), early wireless experimenter, amateur operator (pre AOCP; AOCP 124, 1925, No. ?? in WA), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (6WF)

CR[edit | edit source]

CRA[edit | edit source]

  • Craig, Walter Archibald [215] - 1907(NSW)-1956(NSW) - licences: 2XI Receive Sydney (Croydon, 1923), 2XI Sydney (Croydon, 1924-1939), qualifications: AOCP 220, 1925, No. ?? in NSW, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, electoral rolls: clerk (Croydon, 1930-1954)
  • Cramond, Warne Hutton [216] - 1898(NSW)-1951(NSW) - Licences: 2KJ Sydney (Lane Cove, 1928-1939, 1946-1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 397, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Lane Cove, 1930-1949)
  • Cran, Morris Rae [217] - 1901(Qld)-1959(NSW) - Licences: 4KX Brisbane (West End, 1930-1939); 2MR Sydney (Rockdale, 1946-1947; Randwick, 1954-1955) - Qualifications: AOCP 570, 1930, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio clubs (WIAQ) - Electoral Rolls: clerk (West End, 1925-1937); accountant (Bondi, 1943); company secretary (Ranswick, 1954; Coogee, 1958)
  • Cranch, Layman William Victor "Lay" - 1910(Qld)-1993(???) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio engineer, journalist (editor, Australian Radio and Electronics, 1951), business (manager, Kingsley)
  • Craw, Russell Bruce Cameron "Bruce" [218] - 1901(Tas)-1934(Vic) - Licences: 7BC Burnie (1930-1933); 3BC Melbourne (1933-1934) - Qualifications: AOCP 671, 1930, No. ?? in Tas) - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Burnie, 1922; North Melbourne, 1924; Burnie, 1928); sales (Middle Park, Vic, 1935) - Comment: passed too soon
  • Crawford, John Murray - 19??(???)-19??(???) - senior federal public servant (chief engineer PMGD, involved establishment of first ABC stations), don't confuse with William Tamillas Stephen Crawford
  • Crawford, William Tamillas Stephen "Bill, W.T.S.C." - 1880(???)-1962(NSW) - state public servant (P&TD, Tas), senior federal public servant (PMGD, radio inspector), don't confuse with John Murray Crawford

CRE[edit | edit source]

  • 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

CRI[edit | edit source]

  • Cribb, Dunmore Foote [219] - 1899(Qld)-1946(Qld) - 4DC Brisbane (Indooroopilly, 1925-1927) - amateur operator (AOCP 134, 1925, No. 15 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, teacher (1928)
  • Crichton, Stanley Robert [220] - 1893(NZ)-1967(NSW) - Licences: 2KH East Maitland (1929-1935); 9OU Port Moresby (1947-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 542, 1929, No. ?? in NSW; AOLCP 100, 1933 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: telephone mechanic (East Maitland, 1930-1935); wireless operator (Maclean, 1936); Radio 2NR (Lawrence, 1937); wireless operator (Ashfield, 1949); PMG technician (Ashfield, 1954-1963)
  • Crisp, Henry Charles "Harry" [221] - 1909(NSW)-1996(???) - Licences: 2LX Sydney (Undercliffe, 1930; Hurstville, 1931-1933; Cronulla, 1934-1939, 1946); 2LX Ettalong (1947-1955); 2LX Woy Woy (1956-1961); 2LX Urunga (1965); 2LX Sydney (Cronulla, 1969; Gorokan, 1975-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 614, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: "Henry Charles" carrier (Undercliffe, 1930; Hurstville, 1931-1933); radio dealer (Cronulla, 1934-1937); "Harry Charles" examiner (Bondi, 1943); "Henery Charles" no occupation (Ettalong, 1949); "Henry Charles" radio dealer (Ettalong, 1954-1963); "Harry Charles" motel proprietor (Urunga, 1968); manager (Sans Souci, 1972); retired (Cronulla, 1972); "Henery Charles" retired (Gorokan, 1977-1980)

CRO[edit | edit source]

  • Crocker, Edward Baker [222] - 1867(Wales)-1955(NSW) - 2BB Receive Sydney (Marrickville, 1922), 2BB Sydney (Marrickville, 1922-1930), amateur operator (AOCP 95, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Crooks, James Alexander Leonard "Len" [223] - 1890(Tas)-1973(Tas) - Receive Launceston (1923-1925), 7BQ Launceston (1925-1969+) - amateur operator (AOCP 61, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, honorary radio inspector (PMG) - father of 3AAC John Peter Crooks
  • Crooks, John Peter [224] - 1921(Tas)-2013(Vic) - 3AAC Colac (1960), 3AAC Bulleen (1965-1969) - amateur operator (AOCP 2107, 1938, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster - son of 7BQ James Alexander Leonard "Len" Crooks
  • Crouch, Ernest Casimir "Ern" - 1908(???)-1989(NSW) - 2QJ Receive Sydney (Mosman, 1923), 2EC Sydney (Mosman, 1924-1939), 2EC Orange (1946-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 16, 1924, No. 6 in NSW), amateur broadcaster, engineer, mosman radio laboratories 1927 (proprietor?)

CU[edit | edit source]

CUL[edit | edit source]

  • Culliver, Francis Norman Seth "Norman" [225] - 1891(Vic)-1962(Vic) - Licences: 3DP Receive Melbourne (East Melbourne, 1922); 3DP Melbourne (East Melbourne, 1923-1925); 3UG Melbourne (Rye, 1948-1956); 3UG Queenscliff (1960) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: fisherman (Rye, 1931-1954)

CUM[edit | edit source]

  • Cumming, William Humberstone [226] - 1903(Vic)-1956(Vic) - Licences: 3BK Melbourne (Armadale, 1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Notting Hill, 1931); engineer (Cheltenham, 1931); contractor (Malvern, 1936-1949); engineer (Malvern, 1954)
  • Cummings, Bruce - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4?? Mareeba, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 1928, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster

CUN[edit | edit source]

  • Cunliffe, James August [227] - 1904(Vic)-1984(Vic) - Licences: 3ZO Melbourne (Croxton, 1930-1931; Preston, 1933-1939, 1946-1947); 3AZO Melbourne (North Fitzroy, 1954; East Preston, 1955-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 597, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: cabinet maker (Preston, 1927); electrician (Preston East, 1931-1942); cabinet maker (Preston East, 1949); carpenter (Preston East, 1963-1980)
  • Cunningham, Robert Hugh [228] - 1909(Vic)-1989(Vic) - Licences: 3ML Melbourne (Malvern, 1928-1937; Hawthorn, 1938-1939; Frankston, 1946-1947; Malvern, 1948-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 463, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: chemist (Malvern, 1931; Gardiner, 1936-1937); RAAF (Frankston, 1949); manager (Malvern, 1949-1954); director (Malvern, 1963-1980) - R. H. Cunningham, electronics retailer?

CUR[edit | edit source]

  • Cureton, John Poyner [229] - 1905(NSW)-1958(NSW) - Licences: 2AY Receive Sydney (Burwood, 1922-1923); 2AY Sydney (Burwood, 1932-1930); 2AU Sydney (Burwood, 1930-1933; Gordon, 1933-1934; Burwood, 1935-1939, 1946-1950+); 2AU Little Hartley (1954-1958) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 168, 1925, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Withdrawal: 2AY callsign withdrawn by PMGD in 1930 and reallocated to new commercial 2AY Albury - Electoral Rolls: secretary (Burwood, 1930; Parkes, 1936); engineer (Burwood, 1943); grazier (Little Hartley, 1958)
  • Curle, George Clarence [230] - 1914(NSW)-1941(Egypt) - licences: 2AJB Sydney (Chullora, 1937-1939) - qualifications: AOCP 1813, 1937, No. ?? in NSW; BOCP 310, 1940 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (2BL), WW2 - electoral rolls: Nil - "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • Curnow, Geoffrey Ross - 19??(???)-19??(???) - historian (wireless & broadcasting), "The history of the development of wireless telegraphy and broadcasting in Australia to 1942, with especial reference to the Australian Broadcasting Commission : a political and administrative study"
  • Currie, Francis Benjamin John [231] - 1903(SA)-1974(SA) - Licences: None yet found - Qualifications: AOCP 395, 1928, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator? - Electoral Rolls: checker (Albert Park, Vic, 1936); storeman (Semaphore, 1939; Queensbury, 1941)
  • 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

CUS[edit | edit source]

  • Cusack, Sidney or Sydney Claude - 1885(Eng)-19??(???) - commercial operator (1COCP 5, 1914, No. 5 in Aus and Vic, Commonwealth system) - coastal station operator?
  • Cushen, Arthur Thomas - 1920(NZ)-1997(NZ) - prominent MW and SW broadcast listener 1930s to 1990s, DX Clubs (New Zealand DX Radio Association, New Zealand Radio DX League, All-Wave All-World DX Club, DX Australia)
  • Cusiter, Robert William Macgregor "Mac" [232] - 1908(NSW)-1970(???) - 2RW Sydney (Lewisham, 1925-1926; Turramurra, 1927-1929; Pymble, 1930; Lewisham, 1931-1939, 1946-1955; Hornsby, 1956-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 203, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, engineer (Pymble, 1930; Lewisham, 1930-1949; Hornsby, 1958-1968), AWA, PMGD, WW2 (worked on defence electronics)

CUT[edit | edit source]

  • Cuthbert, Henry - 1829(Irl)-1907(Vic) - Postmaster-General Victoria (Jul 1877-Jul 1878; Mar 1880-Aug 1880)
  • Cutts, Gregory Maxwell "Maxwell" - 1903(NSW)-1986(NSW) - 2GM Sydney (Croydon, 1923-1927), amateur operator (pre-AOCP, AOCP 17, 1924, No. 7 in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio business proprietor (2ML, Mosman Radio Service)

D[edit | edit source]

DA[edit | edit source]

DAH[edit | edit source]

  • Dahl, Oscar Sydney "Syd" - 1904(NZ)-1982(Qld) - 4KA Ayr (1933-1935), 7KA Hobart (1947), 4KA Ayr (1948), 9KA Lae (1969), 4VT Innisfail (1975) - amateur operator (AOCP 1151, 1933, No. ? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, surveyor

DAL[edit | edit source]

  • Dalton, Robert Martin [233] - 1897(Vic)-1949(Vic) - XLB Melbourne (Auburn, 1913), 3UI Mildura (1923-1925), 3UI Melbourne (Balaclava, 1925-1926; Caulfield, 1927; Camberwell, 1931-1933), 3UN Melbourne (Camberwell, 1948), early wireless experimenter, amateur operator (AOCP 158, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, WW1, fruitgrower (1920s, Mildura), sales (1936, Camberwell)

DAN[edit | edit source]

  • Dane, John Edward [234] - 1868(Eng)-1928(Vic) - Licences: Receive (Valve) Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1923); 3JD Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1924-1927) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: commercial traveller (Hawthorn, 1908-1909); merchant (Auburn, 1912-1927)
  • 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
  • Daniel, Louis Septimus - 1834(Eng)-1909(Vic) - experimented with etheric force in mid 1870s, radio clubs (Telegraph Electrical Society of Victoria, member), employment (Vic Post & Telegraphs, concluding acting Secretary, 1897), linguist

DAR[edit | edit source]

  • Darley, Ernest John [235] - 1898(WA)-1968(WA) - 6CJ Perth (South Perth, 1923-1930), qualifications (CPRTelephony 243, 1916; no record of AOCP; 2COCP 835, 1944), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, motor importer (South Perth, 1925-1936), importer (Rockingham, 1943), technician (South Perth, 1954-1963)

DAV[edit | edit source]

  • Davey, John Alfred [236] - 1913(SA)-1992(Qld) - 2YE Sydney (Glebe Point, 1935-1938; Ashfield, 1939; Homebush, 1946-1975), amateur operator (1COCP 19, 1934; 3COCP 1029, 1952), amateur broadcaster, radio engineer
  • Davey, John Anderton [237] - 1909(Vic)-1973(Vic) - Receive Melbourne (Brighton, 1923), 3AD Melbourne (Brighton, 1925-1926; Elsternwick, 1927), amateur operator (AOCP 66, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, manufacturer's agent
  • Davies, Henry Tempest [238] - 1900(WA)-19??(???) - Licences: 6HD Perth (Highgate Hill, 1929-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 563, 1929, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Balkatta, 1921); police officer (Mundijong, 1943); sergeant (Victoria Park, 1949-1958; Lathlain Park, 1963-1977; Victoria Park, 1980)
  • Davis, Henry Hargan or Hargon [239] - 1908(NSW)-1992(SA) - Licences: Receive (Crystal) Sydney (Strathfield, 1923-1924); 2HH Sydney (Strathfield, 1926-1934) - Qualifications: AOCP 289, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: student (Strathfield, 1930-1936); engineer (Strathfield, 1943) - Professor Henry Hargan Davis, BSc, BE (Syd), PhD (Camb), 1946-1973 (Emeritus Professor 1974) [240]
  • Davis, Ross Raleigh "Jack" [241] - 1907(Vic)-1986(NSW) - Licences: 2DS Sydney (Vaucluse, 1920-1929; Double Bay, 1930-1933; Rose Bay, 1933-1938; Bellevue Hill, 1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 249, 1926, No. ?? in NSW; CPRTelephony 934, 1926 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, accompanied 2CM on the SS Tahiti, education (Sydney Technical College, Electrical Engineering Degree), employment (AWA, engineer, 1925-1973) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Double Bay, 1930; Rose Bay, 1933-1937; Bellevue Hill, 1943-1958; Rose Bay, 1958-1980)

DAW[edit | edit source]

  • Dawson, Alfred - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 559, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: stovemaker (Hurlstone Park, 1930); storeman (Marrickville, 1931) - Not yet fully identified

DE[edit | edit source]

DEC[edit | edit source]

  • de Crespigny, Philip Champion [242] - 1879(Vic)-1918(Palestine) - Licences: XPU Melbourne (Brighton, 1913-1914) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter - Electoral Rolls: Nil yet identified - Relationships: half brother of 3FM Royalieu Dana Champion de Crespigny - Sacrifice: "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • de Crespigny, Royalieu Dana Champion [243] - 1905(Vic)-1985(Vic) - Licences: 3FM Melbourne (Brighton, 1922-1926) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: grazier (Elmhurst, 1936-1949); farmer (Cobden, 1954; South Ecklin, 1963-1980) - Relationships: half brother of XPU Philip Champion de Crespigny
  • de Cure, John Edward Gerard [244] - 1899(SA)-1989(SA) - Licences: 3WL Melbourne (Coburg, 1929-1933); 5KO Adelaide (Glenelg, 1938-1939, 1946-1956); 2KO Sydney (Artarmon, 1957-1958); 5KO Adelaide (Fulham, 1960-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 535, 1929, No. ?? in Vic; 1COCP 22, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: farmer (Cobden, 1954) - public servant (North Carlton, 1921-1924; Coburg, 1927-1934; Artarmon, NSW, 1958)

DEA[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

DEE[edit | edit source]

  • Deegan, Stanley Edward - 1893(Tas)-1944(Tas) - 7AK Hobart (St Virgil's College, 1923-1925), amateur operator (pre-AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, public servant (State & Federal, PMGD)
  • Deer, Percival William [245] - 1901(SA)-1981(SA) - Licences: 5DR Adelaide (Seacliff, 1928-1933; Brighton, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 451, 1928, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: machinist (Brighton, 1939-1943)

DEL[edit | edit source]

  • Delbridge, Reginald Joseph Robert [246] - 1888(Eng)-1964(Qld) - Licences: 4RJ Childers (1927); 4RJ Brisbane (Paddington, 1931-1933; Booval, 1937-1939); 4RJ Stanthorpe (1946-1948); 4RJ Brisbane (Northgate, 1954-1955; Toowong, 1956); 4RJ Burleigh Heads (1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 383, 1927, No. 42 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), minister of religion - Electoral Rolls: clergyman (Ingham, 1917-1919); minister (Kingaroy, 1925); clergyman (Ashgrove, 1943); minister (Stanthorpe, 1949); minister of religion (New Farm, 1954); Methodist Minister (Toowong, 1958); retired (Burleigh Heads, 1963)
  • Dellit, Samuel Stephen - Licences: VK4ZSS Brisbane, VK3 Melbourne, VK1DXA Canberra - Qualifications: AOLCP Q0078, 1971 - amateur operator, broadcast DXer, broadcast planning engineer, federal public servant, radio historian (aeradio, amateur, broadcast, coastal)

DEM[edit | edit source]

  • Dempsey, Walter McInnes "Wally" [247] - 1910(Vic)-2010(Vic) - Licences: 3WD Melbourne (Cheltenham, 1929-1931); 7WD Cambridge (1948); 3AZD Melbourne (Pascoe Vale, 1954); 3WD Melbourne (Pascoe Vale, 1955-1969; Oak Park, 1975); 3WD Marong (1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 515, 1929, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 41, 1931; 1COCP 217, 1931 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: postal employee (Cheltenham, 1931; Mordialloc, 1936-1937); radio operator (Mentone, 1942); aeradio operator (Cambridge, Tas, 1949); public servant (Pascoe Vale, 1954-1968; Oak Park, 1972); retired (Marong, 1977-1980)

DEN[edit | edit source]

DER[edit | edit source]

DEX[edit | edit source]

  • Dexter, John Henry [249] - 1906(Eng)-1983(Vic) - Licences: 3DR Melbourne (Northcote, 1926-1927); 3VR Melbourne (Sandringham, 1938-1939; Black Rock, 1946-1956; Parkdale, 1960-1965; Mt Eliza, 1969-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 241, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Northcote, 1927); engineer (Preston, 1931; Sandringham, 1942-1954); radio mechanic (Mordialloc, 1963); retired (Mt Eliza, 1968-1980)

DI[edit | edit source]

  • Dillon, Arthur Ernest "Ernie" "Ern" [250] - 1902(Qld)-1960(Qld) - Licences: 4CH Receive Brisbane (New Farm, 1922); 4CH Brisbane (New Farm, 1923-1925) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; WW2 - Electoral Rolls: electrician (New Farm, 1925); engineer (New Farm, 1929); electrical engineer (Atherton, 1931-1932); electrician (Greenslopes, 1943-1954; Mt Gravatt, 1958)
  • Dircks, Alexander Alfred - 19??(???)-19??(???) - senior federal public servant (PMGD, Electrical Engineer)
  • Dixon, Arthur Gurnhill [251] - 1896(Tas)-1966(Vic) - Licences: XZA Wynyard (1913-1914); 3JG Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1933); 3AD Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1937-1939, 1947-1948); 3AVE Melbourne (Nunawading, 1965) - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 462, 1919; 2COCP 160, 1930; 1COCP 271, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: carpenter (Wynyard, 1919); wireless mechanic (Hawthorn, 1934); technician (Auburn, 1936-1937); inspector (Surrey Hills, 1943-1963) - Probate: retired marine inspector (Melbourne, 1966)
  • Dixon, Arthur Lionel [252] - 1897(Eng)-1968(NSW) - Licences: 236 Sydney (Burwood, 1920); 2BS Receive Sydney (Burwood, 1922-1923); 2AD Sydney (Canterbury, 1929; Strathfield, 1930); 4AD Brisbane (Norman Park, 1931-1939) - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 202, 1916; 2COCP 288, 1930; 1COCP 170, 1931 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Concord, NSW, 1930; Norman Park, Qld, 1931-1943); RANVR (Kyeemagh, 1943); engineer (Waverton, 1949; Eastwood, 1954; Lidcombe North, 1958); managing director (Blakehurst, 1963-1968)
  • Dixon, Charles Frederick Musgrave [253] - 1894(NSW)-1986(NSW) - Licences: 2II Receive Cootamundra (1922-1923) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur receiver, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: operator (Cootamundra, 1930-1937); telegraphist (Goulburn, 1943; Annandale, 1949-1954; Camperdown, 1958-1980)
  • Dixon, John Malcolm [254] - 1922(Vic)-2008(Vic) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD); education (Scots College, 1935-1939); military (WW2, AIF, 1942-1945) - Links: Obit
  • Dixon, Reginald Hilton [255] - 1915(NSW)-1978(NSW) - Licences: 2QD Albury (1933-1937); 2QD Armidale (1938-1939); 2QD Albury (1946-1980) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 1216, 1933, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: telephone mechanic (Albury, 1972-1977)

DO[edit | edit source]

  • Dodds, John William Matthew [256] - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 2KK Kurri Kurri (1930-1939); 2AZD Newcastle (New Lambton, 1955-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 644, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: miner (Kuri Kurri, 1930-1949; New Lambton, 1954-1980)
  • 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)
  • Dohrmann, George Stanley Glenville [257] - 1902(Vic)-1985(Vic) - Licences: 3AM Receive Melbourne (Canterbury, 1922); 3AM Melbourne (Canterbury, 1922-1925) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Canterbury, Vic, 1924-1926); warehouseman (Burwood, Vic, 1931; Canterbury, 1937-1943); agriculturalist (Mt Dandenong, 1949-1954; Mooroolbark, 1968-1980)
  • Donne, Charles Walter [258] - 1897(Vic)-1976(Vic) - Licences: XLO Melbourne (St Kilda, 1913-1914); 2YD Sydney (Neutral Bay, 1923-1925); 3YD Melbourne (St Kilda, 1924-1927) - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 271, 1916; 2COCP 87, 1930 - early wireless experimenter; amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; WW1 (UK Merchant Seaman) - Electoral Rolls: radio telegraphist (St Kilda, 1919-1924); technician (St Kilda, 1925-1931); dealer (Armadale, 1934-1937); investor (Mornington, 1943); grazier (Dromana, 1949-1954); nil (Mornington, 1963-1972) - Migration: South Africa (1955-1962)
  • Doubikin, William Thomas Henry - 1890(Vic)-1927(Tas) - Licences: Hobart Receive 1920s, early wireless experimenter (pre-AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Tas), radio clubs (WIA Hobart, Councillor, 1924), passed too soon
  • Doudney, Herbert William [259] - 1873(Eng)-1963(Vic) - Licences: 3EM Receive Melbourne (Balaclava, 1922); 3EM Melbourne (Balaclava, 1923-1927) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 63, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; minister of religion (Holy Trinity Church) - Electoral Rolls: vicar (St Kilda, 1924-1942); nil (Caulfield, 1949-1954; Elsternwick, 1963)
  • Douglas, Gavin Cunningham - 1???(???)-19??(???) - 3YK Melbourne (Bayswater, 1931-1939, 1947-1950+; Blackburn, 1954; Canterbury, 1955-1960+; Surrey Hills, 1965-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 743, 1931, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster
  • Douglas, Gordon Adye [260] - 1878(Tas)-1957(Tas) - 7BC Receive Gormanston (1923), 7GD Gormanston (1924-1927+), amateur operator (AOCP 34, 1924, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, mining engineer
  • Downing, William Evan [261] - 1874(Vic)-1948(Vic) - Licences: 3LQ Receive Warrnambool (1923); 3LQ Warrnambool (1923-1924) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: brassfounder (Warrnambool, 1912-1937)
  • Doyle, Herbert Laurence [262] - 1894(Vic)-1945(Vic) - Licences: 3HD Melbourne (Malvern, 1930-1931); 3CR Melbourne (Malvern, 1933; Kooyong, 1937; Frankston, 1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 697, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: independent means (St Arnaud, 1924); grazier (Malvern East, 1925-1927); clerk (Malvern East, 1931-1937); home duties (Malvern, 1943)

DR[edit | edit source]

  • Drake, James George - 1850(Eng)-1941(Qld) - military (Qld Defence Force, 1880s & 1890s), state politician (Qld MLA, 1880s & 1890s), politician (Postmaster-General 1901-1903)

DU[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Duff, William Vere Hobart [263] - 1893(Vic)-1970(Vic) - Licences: 3DB Receive Melbourne (Malvern East, 1922); 3DB Melbourne (Malvern East, 1923-1924) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Malvern East, 1914); engineer (Malvern East, 1919-1924; Glenferrie, 1931-1937; Toorak, 1943-1954; Harkaway, 1958-1968)
  • Duggan, Harry George [264] - 1905(Vic)-1994(Vic) - Licences: 3XI Warrnambool (1930-1965); 3AXI Warrnambool (1965-1969); 3XI Garvoc (1965-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 592, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Warrnambool, 1931-1954); engineer (Warrnambool, 1963-1968)
  • Dukes, Gordon William [265] - 1909(NSW)-2001(NSW) - Licences: 2WD Sydney (Forest Lodge, 1930-1939; Strathfield, 1946-1950; Homebush, 1954-1956; Cremorne, 1957-1958; Lane Cove, 1960-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 571, 1930, No. ?? in NSW; AOLCP 139, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Glebe, 1933-1937); radio engineer (Homebush, 1943-1949); engineer (Cremorne, 1954-1958); technician (Lane Cove, 1963-1980)
  • Dunleavy, Joseph Francis - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 3JD Melbourne (St Kilda, 1929-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 508, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (St Kilda, 1924); electrical fitter (Melbourne, 1926; South Yarra, 1931); fitter (St Kilda, 1934)
  • Dunstan, Walter John [266] - 1904(Vic)-1927(Vic) - Licences: 3JR Receive Ballarat (1922); 3JR Ballarat (1923-1927) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 106, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Comment: gone too soon - Relationships: brother of William Dunstan, Victoria Cross - Electoral Rolls: student (Ballarat East, 1927)

E[edit | edit source]

EA[edit | edit source]

  • Earle, Frank Edwin - 1900(SA)-1967(SA) - 5BD Adelaide (St Peters, 1923-1928), amateur operator (CPRT 823, 1924; no record of AOCP), amateur broadcaster
  • Easton, Frederick William Spencer [267] - 1914(NSW)-1944(PNG) - licences: 2BQ Sydney (Bondi, 1931-1935; Bellevue Hill, 1936-1939) - qualifications: AOCP 846, 1931, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, WW2 - electoral rolls: projectionist (Rose Bay, 1936-1943) - "Greater love hath no man than this"

ED[edit | edit source]

  • Edgar, Douglas Waldene [268] - 1895(WA)-1966(WA) - Licences: 6DW New Norcia (1927-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 314, 1927, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: farmer (Gingin, 1922; New Norcia, 1925-1954); retired (Nedlands, 1958-1963)
  • Edgar, John Matheson [269] - 1881(Vic)-1960(Vic) - Licences: Receive Geelong (1923); 3YW Geelong (1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: teacher (Training College, Carlton, 1903); state school teacher (Ballarat, 1909); teacher (Ballarat, 1913-1914; Geelong, 1917-1924; Essendon, 1925-1954)
  • 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)

EG[edit | edit source]

  • Eggleton, Eric Percy [270] - 1903(Qld)-1979(Qld) - 4DA Toowoomba (1925-1931) - amateur operator (AOCP 81, 1925, No. 9 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (QATB)

EL[edit | edit source]

  • Ellery, Robert Lewis John - 1827(Eng)-1908(Vic) - early telephone experimenter, Vic Government Astronomer
  • Elliott, Thomas Murray Browse "Tom" [271] - 1899(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4CM Brisbane (City, 1925-1939; 1946-1969) - amateur operator (AOCP 72, 1925, No. 6 in Qld), amateur broadcaster, television experimenter
  • Ellis, Clive Austin [272] - 1912(Vic)-1972(Vic) - Licences: 3LZ Melbourne (Williamstown, 1930-1931; Caulfield, 1933-1939; Newport, 1946-1956; Moorabbin, 1960-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 598, 1930, No. ?? in Victoria - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Caulfield, 1937; Newport, 1943-1954); valuer (Moorabbin, 1958-1972)
  • Ellis, John Osborne [273] - 1910(Eng)-1999(SA) - Licences: Nil identified - Qualifications: AOCP 522, 1929, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Kimba, 1939-1943)
  • Elworthy, Colin Gregory "Col" - broadcast operations engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)

EM[edit | edit source]

  • Embling, Stewart Austin [274] - 1907(Vic)-1998(Vic) - Licences: Receive (Valve) Melbourne (Toorak, 1923-1925); 3DC Melbourne (Toorak, 1926-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 236, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Toorak, 1931-1943); assurance officer (Toorak, 1949-1980)

EV[edit | edit source]

  • Evans, Percy [275] - 1894(Eng)-1976(Vic) - Licences: 2OW Sydney (Kensington, 1928-1929; Randwick, 1930-1931); 3OZ Melbourne (Glen Iris, 1947-1948; Boronia, 1948; North Ringwood, 1954-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 458, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: sales manager (Kensington, 1930); salesman (Randwick, 1930-1931); sales manager (Camberwell, 1933-1937; Glen Iris, 1949); manager (Ringwood, 1954-1972)
  • Evans, R. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 2SP Sydney (Clovelly, 1923-1927) - Qualifications: AOCP 265, 1926, No. ?? in NSW -amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls:
  • Evans, Thomas Evan [276] - 1904(NZ)-1942(At Sea) - 3EV Melbourne (East St Kilda, 1925-1927), 9EV Rabaul (1933+), amateur operator (AOCP 160, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, medical assistant, technical assistant, Civilian POW captured at Rabaul, died on board the "Montevideo Maru" when it was torpedoed and sunk en route from Rabaul to Hainan, where Thomas was destined for forced labour.
  • Evans, Trevor Elliott [277] - 1903(Vic)-1979(Vic) - 3KD Receive Melbourne (East Brunswick, 1922-1924), 3RK Melbourne (East Brunswick, 1925-1933; Pascoe Vale, 1937-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 159, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, electrician (East Brunswick, 1931), contractor (Pascoe Vale, 1972)
  • Evans, Trevor Frederick [278] - 1902(NSW)-1978(NSW) - 2NS Blayney (1925-1929), 2NS Bathurst (1930-1939, 1946-1975+), amateur operator (AOCP 113, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (BOCP 19, 1936) (2BS)
  • Every, George Edward - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 7GE Hobart (1931), 3GE Queenscliff (1937-1939), 3GE Balcombe (1947-1948), 3GE Carrum (1954-1956), 3GE Bonbeach (1960-1969+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, military instructor

EW[edit | edit source]

  • Ewing, Thomas Thomson - 1856(NSW)-1920(NSW) - state politician (NSW MLA), federal politician (MHR, acting Postmaster-General)

EX[edit | edit source]

  • Exton, George Walter - 1882(NSW)-1970(NSW) - 2CZ Lismore (1922-1930), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, broadcast proprietor and engineer (2XN Lismore)

F[edit | edit source]

FA[edit | edit source]

  • Faber, William John Thomas "Bill" - 19??(???)-1976(Qld) - 4WF Ayr (-1938+), Brisbane (Kedron, -1948-1949+) , amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadc
  • Fagan, William Reginald Joseph "Reg" - 19??(???)-1944(NSW) - 2RJ Mandurama, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio station (director, 2SM)
  • Fairhall, Allen [279] – 1909(NSW)-2006(NSW) – Licences: 2KB Newcastle (Hamilton, 1928–1929; New Lambton, 1930–1931; Cooks Hill, 1933–1934; City, 1935; Cooks Hill, 1937; City, 1938–1939; Hamilton, 1946–1961; City, 1965-1980+); 2AKL Paterson (1948–1958) – Qualifications: AOCP 391, 1928, No. ?? in NSW; AOLCP 23, 1930 – amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, proprietor 2KO Newcastle, WW2 – Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (New Lambton, 1931–1932); manager (Newcastle, 1933–1949); primary producer (Trevallyn, 1954); M.H.R. (Newcastle, 1958); member of parliament (Newcastle, 1963–1968); manager (Newcastle, 1972–1980) - Allen Fairhall
  • Falconer, Charles Illman [280] – 1885(Vic)-1962(NSW) – Receive (Valve) Melbourne (Canterbury, 1923–1924), 3CF Melbourne (East Malvern, 1925–1926; Canterbury, 1927; Surrey Hills, 1931–1939, 1946–1954), 2AUF Terrigal (1955–1961), amateur operator (AOCP 204, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, engineer (Clifton Hill, 1909), mechanic (Fitzroy, 1914), engineer (Canterbury, 1915–1949), retired (Terrigal, 1958–1963)
  • Fanning nee Harriss, Dorothy Winnifred – see Harriss, Dorothy Winnifred (Fanning)
  • Fanshawe, Arthur Dalrymple [281] – 1847(Eng)-1936(Eng) – Admiral of UK Fleet, Commander-in-Chief Australia Station – Links: Wikipedia
  • Faul, Albert Harold [282] – 1907(NSW)-1979(NSW) – Licences: Receive Melbourne (St Kilda, 1923–1924); 3AH Melbourne (St Kilda, 1926–1927) – Qualifications: AOCP 288, 1926, No. ?? in Vic – amateur operator, amateur broadcaster – Electoral Rolls: student (St Kilda, 1931–1934); lecturer (Camberwell, 1936); engineer (Bellevue Hill, 1936–1937; Camberwell, 1943); company director (Killara, 1949–1977)
  • Faulks, Richard Wollas "Wol" [283] - 1902(NSW)-1978(NSW) - Licences: 2WF Sydney (Ashfield, 1929-1931; Hurlstone Park, 1933; Canterbury, 1934-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 557, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (South Ashfield, 1930; Canterbury, 1933-1977)

FE[edit | edit source]

  • Feenaghty, Leo Michael John [284] - 1900(Qld)-1997(Qld) - Licences: 4LJ Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1926-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 291, 1926, No. 28 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio club administrator, state public servant - Electoral Rolls: public servant (Wooloowin, 1925-1931); assistant secretary (Ashgrove, 1936-1958); public servant (Highgate Hill, 1963); retired (Isle of Capri, 1972-1980)
  • Feldman, John Frederick Jnr [285] - 1905(Vic)-1987(Vic) - 3QH Receive Geelong (South Geelong, 1923-1924), 3QH Geelong (South Geelong, 1925-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 140, 1925, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, bricklayer
  • 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
  • Felton, William Robert [286] - 1897(NSW)-1956(NSW) - Licences: 2RF Sydney (Petersham, 1927-1929; Belmore, 1930-1939, 1946-1956); 2RT Sydney (Kogarah, 1937) - Qualifications: AOCP 366, 1927, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Belmore, 1930-1934); engineer (Belmore, 1936-1937); soldier (Belmore, 1943); radio technician (Belmore, 1949-1954)
  • Ferguson, Cyril E. - 1893(NZ)-19??(???) - commercial operator (1COCP 2, 1914, No. 2 in Aus) - coastal station operator?

FI[edit | edit source]

  • Fiedler, Leslie Victor [287] - 1906(SA)-1969(WA) - Licences: 5SL Adelaide (Woodville, 1927-1933), 5SL Moonta (1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 353, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio expert (Henley, 1939-1943); theatre manager (Belmont, 1949); film exhibitor (Mt Lawley, 1958); company director (Mt Lawley, 1963-1968)
  • Field, Ralph William [288] - 1915(Vic)-2007(Vic) - Licences: 3RF Melbourne (Caulfield, 1930-1939; Ormond, 1946-1948); 3LJ Melbourne (Ormond, 1954-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 599, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: compositor (Caulfield, 1937); machinist (Bentleigh, 1942-1977)
  • 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
  • Filmer, Le Roy Drowley [289] - 1902(NSW)-1976(NSW) - 2FT Newcastle (Toronto, 1925-1930; Hamilton South, 1931), amateur operator (AOCP 148, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, metallurgist
  • 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 - 1886(Eng)-1965(NSW), 2EF Sydney (Lindfield, 1933-1939), early wireless experimenter, amateur radio operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP 1055, 1932, No. ?? in NSW), broadcast and radiocommunications business proprietor (AWA), operated prior to 1933 under various AWA callsigns, 2MC in 1928 was licensed to his residence at Vaucluse - ADB
  • Fitchett, John Campbell [290] - 1900(Vic)-1939(Vic) - Licences: XJDM Melbourne (Balwyn, 1913-1914); 3BL Melbourne (Balwyn, 1922-1925; Brighton, 1926-1939) - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 609, 1921 - early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: journalist (Brighton, 1928-1937)
  • Fitzgerald, Pat - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4PF Rockhampton (-1958+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld)
  • Fittell, Stephen Luther "Steve" [291] - 1910(Qld)-1999(Qld) - Licences: 4JO Gympie (1929-1939); 4YF Gympie (??) - Qualifications: AOCP 487, 1929, No. ?? in Qld; 2COCP 280, 1930 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; member radio club (WIAQ, Gympie ARC); commercial broadcaster (4GY) - Electoral Rolls: radio specialist (Gympie, 1937); radio dealer (Gympie, 1943-1980)
  • Fitzalan, Herbert Albini Lawrence "Hal" - 19??(???)-1951(Qld) - 4HF Brisbane?, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, Halcyon (not mentioned)
  • Fitzgerald, Eric Francis [292] - 1907(Qld)-1978(NSW) - Licences: 2EA Sydney (Bellevue Hill, 1928-1929; Burwood, 1930-1931; Pagewood, 1931; Abbotsford, 1931; Bellevue Hill, 1933-1937; Waverley, 1938-1939); 2AAO Sydney (Chatswood, 1950-1961) - Qualifications: AOCP 467, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Woolahra, 1930-1931); salesman (Coogee, 1937); clerk (Chatswood, 1943-1977)

FL[edit | edit source]

  • Flaherty, Gordon Thomas Holm - 19??-1967 - 4CB Brisbane (South Brisbane) 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP), federal public servant (PMGD)

FO[edit | edit source]

FOL[edit | edit source]

  • Foley, Henry James Bartholomew [293] - 1886(NSW)-1954(NSW) - Licences: Sydney (Randwick, 1911) - Qualifications: pre AOCP - early wireless experimenter - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Randwick, 1913); merchant (Drummoyne, 1930-1954)
  • Folie, Max Ulrich Francis [294] - 1909(Vic)-1968(Vic) - Licences: 3WZ Melbourne (Hawthorn East, 1930-1933); 3GZ Mildura (1946-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 682, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: motor mechanic (Auburn, 1931); radio engineer (Mildura, 1934-1968)

FON[edit | edit source]

  • Fontaine, Louis Alfred - 1894(Vic)-1972(Vic) - commercial operator (1COCP 3, 1914, No. 3 in Aus and Vic) - coastal station operator (VIG, 1915)

FOR[edit | edit source]

  • Forecast, Arthur Mark Llewllyn [295] - 1901(Vic)-1986(Vic) - Licences: 3AM Melbourne (Malvern, 1926-1931; St Kilda, 1933; Caulfield, 1937-1939, 1946-1948; The Basin, 1954-1975; Ferntree Gully, 1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 279, 1926, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 141, 1934; BOCP 156, 1938; 1COCP 245, 1939 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: biograph operator (Malvern, 1925-1928); projectionist (St Kilda, 1931-1934); biograph operator (Caulfield East, 1937-1942; Glenhuntley, 1949); projectionist (The Basin, 1963-1972); retired (Ferntree Gully, 1977; Knoxfield, 1980)
  • Forrest, John - 1847(WA)-1918(???) - state politician, senior federal politician (Postmaster-General 1901, 17 days)
  • Forsythe, Leonard Edgar [296] - 1894(NSW)-1981(NSW) - 2BF Sydney (Northbridge, 1922-1929; Drummoyne, 1930-1933; Snapper Island, 1934-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 40, 1924, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Fortescue, Charles [297] - 1893(Qld)-1971(Qld) - Licences: 4GE Toowoomba (1922-1924); 4CF Toowoomba (1925-1939) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; military (CMF, Colonel); WW2; jeweller - Electoral Rolls: jeweller (Toowoomba, 1913-1958); nil (Toowoomba, 1963-1968)

FOS[edit | edit source]

  • Foster, Ernest John "Ernie" - 1914(Qld)-1967(Qld) - 4BY Brisbane, amateur operator (no record of AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), broadcast engineer (4MB, 4BU), military (WW2, RAAF)

FOU[edit | edit source]

  • Fourro, Reginald Victor "Reg" [298] - 1906(NSW)-1978(ACT) - Licences: 2VF Corowa (1930-1936) - Qualifications: AOCP 703, 1930, NSW; AOLCP 165, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Narrandera, 1930); telephone mechanic (Corowa, 1931-1935); wireless mechanic (Corowa, 1936); mechanic (Brighton-le-Sands, 1937); foreman mechanic (2CY Canberra, 1943-1954); supervising technician (2BA Bega, 1958-1963); technician (Merimbula, 1968-1972)

FOW[edit | edit source]

  • Fowles, Gordon Malcolm [299] - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 3GF Melbourne (Elwood, 1929-1931); 3AMF Melbourne (Wheeler's Hill, 1948-1960; Avonsleigh, 1965-1969); 3AMF Cowes (1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 490, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: panel beater (Albert Park, 1943; Hamilton, 1949); farmer (Avonsleigh, 1968); retired (Cowes, 1972)

FR[edit | edit source]

FRA[edit | edit source]

  • Frank, Kendall Thomas [300] - 1904(WA)-1951(Qld) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: CPRT 921, 1926; 2COCP 289, 1930; 1COCP 64, 1935 - ship wireless operator (AWA), coastal wireless operator, amateur operator?, broadcast engineer (4PM) - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Lakemba, 1943) - ADB
  • 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)
  • Fraser, James Douglas [301] - 1900(NSW)-1956(NSW) - Licences: 2JF Quirindi (1930-1935) - Qualifications: AOCP 637, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Quirindi, 1930-1943); engineer (Picton, 1949-1954)
  • Fraser, H. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 2JC Tamworth (1924-1925), amateur operator (no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Frazer, Charles Edward "Charlie" - 1880(Vic)-1913(Vic) - politician (Postmaster-General, 1911-1913)

FRE[edit | edit source]

  • Freeman, Arthur Charles [302] - 19??(???)-1971(NSW) - Licences: 2AS Sydney (Burwood, 1929-1939; Ashfield, 1946-1958; Cheltenham, 1960-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 544, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: packer (Newtown, 1930-1931; East Sydney, 1933-1935); engineer (Burwood, 1936-1937; Ashfield, 1943-1958; Cheltenham, 1963-1968) - individual not fully identified
  • Freeman, L. - 18??-19?? - XQB Rockhampton (1913) - amateur operator
  • Freestone, Leslie Roy [303] - 1896(Vic)-1982(Vic) - Licences: 3LF Ballarat (1924) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: motor mechanic (Ballarat, 1916-1920); commercial traveller (Ballarat, 1921-1936); traveller (Brighton, 1937-1954); nil (Geelong, 1977-1980)
  • Fretten, O'Della Paul "Paul" [304] - 1894(Eng)-1977(Vic) - Licences: 2RU Sydney (Concord, 1928-1930) - Qualifications: AOCP 460, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Concord, 1930; Strathfield, 1933); foreman (Lane Cove, 1936-1937); public servant (St Kilda, 1943); cafe proprietor (Melbourne, 1949); sales manager (St Kilda, 1963); instructor (Brighton, 1967-1968); retired (Malvern East, 1972; Fitzroy North, 1977)
  • Frew, Geoffrey Samuel Vernon [305] - 1909(Vic)-1984(Vic) - Licences: 3PM Melbourne (Glen Iris, 1928-1933; Brighton, 1937-1939, 1946-1956); 3PL Melbourne (Brighton, 1960); 3JK Melbourne (Brighton, 1969); 3PM Melbourne (1975-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 402, 1928, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 66, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Camberwell, 1933); manager (Brighton, 1936-1937); engineer (Footscray, 1943; Brighton, 1949-1980)

FRI[edit | edit source]

  • Friar, Archibald Owen [306] - 1905(NSW)-1963(NSW) - Licences: 2AO Ulmarra (1929-1931); 2AO Grafton, 1933-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 504, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: chainman (Ulmarra, 1930-1937); garage proprietor (South Grafton, 1943-1963)

FRO[edit | edit source]

  • Frogley, Gerard James [307] - 1902(Eng)-1977(Eng) - Licences: 3GF Melbourne (Richmond, 1926-1927) - Qualifications: AOCP 240, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: motor engineer (East Melbourne, 1924); battery mechanic (Richmond, 1925-1931)

FRY[edit | edit source]

  • Fry, Reginald Hall [308] - 1891(NSW)-1976(NSW) - 2KC Sydney (Croydon, 1922-1929; Killara, 1930-1933), 2KC Parkes (1934), 2KC Goulburn (1935-1936), 2KC Wollongong (1937-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 86, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Fryer, Keith Norman [309] - 1906(Vic)-19??(???) - Licences: 2KF Sydney (Suspension Bridge, 1927-1928) - Qualifications: AOCP 332, 1927, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Neutral Bay, 1930-1931; Northbridge, 1934; North Sydney, 1936; Mosman, 1943-1949)

FU[edit | edit source]

  • Fulcher, J. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, (Halcyon, P. 4)

FY[edit | edit source]

  • Fysh, Philip Oakley [310] - 1835(Eng)-1919(Tas) - state politician (MLC Tas, 1860s through 1890s; MHA Tas 1870s), senior federal politician (MHR 1900s & 1910s; Postmaster-General 1903-1904) - grandfather of 7PF - Philip Oakley Fysh
  • Fysh, Philip Oakley "Phil" [311] - 1897(Tas)-1966(Tas) - 7PF Launceston (1925-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 128, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (Launceston Radio Experimenters' Club, WIA Launceston), grandson of Philip Oakley Fysh one-time federal Postmaster-General 1903-1904

G[edit | edit source]

GA[edit | edit source]

  • Gadsden, Stanley Wilkinson [312] - 1887(Vic)-1957(Vic) - Licences: 3SW Melbourne (Kew, 1924-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 26, 1924, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio clubs (WIA Vic, Chief of Council, 1926); placed 2nd in 3LO amateur broadcasting competition 1926 - Electoral Rolls: printer (Kew, 1908-1915); manufacturer (Kew, 1917-1954)
  • Gamble, William Ray "Ray" - 1928(NSW)-2011(NSW) - broadcast engineer (BOCP 961, 1948), station manager, radio network principal Radio Info
  • Gamon, George Arthur - 1900(Vic)-1977(???) - 3GG Melbourne (South Yarra, 1925-1926; Middle Park, 1927), amateur operator (AOCP 89, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster
  • Garing, William Henry [313] - 1910(Vic)-2004(NSW) - Licences: Nil identified - Qualifications: AOCP 431, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator? - Electoral Rolls: cadet (Point Cook, 1931-1934); airman (Point Cook, 1937); RAAF officer (Townsville, 1943; Point Cook, Vic, 1958; Williamtown, NSW, 1958); executive director (Turramurra, 1968); director (Turramurra, 1980)
  • Garner, Alan Raymond - broadcast operations engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC) - Electoral Rolls: PMG technician! (Frankston, 1963-1980)
  • Garnett, Brian - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4AHN Currimundi, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld),
  • Garrett, Horace Benjamin Walter [314] - 1906(Vic)-1979(Vic) - Licences: 3JI Melbourne (Box Hill, 1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil identified as yet - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: sales (Box Hill, 1928-1934); radio mechanic (Box Hill, 1936); salesman (Box Hill, 1943-1977)
  • Garth, Reginald [315] - 1903(Eng)-1959(Tas) - Licences: 2VZ Sydney (Coogee, 1930; Clovelly, 1931-1933; Bankstown, 1934-1936); 4VZ Mackay (1937-1939); 3SF Melbourne (Preston, 1948; Seaford, 1954); 7RG Trevallyn, 1955-1956) - Qualifications: AOCP 584, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Clovelly, NSW, 1930-1933); mechanic (Bankstown, NSW, 1934-1936); electrician (Slade Point, Qld, 1937-1943; Beaconsfield, Tas, 1958)
  • Gay, Augustus Holman [316] - 1902(Vic)-1984(Vic) - Licences: 3SM Warragul (1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Warragul, 1927-1934); engineer (South Yarra, 1936-1954); electrical engineer (Kew, 1963-1980)

GE[edit | edit source]

  • Geddes, Frank Albert - 1901(NSW)-1922(NSW) - 2GC Sydney (Waverley, 1922, receive only), amateur operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), radio clubs (Waverley Radio Club), due to age licence held in name of father Francis G Geddes
  • Geeves, Philip Leslie "Phil" [317] - 1917(NSW)-1983(NSW) - radio broadcaster (VK2ME, 2CH, ABC), employment (AWA, 1937-1970s), journalist (SMH), historian (AWA, broadcasting), awards (OAM, 1980) - Electoral Rolls: radio executive (Bexley, 1949-1963); executive (Hurstville South, 1972-1980)
  • Geraghty, James Anselm [318] - 1877(???)-1969(Qld) - Licences: 4CS Receive Townsville (1923); 4CS Townsville (1923-1924); 4CS Brisbane (Nudgee, 1924); 4CS Gympie (1924); 4CS Townsville (1925); 4CS Gympie (1925-1927); 2JG Wagga Wagga (1929); 7CB Launceston (1931); 4CB Brisbane (Nudgee, 1933); 4AC Bundaberg (1934) - Qualifications: AOCP 186, 1925, No. 17 in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; minister of religion and teacher (Christian Brothers) - Electoral Rolls: teacher (Ballarat, 1906; Gympie, 1909-1913; Dunedin, 1914-1916; South Brisbane, 1919-1925; Tamworth, 1930; Bundaberg, 1934; Ipswich, 1943; Albion, 1949; Gympie, 1954); retired (Boondall, 1958-1968)

GI[edit | edit source]

GIB[edit | edit source]

  • Gibbon, Thomas Foster [319] - 1896(Vic)-1965(Vic) - Licences: XJAV Melbourne (Kew, 1913-1914); Receive (Valve) Melbourne (Kew, 1923); 3XZ Melbourne (Kew, 1924) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter; amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; WW1 - Electoral Rolls: student (Kew, 1919-1925); electrical engineer (Kew, 1928-1954); engineer (Kew, 1963)
  • Gibbons, Frederick [320] - 1907(Wales)-19??(???) - Licences: 2FG Sydney (Neutral Bay, 1926-1930) - Qualifications: AOCP 255, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: no occupation (Neutral Bay, 1930); clerk (Gordon, 1954-1968); director (Turramurra, 1972-1977)
  • Gibson, Edgar McLean [321] - 1877(Qld)-1969(Qld) - Licences: 4AN Brisbane (Greenslopes, 1923-1925), possibly held on behalf of son Leighton - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio clubs - Relationships: father of 4AN William Leighton Gibson - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Toowoomba, 1908-1917; Greenslopes, 1922); engineer (Manly, 1936-1937; Hawthorne, 1943-1968)
  • Gibson, George Holland [322] - 1892(Qld)-1978(Qld) - Licences: XQG Brisbane (1913-1914) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter - Electoral Rolls: carpenter (Fortitude Valley, 1915-1917); mechanic (Newmarket, 1919-1928; New Farm, 1937-1943); telephone technician (Bulimba, 1954-1977)
  • Gibson, Richard Leslie "Les" [323] - 1900(NSW)-1976(NSW) - Licences: 2GH Alstonville (1930-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 578, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; WW2 - Electoral Rolls: plumber (Alstonville, 1930-1949); retired (Alstonville, 1963-1968; Ballina, 1972)
  • Gibson, William Gerrand [324] - 1869(Vic)-1955(Vic) - Politician, Federal Postmaster-General 1923-1929 ADB
  • Gibson, William Leighton "Leighton" & "Gibby" [325] - 1907(Qld)-1995(Qld) - Licences: 4AN Brisbane (Greenslopes, 1923-1927) - Qualifications: AOCP 73, 1925, No. 7 in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; journalist (QRN "Bananalander"); wireless business employee (Phillips Radio) - Relationships: son of 4AN Edgar McLean Gibson - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Manly, Qld, 1936-1937; Camp Hill, Qld, 1943); manager (Balgowlah, NSW, 1949); business executive (Balgowlah, NSW, 1958); regional representative (Palm Beach, Qld, 1963-1980)

GIL[edit | edit source]

  • Gill, Alan Stewart [326] - 1907(NSW)-1983(Tas) - 7AS Launceston (1925-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 191, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, scientist & engineer (Electrolytic Zinc Co)
  • Gillett, Clarence Rex Gregory [327] - 1919(SA?)-2020(SA) - prominent MW and SW broadcast DXer (1940-1990), clubs (All Wave All World DX Club, Australian DX Radio Club (SA Branch), South Australian DX Radio Club, Australian Radio DX Club, Southern Cross DX Club, DX Australia, New Zealand Radio DX League) - substantial portion (100+) of QSL collection survives (SSD, NFSA)
  • Gillham, Norman William [328] - 1906(Tas)-1994(Tas) - 7NW Hobart (Sandy Bay, 1925-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 176, 1925, No. ?? in Tas; CPRTelephony 944, 1927), amateur broadcaster, wireless operator (Sandy Bay, 1928)
  • Gilmour, Norman Stanley [329] - 1890(Vic)-1962(NSW) - 2ZU Sydney (Neutral Bay, 1923-1930; Potts Point, 1931; City, 1933-1939; Mosman, 1948-1960), amateur operator (AOCP 28, 1924, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster

GIN[edit | edit source]

  • Ginger, Ubitt Victor - 1891(NSW)-1943(NSW) - 2LF Sydney (Mosman, 1922-1924; North Sydney, 1924-1925), amateur operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, police officer, callsign 2LF to L. R. Filmer, Toronto from Sep 1925, Bracken from 1933
  • 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)

GIV[edit | edit source]

  • Givens, L. James M. "James" [330] - 1905(Vic)-1957(Vic) - Licences: 3EP Receive Melbourne (Canterbury, 1922-1923); 3EP Melbourne (Canterbury, 1924-1927); 3XY Melbourne (Canterbury, 1931) - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 849, 1925; AOLCP 121, 1933 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wireless officer (Canterbury, 1931-1937; Camberwell, 1943); photographer (Delbridge, 1954)

GL[edit | edit source]

  • Glassop, Ronald John - 1911(NSW)-1996(Qld) - 2RG, 2RF, 4BG Brisbane 1937, amateur operator (AOCP NSW 1934), amateur broadcaster, insurance assessor
  • Glover, Arthur James George [331] - 1907(Vic)-1977(Vic) - Licences: 3AG Melbourne (Box Hill, 1928-1931; Surrey Hills, 1933); 3AG Warrnambool (1937-1939); 3AG Melbourne (Box Hill, 1946-1960; Camberwell, 1965-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 392, 1928, No. ?? in Vic; CPRTelephony 1129, 1928; 2COCP 153, 1930; 1COCP 29, 1930 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Box Hill, 1931); engineer (Box Hill, 1936); radio engineer (Warrnambool, 1937); engineer (Canterbury, 1943; Box Hill, 1949-1954); automation engineer (Camberwell, 1963-1968); engineer (Camberwell, 1972-1977)
  • Glover, Maurice [332] - 1912(Vic)-2003(Tas) - Licences: 7MG Hobart (Sandy Bay, 1938-1939, 1946-1948); 7MG Swansea (1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 2129, 1938, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Nelson, 1943); no occupation (Swansea, 1949; Nelson, 1954)
  • Glover, Maxwell Arthur "Max" [333] - 1902(Vic)-1982(Vic) - Licences: 3GB Receive Melbourne (Auburn, 1922); 3GB Melbourne (Camberwell, 1924-1925) - Qualifications: No record of AOCP; 3COCP 671, 1948 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wool classer (Camberwell, 1924-1934); wool buyer (Toorak, 1935-1936; South Yarra, 1937); director (Malvern, 1949-1980)

GO[edit | edit source]

  • Goddard, John Endacott [334] - 1914(WA)-1943(Crete) - Licences: 6JG Perth (North Perth, 1935-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1427, 1935, WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Fremantle, 1936) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [335]
  • Gold, Clifford Henry Yarburgh or Yarborough "Cliff" [336] - 1906(Qld)-1986(Qld) - Licences: 4CG Brisbane (Hill End, 1926-1931); 4CG Toowoomba (1933-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 262, 1926, No. 21 in Qld; AOLCP 186, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4GR) - Electoral Rolls: shop assistant (West End, 1928-1931); radio operator (Toowoomba, 1934); projectionist (Toowoomba, 1936-1963); radio technician (Balmoral, 1968-1977) - Relationships: nephew of 4EG Edward Edwin Gold; also Doug & Geoff
  • Gold, Douglas Edward [337] - 1917(NSW)-1964(Qld) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: BOCP 254, 1939 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Relationships: son of 4EG Edward Edwin Gold; brother of Geoffrey Kilvington Gold; greatnephew of 4CG Clifford Henry Yarburgh Gold - Electoral Rolls: radio technician (Toowoomba, 1943-1949); assistant manager (Toowoomba, 1954-1958)
  • Gold, Edward Edwin "Ted" [338] - 1894(Qld)-1961(Qld) - Licences: 4EG Toowoomba (1924-1939, 1946-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 7, 1924, No. 1 in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; awarded Class B licence for 4GR Toowoomba; commercial broadcast station proprietor (4GR); Relationships: father of Geoffrey Kilvington Gold; uncle of 4CG Clifford Henry Yarburgh Gold - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Toowoomba, 1925-1958)
  • Gold, Geoffrey Kilvington - 1943(Qld)-1971(Qld) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: BOCP 2210, 1963; AOLCP 1608, 1964 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Relationships: son of 4EG Edward Edwin Gold; brother of Douglas Edward Gold; greatnephew of 4CG Clifford Henry Yarburgh Gold - Electoral Rolls: radio broadcaster (Annerley, 1968)
  • Golden, Patrick John - 1893(Ire)-1943(Qld) - 4PG Brisbane, ship wireless operator, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio business proprietor
  • Goldsmith, Frank Herbert [339] - 1895(WA)-1974(WA) - Licences: 6FG Perth (Nedlands Park, 1927-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 377, 1927, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio journalist - Electoral Rolls: clerk (West Perth, 1917); journalist (Bunbury, 1921-1922; Nedlands, 1925-1949; Roleystone, 1954-1958); retired (Rossmoyne, 1968-1972)
  • Goode, Arthur Russell - 1889(Vic)-1971(Vic) - XLK Melbourne (Moonee Ponds, 1913), early wireless experimenter (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Vic), PMGD (telegraphist, Central Office, Melbourne, 1903-1921), Listener-In (journalist; editor), author several books, grandfather of Michael Goode 3BDL
  • Goode, Michael - 3ZYY Melbourne (Canterbury, 1969+), 3BDL Melbourne, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 1968, No. ?? in Vic), historian (amateur radio, 5 metres), grandson of XLK Arthur Russell Goode
  • Gorman, Clarence Arthur [340] - 1895(NSW)-1970(NSW) - Licences: XCG Sydney (Oatley, 1913-1914), 2EC Receive Sydney (Arncliffe, 1922), 2EC Sydney (Arncliffe, 1923-1925), 2CG Sydney (Rockdale, 1925-1929) - Qualifications: AOCP 222, 1925, No. ?? in NSW - early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, designated operator 2UI Illawarra Radio Club (Kogarah, 1923-1925), NSW winner 1923 Trans-Pacific Tests - Electoral Rolls: plumber (Rockdale, 1930-1931; Kogarah, 1932-1943; Hargrave Park, 1949; Villawood, 1954-1963)
  • Gostelow, Alfred Victor [341] - 1897(NSW)-1975(NSW) - Licences: XABD Dorrigo (1913-1914) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter - Electoral Rolls: accountant (Uralla, 1930-1936; Scone, 1937-1949; Terrigal, 1954-1968); retired (Terrigal, 1972)
  • Gow, Gelston Stewart [342] - 1895(NSW)-1974(NSW) - Licences: XBW Sydney (Burwood, 1913-1914); 2GG Sydney (City, 1928-1930) - Qualifications: AOCP 411, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: manufacturer (Darlinghurst, 1930); electrician (Darlinghurst, 1933-1943); manufacturer (Darlinghurst, 1954-1972)
  • Goyder, Cecil William - about 1906(Eng)-1980(NJ, USA) - G2SZ England, amateur operator [343]

GR[edit | edit source]

GRA[edit | edit source]

  • Graham, Donald Ernest "Don" - 1933(WA)-2012(WA) - 6HK Perth (Mount Hawthorn, 1954-1956; Wembley Downs, 1960-1980+) - amateur operator (AOCP 3162, 1951, No. ?? in WA) - broadcast operations engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC), DoC / DoTaC (WA State Broadcasting Engineer) - a good life, well lived [344]
  • Graham, William Denton [345] - 1895(Tas)-1986(NSW) - Licences: 2RR Receive Sydney (Rockdale, 1923-1925); 2WG Sydney (Rockdale, 1926-1930) - Qualifications: AOCP 227, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: law clerk (Rockdale, 1930-1937); process worker (Bondi Junction, 1943); iron worker (Rockdale, 1949-1968); machinist (Rockdale, 1977); retired (Liverpool, 1980)
  • Grant, Colin John Rawle [346] - 1902(Qld)-2000(Qld) - Licences: 4JG Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1926-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 310, 1926, No. 32 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, accountant - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Wooloowin, 1925-1934); security officer (Eagle Junction, 1936); auditor (West Nundah, 1937); retired (Southport, 1968-1980)
  • Grant, James - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 2DP Newcastle (Stockton, 1929-1930) - Qualifications: AOCP 555, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls:
  • 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)
  • Granville (nee) / Wallace / McKenzie, Florence Violet "Mrs Mac" [347] - 1890(Vic)-1982(NSW) - 2GA Sydney (Sydney, 1922-1924; Greenwich, 1925-1939), 2FV Sydney (Sydney, 1946-1950; Circular Quay, 1954; Greenwich, 1955-1958), amateur operator (AOCP 109, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, engineer, business proprietor, signals instructor - Links: ADB
  • Gray, Albert Howell "Dave" [348] - 1907(NSW)-2004(NSW) - 2IJ Sydney (Killara, 1922-1939 & 1946-1969+; Whale Beach, 1975-1980), 2APV Sydney (McMahons Point, 1954; Strathfield, 1955-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 90, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Gray, George Henry Boulderson - 1912(Qld)-2010(Qld) - 4JP Brisbane (Ascot, -1938-1939, 1946-1968+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster

GRE[edit | edit source]

  • Greenhalgh, Kenneth Neal [349] - 1909(NSW)-2002(NSW) - Licences: 2KG Newcastle (Hamilton, 1929-1930; Rooty Hill, 1931; Sandgate, 1933; Mayfield West, 1934-1939; New Lambton, 1946-1956; Adamstown Heights, 1957-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 550, 1929, No. ?? in NSW; AOLCP 73, 1932; 1COCP 839, 1944; TVOCP 18, 1957 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: fitter (Hamilton, 1930); broadcasting engineer (2KO Sandgate, 1933); engineer (Mayfield, 1934-1937); radio engineer (New Lambton, 1943-1954; Adamstown, 1958-1968; Adamstown Heights, 1977-1980)
  • Greenham, Arnold John - 1907(Qld)-1973(Qld) - 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)
  • Gregory, Harold Rigby - 1900(NSW)-1973(NSW) - 2ED Sydney (Abbotsford Pt, 1922-1925), amateur operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, insurance manager
  • Grey, Albert Edward "Bert" [350] - 1897(WA)-1981(WA) - 6BO Perth (Nedlands, 1925-1932), 6BO Carnarvon (1933), 6AA Perth (Nedlands, 1937-1939), amateur operator (RTCP 532, 1920, Marconi & Telefunken; no record of AOCP; 1COCP 35, 1934; TVOCP 278 1960), amateur broadcaster, PMGD (postal assistant, Leederville,1919), RAAF (WW2, radar systems)
  • 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)

GRI[edit | edit source]

  • Griffin, Thomas Neville [351] - 1889(NSW)-1953(NSW) - Licences: 2LQ Sydney (Hornsby, 1929-1936); 2AIR Sydney (Northbridge, 1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 505, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: draftsman (Hornsby, 1930-1934); electrical engineer (Artarmon, 1936; Willoughby, 1937; Hornsby, 1943-1949)
  • Griffen-Foley, Bridget - historian (broadcasting) - Professor, Department of Media, Communications, Creative Arts, Language and Literature, Macquarie University - author "Changing Stations: The Story of Australian Commercial Radio" & numerous professional articles
  • 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 [352] - 1901(Qld)-1987(Qld) - Licences: Receive (Crystal) Brisbane (Annerley, 1923-1924); 4BD Brisbane (Annerley, 1926-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 278, 1926, No. 23 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wool classer (Tarragindi, 1925-1937); share dealer (New Farm, 1943); farmer (Cleveland, 1949-1958); retired (Corinda, 1968-1980)
  • Grimmett, Stanley Urbane [353] - 1905(NZ)-1974(NSW) - Licences: 2ZW Newcastle (Hamilton, 1930-1937); 2ZW Sydney (Bankstown, 1938-1939; Strathfield, 1946-1960; Vaucluse, 1961-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 667, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, journalist - Electoral Rolls: pharmacist (Hamilton, 1930-1937; Strathfield, 1949-1958); Vaucluse, 1963)
  • Grivell, John "Jack" [354] - 1901(SA)-1971(SA) - Licences: 5BK Yorketown (1930-1933); 5BK Gladstone (1937); 5BK Crystal Brook (1938-1939); 5BK Gawler (1946-1947); 5BK Magill (1948-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 609, 1930, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (5CK Crystal Brook, 1939-1941); telephone mechanic (Gawler, 1943)

GRO[edit | edit source]

  • Gronow, William Rees [355] - 1908(Vic)-2003(Vic) - 3EQ Receive Melbourne (City, 1922-1924), 3WG Melbourne (City, 1925-1933; Glen Iris, 1937; Malvern East, 1937; Glen Iris, 1938-1939, 1948-1960; Brighton, 1965-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 178, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, director (Malvern, 1936-1954; Brighton, 1968-1977))

GRU[edit | edit source]

  • Grummitt, Gilbert Frederick [356] - 1906(Qld)-1960(Qld) - Licences: 4BS Brisbane (Fortitude Valley, 1929-1933; Hamilton, 1937-1939; Bulimba, 1948-1960 - Qualifications: AOCP 531, 1929, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: welder (Fortitude Valley, 1928-1934; Hamilton, 1936-1937); boilermaker (Bulimba, 1949-1958)

GU[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Gunter, Norman Eliot [357] - 1912(Vic)-1943(At Sea) - Licences: 3NG Melbourne (Caulfield, 1930-1933; Hawthorn, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 593, 1930, No. ?? in Vic; 2COCP 372, 1932; 1COCP 51, 1935 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (merchant navy, wireless operator) - Electoral Rolls: sales (Caulfield, 1935; Hawthorn, 1937-1942) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [358]
  • Gurner, Reginald Carlisle [359] - 1905(SA)-1975(SA) - 5CZ Receive Adelaide (New Parkside, 1923), Receive Adelaide (New Parkside, 1923), 5RG Adelaide (New Parkside, 1923-1928; Linden Park Gardens, 1931-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 31, 1924, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster
  • Gurr, Alan Frederick [360] - 1904(Tas)-1974(Vic) - Licences: 3AG Geelong East (1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Geelong, 1926-1928; Belmont, 1931-1972)

H[edit | edit source]

HAD[edit | edit source]

  • Hadley, Arthur Lionel Trimble "Doc" [361] - 1900(Qld)-1964(Qld) - Licences: 4AH Brisbane (Clifton Hill, 1930-1933; Dutton Park, 1937-1939; Annerley, 1946-1956) - Qualifications: AOCP 636, 1930, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1, federal public servant (PMGD) - Electoral Rolls: signwriter (Taringa, 1921); salesman (Toowong, 1922-1925); motor assembler (Yeronga, 1929); radio mechanic (South Brisbane, 1937); technician (Annerley, 1949-1958); retired (Inala, 1958; Seven Hills, 1963)
  • Hadlow, Martin Lindsay - radio clubs (NZDXRL, ARDXC, DXA), early wireless and broadcasting historian (Ph.D. Thesis,)

HAG[edit | edit source]

  • Hagarty, Neville Douglas [362] - 1907(Qld)-1948(Vic) - amateur broadcaster (4WH), radio club participant, business proprietor, pilot, federal public servant (DCA), younger brother of William Edward Hagarty
  • Hagarty, William Edward "Edward / Eddie" [363] - 1905(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4WH Longreach (1925-1939), 4WH Townsville (1954-1969) - amateur operator (AOCP 172, 1925, No. 16 in Qld; 2COCP 271, 1939; 1COCP 309, 1940), amateur broadcaster, engineer, postal employee (PMG), federal public servant (PMG)

HAI[edit | edit source]

  • Hai, Pham Nhu "Hai" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC), Director Broadcasting ITU-R

HAL[edit | edit source]

  • Hale, Carl William Millar "William" [364] - 1901(Vic)-1986(Vic) - 3GH Receive Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1922-1923), 3GH Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1924), 3GH Anglesea (1925-1931+), amateur operator (AOCP 120, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster,
  • Hall, Geoffrey Lovett [365] - 1895(Tas)-1972(Tas) - Licences: Receive Waddamanna (1923-1924); 7GH Waddamanna (1925-1931+); 7GH Hobart (1937-1939, 1947-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 137, 1925, No. ?? in Tas; BOCP 85, 1937 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Waddamana, 1928); engineer (New Town, 1936-1949)
  • Hall, Graham George [366] - 1910(Vic)-1971(Eng) - Licences: 3WO Melbourne (Glen Iris, 1929-1931; Hawthorn, 1933); 2AGH Sydney (Five Dock, 1937; Strathfield, 1938-1939; Hurstville, 1946-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 482, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Auburn, 1934-1936); radio engineer (Abbotsford, 1937); engineer (Hurstville, 1949-1954; South Hurstville, 1958-1968)
  • Hall, Reginald Allen - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 539, 1929, No. ?? in ???? - amateur operator?, amateur broadcaster? - Electoral Rolls: Nil yet identified
  • Hall, William Charles - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 2BH Abermain (1930-1933); 2XT Abermain (1934-1936); 2XT Kurri Kurri (1938-1939, 1946-1948); 2XT Newcastle (Cooks Hill, 1950-1965; Toronto, 1969-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 643, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: shop assistant (Abermain, 1935; Kurri Kurri, 1937-1943); hotel licensee (Newcastle, 1949-1963); retired (Toronto, 1972; Carey Bay, 1977-1980) - Comment: 2BH licence withdrawn for 2BH Broken Hill commercial; Beware several contemporaneous WCH in Newcastle region
  • Hallam, William Philpot [367] - 1859(Tas)-1952(Vic) - Licences: XZH Hobart (1913) - Qualifications: No record identified - early wireless experimenter, PMGD Vic + Federal - Electoral Rolls: Nil
  • 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[edit | edit source]

  • Ham, George Wilton [368] - 1905(Qld)-1987(Qld) - Licences: 4GW Brisbane (Northgate, 1930-1931; Coorparoo, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 572, 1930, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, television experimenter (4CM), radio clubs (Toombul RC), employment (Chandlers) - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Coorparoo, 1937; St Lucia, 1943-1968); retired (Jamboree Heights, 1972-1980)
  • Ham, Thomas Edward [369] - 1921(Qld)-19??(???) - Licences: 4WX Brisbane (Chelmer, 1937-1939); 2AGA Sydney (Kogarah, 1946-1947; Carlton, 1948-1950; Sylvannia Heights, 1954-1975); 4AGT Buderim (1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 2056, 1937, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio club (Sunshine Coast ARC); military (WW2, RAAF) - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Sylvannia, 1954-1968); mechanic (Sylvannia, NSW, 1972-1977); retired (Buderim, 1980)
  • Hamilton, John William Ormsby [370] - 1869(Tas)-1944(Eng) - Australian representative of Pacific Radio Telegraph Co and Marconi Telegraph Co, promoted a scheme to link Aus/NZ/Pacific Islands (rejected by Aus Gov 1909), migrated to England to work for Marconi, donated Ormsby Hamilton Radio Prize in memory of his father Thomas Ormsby Hamilton
  • Hammond, Herbert Bowes [371] - 1907(NSW)-1967(NSW) - 2NI Sydney (Chatswood, 1925; Epping, 1926-1927; Chatswood, 1928; Naremburn, 1929-1930), amateur operator (AOCP 64, 1925 01, No. ?? in NSW; CPRT 895, 1925 12; 2COCP 318, 1931), amateur broadcaster

HAN[edit | edit source]

  • Hancock, D'Arcy Maxwell [372] - 1910(SA)-2017(SA)107yo - Licences: 5RJ Kadina (1927-1939, 1946-1960); 5RJ Adelaide (Mitchell Park, 1965-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 356, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Kadina, 1947)
  • Hannam, Walter Henry "Wally" "Wal" "Doc" "Fatty" [373] - 1885(NSW)-1965(NSW) - XQI Stamford, Qld (1911-1914), 2YH Sydney (Balmain, 1924; Mosman, 1924-1933; Willoughby, 1934-1939), 2YH Terrigal, 1954-1961, early wireless experimenter, amateur operator (AOCP 27, 1924, No. 10 in NSW), radio clubs (WIA NSW, first secretary 1910), wireless operator Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1912-1914), don't confuse with father William Henry Hannam of Hannams Ltd, engineers & sheet metal workers
  • 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

HAR[edit | edit source]

HARD[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  • Hardie, Bruce Netherton Kilgour [374] - 1896(Vic)-1965(Vic) - 3YX Melbourne (Garden Vale, 1925-1933; City, 1937-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 49, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, WIA Vic, accountant
  • Hardisty, David Charles [375] - 1907(WA)-1980(WA) - Licences: 6DH Perth (Victoria Park, 1926-1939; West Perth, 1946-1948; Applecross, 1954-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 273, 1926, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: packer (Victoria Park, 1931-1943); radio mechanic (Applecross, 1954-1980)
  • Hardy, W. R. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 2RD Sydney (Glebe, 1925-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 187, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster

HARK[edit | edit source]

  • Harkin, Denis or Dennis James [376] - 1903(SA)-1993(Vic) - Licences: 3YN Receive Melbourne (Prahran, 1923); 3KF Melbourne (Kensington, 1924-1925); 3YN Melbourne (Preston, 1924-1926); 4YN Bowen (1927); 3YN Melbourne (East Brunswick, 1931); 3YY Newport (1938); 6YN Pearce (1938); 3ADJ Melbourne (Prahran, 1946-1948; Middle Park, 1954-1956; Thornbury, 1960-1975); 4ADJ Maryborough (1980) - Qualifications: CPRT 782, 1923; 1COCP 280, 1932 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio club participant (WIAQ); career military (RAAF); federal public servant (PMGD); WW2 - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Preston, Vic, 1926; Brunswick, Vic, 1931; Newport, 1937); RAAF (Clifton Hill, 1942); technician (Prahran, 1949; Albert Park, 1954); radio technician (Thornbury, 1963-1972); nil (Maryborough, 1977-1980)

HARL[edit | edit source]

  • Harley, Gordon Nicoll [377] - 1901(NSW)-1986(Qld) - Licences: "4AR Unlicensed" Ipswich (1926-1928); 4GH Ipswich (1928-1933); 4GH Didcott (1937-1939); 4GH Maryborough (1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 385, 1928, No. 43 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, business proprietor (radio manufacture), employment (school teacher), WW2 - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Brassall, 1925); school teacher (Didcot, 1936-1943); teacher (Maryborough, 1949); school teacher (Maryborough, 1954-1980)

HARM[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

HARR[edit | edit source]

  • Harranth, Wolf - 1941(Austria)-2021(Austria) - Licences: OE1WHC Austria - curator of Dokufunk, host of the world's largest collection of amateur radio and broadcast QSLs; amateur radio operator; broadcast announcer; historian (amateur radio, broadcasting); children's book author; translator - provided the core of the WIA QSL collection
  • Harris, Alfred Charles [378] - 1900(Vic)-1963(Vic) - Licences: 3CH Birchip (1926-1939; 1946-1960+) - Qualifications: AOCP 303, 1926, No. ?? in Vic -amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, class B licence? - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Ouyen, 1924); electrical engineer (Birchip, 1925-1954; Power Station, Ouyen, 1963)
  • Harriss, Alfred George [379] - 1873(Eng)-1932(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), radio clubs (Longreach Radio Club), business proprietor (Jackson & Harriss) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Longreach, 1930) - Relationships: father of Dorothy Winnifred Macfarlane formerly Fanning nee Harriss
  • Macfarlane formerly Fanning nee Harriss, Dorothy Winnifred [380] - 1905(Qld)-1986(Qld) - Licences: 4DH Longreach (1930-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 573, 1930, No. ?? in Qld; BOCP - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio clubs (WIAQ); first YL operator in Qld - Electoral Rolls: typist (Longreach, 1930); home duties (Longreach, 1936-1943; Warwick, 1949; Toowoomba, 1954-1977; Macgregor, 1980) - Relationships: daughter of Alfred George Harriss
  • Harrisson, Charles "Snowy" [381] - 1908(Tas)-1995(Tas) - Licences: 7CH Hobart (Bellerive, 1933); 3CN Shepparton (1937-1939); 7CH Hobart (1960); 7CH Burnie (1965); 7CH Hobart (Bellerive, 1969-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 348, 1927, No. ?? in Tas - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: bank clerk (Shepparton, 1936-1949); bank manager (Moonah, 1954) - Relationships: son of Charles Turnbull Harrisson, biologist in the Australasian Antarctic Expedition

HARS[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

  • Hart, James Claude Hoyte John "Hoyte John", "Roy" [382] - 1904(Eng)-1992(NSW) - Licences: 2HO Sydney (Manly, 1928-1931; Roseville, 1933-1939, 1946-1956; St Ives East, 1957-1975; Manly, 1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 410, 1928, No. ?? in NSW; 3COCP 4622, 1963 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Roseville, 1933-1954; St Ives, 1958-1963); retired (St Ives, 1968-1977; Manly, 1980)
  • 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

HAS[edit | edit source]

  • Haskard, Reginald Geoffrey "Geoff" [383] - 1906(SA)-1988(SA) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (Jamestown, 1923-1924); 5RH Adelaide (Jamestown, 1927-1931; North Adelaide, 1933; Malvern, 1937-1939; Helmsdale, 1947; Plympton, 1948-1975; West Beach, 1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 316, 1927, No. ?? in SA; BOCP 1558, 1957 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: retreader (Malvern, 1939-1941); wireless operator (Malvern, 1943)

HAT[edit | edit source]

  • Hatfield, Westrop Henry "West" [384] - 1909(Vic)-1998(Vic) - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD)
  • Hattam, Fred [385] - 1906(Vic)-1976(Vic) - Licences: 3HW Castlemaine (1929-1939); 3BAL Castlemaine (1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 541, 1929, No. ?? in Vic; BOCP 410, 1941 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: grocer (Castlemaine, 1928-1937); radio mechanic (Castlemaine, 1954-1967); engineer (Castlemaine, 1968-1972)

HAW[edit | edit source]

  • Haworth, William [386] - 1896(Qld)-1987(Qld) - Licences Q737 Receive Qld (1922-1923) - Qualifications: cc; Nil identified as yet - amateur receiver - Electoral Rolls: telephone mechanic (Ironside Estate, 1917); mechanic (Taringa, 1921-1928); lineman (North Tmborine, 1931); electrical mechanic (Eagle Heights, 1936; Toowong, 1937); telephone mechanic (Bundaberg, 1943-1949); technician (Toowong, 1954-1972); retired (Caloundra, 1977-1980)

HAY[edit | edit source]

  • Hayman, William George Inglis [387] - 1897(Eng)-1968(WA) - Licences: 6BG Perth (Claremont, 1925); 6GH Perth (Claremont, 1946-1965) - Qualifications: Nil identified as yet - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; scientist; educator - Electoral Rolls: lecturer (Claremont, 1922-1929); engineer (Claremont, 1931-1954); civil servant (Claremont, 1958-1968) - ADB

HE[edit | edit source]

HEA[edit | edit source]

  • Hearps, David Edward - See David Edward Vaughan (assumed change of name)
  • Heathers, Cyril John [388] - 1909(Eng)-2003(NSW) - Licences: 2GZ Sydney (Bankstown, 1930-1934); 2UA Sydney (Bankstown, 1935-1939; Artarmon, 1946-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 615, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Bankstown, 1930-1943); telephone engineer (Artarmon, 1949-1968); engineer (Artarmon, 1977-1980) - Comment: 2GZ callsign likely withdrawn by PMGD for 2GZ Orange commercial

HEI[edit | edit source]

  • Heilbronn, George [389] - 1894(Qld)-1972(Qld) - Licences: 4GG Chinchilla (1929-1939); 4GG Yarraman (1946-1955); 4GG Crows Nest (1956); 4GG Millmerran (1960); 4GG Brisbane (Wynnum, 1965-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 565, 1929, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (Qld Listeners' League) - Electoral Rolls: locomotive fireman (Chinchilla, 1925-1937); locomotive driver (Yarraman, 1954); engine driver (Millmerran, 1943-1958); retired (Wynnum, 1963-1968)
  • Heine, John Frederick "Jack" [390] - 1908(Tas)-1988(Vic) - Licences: 7JK Hobart (Bellerive) 1931; 4JX Brisbane (City, 1933; Ascot, 1935; Kangaroo Point, 1937; Mowbray Park, 1938-1939); 3JF Melbourne (Beaumaris) (1960-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 355, 1927, No. ?? in Tas - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Kangaroo Point, 1934; Norman Park, 1937); engineer (Brighton, 1949); representative (Beaumaris, 1954-1980)
  • Heitsch, Henry John Keith or Heinrich Johann [391] - 1907(Vic)-1996(Qld) - Licences: 3HK Melbourne (Mitcham, 1929-1939, 1947-1975); 4AHK Scarness (1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 516, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: piano fitter (Mitcham, 1931-1954); technician (Mitcham, 1963-1977); retired (Scarness, Qld, 1980)

HEL[edit | edit source]

  • Hellawell, Francis Herbert "Frank" [392] - 1885(Qld)-1958(Qld) - Licences: Nil identified as yet - Qualifications: Nil identified as yet - early wireless experimenter; amateur radio clubs (member, WIQ); federal public servant (PMGD) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Toowong, 1913-1914; Coorparoo, 1919; East Annerley, 1925; Annerley, 1929-1934); clerk (Brisbane City, 1937); no occupation (Beachmere, 1943-1949; Annerley, 1954-1958)
  • Hellyer, Leicester Henry [393] - 1908(NSW)-1972(NSW) - Licences: 2LS Sydney (Rockdale, 1930-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 600, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: civil servant (Rockdale, 1930-1933; Manly, 1934-1935; Artarmon, 1936-1937; Willoughby, 1943; Artarmon, 1949-1963; Newport, 1968-1977)

HEN[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  • Henry, Arthur Geddes [394] - 1907(NSW)-1969(NSW) - Licences: 2ZK Sydney (Sandringham, 1929-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 494, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: draftsman (Sandringham, NSW, 1930-1937); engineer (San Souci, 1949-1963; Northbridge, 1968)
  • Henry, Clement John [395] - 1905(NSW)-1996(NSW) - 2CH Uralla (1924-1929), 2UR Uralla (1930-1939), 2UR Blakehurst (1946), 2UR Sydney (Neutral Bay, 1948-1957; Pymble, 1958-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 85, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, 2CH callsign withdrawn in 1930 for 2CH Sydney
  • Henwood, Ralph Franklin [396] - 1912(WA)-1979(WA) - Licences: 6RL Perth (North Perth, 1930-1933; Claremont, 1937); 6RL Northam (1946-1948); 2AXA Sydney (Rose Bay, 1960-1961); 6RL Perth (Claremont, 1969-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 720, 1930, No. ?? in WA; BOCP 2, 1936 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio serviceman (Claremont, 1936); radio operator (6AM) (Northam, 1937); radio technician (Northam, 1943-1949; Claremont, 1954); technician (Bellevue Hill, 1958; Claremont, 1963-1972; Nedlands, 1977)

HEP[edit | edit source]

  • Hepton, William Dean "Bill" [397] - 1898(Qld)-1966(Qld) - Licences: 4WD Brisbane (Milton, 1932-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 918, 1932, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, instructor 1932-1935) - Electoral Rolls:

HER[edit | edit source]

  • Herd, James Kinross [398] - 1901(Vic)-1963(Vic) - 3JK Baccus Marsh (1924-1927), 3JK Wangaratta (1933-1939, 1946-1956), 3JK Mornington (1960), amateur operator (AOCP 36, 1924, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster
  • Herschel, Henry Victor [399] - 1902(Qld)-1937(Qld) - Licences: 4UK Cairns (1929-1931); 4UK Toowoomba (1933); 4UK Brisbane (Indooroopilly, 1937) - Qualifications: AOCP 564, 1929, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Newtown, 1925; Cairns, 1930; Indooroopilly, 1936-1937)- Comment: Passed too soon

HES[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

HEW[edit | edit source]

  • Hewitt, Archibald John "Arch" [400] - 1910(SA)-1988(SA) - Licences: 5XK Adelaide (Torrensville, 1930-1939); 5XK Kingscote (1946-1948); 5XK Adelaide (Torrensville, 1954; College Park, 1955-1956; Lucindale, 1960; Semaphore, 1965-1969; Ottaway, 1975-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 582, 1930, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: postal clerk (Kingscote, 1939-1941)

HI[edit | edit source]

  • Hicks, Henry Joseph "Harry" [401] - 1913(Qld)-1983(Qld) - Licences: 1HH Macquarie Island (1955-1956); 4HG Willis Island (1963); 9HG Lae, New Guinea (1965-1969); 4HG Tolga (1975-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 2468, 1941, Qld; 1COCP 784, 1944 - amateur operator - Electoral Rolls: letterpress machinist (Cairns, 1936-1937); printer (Newtown, 1943); radio officer (Broome, 1963); wireless operator (Thursday Island, 1972); retired (Tolga, 1977-1980) - Awards: BEM (1958, Officer in Charge, Radio Weather Reporting Station, Willis Islets)
  • 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)
  • Hill, Alfred Wyatt - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 2TS Sydney (Killara, 1924-1925), amateur operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Hill, Frederick John [402] - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 2TY Kurri Kurri (1929-1934) - Qualifications: AOCP 500, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: colliery employee (Pelaw Main, 1930; Stanford Merthyr, 1934; Kurri Kurri, 1936-1937); winding driver (Kurri Kurri, 1968)
  • Hine, Francis Thomas [403] - 1907(NSW)-1994(NSW) - Licences: 2QL Sydney (Campsie, 1935-1937; Richmond, 1938-1939; Homebush, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 1434, 1935, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Campsie, 1930-1931; Temora, 1932-1935); wireless operator (RAAF Richmond, 1936-1937; Concord, 1943); radio officer (Homebush, 1954-1958; Strathfield West, 1968; Homebush, 1977-1980)
  • Hipwell, Ronald Anson Le Hunt [404] - 1902(Vic)-1975(Vic) - Licences: 3KU Swan Hill (1929-1933); 2ACD Broken Hill (1937-1939); 3ACD Melbourne (Dromana, 1955-1956); 5AJ Port Augusta (1960-1965); 3AEI Melbourne (Dromana, 1969-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 486, 1929, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 140, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: engineer (St Kilda East, 1925); electrical engineer (Swan Hill, 1931); radio engineer (Broken Hill, 1935-1943); radio electrical fitter (Dromana, 1949-1954); retired (Dromana, 1972)

HOA[edit | edit source]

  • Hoad, C. M. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: None yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 319, 1927, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil - Individual not yet identified
  • Hoare, Peter [405] - 1895(NSW)-1975(NSW) - 2PH Gosford (1925-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 82, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, railway signalman
  • Hoare, Pierce Mark - 1895(NSW)-1988(NSW) - 2SL Lismore (1934-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 1227, 1933, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (Richmond River Listeners' League)

HOB[edit | edit source]

  • Hobart-Duff, William Vere see Duff, William Vere Hobart
  • Hobcroft, Hurtle Horace [406] - 1899(SA)-1993(SA) - Licences: 5RE Adelaide (West Brunswick, 1928); 5RE Renmark (1931-1939, 1946-1956); 5RE Adelaide (Linden Park, 1960-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 420, 1928, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Carlton North, 1925-1926; Brunswick West, 1928); horticulturalist (Renmark, 1939-1943) - Relationships: Father of Rex Kelvin Hobcroft
  • Hobler, Cecil Forde - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: solicitor (Barcaldine, 1928) - Relationships: cousin of 4DO Harold Learmonth Hobler?
  • Hobler, Harold Learmonth [407] - 1906(Qld)-1984(Qld) - Licences: 1217 Rockhampton (1921-1924); 4DO Receive Rockhampton (1923); 4DO Rockhampton (1925-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 110, 1925, No. 12 in Qld; CPRT 1003, 1928 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio club (WIAQ, JOTA); business proprietor (picture theatre), WW2 - Electoral Rolls: theatre manager (Rockhampton, 1930-1937); theatre proprietor (Rockhampton, 1943); soldier (Bulimba, 1943); theatre proprietor (Rockhampton, 1949); theatre manager (Rockhampton, 1958-1963); property owner (Rockhampton North, 1968-1977) - Relationships: cousin of Cecil Forde Hobler?

HOE[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

HOL[edit | edit source]

  • Holland, Albert John Evan [408] - 1896(Eng)-1971(Vic) - Licences: 3JH Melbourne (Essendon, 1924-1926, shared with brother) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 12, 1924, No. 3 in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Relationships: brother of 3JH Frank Henry James Holland - Electoral Rolls: draftsman (Moonee Ponds, 1922-1925; Essendon, 1926); engineer (Essendon, 1928-1931; Camberwell, 1936-1954); nil (Nunawading, 1963)
  • Holland, Frank Henry James [409] - 1899(Eng)-1971(Vic) - Licences: 3JH Melbourne (Essendon, 1924-1926, shared with brother) - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 596, 1920 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Comment: well placed in Trans-Pacific Tests 1923 despite inferior equipment - Relationships: brother of 3JH Albert John Evan Holland - Electoral Rolls: wireless instructor (Moonee Ponds, 1922-1925); boot repairer (Essendon, 1926-1928); labourer (North Essendon, 1931); boot repairer (Olinda, 1934-1943); postal clerk (Sandringham, 1949); clerk (Heidelberg, 1954-1968)
  • Holland, Ronald Weymouth "Ron" - 1914(???)-1983(Qld) - 4AQ Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1946-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 2392, 1939, No. ?? in Qld)
  • Holst, Arnold Owen [410] - 1898(Vic)-1975(Vic) - Licences: XPH Melbourne (Caulfield, 1913-1914); 3OH Melbourne (Toorak, 1956-1975) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter; amateur operator; amateur broadcaster (through brother Hector's station 3BY); electrician - believed several brothers involved in wireless &/or broadcasting - Electoral Rolls: sharebroker (Camberwell, 1922-1934; Toorak, 1935-1972)
  • Holst, Hector James [411] - 1903(Vic)-1954(Vic) - Licences: 3BY Receive Melbourne (Caulfield, 1922); 3BY Melbourne (Caulfield, 1923-1954) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - believed several brothers involved in wireless &/or broadcasting - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Caulfield, 1925-1954)
  • Holst, Otto [412] - 1906(Vic)-1967(Vic) - Licences: 3BY Melbourne (Caulfield, 1955-1967) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 79, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster (through brother Hector's station 3BY) - took over 3BY callsign after passing of brother Hector James Holst in 1954 - believed several brothers involved in wireless &/or broadcasting - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Caulfield, 1928-1963)

HON[edit | edit source]

  • Honnor, John Morten [413] - 1900(SA)-1987(Vic) - 5AE Adelaide (Prospect, 1923-1931), amateur operator (AOCP 192, 1925, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster, WW2, engineer (Knoxville, 1939-1941), RAAF (Ballarat, 1942), instructor (Hampton, 1949; Bentleigh, 1954-1980),

HOO[edit | edit source]

  • Hood, John George Hamilton [414] - 1904(NSW)-1971(Vic) - 3BP Receive Melbourne (South Yarra, 1922); 3BP Melbourne (East St Kilda, 1923-1933; Toorak, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 182, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: student (East St Kilda, 1925-1931); draughtsman (Toorak, 1934-1937; Malvern, 1943-1967)
  • Hooke, Lionel George Alfred [415] - 1895(Vic)-1974(NSW) - Licences: 3M? Melbourne - Qualifications: CPRTelephony 529, 1920 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, early wireless experimenter, ship wireless operator (Aurora, 1914, support Shackleton's expedition), radio clubs (IRE Aust), business (AWA, senior management), honours (knighted, 1937) - Electoral Rolls: wireless (Brighton, Vic, 1921-1927); business manager (Neutral Bay, 1933); manager (Killara, NSW, 1936-1972) - ADB

HOP[edit | edit source]

  • Hope, Lyndsay Arthur [416] - 1906(Tas)-1997(Tas) - 7LA Launceston (1925-1927+), amateur operator (AOCP 188, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer, gave up experimental callsign for use by his Class B licence, 7LA Launceston, brother of 7RS Ronald Springfield Hope
  • Hope, Ronald Springford [417] - 1909(Tas)-1985(NSW) - Licences: 7RS Launceston (1926-1933+) - Qualifications: AOCP 263, 1926, No. ?? in Tas; AOLCP 75, 1932; ROCP N1832, 1976 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (designed & constructed transmission systems for 7HO Hobart & 7UV Ulverstone), later employed by STC England - Electoral Rolls: broadcast engineer (Queensborough, 1936); engineer (Thornleigh, 1949-1954); company director (Beecroft, 1958-1980) - brother of 7LA Lyndsay Arthur Hope

HOR[edit | edit source]

  • Horan, Kevin John "Ken" [418] - 1912(SA)-2002(SA) - Licences: 5DQ Adelaide (Parkside, 1930-1931; Unley, 1933); 2AJU Broken Hill (1938-1939); 5DQ Adelaide (Flinders Park, 1947-1960; Grange, 1965-1969); 3ZD Melbourne (Glen Waverley, 1975); 5IT Adelaide (Fulham, 1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 672, 1930, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Clovelly, NSW, 1943); manager (Glen Waverley, 1972-1977)
  • Horn, Irvan James [419] - 1905(WA)-19??(???) - Licences: 6JH Perth (City, 1928, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 427, 1928, No. ?? in WA; 2COCP 29, 1935; 1COCP, 127, 1937 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: civil servant (Perth, 1936-1937); wireless officer (Subiaco, 1943); electrical contractor (Subiaco, 1949); contractor (Albert Park, Vic, 1949); electrical contractor (Albert Park, Vic, 1963); retired (West Perth, 1977; Subiaco, 1980)

HOS*[edit | edit source]

  • Hosken, Stanley Victor [420] - 1894(Vic)-1971(Vic) - Licences: 3MP Receive Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1923); 3MP Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1923-1924; Surrey Hills, 1925-1933; Broadmeadows, 1934-1939; St Albans, 1946-1955; Hawthorn, 1956-1965; Mitcham, 1969) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 6, 1924, No. 2 in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; broadcast engineer (3AR, 3LO) - Electoral Rolls: civil servant (Hawthorn, 1919-1924); electrical engineer (Surrey Hills, Vic, 1925-1931); senior mechanic PMGD (3AR station, Broadmeadows, 1936-1937); civil servant (3AR Station, St Albans, 1942-1954); nil (Hawthorn, 1963-1967; Mitcham, 1968)

HOW[edit | edit source]

  • Howard, Earl Stephen [421] - 1895(Tas)-1938(Vic) - Licences: 7ET Hobart (Moonah, 1928-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 470, 1928, No. ?? in Tas - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Hobart, 1919-1922; Moonah, 1928-1936)
  • Howden, John Maxwell [422] - 1929(Vic)-2017(Vic) - Licences: 3ZCH Melbourne (Burwood, 1956; Box Hill 1960-1975); 3BQX Melbourne (Box Hill, 1980+) - Qualifications: AOLCP 187, 1956; AOCP V610, 1979 - amateur operator - Relationships: son of 3BQ Walter Francis Maxwell Howden - Electoral Rolls:
  • Howden, Walter Francis Maxwell "Max" [423] - 1899(Vic)-1980(Vic) - Licences: No 19 Receive Melbourne (Box Hill, 1920); V140 Receive Melbourne (Box Hill, 1921); 3BQ Receive Melbourne (Box Hill, 1922); 3BQ Melbourne (Box Hill, 1923-1927; Canterbury, 1928-1939 & 1946-1975+); 3ABQ Melbourne (portable, "Canterbury", 1947-1956) - Qualifications: AOCP 114, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, first to QSO USA; first to QSO England, first on telegraphy, then telephony; journalist (Listener In); Bright Star Crystals 1930s-1950s; QSLs: substantial portion of QSL collection survives at NFSA (1800+) - Relationships: father of 3ZCH/3BQX John Maxwell Howden - Electoral Rolls: student (Box Hill, 1924-1927); wireless engineer (Ringwood, 1928); engineer (Camberwell, 1931-1954);
  • 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)

HU[edit | edit source]

HUB[edit | edit source]

  • Hubscher or Hubsher, Lassalle Paul "Paul" - 1913(Qld)-1971(Qld) - 4UL Brisbane (Bulimba, 1936-1939), (Annerley, 1946-1969+), amateur operator (AOCP 1578, 1935, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio club (WIAQ, councillor), part of the "U" gang, Evans Deakin engineering, (born and married as Hubscher, AOCP and death as Hubsher)

HUD[edit | edit source]

  • Hudson, William Henry - 1895(NSW)-1972(NSW) - Licences: XBO Sydney (Dulwich Hill, 1913-1914); 2PO Receive Sydney (Marrickville, 1923); 2AR Sydney (Dulwich Hill, 1922-1969) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 18, 1924, No. 8 in NSW - early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Randwick East, 1930)

HUE[edit | edit source]

  • Huey, Richard Meredyth [424] - 1913(NSW)-1995(NSW) - Licences: 2HU Sydney (Chatswood, 1928-1931; Cronulla, 1933-1937); 3UE Melbourne (Hawthorn East, 1938-1939); 2AHU Sydney (Sylvania, 1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 437, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: student (Cronulla, 1935-1937); army officer (Melbourne, 1943); engineer (West Pennant Hills, 1949; Pennant Hills, 1954; Edgecliff, 1958-1963; Sylvania, 1977-1980); retired (Mittagong, 1980)

HUG[edit | edit source]

  • Hughes, Clive Alan [425] - 1900(Vic)-1966(Vic) - Licences: 3CA Ararat (1927); 3CA Melbourne (Williamstown, 1931-1939, 1946-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 343, 1927, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: teacher (Williamstown, 1924-1928); schoolmaster (Williamstown, 1936-1963)

HUL[edit | edit source]

  • Hull, Allan Galbraith "Braith" - 1905(Vic)-1982(Vic) - journalist (Wireless Weekly, editor; Radio and Hobbies, editor 1939; Australasian Radio World, editor 1940-1950) - brother of William Howard Hull & Ross Amos Hull
  • Hull, Frederick Atherley [426] - 1906(NZL)-1997(WA) - Licences: 6FH Pingrup (1930-1931); 6FH Port Hedland (1937-1939, 1946-1956); 6FH Perth (Claremont, 1960-1975; Nedlands, 1980+) - Qualifications: no record of AOCP; CRPTelephony 1139, 1929; 2COCP 271, 1930 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Perth, 1929); radio operator (Port Hedland, 1937-1954); unemployed (Claremont, 1958); technical officer (Claremont, 1963-1972; Nedlands, 1977-1980) - brother of 6RH Raymond Alfred Hull
  • Hull, Raymond Alfred [427] - 1908(NZ)-1967(WA) - Licences: 6RH Pingrup (1929-1931); 6RH Perth (Wembley, 1937; Mt Hawthorn, 1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 558, 1929, No. ?? in WA; 2COCP 590, 1942 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Maylands, 1934); traveller (Subiaco, 1949); sales director (Victoria Park, 1958-1963) - brother of 6FH Frederick Atherley Hull
  • Hull, Ross Amos - 1902(Vic)-1938(USA) - 3JU Melbourne (St Kilda, 1922-1925), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIA Vic Kew, president, 1923), journalist (Wireless Weekly, technical editor; QST, technical editor) - brother of William Howard Hull & Allan Galbraith Hull
  • Hull, William Howard - 1891(Tas)-1955(Vic) - Relationships: brother of Ross Amos Hull & Allan Galbraith Hull

HUM[edit | edit source]

  • Hume, Ernest James [428] - 1869(Vic)-1929(SA) - Licences: Nil - Qualifications: AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: - Relationships: wife of Stella Leonora Harriet Hume nee Jeremy; son of James Hill Hume, father of Ernest Jeremy Hume
  • Hume, Ernest Jeremy [429] - 1906(SA)-1988(Vic) - Licences: Nil - Qualifications: Nil - chief engineer 5DN - Electoral Rolls: engineer (North Unley, 1939-1941; Oakleigh, Vic, 1949-1963; Carnegie, 1968-1977) - Relationships: grandson of James Hill Hume, son of Ernest James Hume and Stella Leonora Harriet Hume nee Jeremy
  • Hume, Geoffrey Vincent [430] - 1909(NSW)-1998(NSW) - Licences: 2GV Sydney (Cremorne, 1927-1930); 2AMD Sydney (Mosman, 1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 365, 1927, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio technician (Neutral Bay, 1930-1936; Mosman, 1937); RAAF (Ballarat, 1942); clerk (Turramurra, 1949); technical assistant (Pymble, 1954-1980)
  • Hume, James Hill [431] - 1822(??)-1887(Vic) - Licences: Nil - Qualifications: Nil - alleged very early wireless experimenter - Electoral Rolls: - Relationships: father of Ernest James Hume; father-in-law of Stella Leonora Harriet Hume nee Jeremy; grandfather of Ernest Jeremy Hume
  • Hume nee Jeremy, Stella Leonora Harriet [432] - 1882(Vic)-1953(NSW) - Licences: Nil - Qualifications: Nil - radio announcer (early 5DN) - Electoral Rolls: - Relationships: wife of Ernest James Hume; daughter-in-law of James Hill Hume; mother of Ernest Jeremy Hume
  • Humphry nee Spotswood, Innis Jane Lovett - See Innis Jane Lovett Spotswood 4JH
  • Humphry, Jack Lawrence - 18??(???)-????(???) - 4JK Poopoonbah via Giru (1935-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1349, 1934, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, husband of Innis Jane Lovett Spotswood 4JH

HUR[edit | edit source]

  • Hurll, Norman James [433] - 1904(NSW)-2003(Qld, 98yo) - Licences: 2BC Sydney (Killara, 1924-1930); 4NJ Tallebudgera Creek (1931-1935); 2HJ Sydney (Killara, 1935-1937; Roseville, 1938-1939); 2IN?/2DKH Sydney (1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 96, 1925, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, CMF, CINT), business proprietor (Gas Light Engineering) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Killara, 1930); merchant (Killara, 1936-1937); soldier (Strathfield, 1943); company manager (Burwood, 1949-1963); Managing Director (Killara, 1968); Director (Killara, 1972-1980)
  • Hurry, Ronald Bruce [434] - 1911(???)-19??(???) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 693, 1930, No. ?? in ?? - amateur operator?, amateur broadcaster?, electrical engineer, teacher - Electoral Rolls: Nil yet identified

HUS[edit | edit source]

  • Husband, N. E. - 18??-19?? - 4CV Charters Towers 1925 - amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster

HUT[edit | edit source]

  • Hutchings, Allan Thomas Edwards [435] - 1903(Vic)-1973(Vic) - Licences: 3HL Receive Callawadda (1922-1923); 3HL Callawadda (1924-1969) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 65, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; WW2 - Relationships: son of 3HM Elizabeth Lilian Hutchings nee Edwards; brother of 3HQ Marjorie Lilian Williamson nee Hutchings - Electoral Rolls: farmer (Callawadda, 1927-1972)
  • Hutchings nee Edwards, Elizabeth Lilian [436] - 1877(Vic)-1943(Vic) - Licences: 3HM Callawadda (1932-1939) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 509, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: home duties (Wimmera Park, 1912-1924; Callawadda, 1926-1942) - Relationships: mother of 3HL Allan Thomas Edwards Hutchings and 3HQ Marjorie Lilian Williamson nee Hutchings - First woman in Australia to hold an amateur licence under the AOCP regime - Electoral Rolls: home duties (Wimmera Park, 1912-1924; Callawadda, 1925-1942)
  • Williamson nee Hutchings, Marjorie Lilian [437] - 1912(Vic)-1988(Vic) - Licences: 3HQ Callawadda (1932-1939; 1946-1948); 3HQ Melbourne (Bentleigh, 1954-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 1030, 1932, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Relationships: daughter of 3HM Elizabeth Lillian Hutchings nee Edwards; sister of 3HL Allan Thomas Edwards Hutchings - Electoral Rolls: home duties (Callawadda, 1934-1937); nurse (Alfred Hospital, Prahran, 1943); home duties (Callawadda, 1949; Bentleigh, 1949-1968)
  • Hutchison, John Victor Thomas [438] - 1907(NZ)-1975(NSW) - Licences: 2JH Sydney (Kirribilli, 1927-1937; West Ryde, 1938-1939; Croydon, 1946-1955; Bardwell Park, 1956-1965; Castle Cove, 1969-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 374, 1927, No. ?? in NSW; CPRTelephony 1010, 1928 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wireless operator (Milson's Point, 1930-1937); laboratory assistant (Croydon, 1943-1949); radio technician (Bardwell Park, 1958-1968)
  • Hutson, James William [439] - 1912(Vic)-1931(Vic) - Licences: 3JH Echuca (1930-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 635, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil yet identified - Comment: Passed too soon
  • Hutton, David [440] - 1912(Sct)-2003(NSW) - Licences: 2DH Abermain (1929-1934) - Qualifications: AOCP 551, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Abermain, 1934-1963; Klworth, 1972-1977); retired (Klworth, 1980)

I[edit | edit source]

IK*[edit | edit source]

  • Ikin, William George [441] - 1887(NSW)-1974(Vic) - Licences: 4SM Townsville (1925-1926); 4SM Brisbane (New Farm, 1927) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 201, 1925, No. 18 in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster (dealer licence); WW1 - Electoral Rolls: mechanical engineer (Gladstone, 1913); engineer & electrician (Barcaldine, 1914); manager (Strand Motors, Townsville, 1925); motor mechanic (Mt Garnet, 1937-1949; Cardwell, 1949); farmer (Mareeba, 1954-1972)

IR*[edit | edit source]

  • Ireson, Melville Charles Gladstone [442] - 1898(Vic)-1955(Vic) - Licences: 3ZY Kyneton (1931-1933); 3AIR Kyneton (1947-1955) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 305, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: postal employee (Maldon, 1919); telegraphist (Ballarat, 1925); postal employee (Kyneton, 1931-1954)

IS*[edit | edit source]

  • Isles, James William Clifford "Clifford" [443] - 1894(Qld)-1967(Qld) - Licences: 4CC Receive Brisbane (Ascot, 1922); 4CC Brisbane (Ascot, 1923-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio club member (QWI); business proprietor (Isles Love & Co, Allan & Stark); WW1 - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Hamilton, 1915-1937); manager (Hamilton, 1943-1958); director (Hamilton, 1963)
  • Israel, Morris Samuel [444] - 1896(Vic)-1965(Vic) - Licences: XMU Melbourne (St Kilda, 1913); 3ZN Melbourne (St Kilda, 1923-1924; Malvern, 1925-1926; Burwood, 1927); 3ZN Geelong, 1931-1933; 3ZN Melbourne (Burwood, 1937-1939, 1946-1955) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 13, 1924, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 35, 1931 - early wireless experimenter; amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; broadcasting executive; WW2 - Electoral Rolls: soldier (St Kilda, 1919-1924); radio mechanic (Burwood, 1926-1928); broadcasting engineer (Geelong, 1931); engineer (Geelong North, 1936; Camberwell, 1937-1963);

IV*[edit | edit source]

  • Ives, Cecil Albert [445] - 1916(SA)-1942(Vic) - Licences: 5AF Adelaide (Glenelg, 1935-1939) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 1451, 1935, SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: commercial artist (Glenelg, 1939-1943) - Sacrifice: "Greater love hath no man than this" [446]

J[edit | edit source]

JA[edit | edit source]

JAC[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  • Jackson, Thomas William - 1830(Eng)-1918(Vic) - Deputy Postmaster-General Victoria ca 1880, clubs & societies (Telegraph Electrical Society Vic, member, ca 1880)

JAM[edit | edit source]

  • James, Brian Russell [447] - 1920(SA)-1944(Europe) - Licences: 5BL Adelaide (1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 2293, 1939, SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (RAAF, 76 Squadron RAF, Flying Officer) - Electoral Rolls: Nil - "Greater love hath no man than this" [448]
  • James, Hector Keith [449] - 1905(NSW)-1966(NSW) - 2XA Receive Sydney (Summer Hill, 1923), 2XA Sydney (Summer Hill, 1924-1933; Ashfield, 1934; Double Bay, 1935-1936; Coogee, 1937-1938; Woollahra, 1939; Summer Hill, 1948-1961), amateur operator (AOCP 183, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio mechanic (Summer Hill, 1930-1933), engineer (Edgecliff, 1936; Ashfield, 1949; Summer Hill, 1943-1963)
  • James, Thomas Reynolds - 19??(???)-19??(???) - employment (Vic Posts & Telegraphs, worked on original Melbourne-Williamstown telegraph line 1854, later in charge of Melbourne Telegraph Office, but transferred to inspectorial work in 1879 due to disorganisation, reinstated in 1880)
  • Jamieson, John Edward [450] - 1910(WA)-1957(WA) - Licences: 6LA Perth (Beaconsfield, 1930-1933); 6LA Kalgoorlie (1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 673, 1930, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio salesman (Kalgoorlie, 1936-1937); salesman (Kalgoorlie, 1943); radio engineer (Kalgoorlie, 1949-1954)

JAR[edit | edit source]

  • Jardine, William Ronald [451] - 1911(Vic)-1983(Vic) - Licences: 3PR Melbourne (Essendon, 1929-1933); 3PR Leongatha (1937-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 533, 1929, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 108, 1933 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: farm labourer (Craigieburn, 1934); dairy farmer (Leongatha, 1937-1954); salesman (Leongatha, 1963-1980)
  • Jarvis, Vincent Jack Edwin "Victor", "Vic" [452] - 1912(WA)-1941(Libya) - licences: 2VJ Orange (1930-1933), 2VJ Dubbo (1934), 2VJ Wellington (1935-1936), 2VJ Bathurst (1937), 2VJ Griffith (1938-1939) - qualifications: AOCP 695, 1930, No. ?? in NSW; BOCP 46, 1936 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster (2VJ Wellington), broadcast engineer (2BS, 2RG), WW2 (RAAF, Rathmines Flying Boats Base, Palestine, Egypt, Libya) - electoral rolls: radio mechanic (Wellington, 1936), radio engineer (Bathurst, 1937), wireless operator (Rathmines, 1943) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [453]

JE[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Jennison, Joseph William [454] - 1899(Vic)-1965(Vic) - Licences: 2JJ Mathoura (1928-1939); 2MX Mathoura (1948-1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 414, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: farmer (Mathoura, 1930-1949; Echuca, 1954; Deniliquin, 1958); nil (Echuca, 1963) (Licences in the name of his father John William Jennison but most likely son was operator, father passed in 1942)
  • Jensen, Laurence Richard Hopkins [455] - 1906(Tas)-1974(Tas) - 7BL Receive West Devonport (1923-1924), 7LJ Launceston (1925-1939, 1947-1969+), amateur operator (AOCP 78, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster
  • Jenvey, Henry Walter [456] - 1851(Eng)-1932(Vic) - Licences: AA Melbourne 1900; X?? Melbourne - early wireless experimenter, arguably his use of the identifier AA was the first use of an Australian callsign; arguably Australia's first amateur operator as the majority of his experiments were self-funded and in his own time - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - employment (Vic P & T; PMGD) - Relationships: father of 3WW William Walter Jenvey - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Brighton, 1909); public servant (Caulfield East, 1919-1931)
  • Jenvey, William Walter "Bill" [457] - 1904(Vic)-1981(Qld) - Licences: 3AY Melbourne (Caulfield, 1922-1927; Ormond, 1931-1938); 2YJ Sydney (Concord, 1939); 3AY Melbourne (Ormond, 1947); 2ZO Sydney (Willoughby, 1948-1969); 2ZO Noosa Heads (1980) - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 824, 1924; 1COCP 68, 1930 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Relationships: son of Henry Walter Jenvey - Electoral Rolls: telegraphist (Caulfield, Vic, 1926-1927); operator (Bentleigh, Vic, 1931-1937); radio engineer (Croydon, NSW, 1943; Willoughby, NSW, 1949-1968); engineer (Willoughby, NSW, 1972); nil (Nelligen, NSW, 1977; Noosa Heads, Qld, 1980)
  • Jessop, P. F. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4PJ Kamma (1927), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, Halcyon (not mentioned?)

JO[edit | edit source]

JOH[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Johnson, Carl Francis [458] - 1899(Tas)-1985(Tas) - licences: Receive Hobart (West Hobart, 1923), 7AR Hobart (West Hobart, 1924-1939); qualifications: AOCP 218, 1925, No. ?? in Tas; amateur operator, amateur broadcaster; electoral rolls: federal servant (West Hobart, 1922-1954)
  • Johnson, Edward Norman [459] - 1886(Vic)-1960(USA) - Licences: Receive Warrnambool (1923); 3ZO Warrnambool (1923-1924); 3ZO Horsham (1924) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (East Melbourne, 1909); manager (Wonthaggi, 1914); draper (Newtown, 1917); traveller (Geelong, 1919)
  • Johnson, H. B. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 6HB Perth (Leederville, 1926); 5HB Adelaide (Henley Beach, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 252, 1926, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: - common surname, individual not yet identified
  • Johnston, Norman Brint [460] - 1913(WA)-1979(WA) - Licences: 6NJ Perth (South Fremantle, 1930-1933; Subiaco, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 642, 1930, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Subiaco, 1937-1943); radio mechanic (Maylands, 1943-1968; Mt Lawley, 1972-1977)
  • Johnston, William David [461] - 1909(Irl)-1985(NSW) - Licences: 2YZ Sydney (Ryde, 1930-1939, 1946-1948; Gladesville, 1950; Matraville, 1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 616, 1930, No. ?? in NSW; 2COCP 323, 1931; 1COCP 398, 1940 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wireless operator (Ryde, 1930-1943); radio engineer (Gladesville, 1949; Matraville, 1954-1980)
  • Johnstone, H. D. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 3HJ Melbourne (Surrey Hills, 1923) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil yet identified

JON[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Jones, David William - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 4RJ Brisbane (Chelmer, 1930-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 683, 1930, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: public servant (Chelmer, 1925-1931); engineer (Holland Park, 1958)? - Comment: several contemporaneous DWJs
  • Jones, Lancelot Cyril "Lance" [462] - 1891(SA)-1971(SA) - Licences: XVB Adelaide (Hawthorn, 1913-1914); 5BQ Adelaide (Westbourne Park, 1923-1924) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter; amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; co-founder 5DN commercial Adelaide - Electoral Rolls: manager (Broadway Estate, 1939-1943)
  • Jones, Raymond Edward [463] - 1900(Vic)-1987(Vic) - Licences: 3RJ Melbourne (Ascot Vale, 1928; Box Hill, 1931-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 407, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: telegraphist (Newmarket, 1921); public servant (Ascot Vale, 1922-1924); telegraphist (Box Hill, 1931-1943); supervisor (Box Hill, 1949-1963); retired (Box Hill, 1968-1980)
  • Jones, Stanley William [464] - 1917(Vic)-1943(PNG) - Licences: 3SF Ballarat (1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1953, 1937, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (Australian Army, Signalman, 6 Division Signals) - Electoral Rolls: Nil - "Greater love hath no man than this" [465] (beware, another Stanley William Jones died in WW2, Flight Sergeant, 626 Squadron)
  • Jones, Walter Henry [466] - 1914(NSW)-1980(NSW) - Licences: 2PY Sydney (Marrickville, 1930-1933); 2RS Sydney (Marrickville, 1935-1939); 2WP Sydney (Bexley, 1965-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 652, 1930, NSW; 1COCP 57, 1935 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wireless telegraphist (Bexley North, 1949-1972); telegraphist (Bexley North, 1977-1980); Beware: Another contemporaneous Walter Henry Jones in Sydney b.1915 m.Edith

JOR[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Jordan, Robert - 1893(NZ)-19??(???) - commercial operator (1COCP 4, 1914, No. 4 in Aus and Vic, Commonwealth system) - coastal station operator?

K[edit | edit source]

KA[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Kaufman, Samuel Donald [467] - 1904(NSW)-1988(NSW) - Licences: 2SK Sydney (Belmore, 1928-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 448, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical mechanic (Belmore, 1933-1980)
  • Kauper, Henry or Heinrich Alexis "Harry" [468] - 1888(Vic)-1942(Vic) - Licences: S643 Adelaide (1921-1922), 5BG Adelaide (Dulwich, 1923-1926; Tusmore, 1927-1928) - Qualifications: AOCP 97, 1925, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer, inventor - Electoral Rolls: chauffer (Willaura, Vic, 1910); engineer (Richmond, Vic, 1931-1937) - ADB

KE[edit | edit source]

  • Keane, John Patrick James [469] - 1903(NSW)-1964(NSW) - Licences: 2JN Cessnock (1930-1936; 2JN Sydney (Bexley, 1937-1939; McMahons Point, 1946-1961) - Qualifications: AOCP 698, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: storeman (Darling Harbour, 1930); clerk (Cessnock, 1931-1932; Newcastle, 1934; Bexley, 1935-1937; McMahons Point, 1943-1949; North Sydney, 1958-1963)
  • Keast, Leslie John [470] - 1886(SA)-1957(WA) - Journalist (Wireless Weekly; shortwave editor, Australasian Radio World, 1940-1951; Radio & Hobbies), professional monitor (OWI/VOA, WW2), silent era cinematographer - Electoral Rolls: licensed victuallar (Royal Hotel, Bowral, 1933-1934); ex-hotelkeeper (Coogee, 1935); clerk (Randwick North, 1936-1937); sales manager (Carlingford, 1943); organising secretary (Ermington, 1949-1958)
  • Kelly, Alexander Wainwright [471] - 1908(SA)-1954(SA) - Licences: Receive (Crystal) Largs Bay (1923); 5AW Lyndoch (1927-1939); 5XO Loxton (1954) - Qualifications: AOCP 358, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur Broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: winemaker (Berri, 1939-1943)
  • Kempster, Frederick [472] - 1900(SA)-1957(SA) - Licences: 5KM Darwin (1929-1931); 8KM Darwin (1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 543, 1929, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: telegraphist (Fullarton, 1934); supervisor (Fullarton, 1939-1943)
  • Kenna, Vernon Francis "Vern / Marconi" [473] - 1908(Qld)-1987(NSW) - Licences: 4DE Receive Brisbane (Hamilton, 1923-1924); 4FK Brisbane (Hamilton, 1926-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 301, 1926, No. 29 in Qld) - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (PMGD), radiocommunications engineer, senior public servant (PMG, ABC2), WW2 - Electoral Rolls: postal electrician (Hamilton, Qld, 1936-1954); engineer (Balwyn, Vic, 1963; Killara, 1963; Middle Cove, 1968-1972; Willoughby, 1977-1980)
  • 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)
  • Kennedy, Walter Donald [474] - 1869(NSW)-1951(NSW) - 2WK Sydney (Rockdale, 1925-1926; Willoughby, 1927-1929), 2WK Helensburgh (1930-1933), 2WK Sydney (East Sydney, 1934), 2WK Wallerawang (1935), 2WK Sydney (Rockdale, 1936-1939, 1946-1950), amateur operator (AOCP 121, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, minister of religion
  • Kenny, Edmund Francis [475] - 1903(NSW)-1980(NSW) - Licences: 2EK Sydney (Lewisham, 1927-1928; Croydon, 1929; Ryde, 1930-1931; Granville, 1933-1939, 1946-1948); 2EK Wentworthville (1950-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 373, 1927, No. ?? in NSW -amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Ashbury, 1930); clerk (West Ryde, 1930-1933); engineer (Granville, 1935-1949); radio engineer (Wentworthville, 1954-1968); engineer (Wentworthville, 1972-1977)
  • Kermond, Leslie John "Les" [476] - 1912(Vic)-2007(Vic) - Licences: 3DX Warrnambool (1928-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 417, 1928, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 182, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: biograph operator (Warrnambool, 1936-1937); engineer (Swan Hill, 1942); radio engineer (Warrnambool, 1949-1980)
  • Kernick, Percy Edwin [477] - 1888(NSW)-1965(WA) - Licences: 6PK Perth (South Perth, 1927-1939, 1946-1947) - Qualifications: AOCP 378, 1927, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: postal assistant (Sandstone/Mt Magnet, 1910); telegraphist (Brown Hill/Kalgoorlie, 1917; South Perth, 1925-1963)
  • Kerr, Alfred Dixon [478] - 1910(Vic)-1977(Vic) - Licences: 3AL Ballarat (1926-1939, 1946-1960); 3JQ Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 284, 1926, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 18, 1930 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Ballarat, 1931-1968); retired (Hawthorn, 1977)
  • 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

KI[edit | edit source]

  • Kingwell, William Hercules - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB)
  • Kinsella, Hector Thomas [479] - 1912(WA)-1993(WA) - Licences: 6HK Perth (Hollywood, 1930; East Perth, 1931) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 641, 1930, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: chemist (South Perth, 1936-1937; Victoria Park, 1943); pharmacist (Perth, 1949; Narrogin, 1954-1958; Applecross, 1963; Ardross, 1968-1972; Booragoon, 1977-1980)
  • Kinsella, Thomas Wade [480] - 1904(Vic)-2001(NSW)96yo - Licences: Receive (Crystal) Lubeck (1923); 3TK Lubeck (1924-1926); 3TK Rupanyup (1937-1939); 2FK Sydney (Rose Bay, 1946; Herne Bay, 1947; Sans Souci, 1948-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 1992, 1937, No. ?? in Vic; BOCP 532, 1943 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Lubeck, 1927-1936); RAN (Sans Souci, 1949-1980) - Relationships: brother of 3AKW William Jennings Kinsella
  • Kinsella, William Jennings [481] - 1914(Vic)-2011(Vic) - Licences: 3AKW Lubeck (1947-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; BOCP 498, 1943; 2AOCP 55, 1946 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: grazier (Magdala, Lubeck, 1936-1972; Lubeck, 1977-1980) - Relationships: brother of 3TK-2FK Thomas Wade Kinsella
  • Kinzbrunner, Harry Charles [482] - 1903(Eng)-1982(Qld) - Licences: 4HK Cloncurry (1929-1931); 4HK Mareeba (1933); 4HK Tully (1937-1939); 4HK Atherton (1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 474, 1929, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIAQ), employment (Australian Inland Mission, QATB) - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Malanda, 1937); electrical engineer (Ashgrove, 1943); radio mechanic (Atherton, 1943); refrigeration & electrical contractor (Atherton, 1949-1972); electrical contractor (Atherton, 1977-1980)
  • Kirby, Ewan Russell - 1885(Tas)-1947(Tas) - XZB Hobart (-1913-1914), early wireless experimenter, First set 1909 communicated with M. Harvey, employed Hydro-electric Dept
  • Kirkby, Brian - historian (early wireless experimenters, Edward Hope Kirkby, Archibald John Shaw), great grandson of Edward Hope Kirkby
  • Kirkby, Charles Edward - 1886(Vic)-1954(NSW) - early wireless and X-ray experimenter, son of Edward Hope Kirkby, brother of George Gill Kirkby
  • Kirkby, Edward Hope - 1853(At sea)-1915(NSW) - early wireless and X-ray experimenter, father of George Gill Kirkby and Charles Edward Kirkby
  • Kirkby, George Gill - 1884(Vic)-1916(Vic) - early wireless and X-ray experimenter, son of Edward Hope Kirkby, brother of Charles Edward Kirkby
  • Kirkland, John Booth - 1861(Vic)-1900(Vic) - early telephone experimenter, Melbourne, Geelong & Ballarat
  • Kissick, Alfred Leslie Hawthorn [483] - 1904(Vic)-1967(Vic) - Receive Melbourne (Brunswick, 1923-1924), 3KB Melbourne (Brunswick, 1925-1939, 1946-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 141, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), operator 3CR Coburg Radio Club (1925), amateur broadcaster, clerk (1934)
  • Kitto, Thomas Collingwood [484] - 1903(Tas)-19??(???) - Licences: 7?? Launceston (1928); 5JR Adelaide (Tusmore, 1931); 2JR Newcastle (1933); 2JS Newcastle (1933-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 425, 1928, No. ?? in Tas; AOLCP 43, 1931 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: fitter & turner (Launceston, 1928); radio engineer (Sandgate, NSW, 1935; Ulverstone, Tas, 1937); engineer (Hawthorn, Vic, 1942); radio engineer (Prahran, 1949); retired (Deception Bay, 1972)

KL[edit | edit source]

  • Kling, John Robert [485] - 1905(Vic)-1969(Vic) - Licences: 3JB Melbourne (Balwyn, 1928; South Camberwell, 1931; Hawthorn East, 1933; Hampton, 1937-1939); 3AJQ Melbourne (Seaford, 1954-1955; Lower Ferntree Gully, 1956; Frankston, 1960-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 403, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Camberwell, 1931-1933; Sandringham, 1936-1937); engineer (Sandringham, 1942; Bacchus Marsh, 1949); radio sound engineer (Seaford, 1954); electrician (Frankston, 1963-1968)

KN[edit | edit source]

  • Knight, Rupert Keith [486] - 1898(Qld)-1934(Qld) - Licences: 4RK Toowoomba (1926-1927) - Qualifications: Nil identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, Halcyon (not mentioned?) - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Toowoomba, 1919); bank clerk (East Toowoomba, 1925-1926); not specified (East Toowoomba, 1928-1932)
  • Knock, Donald Brader "Don" [487] - 1898(Eng)-1966(NSW) - Licences: 1911 Manchester; G6XG London (1924-1926); 2NO Sydney (Cremorne, 1926-1927; Vaucluse, 1927; Kirribilli, 1928; Randwick, 1929); 6NK Wyndham (1930-1931); 2NU Portable Sydney 1935-1939; 2NO Sydney (Waverley, 1946-1966) - Qualifications: AOCP 335, 1927, No. ?? in NSW - early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (2MO), radiocommunications engineer, journalist (Wireless Weekly, Radio in ANZ, Radio Monthly, Australian Radio News, Bulletin, Australasian Radio World), military (WW1 - Royal Naval Air Service, WW2 - AIF lieutenant-major) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Waverley, 1930); radio journalist (Waverley, 1932-1933); radio engineer (Waverley, 1935-1963)
  • Knowles, Henry Carlisle Maddison [488] - 1901(NSW)-1945(ACT) - Licences: 2LK Sydney (Arncliffe, 1930-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 653, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: pharmacist (Woolahra, 1933; Kingston, ACT, 1935-1943)

KO[edit | edit source]

  • Kosseck, Edwin Frederick [489] - 1909(Vic)-1989(Vic) - Licences: 3EK Geelong (Belmont, 1930-1933); 3AKE Geelong (Newport, 1947; Belmont, 1948-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 705, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: gardener (Belmont, 1931-1937); RAAF (Newport, 1943); gardener (Belmont, 1949-1980)

KR[edit | edit source]

  • Kraegen, Carl W. J. "Charles" - 1831?(Germany?)-1871(NT) - employment (Vic Posts & Telegraphs, SA Posts & Telegraphs), telegraph operator (Ballarat, Portland), developed an early system of explosive detonation by battery, tragically died of thirst during the construction of the Overland Telegraph

L[edit | edit source]

LA[edit | edit source]

  • Laby, Thomas Howell - 1880(Vic)-1946(Vic) - frequent lecturer on wireless topics to WIA Vic in the 1920s, education (BA Cambridge 1905, PhD Cambridge 1921), employment (University of Sydney, 1901-1904; Cavendish Laboratory, 1905; Professor Physics, Victoria University College, Wellington, 1909; Professor Natural Philosophy, University of Melbourne, 1915-1930+), Royal Society of Victoria (president, 1924)
  • Lake, Eric James - 1906(Eng)-1966(Qld) - 4EL Brisbane (Kangaroo Point, 1932-1939), (Camp Hill, 1946-1950+), 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)
  • Lalor, Peter Fintan - 1827(Irl)-1889(Vic) - Leader of the Eureka Stockade, Postamaster-General Victoria (Aug 1875-Oct 1875)
  • Lambert or Mason, Frank Clayton [490] - 1908(WA)-1993(WA) - Licences: 6FL Perth (South Perth, 1929-1931); 6FL Geraldton (1933); 6FL Perth (Wembley, 1937-1939; Subiaco, 1947); 3AFL Bairnsdale (1948); 6FL Perth (Claremont, 1954-1956; Bassendean, 1965-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 503, 1929, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls:
  • Lane, Cyril Herbert Dodson - 1888(NSW)-1915(Tur) - XDM Sydney (1909-1914), early wireless experimenter (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), born Cyril Herbert Dodson, brother-in-law of Charles Dansie Maclurcan "Greater love hath no man"
  • Langfield, Harold Leslie "Harry" - 1894(???)-1982(Qld) - 4CO Brisbane (Rosalie, 1936), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Langford-Smith, Fritz - 1904(NSW)-1966(NSW) - 2?? Sydney, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), electronics designer (AWA), author (Radiotron Designers Handbook), journalist (Radiotronics)
  • Langhans, Ron - historian (broadcasting)
  • Langridge, George David - 1829(Eng)-1891(Vic) - Postmaster-General Victoria in early 1880s
  • Lapthorne, Horace Charles [491] - 1900(Vic)-1975(NSW) - Licences: 2TM Receive Sydney (Artarmon, 1923-1924); 2HL Sydney (Chatswood, 1928-1938; Lane Cove, 1939; Artarmon, 1948-1969); 2HL Noraville (1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 422, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator? - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Artarmon, 1930-1937; Chatswood, 1943-1968); retired (Noraville, 1972)
  • Larsen, Herbert Peter Christian [492] - 1901(Qld)-1976(Qld) - Licences: 4JW Charters Towers(1928-1937), Cairns (1938-1939, 1947-1956), Charters Towers (1960-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 439, 1928, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2, brewery employee - Electoral Rolls: brewery hand (Charters Towers, 1925-1936); engine driver (Cairns, 1943-1954; Charters Towers, 1958-1968)
  • Laws, David Andrew [493] - 1909(Qld)-1943(PNG) - Licences: 4DR Brisbane (Taringa, 1931-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 829, 1931, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (Army, M Special Unit, Commando) - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Taringa, 1936-1943) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [494]
  • Laws, Sidney Frank Henry - 1893(NZ)-19??(???) - commercial operator (1COCP 6, 1914, No. 6 in Aus and Vic) - coastal station operator
  • Lawton, Alexander Kyle [495] - 1889(Qld)-1978(NSW) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, federal public servant (PMGD), radio clubs (QWI, member), business (movie theatres, Amico), WW2 - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Toowoomba, 1913; Wynnum South, 1915-1916); manager (Windsor, 1919); engineer (Nundah, 1925-1928); manager (Townsville, 1936-1937; Nundah, 1943-1949); manufacturer's agent (Virginia, 1954-1958); company director (Ashfield, 1963); sales manager (Ashfield, 1968-1977)

LE[edit | edit source]

LEA[edit | edit source]

  • Leaney, William Gregory [496] - 1895(SA)-1982(Vic) - Licences: 3XN Receive Melbourne (Northcote, 1923); 3XN Melbourne (Northcote, 1923-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engine driver (Northcote, 1919-1954); driver (Coburg, 1963-1977); nil (Preston, 1980)

LEB[edit | edit source]

  • Leber, David [497] - 1905(Vic)-1950(Vic) - Licences: 3DL Melbourne (Richmond, 1929-1939; Hawthorn, 1947-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 481, 1929, No. ?? in Vic; 3COCP 45, 1936 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio dealer (Richmond, 1927-1942); salesman (Hawthorn, 1949)

LEC[edit | edit source]

  • Leckie, Herbert Crockett [498] - 1927(Vic)-1994(Vic) - Licences: 3LH Melbourne (Elwood, 1948-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; 1COCP 1170, 1947 - amateur operator - Electoral Rolls: student (St Kilda, 1949-1968; Elwood, 1972-1980);
  • Leckie, Raymond Campbell [499] - 1904(Vic)-1987(ACT) - Licences: 3TU Receive Melbourne (Sandringham, 1923); 3TU Melbourne (Sandringham, 1924-1927) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 215, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Sandringham, 1926); public servant (Braddon, 1935; Turner, 1943-1968); examiner of patents (Hughes, 1972); retired (Hughes, 1977-1980)

LEE[edit | edit source]

  • Lee-Archer, Evan Leslie [500] - 1911(Vic)-1993(Vic) - Licences: 3LM Melbourne (Glen Iris, 1929-1931); 3LM Wonthaggi (1933); 3LM Melbourne (Caulfield North, 1937; Malvern East, 1938) - Qualifications: AOCP 534, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Gardiner, 1933); radio engineer (Korumburra, 1934); engineer (Caulfield West, 1935); mechanic (Malvern East, 1937)

LEL[edit | edit source]

  • Lelliott, Thomas "Tom" [501] - 1911(Vic)-2000(Vic) - Licences: 3ZW Melbourne (Mont Albert, 1930-1939); 3AZW Melbourne (Boronia, 1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 684, 1930, Vic; AOLCP 68, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio operator (Mont Albert, 1937); operator (Caulfield, 1942); public servant (Boronia, 1963-1980)

LEM[edit | edit source]

  • Lempriere, Charles Louis [502] - 1857(Vic)-1934(Vic) - Licences: 3ZJ Melbourne (Vermont, 1923-1926) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: surgeon (South Yarra, 1912-1919); medical practitioner (Vermont, 1924-1934)

LEO[edit | edit source]

  • Leonard, Aubrey Benedict [503] - 1896(NSW)-1968(Vic) - Licences: 3EN Receive Drouin (1922-1923); 3EN Drouin (1924-1926) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 244, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: postal assistant (Drouin, 1922-1928); radio dealer (Drouin, 1931-1954); retired (Drouin, 1963-1967)
  • Leonard, John William "Bill" [504] - 1906(Vic)-1974(Vic) - Licences: 3AB Melbourne (Black Rock, 1928-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 386, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: linesman (Sandringham, 1931-1943); shopkeeper (Sandringham, 1949-1968)
  • Leonard, Leslie Clarence [505] - 1902(Vic)-1961(SA) - Licences: 5LT Adelaide (Payneham, 1946-1947; Medindie, 1948); 5LT Port Lincoln (1954-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 2336, 1939, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: pilot (The Terrace/Port Pirie, 1939)
  • Leonard, Vincent Halpin [506] - 1915(Vic)-1988(Vic) - Licences: 3PJ Melbourne (?, 1938-1939; Kew, 1946-1956); 3PJ St Andrews (1960); 3PJ Melbourne (Balwyn, 1965-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 2167, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Abbotsford, 1937; Kew, 1937-1954); public servant (St Andrews, 1958; Balwyn, 1963-1980)

LES[edit | edit source]

  • Lester, Jack [507] - 1902(SA)-1990(SA) - Licences: 5LR Renmark (1930-1937); 5LR Berri (1938-1939); 5LR Adelaide (Millswood Estate, 1946-1947; Blackwood, 1954-1965); 5LR Victor Harbour (1969-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 674, 1930, No. ?? in SA; AOLCP 236, 1935; BOCP 369, 1941 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Berri, 1939-1943)

LEV[edit | edit source]

  • Levenspiel, Pinkus or Phillip "Phil" [508] - 1904(Eng)-1987(NSW) - Licences: 2TX Wyong (1930-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 668, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: motor engineer (Wyong, 1936-1937); mechanic (Wyong, 1949-1963); motor dealer (Ourimbah, 1968-1980)
  • Leverrier, Francis Hewitt "Frank" [509] - 1863(NSW)-1940(NSW) - XEN Sydney (Waverley, 1911-1914), early wireless experimenter (pre AOCP, Licence No. 5), radio clubs (WIA, president, 1910), barrister (Vaucluse, 1930-1934, Kings Counsel), father of 2BK-2ADE Frank Neville Leverrier
  • Leverrier, Frank Neville "Frank" [510] - 1904(NSW)-1980(NSW) - 2BK Sydney (Waverley, 1922-1923; Vaucluse, 1924-1930), 2ADE Castle Cove (1969-1975+), amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP 169, 1925, No. ?? in NSW; CPRT 931, 1926), amateur broadcaster, radio work (Vaucluse, 1930), superintendent (Vaucluse, 1943), public relations (Roseville, 1963; Castle Cove, 1977), son of XEN Francis Hewitt Leverrier
  • Levy, Richard "Dick" [511] - 1909(SA)-1955(SA) - Licences: 5AJ Adelaide (Torrensville, 1930-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 654, 1930, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Torrensville, 1943)

LEW[edit | edit source]

  • Lewis, Henry Garrett "Harry" - 1895(Tas)-1978(Vic) - Hobart, early wireless experimenter, reported experimenting from 1912, councillor WIA Tas in 1923, no record of licence identified as yet, manager 3UZ 1924

LI[edit | edit source]

  • Lighton, Robert [512] - 1869(Vic)-1940(Vic) - 3CM Receive Melbourne (East St Kilda, 1922-1924), 3RL Melbourne (East St Kilda, 1925-1931), amateur operator (AOCP 179, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, storekeeper (Toongabbie, 1903; Benalla, 1916), independent means (East St Kilda, 1928; Armadale, 1937)
  • Lindner, H. E. - 18??-19?? - 4BX Brisbane (Alderley) 1922 - amateur receive (pre AOCP)
  • Lindsay, Donald Gordon [513] - 1909(Vic)-1964(WA) - 2DY Sydney (Gordon, 1925-1936; Ashfield, 1937; Concord, 1938; Kogarah, 1939), amateur operator (AOCP 83, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, engineer
  • 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, Sunshine Coast ARC), employment (company secretary)
  • Litchfield, Ainslie Roland [514] - 1906(NSW)-1968(NSW) - 2RL Cooma (1925-1939), 2RL Sydney (Woollahra, 1947; Darling Point, 1948-1954; Rozelle, 1955-1958; Avalon Beach, 1960-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 200, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, WW2, grazier (Cooma, 1930-1937), film producer (Avalon Beach, 1958-1968)
  • Littlejohn, Arthur Sydney [515] - 1905(NSW)-1993(NSW) - Licences: 2AL Sydney (Leichhardt, 1930-1939); 4LF Gunalda (1947); 2OU Sydney (Leichhardt, 1948-1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 579, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Leichhardt, 1930-1958; Haberfield, 1963-1980)

LL[edit | edit source]

  • Lloyd, Henry Howard [516] - 1904(SA)-1974(SA) - 5AI Adelaide (College Town, 1923-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 57, 1925, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster - (beware another Henry Howard Lloyd [517] 1912-1981 in Adelaide, similar times)

LO[edit | edit source]

  • Lockhart, Leon Edward [518] - 1912(Vic)-1990(Vic) - Licences: 3LE Melbourne (Elwood, 1929-1939; Elsternwick, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 514, 1929, No. ?? in Vic; 1COCP 205, 1931 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Elwood, 1934-1937); engineer (Elsternwick, 1942-1977)
  • Lorden, Geoffrey Allan [519] - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 6GL Perth (Perth, 1925-1926; West Perth, 1927), amateur operator (AOCP 175, 1925, No. ?? in WA; AOCP 2297, 1939; 2COCP 342, 1940; 1COCP 441, 1940), amateur broadcaster, radio operator (Kalgoorlie, 1949)
  • Love, Howard Kingsley [520] - 1895(Vic)-1948(Vic) - Licences: 3BM Receive Melbourne (East Malvern, 1922); 3BM Melbourne (East Malvern, 1922-1931; Glen Iris, 1933), 3KU Melbourne (Malvern, 1937-1939, 1946-1948) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 230, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; broadcast engineer; radio clubs (WIA Vic); business proprietor (radio manufacturer) - Electoral Rolls: merchant (Orong, 1919; Malvern East, 1921-1924; Gardiner, 1927-1933); manager (Gardiner, 1936-1937); engineer (Mt. Waverley, 1942) - Comment: gone too soon
  • Love, James Peile "Nim" [521] - 1906(Qld)-1999(Qld) - Licences: 4JL Brisbane (Kedron, 1928-1939) - AOCP 469, 1928, No. ?? in Qld (Halcyon AOCP 1930); 3COCP 5259, 1965 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, AIF) - Electoral Rolls: auctioneer (Kedron, 1928-1943; Hawthorne, 1949-1980)
  • Lovett, Hubert Frank [522] - 1905(Tas)-1961(Tas) - Licences: 7HL Hobart (1926-1933+) - Qualifications: AOCP 246, 1926, No. ?? in Tas - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio telegraphist (Hobart North, 1928-1937); manager (Hobart South, 1949; Nelson, 1954)

LU[edit | edit source]

  • 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, Charles Forsythe Arthur [523] - 1901(NSW)-1979(NSW) - 2JT Receive Sydney (Croydon, 1922), 2JT Sydney (Croydon, 1923-1926; Lakemba, 1927-1933; Croydon, 1934; Ashfield, 1935-1938; Croydon, 1939, 1946-1975), amateur operator (AOCP 41, 1924, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • 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" [524] - 1907(Qld)-1975(Qld) - Licences: 4LL Brisbane (Ashgrove, 1928-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 471, 1928, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, engineer (PMGD) - Electoral Rolls: telephone mechanic (Ashgrove, 1936-1937); postal electrician (Stanthorpe, 1943); technician (Ashgrove, 1949); engineer (Ashgrove, 1958-1972)
  • Luxon, George Wilfred [525] - 1908(NSW)-1992(SA) - Licences: 5RX Adelaide (West Mitcham, 1928-1939, 1946-1965; Torrens Park, 1969-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 450, 1928, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster late 1920s, WIA SA (several official duties) - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Mitcham, 1939-1943)

LY[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Lyons, Joseph Aloysius Thomas [526] - 1879(Tas)-1939(NSW) - teacher, state politician, Premier of Tasmania, federal politician, Postmaster-General, Prime Minister of Australia, actively promoted development of broadcasting in Australia over two decades - Electoral Rolls:

M[edit | edit source]

MA[edit | edit source]

  • Mabbitt, John Matthew [527] - 1905(Vic)-1966(Vic) - Licences: 3KI Lake Boga (1930-1939); 3JG Lake Boga (1947-1948); 3JG Swan Hill (1954-1960); 3JG Melbourne (Templestowe, 1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 588, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: orchardist (Lake Boga, 1928-1949); supervisor (Swan Hill, 1954); public servant (Templestowe, 1963)

MAC[edit | edit source]

MACD[edit | edit source]

  • Macdonald, Donald "Don" - 1883(???)-19??(???) - senior federal public servant (Chief Engineer, Radiotelegraph Branch, PMGD, 1914) - Don't confuse with Don Macdonald AWA
  • Macdonald, Llewellyn "Lew" [528] - 1908(Eng)-1974(NSW) - Licences: 2WU Newcastle (West Maitland, 1929-1934; Wickham, 1935-1936; Waratah, 1937; Mayfield, 1938-1939, 1946-1961; Charlestown, 1965-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 478, 1929, No. ?? in NSW; 2COCP 69, 1936; BOCP 50, 1936; 1COCP 125, 1937 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: cabinetmaker (West Maitland, 1930; Wickham, 1936); joiner (Waratah, 1937; Charlestown, 1972)

MACF[edit | edit source]

  • Macfarlane formerly Fanning nee Harriss, Dorothy Winnifred - see Harriss, Dorothy Winnifred

MACG[edit | edit source]

  • MacGregor, H. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4ZU Brisbane (Windsor, -1947+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster

MACK[edit | edit source]

  • Mackay, Cedric Stewart or Stuart [529] - 1889(Vic)-1955(NSW) - XADF Coffs Harbour (1913-1914), 2GP Urunga (1922-1931), 2GO Coffs Harbour (1935-1939), early wireless experimenter, amateur operator (AOCP 149, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, bank clerk
  • Mackay, Ian Keith [530] - 1907(NZ)-1985(NZ) - author, historian (broadcast, "Broadcasting in New Zealand" (1953), "Broadcasting in Australia" (1957), "Broadcasting in Nigeria" (1964), "Broadcasting in Papua New Guinea" (1976) - Electoral Rolls: broadcasting executive (Lane Cove, 1954); executive (Killara, 1958)
  • Mackay, Ronald Reay [531] - 1905(Vic)-1963(Vic) - Licences: 3FZ Receive Melbourne (Carlton, 1922); 3MU Melbourne (Carlton, 1931-1939, 1946-1960) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, principal (RMIT) - Electoral Rolls: teacher (Carlton, 1931-1963) - ADB
  • Mackel, John Francis [532] - 1912(NSW)-1987(NSW) - Licences: 2HG Sydney (Chatswood, 1930-1939, 1946-1947; Lane Cove, 1948-1965; Hunters Hill, 1969-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 585, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Chatswood, 1935-1943); insurance inspector (Lane Cove, 1949-1954); insurance manager (Lane Cove, 1958-1963); manager (Hunters Hill, 1968-1980)
  • Mackenzie, Alexander Harper "Mac" [533] - 1892(???)-1970(Qld) - Licences: 4GK Brisbane (Wynnum, 1930-1939; Bulimba, 1946-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 628, 1930, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, employment (Qld Fire Service) - Electoral Rolls: fireman (Brisbane City, 1916; Hamilton, 1919; Brisbane City, 1925); fire brigade officer (Wynnum, 1928-1936); newsagent (Bulimba, 1949); retired (Bulimba, 1954-1968) - Relationships: father of 4YL Florence Madeline Mackenzie and 4HJ Arthur Alexander Mackenzie
  • Mackenzie, Arthur Alexander [534] - 1918(Qld)-2001(Qld) - Licences: 4HJ Jericho (1937); 4HJ Brisbane (Wynnum, 1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1346, 1934, Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical fitter (Townsville, 1949); newsagent (Grange, 1954-1963); public servant (Townsville, 1972; Cleveland, 1972; Thornlands, 1977, Cleveland, 1980) - Relationships: son of 4GK Alexander Harper Mackenzie; brother of 4YL Florence Madeline Streamer nee Mackenzie
  • Streamer nee Mackenzie, Florence Madeline "Madeline" [535] - 19??(Qld)-19??(Qld) - Licences: 4YL Brisbane (1936-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; third YL operator in Qld - Electoral Rolls: home duties (Mitchelton, 1949; New Farm, 1954) - Relationships: daughter of 4GK Alexander Harper Mackenzie, sister of 4HJ Arthur Alexander Mackenzie
  • Mackenzie, Harold Stuart [536] - 1908(Qld)-1995(Qld) - Licences: 4AM Brisbane (Annerley, 1929-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 518, 1929, No. ?? in Qld; 2COCP 90, 1937; 1COCP 239, 1939 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Annerley, 1934-1937); company manager (Strathfield, NSW, 1943-1954); radio operator (Blackheath, 1958); unemployed (Burleigh Heads, 1963-1968); technician (Burleigh Heads, 1972-1980)
  • MacKinnon, Colin Eric Wilton [537] - 1941(NSW)-2004(NSW) - Licences: 2KCM Sydney 1980s; 2DYM Sydney (1980-2004)- Qualifications: NAOCP N1793, 1981; AOLCP N1281, 1981; AOCP N1032, 1981, NSW - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; historian (amateur radio; military radio, radar) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Cronulla, 1968; Hurstville, 1977); retired (Glenhaven, 1980) - Obit

MACL[edit | edit source]

  • Maclardy, William John Foster St Clair "Will" - 1892(NSW)-1971(NSW) - 2HP Sydney (Neutral Bay & Cremorne,1922-1925), amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (2BL), journalist (Smith's Weekly, Wireless Weekly), correct surname is St Clair Maclardy but rarely used, son of William McIntyre St Clair Maclardy, one time Wireless Weekly proprietor
  • Maclaren, Donald Catto [538] - 1909(NSW)-1964(NSW) - Licences: 2DM Sydney (Haberfield, 1930-1939); 2NN Narrabri (1947-1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 655, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Haberfield, 1933-1936; Taree, 1937; Narrabri, 1949)
  • Maclurcan, Charles Dansie [539] - 1889(Qld)-1957(NSW) - XDM Sydney (1909-1914), 2CM Sydney (Strathfield, 1921-1939; Neutral Bay, 1946-1957), early wireless experimenter, amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP 98, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer, first licence issued under new 1922 radio regulations, business proprietor (Maclurcan and Lane, 1909-19??, Maclurcan Engineering, Hotel Wentworth)

MACP[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

MAD[edit | edit source]

  • Maddick, Herbert William [540] - 1890(Vic)-1960(Vic) - Licences: XLX Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1913-1914); 3EF Receive Melbourne (Elwood, 1922-1923); 3EF Melbourne (Elwood, 1924-1933+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 161, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - early wireless experimenter; amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; perpetrator of the foul mouthed parrot incident - Electoral Rolls: motor mechanic (Elsternwick, 1917); mechanic (Elsternwick, 1919-1954)

MAG[edit | edit source]

  • Maguire, Arthur Lindsay [541] - 1921(Vic)-1998(Vic) - Licences: 3IO Stratford (1938-1939; 1947-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 2216, 1938, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: farmer (Stratford, 1949-1977); grazier (Munro, 1980)
  • Maguire, Ernest Norbert [542] - 1892(NSW)-1967(NSW) - Licences: 2KL Sydney (Lewisham, 1928-1930; Dulwich Hill, 1931-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 387, 1928, No. ?? in NSW; 2COCP 14, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: police constable (Lewisham, 1930-1932); sergeant of police (Putney, 1943; Gladesville, 1949-1958); retired (Lake Illawarra South, 1963)
  • Maguire, Sydney William [543] - 1903(WA)-1958(NSW) - Licences: 2XY Sydney (Rose Bay, 1930-1934; Paddington, 1935-1936; North Bondi, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: CPRTelephony 933, 1926; AOLCP 74, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Rose Bay, 1930-1934; Glenmore, 1935); engineer (Bondi, 1936-1937); radio engineer (Maroubra North, 1943); inspector (Maroubra North, 1949; Kingsford, 1954-1958)

MAH[edit | edit source]

  • Mahon, Hugh - 1857(Ire)-1931(Vic) - senior federal politician (MHR 1900s & 1910s; Postmaster-General 1904)

MAL[edit | edit source]

  • Malcolm, Keith Graham - 1949(Vic)-2011(NSW) - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC), Communications Laboratory DoC (Director)
  • Malone, James Joseph - 1883(NSW)-1967(NSW) - employment (NSW P&T, Telegraph Messenger; PMGD, Cadet Engineer, Controller Wireless; OTC, Manager)
  • Malpas, Kenneth John "Ken" [544] - 1909(SA)-1929(SA) - Licences: 5XG Kadina (1927-1928) - Qualifications: AOCP 313, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil - gone too soon

MAN[edit | edit source]

  • Mangnall, Robert Hartley Jnr [545] - 1903(Vic)-1963(Vic) - Licences: 3?? Melbourne (Carlton, 1927); 3HB Melbourne (Highett, 1947-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 350, 1927, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: no occupation (Carlton, 1936); engineer (Sandringham, 1942-1963)
  • Manifold, Edwin Charles [546] - 1908(Vic)-1993(Vic) - Licences: 3EM Melbourne (Malvern, 1930-1933; McKinnon, 1937-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 647, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: plumber (Malvern, 1931-1934; Bentleigh, 1936-1980)
  • Mann, John Edward "Jack" [547] - 1912(SA)-1941(off Libyan coast) - Licences: 5EM Semaphore (1934-1938), 3IE Westmere (1938), Ballarat (1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1304, 1934, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, military (WW2, RAN, telegraphist) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [548]
  • Mann, Sydney George [549] - 1908(Eng)-1977(Eng) - Licences: 3KY Melbourne (Glenhuntly, 1930-1931; Hampton, 1937-1939, 1946-1954; East Brighton, 1955-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 594, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (RAAF, Sergeant) - Electoral Rolls: traveller (Glenhuntly, 1931); mechanic (Sandringham, 1936-1937); shopkeeper (Woodend, 1942); mechanic (Hampton, 1949-1954); sales (Carnegie, 1963); salesman (St Kilda, 1967)
  • Mann, Thomas William - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (Hyde Park, 1923) - Qualifications: Nil - amateur receive operator - Electoral Rolls: - father of 5EM-3IE John Edward Mann
  • Manning, Clifton Joseph [550] - 1909(Vic)-1994(Vic) - Licences: 3CJ Melbourne (Ringwood, 1927; Elwood, 1931-1937; Eltham, 1938-1939; Balwyn, 1946-1947; Templestowe, 1948; Beaumaris, 1954-1960); 3CJ Orbost (1965); 3CJ Marlo (1969-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 338, 1927, No. ?? in Vic; 1COCP 877, 1944 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: public servant (St Kilda, 1931-1936; Canterbury, 1943; Templestowe, 1949; Sandringham, 1954-1963); farmer (Orbost, 1967-1968); retired (Marlo, 1972-1977; Lang Lang, 1980)

MAR[edit | edit source]

  • Marconi, Guglielmo Giovanni Maria - 1874(Italy)-1937(Italy) - Inventor, electrical engineer, entrepreneur, businessman; pioneer of long distance radio transmission, widely credited as the inventor of radio; shared 1909 Nobel prize for physics for contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy
  • Marcuse, Eugen Gerald "Gerald" - 1886(Eng)-1961(Eng) - G2NM England, early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer
  • Marks, Joseph Sydney or Sydney Joseph - 1885(NSW)-1949(NSW) - 2GR Sydney (Rose Bay, 1922-1925), amateur operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio trader (Electricity House, Marks' Radio Company), electrician & police officer, sued by 2BL for non-payment of fees in 1924
  • Marley, Cedric William - 1918-19?? - 4CJ Brisbane (Highgate Hill, 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)
  • Mars, Ernest Burton [551] - 1907(SA)-1987(Qld) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (North Unley, 1923-1924); 4EM Charleville (1930-1933); 2EM Dubbo (1934-1936); 4EM Charleville (1937-1939, 1946-1947); 2GE Moree (1948); 4EM Emerald (1954-1955); 4EM Charleville (1956); 4EM Longreach (1960); 4EM Currumbin (1965-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 686, 1930, No. ?? in Qld; BOCP 23, 1936 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: bank clerk (Dubbo, 1935); bank official (Charleville, 1937-1943; Wagga Wagga, 1949); bank clerk (Moree, 1949); bank manager (Commonwealth Bank Emerald, 1954; Commonwealth Bank, Charleville, 1958; Longreach, 1963); retired (Currumbin, 1968; Palm Beach, Qld, 1977-1980) - established 4VL Charleville commercial
  • Marsden, Robert Cecil "Cecil" - 1892(Eng)-1968(NSW) - 2JM Sydney (Edgecliffe, 1922-1927), early wireless experimenter (1909+, unlicensed?), amateur operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIA NSW, local NSW clubs)
  • Marshall, Archie Francis "Arch" [552] - 1907(Qld)-1982(Qld) - Licences: 4AF Clifton (1928-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 438, 1928, No. 48 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, business proprietor (blacksmith, fitter/turner) - Electoral Rolls: blacksmith (Clifton, 1930-1980)
  • Marshall, Herbert Anthony [553] - 1888(India)-1948(NSW) - 2HM Armidale (1924-1926), 2HM Sydney (Bondi, 1927-1939 & 1946-1948), early wireless experimenter (1910,Port Pirie, unlicensed?), amateur operator (AOCP 115, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), proud of his initials "H.A.M.", amateur broadcaster, electrical engineer, his daughter frequently on air over 2HM
  • Henry nee Marshall, Mary Austine [554] - 1913(Vic)-1994(Vic) - Licences: 3YL Melbourne (Murrumbeena, 1930-1939, 1946-1956; East Malvern, 1960-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 619, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: home duties (Oakleigh, 1936-1937); no occupation (Oakleigh, 1942-1954); home duties (Oakleigh, 1958-1980)
  • Marshall, Vaughan Edward [555] - 1911(Vic)-1994(Vic) - Licences: 3UK Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1930-1933; Kew, 1937-1939, 1946-1969; Mt Eliza, 1975-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 603, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: sales (Kew, 1936); tea specialist (Kew, 1937-1968); retired (Mt Eliza, 1977-1980)
  • Marston, Jim T. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4JA Brisbane (Mayfield, -1949+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld)
  • Martin, James Frederick - 1909(Vic)-1976(Vic) - Licences: 3MJ Melbourne (North Fitzroy, 1927-1933); 3JM Melbourne (North Fitzroy, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 340, 1927, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Clifton Hill, 1936); traveller (North Fitzroy, 1949; Heidelberg, 1954-1963); sales director (Doncaster, 1967); sales (Noble Park, 1972)
  • 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)
  • Martin, Walter J. - 1893(Vic)-19??(???) - commercial operator (1COCP 1, 1914, No. 1 in Aus and Vic, Marconi & Telefunken) - coastal station operator?
  • Martin, William Anthony [556] - 1911(Tas)-19??(???) - Licences: 7WM Gawler (1929-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 497, 1929, No. ?? in Tas; AOLCP 70, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: - several contemporaneous William Anthony Martin's

MAS[edit | edit source]

  • Mashman, Lionel Wilfred [557] - 1907(NSW)-1968(NSW) - 2OB Receive Sydney (Bexley, 1923-1924), 2OB Sydney (Bexley, 1925-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 84, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster
  • Masters, Alfred Harold "Harold" - 1875(Vic)-1951(Tas) - early Tasmanian wireless experimenter; vice president WIA Launceston 1920s; later prominent architect; brother of 7MM William Edward Masters
  • Masters, Brian Jermyn "Jermyn" - 1891(Vic)-1950(NZ) - 3LM Receive Melbourne (Armadale, 1923), 3LM Melbourne (Armadale, 1924-1925), amateur operator (pre-AOCP; no record found of AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, operated his station both individually and on behalf WIA Malvern
  • Masters, William Edward - 1873(Vic)-1952(Tas) - 7MM Hobart (Bellerive 1932-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1066, 1932, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, solicitor, brother of Alfred Harold "Harold" Masters

MAT[edit | edit source]

  • Matchett, John Kenneth Lyle "Ken" [558] - 1921(Vic)-2008(Vic) - Licences: 3TL Melbourne (Box Hill, 1960; Templestowe, 1965-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 3700, 1958, Vic - amateur operator, WW2, member Old Timer's Club - Electoral Rolls: student (St Kilda, 1949); teacher (Bayswater, 1954); lecturer (Templestowe, 1963-1980) - curator of the WIA QSL card collection for many years; personally acquired a large collection of Australian amateur QSL cards which were donated to the WIA collection on his passing, many thousands of QSLs provided by Wolf Harranth of Dokufunk on an exchange basis
  • Mather, Alexander Stewart "Alex" [559] - 1909(NSW)-1970(NSW) - Licences: 2JZ Singleton (1929-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 479, 1929, No. ?? in NSW; AOLCP 89, 1932; TVOCP 273, 1960 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: cordial manufacturer (Singleton, 1930-1968)
  • Mathews, John Campion [560] - 1912(Vic)-19??(???) - Licences: 3SY Geelong (Newtown, 1930-1939, 1946-1980+); 3JM Portable Geelong (Newtown, 1947) - Qualifications: AOCP 709, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: wireless operator (Newtown, 1934-1968); operator (Newtown, 1972-1980)
  • 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

MAU[edit | edit source]

  • Mauger, Samuel "Sam" - 1857(Vic)-1936(Vic) - state politician, senior federal politician (Postmaster-General 1908)
  • Maughan, Frederick Hamilton [561] - 1903(WA)-1962(Vic) - Licences: 3HH Receive Melbourne (Malvern, 1922); 3HH Melbourne (Malvern, 1923-1960) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 14, 1924, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 82, 1932 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: student (Malvern East, 1925-1954)

MAW[edit | edit source]

  • Mawson, Douglas - 1882(Eng)-1958(SA) - Licences: Nil - Qualifications: Nil - Head Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914) - Electoral Rolls: Douglas Mawson
  • Mawson, Ernest Richard - 1861(NSW)-1943(NSW) - 2DH Sydney (Campsie, 1922-1926), amateur operator (no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster

MAX[edit | edit source]

  • Maxwell, Ronald Alston - 1908(NSW)-1950(NSW) - Licences: 2KS Sydney (Hurstville, 1930-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 656, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: metal worker (Randwick, 1933; Liverpool, 1934-1935; Croydon, 1936-1937); clerk (Caringbah, 1949)

MAY[edit | edit source]

  • May, Frank [562] - 1878(Eng)-19??(???) - Licences: 6FM Dwellingup (1929-1931); 6FM Gnowangerup (1933); 6FM Esperance (1937-1939) - Qualifications: CPRTelephony 139, 1915; AOCP 560, 1929, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: stationmaster (Gnowangerup, 1931; Esperance, 1936-1937; Armadale, 1943; Collie, 1949)

Mc[edit | edit source]

McA[edit | edit source]

  • McAuley, William John Money "Bill" [563] - 1909(Vic)-1987(Vic) - Licences: 3WM Melbourne (Brunswick, 1925-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 221, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: jackaroo (Nyngan, 1930), grazier (Womboota, 1937-1943)

McB[edit | edit source]

  • McBride, Alexander James - 1914(Qld)-1993(Qld) - 4BR Brisbane (Wilston, 1939, 1947-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 2320, 1939, No. ?? in Qld), business (radio repair)

McC[edit | edit source]

  • McCalman, Maxwell Colin [564] - 1910(Vic)-1966(Vic) - 3KX Melbourne (Canterbury, 1925-1927), amateur operator (AOCP 142, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, musician (1934), engineer (1943-1963)
  • McCandlish, Jack [565] - 1915(Eng)-1943(Ins) - Licences: 3HN Sea Lake (1935-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1468, 1935, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, WW2 (Army, M Special Unit, Sergeant, Commando, 1943) - Electoral Rolls: farm hand (Sea Lake, 1937-1942) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [566]
  • 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)
  • McCulloch, George Robert - 1907(Vic)-1969(Vic) - 3XM Receive Ballarat (1923-1924), 3GM Ballarat (1925-1939, 1946-1965+), amateur operator (AOCP 198, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, radio engineer (Ballarat, 1931-1968)

McD[edit | edit source]

  • McDermott, James Westall "Jim" [567] - 1913(Qld)-2010(Qld) - Licences: 4JM Brisbane (1930) & Nambour (1931-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 711, 1930, No. ?? in Qld) - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Relationships: brother of 4RM Robert Ernest McDermott, son of 4WP Westall Samuel McDermott - Electoral Rolls:
  • 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) - Links: ADB
  • McDonald, Donald "Don" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • McDonald, Donald Munro - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 3KS Melbourne (Yarraville, 1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: - Comment: Several contemporaneous DMMs
  • McDowall, Valentine "Val" [568] - 1881(Qld)-1957(Qld) - 4CN Receive Brisbane (1922); 4CM Brisbane (City, 1922-1939) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radiographer; WW2 - 4CM operator primarily Thomas Murray Browse Elliott after about 1925 - Electoral Rolls: medical practitioner (Laidley, 1906-1914; Clayfield, 1919; Ascot, 1934-1954) - Links: ADB

McE[edit | edit source]

McG[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • McGauran, Duncan James Macfarlane - 1849(NZ)-1889(NSW) - radio clubs (Telegraph Electrical Society, Victoria, member; Society of Telegraph Engineers, London, member), employment (Vic Posts & Telegraphs; WA Posts & Telegraphs, Superintendant Telegraphs; NSW Posts & Telegraphs), patents in Quadraplex Telegraphy, father of Duncan James McGauran (telegraphist, accountant, inventor of a telephone meter)
  • McGee, Carney Mitchell [569] - 1910(SA)-1981(WA) - Licences: 5LX Adelaide (Mile End, 1930-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 676, 1930, No. ?? in SA; 2COCP 52, 1936; 1COCP 210, 1938 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: civil servant (North Unley, SA, 1939); assistant radio inspector (Ivanhoe, Vic, 1943); radio inspector (Kensington, WA, 1949-1977); retired (Como, 1980)
  • McGowan, Samuel Walker - 1829(Irl)-1887(Vic) - Vic Posts and Telegraphs (Superintendent Telegraphs), successfully tendered for the first Australian electric telegraph 1854 (Melbourne to Williamstown) then appointed to the public service to operate and maintain it, radio clubs (Telegraph Electrical Society, Victoria)
  • McGregor, Aeneas [570] - 1865(Vic)-1937(Vic) - Licences: XJEA Melbourne (Armadale, 1913-1914) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter - Relationships: father of 3ZE Keith Wilfred Aeneas McGregor - Electoral Rolls: traveller (Armadale, 1919; Toorak, 1928-1936)
  • McGregor, Keith Wilfred Aeneas [571] - 1903(Vic)-19??(???) - Licences: 3ZE Melbourne (Armadale, 1923-1924; Toorak, 1925) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 52, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Relationships: son of XJEA Aeneas McGregor - Electoral Rolls: telegraphist (Toorak, 1925-1928)
  • McGuire, Leo Patrick Holman [572] - 1906(NSW)-2001(WA) - Licences: 3KM Myrtleford (1929-1937); 3KM Corryong (1938-1939); 6MG Manjimup (1947-1969); 6MG Perth (Thornlie (1975-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 488, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: biograph operator (Wangaratta, 1928); picture proprietor (Albury, 1931); postal employee (Myrtleford, 1936-1937); postal clerk (Mt Magnet, 1943; Manjimup, 1949); radio mechanic (Manjimup, 1954-1972); retired (Thornlie, 1977-1980)

McI[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

McK[edit | edit source]

  • McKenzie, Alexander John - 1905(???)-19??(???) - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • McKenzie, Florence Violet (married name) - see Granville, Florence Violet (birth name)
  • McKeown, Allan McIllroy [573] - 1904(Vic)-1983(Vic) - Licences: 3YZ Melbourne (Alphington, 1924-1927); 3YZ Geelong (1931); 3YZ Melbourne (Northcote, 1933-1939, 1946-1969); 3YZ Ocean Grove (1975-1980) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 51, 1925, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 42, 1931 - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Northcote, 1936-1954; Alphington, 1968); nil (Ocean Grove, 1972-1977)

McL[edit | edit source]

  • McLauchlan, Charles David [574] - 1876(Vic)-1943(Vic) - 6BW Receive Perth (Victoria Park, 1923), 6BW Perth (Victoria Park, 1924-1927), amateur operator (no record of AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in WA), amateur broadcaster, telegraphist (Eucla, 1906; Perth, 1910-1916), telegraph engineer (Victoria Park, 1925), superintendent telegraphs (South Yarra, 1931; Camberwell, 1937-1943)
  • McLean, Stewart Campbell [575] - 1910(Vic)-1994(Vic) - Licences: 3GK Melbourne (Yarraville, 1930-1933; Brunswick, 1937-1939, 1946-1948; Caulfield, 1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 601, 1930, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 65, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Yarraville, 1931-1936); nil (Elsternwick, 1954); engineer (Caulfield, 1958-1980)
  • McLeod, A. - 19??-19?? - 4CF Brisbane (Red Hill) 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP)
  • McLeod, Gordon Stuart [576] - 1912(NSW)-1966(NSW) - Licences: 3ZZ Geelong (West Geelong, 1930-1931; Newtown, 1933; Crib Point, 1937; Wallington, 1938); 2ADC Sydney (Sans Souci, 1939; Hurstville, 1946-1947; Beverley Hills, 1948-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 707, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: RAN (Crib Point, Viv, 1937); petty officer RAN (Hurstville, 1943); clerk (Beverly Hills, 1949-1963)
  • McLeod, Norman [577] - 1901(Vic)-1995(Vic) - Licences: 3NM Melbourne (Caulfield, 1930-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 602, 19??, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: plumber (Caulfield, 1937-1968)

McM[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • McMath, John Joseph [578] - 1910(Vic)-1999(Vic) - Licences: 3JJ Melbourne (Albert Park, 1927-1939; South Melbourne, 1946-1960; Elwood, 1975-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 351, 1927, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Albert Park, 1931-1937); manager (St Kilda, 1949-1954); retired (Brighton, 1963-1968; Black Rock, 1972-1977)
  • McMurtrie, Sydney Adam or Adam Sydney "Sid" [579] - 1908(NSW)-1982(Qld) - Licences: 4JR Booval (1929-1933); 2AFX Lismore (1937-1939); 4KT Gympie (1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 491, 1929, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Gympie, 1936); radio salesman (Lismore, 1937); telephone mechanic (Gympie, 1943-1980)

McP[edit | edit source]

  • McPherson, Colin Thomas or Thomas Collins [580] - 1897(Vic)-1951(Vic) - Licences: 3LU Melbourne (Footscray, 1929-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 523, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: student (Footscray, 1919); storeman (Footscray, 1922-1942)

ME[edit | edit source]

  • Mead, Jordan Arthur [581] - 1907(NSW)-1993(NSW) - Receive Sydney (Ashfield, 1923-1924), 2JA Sydney (Ashfield, 1925-1928), 2JA Byron Bay (1929-1930), 2AJA Sydney (Ashfield, 1946; Bexley, 1947-1957), 2JM Sydney (Bexley, 1958-1980), qualifications (AOCP 212, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, electoral rolls: telephone mechanic (Byron Bay, 1930; Ashfield, 1931-1943), power technician (Bexley, 1949-1968), electrical field officer (Bexley, 1972-1980)
  • 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)
  • Medhurst, Edgar Edney [582] - 1902(Tas)-1966(Vic) - on the staff of Medhurst Electrical which firm dominated wireless in the 1920s - Relationships: son of XZD-7AH Frederick William Medhurst, brother of Harry Frederick Medhurst, Phillip Aubrey Medhurst, Rowland Arthur Medhurst
  • Medhurst, Frederick William "Pop" (in latter years) [583] - 1868(Eng)-1969(Tas) 101yo - XZD Hobart (1913-1914), 7AH Hobart (1923-1933), early wireless experimenter from 1901, amateur operator (no record of AOCP), amateur broadcaster, business (Medhurst & Sons, 1920s) - Relationships: father of Edgar Edney Medhurst, Harry Frederick Medhurst, Phillip Aubrey Medhurst, Rowland Arthur Medhurst, all in the business and interested in radio
  • Medhurst, Harry Frederick [584] - 1893(Tas)-1963(Tas) - on the staff of Medhurst Electrical which firm dominated wireless in the 1920s - Relationships: son of XZD-7AH Frederick William Medhurst, brother of Edgar Edney Medhurst, Phillip Aubrey Medhurst, Rowland Arthur Medhurst
  • Medhurst, Phillip Aubrey [585] - 1895(Tas)-1969(Tas) - on the staff of Medhurst Electrical which firm dominated wireless in the 1920s - Relationships: son of XZD-7AH Frederick William Medhurst, brother of Edgar Edney Medhurst, Harry Frederick Medhurst, Rowland Arthur Medhurst
  • Medhurst, Rowland Arthur [586] - 1892(Tas)-1969(Tas) - early wireless experimenter, lecturing on wireless 1911, never licensed, likely utilised licence of XZD-7AH (father), son of XZD-7AH Frederick William Medhurst, brother of Edgar Edney Medhurst, Harry Frederick Medhurst, Phillip Aubrey Medhurst
  • Medlin, Noel James Clifford [587] - 1917(Vic)-2004(Vic) - broadcast planning engineer (ABCB), federal public servant (ABCB), WW2 - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Gardiner, 1943; St Kilda, 1949; Camberwell, 1954-1977); retired (Inverloch, 1980) - father of AM directional antennas in Australia
  • Menon, Geoffrey John [588] - 1905(SA)-1969(NSW) - 3OG Receive Melbourne (St Kilda, 1923-1924), 3OG Melbourne (St Kilda, 1925-1927), 2OG Sydney (Haberfield, 1928; Croydon, 1929-1931), 3OG Melbourne (East Kew, 1933), 2OG Sydney (Northbridge, 1934-1935; Chatswood, 1936-1937; Longueville, 1938-1939, 1946-1948; Pymble, 1950; West Pennant Hills, 1954-1965; Arcadia, 1969), amateur operator (AOCP 209, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, electrician (St Kilda West, 1926-1927), radio engineer (Coburg, 1931), engineer (Kew, 1934), radio engineer (Chatswood, 1937; Longueville, 1943), engineer (Baulkham Hills, 1954-1958; Arcadia, 1968)

MI[edit | edit source]

MIC[edit | edit source]

  • Michell, Hector Ernest Henderson "Ernest" [589] - 1897(Vic)-1984(Vic) - Licences: 3JP Receive Melbourne (Caulfield, 1922); 3JP Melbourne (Caulfield, 1923-1931; Elsternwick, 1933); 3JP Hamilton (1937-1939); 3AEM Hamilton (1960-1969); 3JX Hamilton (1975-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 162, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; operator of 3LR Elsternwick Radio Club (1925); WW1; land officer (Hamilton, 1936) - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Balaclava, 1919-1921); draftsman (Caulfield, 1922); land officer (Hamilton, 1936-1980)

MIL[edit | edit source]

  • Miles, Harry Raymond [590] - 1911(WA)-2003(WA) - Licences: 6XL Perth (Mt Lawley, 1930-1933); 6XL Wiluna (1937; 6XL Perth (Mt Lawley, 1938-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 645, 1930, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Wiluna Gold Mines, 1936; Mt Beauty, Vic, 1954); poultry farmer (Balga, 1958-1972); farmer (Wanneroo, 1977-1980)
  • Milburn, Henry Leslie "Harry" [591] - 1890(Vic)-1957(Qld) - Licences: 4HM Home Hill (1927) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Toowong, 1919); electrical engineer (Home Hill, 1922-1925; Stanthorpe, 1934-1949) - Halcyon: not mentioned?
  • Milledge, Roydon Arthur [592] - 1903(Vic)-1983(Tas) - Licences: 3WT Shepparton (1936-1937); 7WT Hobart (1938-1939); 7WT Ulverstone (1947-1948+); 7WT Hobart (1956-1960+) - Qualifications: AOCP 1693, 1936, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; WW2; bank clerk 1931; Civil Engineer 1950s - Electoral Rolls: assistant engineer (State Savings Bank, Auburn, 1927); engineer (Glenhuntley, 1931-1934); civil engineer (Shepparton, 1936)
  • Miller, Charles Alexander "Charlie" [593] - 1915(NSW)-1999(Qld) - Licences: 4US Brisbane (New Farm, 1933-1936); 2ADE Casino (1935-1939, 1946-1961); 4QM Caloundra (1969-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 1208, 1933, Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio club (WIAQ); part of the "U" gang, military (WW2, RAAF) - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Casino, 1943-1963); army officer (Ipswich, 1963); retired (Shelley Beach, 1968-1972; Caloundra, 1977-1980)
  • Miller, Francis George "Frank" [594] - 1895(SA)-1954(SA) - 5BF Mt Gambier (1923-1954), amateur operator (AOCP 185, 1925, No. ?? in SA; BOCP 58, 1936), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer, founder of commercial station 5MU Murray Bridge, WW1, fitter (Murray Bridge, 1939-1943) Biography
  • 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)
  • Milligan, Stanley Hugh [595] - 1901(Vic)-1976(Vic) - Licences: 3AU Receive Geelong (1922-1923); 3AU Geelong (1924); 3AU Eaglehawk (1924-1926); 3AU Chilwell (1927-1931); 3AU Geelong (1937-1939); 3AU Melbourne (Surrey Hills, 1947; Auburn, 1948) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 125, 1925, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 164, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: plumber (Eaglehawk, 1924-1926; Geelong West, 1924); radio mechanic (Chilwell, 1927-1931); watchman (Geelong West, 1934-1937); storekeeper (Hawthorn, 1949); engineer (Canterbury, 1954-1968); nil (Doncaster, 1972)
  • Mills, Griffiths John - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 6CK Receive Perth (Subiaco, 1923) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Subiaco, 1929-1931)
  • Mills, Ralph Mervyn [596] - 1909(NSW)-1989(NSW) - Licences: 2MM Sydney (Balmain, 1930-1934; Canterbury, 1935-1936) - Qualifications: AOCP 660, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: draftsman (Balmain, 1931-1937); engineer (Pymble, 1949-1977; West Pymble, 1980)
  • Milne, A. B. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4BM Mackay, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), dealer licence
  • Milne, John Collicott [597] - 1903(Tas)-1990(Tas) - Licences: 7AG Gretna (1923-1975+) - Qualifications: AOCP 604, 1930, No. ?? in Tas - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Gretna, 1928-1980)
  • Milner, James [598] - 1901(Eng)-1947(Qld) - Licences: 4AK Brisbane (Kelvin Grove, 1923-1927; Ashgrove, 1931-1936); 4AU Brisbane (1937-1939) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 93, 1925, No. 11 in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster (prominent from Valley Theatre) - Withdrawal: 4AK amateur callsign withdrawn by the PMGD for allocation to the new 4AK Oakey commercial service - Electoral Rolls: fitter (Kelvin Grove, 1925-1926); electrical fitter (Ashgrove, 1928-1943)

MIN[edit | edit source]

  • Minchin, Arthur W. - 19??-19?? - 4AM Rockhampton - amateur operator (AOCP ???, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (4RO Cmcl), wireless retail business proprietor
  • Mingay, Oswald Francis "Ossie" [599] - 1895(NSW)-1973(NSW) - Licences: 2XX Sydney (Turramurra, 1923-1926; Sydney, 1931-1933) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; broadcast engineer; journalist; publisher; WW1; WW2 - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Collaroy, 1930); managing editor (Pymble, 1930-1932); radio engineer (Lindfield, 1933-1934); publisher (Lindfield, 1937-1963; St Ives, 1963-1968) - Comment: licensed operator of 2WV Burgin Electric Co. (1923) ADB

MIT[edit | edit source]

  • Mitchell, Harold Benson [600] - 1901(Vic)-1962(Vic) - Licences: 3CZ Receive Melbourne (Elwood, 1922-1923); 3CZ Melbourne (Elwood, 1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: accountant (Elwood, 1924-1927); manager (Caulfield, 1937); manufacturer (Caulfield, 1942); manager (Caulfield, 1949); merchant (St Kilda, 1949); manager (St Kilda, 1954)
  • Mitchell, Hector Ernest Henderson "Ernest" - see Michell, Hector Ernest Henderson "Ernest" (frequent misspelling)
  • Mitchell, Stanley John [601] - 1887(Vic)-1974(Monaco) - Licences: 3SJ Melbourne (Brighton, 1924-1927) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 53, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: accountant (Toorak, 1912-1916; Brighton, 1919-1928); investor (Brighton, 1936-1937) financier (Vaucluse, NSW, 1943)

MO[edit | edit source]

MON[edit | edit source]

  • Money, Lawrence Dudley [602] - 1907(Vic)-1986(Vic) - 3MY Melbourne (Canterbury, 1925-1939; Upwey, 1946-1948; Cheltenham, 1954-1969; East Bentleigh, 1975-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 205, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, draughtsman (Camberwell, 1931-1934), engineer (Upwey, 1942-1949; Moorabbin, 1954-1967; East Bentleigh, 1972-1980)
  • Monkhouse, Walter Isaac - 1887(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)
  • Monks, Alfred Brendon - 1894(Tas)-1973(Vic) - 3AAB Melbourne (Diamond Creek, 1948; Northcote, 1954-1960; Preston, 1965-1969) - early Tasmanian wireless experimenter, military (naval wireless service, telegraphist, 1911-1915) - twin brother of 7BR Cyril Wilson Monks
  • Monks, Cyril Wilson - 1894(Tas)-1976(Vic) - 7BR Hobart (Receive, Battery Point, 1923-1924+) (pre AOCP, no AOCP), early Tasmanian wireless experimenter, military (naval wireless service, telegraphist, 1911-1919) - twin brother of 3AAB Alfred Brendon Monks
  • Monteath, Frederick - 1895(Vic)-1943(NSW) - Licences: 3VM Receive Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1923-1924); 3KP Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1930-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 694, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: photographer (Prahran, 1919; Elsternwick, 1921); mercer (Elsternwick, 1924-1931); photographer (Glenmore, NSW, 1934-1935; Ashfield, 1937); storekeeper (Rockdale, 1943)

MOO[edit | edit source]

  • Moore, Albert Ernest "Ernie" - 1916(Qld)-1982(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (NAOCP Q728, 1980, No. ?? in Qld), prominent MW and SW broadcast DXer, clubs (All-Wave All-World DX Club, Shortwave League of Western Australia, Australian Radio DX Club, New Zealand Radio DX League, Southern Cross DX Club, DX Australia), portion (200+) of QSL collection survives (ARDXC/NFSA)
  • Moore, Francis Leonard "Frank" - 19??(???)-1924(NSW) - 2?? Sydney, amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, employment (Archibald John Shaw, Maritime Wireless Co, United Distributors) - Comment: electrocuted while conducting wireless experiments
  • Moore, Louis James Murphy [603] - 1888(Vic)-1968(Vic) - Licences: 3LO Receive Seymour (1923); 3LO Seymour (1924-1925); 3MS Seymour (1924-1927) - Qualifications: cc; CPRT 85, 1915 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: telegraph operator (Clifton Hill, 1909); telegraphist (Collingwood, 1912-1914); wireless operator (Collingwood, 1917-1919); telegraphist (Elsternwick, 1922); clerk (Seymour, 1924-1931; Bentleigh, 1936-1949); guesthouse proprietor (Healesville, 1954); clerk (Oakleigh, 1963-1968) - Comment: Likely 3LO callsign withdrawn for allocation to 3LO Melbourne Class A

MOR[edit | edit source]

  • Moran, Cyril Donald - 19??-19?? - broadcast technician at 4QG under Qld Government, state public servant (4QG)
  • Morgan, Ivor [604] - 1909(Vic)-1977(Vic) - Licences: 3DH Melbourne (East Malvern, 1930-1933; Shepparton, 1937; East Malvern 1938-1939; Hawthorn, 1946-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 605, 1930, No. ?? in Vic; BOCP 20, 1936; TVOCP, 1961 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Malvern East, 1931-1934); engineer (Brighton, 1936); broadcast engineer (3SR Shepparton, 1937); technician (Hawthorn, 1943-1977) - Relationships: Father of 3ZFM V. I. Morgan
  • Morris, Cecil Ralph Newman [605] - 1906(Qld)-1971(Qld) - Licences: 4CN Brisbane (Rosalie, 1928); 4LW Brisbane (Rosalie, 1929-1933; Ashgrove, 1937-1939, 1946-1954) - Qualifications: AOCP 398, 1928, No. 45 in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; technician (PMGD); WW2 - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Rosalie, 1928); postal mechanic (Ashgrove, 1936-1954); supervising technician (Rosalie, 1958-1968)
  • Morris, Glynn Ian Elliott [606] - 1908(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 3BZ Melbourne (Mordialloc, 1930-1939; Parkdale, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 621, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Mordialloc, 1931-1937); mechanic (Mentone, 1943); official (Mentone, 1949-1968); secretary (Mentone, 1972-1980)
  • Morris, Jack Dudley [607] - 1914(Vic)-1944(At Sea) - Licences: 3LX Melbourne (Oakleigh, 1933, pirate); 3DQ Melbourne (Oakleigh, 1934-1937) - qualifications: AOCP 1244, 1934, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (mention in despatches) - electoral rolls: operator (Oakleigh, 1936-1942) - Sacrifice: "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • Morris, Ronald David [608] - 1904(Vic)-1997(Vic) - Licences: 3AP Receive Melbourne (Caulfield, 1922); 3AP Melbourne (Caulfield, 1922-1927); 3APM Melbourne (East Brighton, 1947-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 151, 1925, No. ?? in Vic; CPRT 919, 1926; BOCP 600, 1944 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Caulfield, 1925-1931); radio (Brighton, 1936-1937); mechanic (Brighton, 1943; Elsternwick, 1949-1967; Brighton East, 1972-1977)
  • Morris, William Belfort [609] - 1910(???)-1991(WA) - Licences: 6WM Perth (Hollywood, 1930-1937; Mt Lawley, 1938-1939); 6WM Kalgoorlie (1946-1954); 6WM Perth (Applecross, 1955-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 625, 1930, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Hollywood, 1931-1937); newsagent (Kalgoorlie, 1949-1954); representative (Applecross, 1958-1980)
  • Morton, Charles Evors [610] - 1888(Qld)-1963(NSW) - 2MH Sydney (Homebush, 1925-1934), amateur operator (AOCP 170, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, public servant (Rockhampton, 1912), WW1

MOS[edit | edit source]

  • Moss, George Arthur [611] - 1903(WA)-2000(WA) - Licences: 6GM Perth (Cottesloe Beach, 1926-1931; Mt Lawley, 1933-1939, 1946-1956; Mt Pleasant, 1960-1965; Boya, 1969-1995+) - Qualifications: AOCP 233, 19??, No. ?? in WA; AOLCP 177, 1934; 1COCP 574, 1942 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: piano mechanic (Cottesloe Beach, 1925), wireless mechanic (North Perth, 1931-1958), lecturer (Mt Pleasant, 1963; Boya, 1968-1980) - [612]

MOU[edit | edit source]

  • Moule, Clifford Ernest "Cliff" [613] - 1912(SA)-1998(SA) - Licences: 5CX Adelaide (Parkside, 1930-1939; Plympton, 1946-1948; McLaren Vale, 1954; Lower Mitcham, 1955-1956; Westbourne Park, 1960-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 611, 1930, No. ?? in SA; BOCP 1462, 1956 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Clarence Gardens, 1939-1941; Glandore West, 1943)

MOY[edit | edit source]

  • Moyle, John Murray "Johnny" - 1908(Vic)-1960(ACT) - 2JU Sydney, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, journalist (Wireless Weekly, 1932+; Radio TV & Hobbies, 1939-), education (Scotch College, 1923-1926), military (WW2, RAAF 1941-, Squadron Leader), broadcast (3DB, 1920s) (callsign 2JU previously Ross Amos Hull)

MU[edit | edit source]

  • Muir, John Sibbald Allison [614] - 1904(SA)-1996(Vic) - 3QW Receive Melbourne (Brighton, 1923); 3QW Melbourne (Brighton, 1923-1926) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 91, 1925, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; likely operator of 3NS dealer licence for Norris & Skelly, Elizabeth St, Melbourne 1924 - Electoral Rolls: dealer (Brighton, 1925-1927); radio dealer (Malvern, 1928); wireless (Brighton, 1931); engineer (Brighton, 1935; Ringwood, 1936-1954); nil (Somers, 1963; Langwarrin, 1968-1977; Garfield, 1980)
  • Munro, Bruce Willson [615] - 1908(Qld)-1994(Qld) - Licences: 4AL Brisbane (Hawthorne, 1927-1931; Bulimba, 1933-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 339, 1927, No. 35 in Qld; 2COCP 68, 1936 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, aeronautical experimenter, pilot, Qld Aero Club (Brisbane, honorary flying instructor, 1930s), Dept Civil Aviation (Brisbane, Assistant Plan Printer, 1956-1968) - Electoral Rolls: commercial pilot (Moorooka, 1943); flight checking officer (Townsville, 1943); pilot (West End, 1949-1963); commonwealth public servant (Wynnum, 1968-1972); retired (Wynnum, 1977-1980)
  • Murdoch, James Fraser "Fraser" - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4FQ Toowoomba (1946-1948), amateur operator (AOCP 2383, 1939, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, employment (Empire Theater under Cliff Gold 4CG)
  • Murray, Frederick Alexander [616] - 1908(???)-1985(NSW) - Licences: 2FM Sydney (Rose Bay, 1927; Mosman, 1928-1935; Cremorne, 1936-1939; Mosman, 1946-1947; Lindfield, 1948-1949; Carramar, 1950-1975); 2FM Blayney (1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 336, 1927, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Mosman, 1930); engineer (Mosman, 1933); fitter (Mosman, 1934); draftsman (Mosman, 1935); engineer (Neutral Bay, 1943); draftsman (Mosman, 1949); draughtsman (Carramar, 1958-1977); retired (Blayney, 1980)
  • Murray, John William [617] - 1905(Vic)-1997(Vic) - Licences: 3JY Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1928-1930; Fitzroy, 1931-1939); 3AJY Melbourne (Kew, 1960-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 396, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Elsternwick, 1928); projectionist (St Kilda, 1934; Melbourne East, 1936); technician (St Kilda West, 1943-1949); projectionist (Kew, 1954-1980) - several contemporaneous John William Murray's in Melbourne, identification not certain
  • Murray, Kynaston Noel Lathrop - 1838(Eng)-1916(Tas) - clubs and societies (Telegraph Electrical Society Vic, member, 1880s; Vic Posts & Telegraphs, 1860s-1870s; Vic Railways Dept, 1880s-1890s)
  • Murray, Malcolm Imlay [618] - 1908(WA)-1980(WA) - Licences: 6MY Perth (City, 1930; South Perth, 1933-1939; Floreat Park, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 677, 1930, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (East Perth, 1931); radiotrician (South Perth, 1936; Floreat Park, 1943-1980);
  • Musgrave, Mandeville D'Oyly - 19??-19?? - broadcast station proprietor (6ML & others)
  • Mutton, Arthur Henry [619] - 1908(NSW)-1986(NSW) - Licences: 2QT Receive Sydney (Stanmore, 1923-1925); 2QT Sydney (Stanmore, 1926-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 237, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: student (Annandale, 1930-1937); communication engineer (Maroubra, 1943-1968); public servant (Bayview, 1972-1980)

N[edit | edit source]

NA[edit | edit source]

  • Nairn, Arthur Linley Beeton [620] - 1895(SA)-1978(NZ) - Licences: 2BI Receive Sydney (Mosman, 1922-1923) - Qualifications: CPRTelephony 373, 1918 - amateur receiver - Electoral Rolls: company manager (Hamilton, NZ, 1938); director (Days Bay, Wellington, NZ, 1946-1954)
  • Nangle, James - 1869(NSW)-1941(NSW) - 2MU Sydney (Marrickville, 1922-1927; Observatory, 1928-1939), amateur operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, 1920s Superintendent Technical Education NSW, hon. Government Astronomer NSW, Sydney University (Senate), Royal Society of NSW (president), Fellow Royal Astronomical Society, Fellow Federal Institute of Architects, author (astronomy, architecture)

NE[edit | edit source]

  • Neale, Eric Drayton Snr [621] - 1907(Qld)-1968(Qld) - Licences: 4EN Longreach (1934-1939); 4EN Brisbane (Wooloowin, 1946-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 1298, 1934, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, federal public servant (PMGD, telegraphist), radio club (WIAQ, QSL officer) - Electoral Rolls: telegraphist (Wooloowin, 1928; Longreach, 1936; Grange, 1937; Wooloowin, 1943-1963) - Relationships: father of 4?? Eric Drayton Neale Jnr
  • Neaverson, Leslie Laurence - 19??(Eng)-1993(NSW) - G5NX (Lakeside, Cumbria, 1922+), 4NV Brisbane (Holland Park, 1947-1952+), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, associate member IRE (Britain), principal Anglo Austral Hearing Aid Dispensary
  • Nell, George Alfred Montague [622] - 1900(Ceylon)-1989(NSW) - Licences: 2JQ Quirindi (1928-1929); 2JQ Canberra (1930); 2JQ Moruya (1931-1936); 2JQ Binda (1937-1939); 2JQ Crookwell (1946-1950); 2JQ Junee (1954-1965); 2JQ Goulburn (1969-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 413, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clergyman (Moruya, 1930-1934; Crookwell, 1936-1949; Junee, 1954-1968; Goulburn, 1972-1980)
  • Nelson, John Yeates [623] - 1851(Irl)-1932(NSW) - Licences: XAA Sydney (McMahon's Point, 1913-1914) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter; federal public servant (PMGD, chief electrical engineer (NSW)) - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Milson's Point, 1930-1931)
  • Newberry, Archibald Mallord [624] - 1893(Eng)-1973(Vic) - Licences: 3AN Red Cliffs (1930-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 606, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: watchmaker (Red Cliffs, 1924-1931); radio dealer (Red Cliffs, 1934-1942); cycle dealer (Red Cliffs, 1949-1972)
  • Newell, A. J. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4BN Mill Hill via Warwick, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster

NI[edit | edit source]

  • Nicholls, William John Matthew [625] - 1908(Vic)-19??(???) - Licences: 3WX Melbourne (Williamstown, 1928-1933); 7WX Launceston (1937-1939); 3WX Melbourne (Williamstown, 1946-1965; East Malvern, 1969-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 419, 1928, No. ?? in Vic; 2COCP 343, 1931; 1COCP 309, 1933 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Williamstown, 1931-1936); RAAF (Williamstown, 1949); radio engineer (Williamstown, 1954-1963; Malvern East, 1968-1980)
  • Nicholson, Russell Malcolm [626] - 1909(Qld)-1974(NSW) - Licences: 4KG Ilfracombe (1929-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 529, 1929, No. ?? in Qld; BOCP 48, 1936 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: shearing contractor (Longreach, 1936); manager 4LG (Longreach, 1937); radio mechanic (Coolangatta, 1949-1972)
  • Nicolle, Horace Hort Wilmot [627] - 1908(NSW)-1974(NSW) - Licences: 2HK Sydney (Strathfield, 1929-1933; Ryde, 1934); 2AJT Sydney (Wollstonecraft, 1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 527, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: chemist apprentice (Strathfield, 1930); pharmacist (Strathfield, 1933-1935); chemist (Chatswood, 1943-1968)
  • Nilsen, Oliver John [628] - 1884(Vic)-1977(Vic) - Licences: Receive (Valve) Melbourne (Brighton, 1923); 3UZ Melbourne (1924-25) - Qualifications: Nil identified to date - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - 3UZ experimental callsign issued to Oliver J. Nilsen & Co in 1923, operator N. J. Boyd; callsign withdrawn 1925 and reallocated to Nilsen's broadcast station which remains current as at 2021 - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Fitzroy, 1909-1924; Chelsea, 1928-1931); contractor (Caulfield, 1934-1954); engineer (Elsternwick, 1972; Hawthorn, 1977-1980) - Links: ADB
  • Nissen, Eric Laurence [629] - 1905(Qld)-2001(Qld) - Licences: 4XN Dalby (1930-1939, 1946-1975+); 4XN Toowoomba (1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 574, 1930, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio club (WIAQ, member); broadcast technician (4QS, 1939-1976); federal public servant (PMGD); Awards: Imperial Service Medal 1976 - Electoral Rolls: none specified (Dalby, 1928-1937); PMG technician (Dalby, 1972); retired (Toowoomba, 1977)
  • Nixon, Arthur Edgar [630] - 1905(Vic)-1961(Vic) - Licences: 3ON Receive Melbourne (Windsor, 1923-1924) - Qualifications: AOCP 361, 1927, No. ?? in Vic - amateur receive operator - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Elsternwick, 1931); salesman (St Kilda West, 1931-1936); electrical fitter (Albert Park, 1943-1954)

NO[edit | edit source]

  • 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 (City, -1930+), amateur operator (AOCP 43 & 501, 1924, No. ? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, radio serviceman, husband of Violet Elizabeth Nolan nee Hennessey 4LO
  • Nolan, John Spencer [631] - 1869(NSW)-1936(NSW) - XED Sydney (Double Bay, 1911-1914), 2JH Receive Sydney (Double Bay, 1922), 2JH Sydney (Double Bay, 1923), early wireless experimenter, amateur operator (pre-AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, dentist and dental surgeon, father of 2YI Philip Spencer Nolan
  • Nolan nee Hennessey, Violet Elizabeth - 1898-19?? - 4LO Brisbane, amateur operator (AOCP 826, 1931, No. ? in Qld), fourth YL operator in Qld, wife of Francis William Nolan 4JU
  • Nolan, Philip Spencer "Spencer" [632] - 1897(NSW)-1929(NSW) - 2YI Sydney (Double Bay, 1924-1929), amateur operator (AOCP 58, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, dentist, son of XED-2JH Lieut John Spencer Nolan; gone too soon
  • Nolte, George Edward [633] - 1911(Vic)-1997(NSW) - Licences: 3NO Melbourne (Elwood, 1929-1939); 2QO Sydney (Potts Point, 1948-1950; Bexley North, 1954-1975); 2QO Wamberal (1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 492, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (St Kilda, 1936-1937); radio engineer (Darlinghurst, 1943-1949; Bexley North, 1958-1963); retired (Wamberal, 1980)
  • Norris, Anthony David "Tony" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Norris, Edgar Lewin [634] - 1891(Qld)-1956(Qld) - Licences: 4CK Receive Toowoomba (1922); 4CK Toowoomba (1923-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 80, 1925, No. 8 in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; radio club (Toowoomba RC); WW1 - Relationships: father of 4NO Edgar Thomas Norris - Electoral Rolls: optician (Rockhampton, 1913); optometrist (Wooloowin, 1919; Toowoomba, 1925-1954)
  • Norris, Edgar Thomas "Tom" "Tommy" [635] - 1930(Qld)-2019(Qld) - Licences: 4NO Toowoomba (1969-1980+) - Qualifications: 3COCP 6945, 1967; AOLCP Q2, 1968; AOCP Q13, 1968, Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Relationships: son of 4CK Edgar Lewin Norris - Electoral Rolls: charge hand (Toowoomba, 1954-1980)
  • Northeast, Laurence Harry "Laurie" [636] - 1908(SA)-1972(SA) - Licences: 5LH Adelaide (Rosewater, 1927) - Qualifications: AOCP 315, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Rosewater, 1939-43)

O[edit | edit source]

OB[edit | edit source]

  • O'Brien, Charles Clare [637] - 1904(Qld)-1994(Qld) - Licences: 4NC Brisbane (Stafford, 1939, 1948-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 2386, 1939, Qld - amateur operator, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Kilcoy, 1928); telephone mechanic (Eagle Junction, 1936-1943); technician (Stafford, 1954-1980)
  • O'Brien, Charles Raymond Heddington [638] - 1913(Vic)-1975(Vic) - Licences: 3QX Melbourne (Glenhuntly, 1930-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 626, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: student (Glenhuntly, 1934-1936); electrical engineer (Ballarat, 1942); engineer (Kew, 1954; Mount Waverley, 1963-1972)
  • O'Brien, Matthew or Matthew Michael [639] - 1904(Qld)-1978(Qld) - Licences: 4MM Brisbane (Toowong, 1926-1933; Annerley, 1937-1939, 1946-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 234, 1926, No. 20 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (QRTL, ARTL, WIAQ, president all), journalist (Teleradio, "Vic Eddy"), Dept Labour Exchange (administration) - Electoral Rolls: public servant (Toowong, 1925-1936; Annerley, 1943-1977)

OD[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • O'Donnell, Amos Leslie [640] - 1910(SA)-19??(NSW) - Licences: 6DX Perth (City, 1930-1933); 2AGE Sydney (Ashfield, 1938-1939); 2AOO Sydney (Caringbah, 1960; Mona Vale, 1965-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 639, 1930, No. ?? in WA; BOCP 515, 1943 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: student (North Perth, 1931); radio engineer (Ashfield, NSW, 1937); education officer (No. 2 W.A.G.S., Parkes, 1943); engineer (Ashfield, 1949; Caringbah, 1958)

OH[edit | edit source]

  • O'Hara, John Bernard [641] - 1902(Vic)-1970(Vic) - Licences: 3OH Maryborough (1930-1939); 3OH Yallourn (1946-1948); 3AAO Melbourne (Mt Waverley, 1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 607, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: teacher (Albert Park, 1921-1924) instructor (Maryborough, 1928); teacher (Kew, 1934; Maryborough, 1937; Ballarat, 1937; Maryborough, 1943, Warrnambool, 1954; Maldon, 1963)
  • Ohrbom, Axel Ragnar "Ray" [642] - 1903(Tas)-1978(Vic) - Licences: Receive Melbourne (Brunswick, 1923-1924); 3OC Melbourne (West Brunswick, 1928; Coburg, 1931-1939; Moreland, 1946-1948; Hartwell, 1954-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 421, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: accountant (Coburg West, 1949); sharebroker (Camberwell, 1954-1977); retired (Burwood, 1977)

OL[edit | edit source]

  • Olden, Olof Lemuel - 1863(Vic)-1939(Vic) - Hobart 1920s, early wireless experimenter, no licence yet identified, amateur operator (pre-AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Tas), radio clubs (WIA Hobart, President, 1924), military (Colonel, WW1), occupation (school master)
  • Oldfield, Frederick Bernam - 1897(Vic)-1962(NSW) - 5DO Adelaide (1924), 3FB Melbourne (Hampton, 1937-1938), 2FE Sydney (Balmoral, 1939), amateur operator (AOCP 1240, 1934, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster
  • Oldham, Charles Edward - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 7XA Hobart (1937-1939, 1947-1948), amateur operator (AOCP 1923, 1937, No. ?? in Tas),
  • Oldham, Fred - 19??(???)-19??(???) - early Tasmanian wireless experimenter, first president of Hobart Tramways Wireless Club 1905
  • O'Leary, Cornelius Daniel Fraser or Daniel Fraser [643] - 1893(SA)-1955(SA) - Licences: 5DO Adelaide (Tusmore Gardens, 1929-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 495, 1929, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Unley, 1939-1941)
  • Oliver, Dalley George Tryon [644] - 1888(NSW)-1959(NSW) - wireless experimenter (1924+) 2?? Gunedah, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Gunnedah, 1930-1943; Keepit Dam, Tamworth, 1949-1954); retired (Condoblin, 1958) - Relationships: brother of 2MO Marcius John Alexander Oliver
  • Oliver, Marcius John Alexander "Marcus" [645] - 1875(NSW)-1946(NSW) - Licences: 2MO Gunedah (1929) - Qualifications: AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW; AOLCP 91, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer, radio station proprietor (2MO, 1930-1939), military (air spotters, Port Macquarie) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Gunnedah, 1930-1936; Port Macquarie, 1943) - Relationships: brother of Dalley George Tryon Oliver
  • Olle, John Durrant [646] - 1910(NSW)-1975(Vic) - Licences: 2OZ Sydney (Ashfield, 1929-1939, 1946; Pennant Hills, 1947-1948; Ashfield, 1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 553, 1929, No. ?? in NSW; 2COCP 321, 1931; 1COCP 197, 1931 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio telegraphist (Summer Hill, 1936-1937; Ashfield, NSW, 1943); soldier (South Yarra, Vic, 1949); public servant (Mornington, 1963-1980)
  • Olsen, Frederick Vivian "Fred" [647] - 1912(Vic)-2001(Vic) - Licences: 3FO Melbourne (Hawthorn, 1929-1931; Hampton, 1933-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 521, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Hampton, 1936-1954; Brighton, 1963; Hampton, 1972-1980)
  • Olsen, O. - 19??-19?? - 4CL Dalby 1922 (Receive) - amateur receiver (pre AOCP)

OM[edit | edit source]

  • O'May, Robert Derwent "Bob" [648] - 1903(Tas)-1973(Tas) - Receive Hobart (Bellerive, 1923), 7OM Hobart (Bellerive, 1924-1927+; Sandy Bay, 1931+; Bellerive, 1947-1969+), amateur operator (pre-AOCP; AOCP 74, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster

OP[edit | edit source]

  • Oppenheim or Oliver, Oliver George "Ollie" [649] - 1911(Vic)-1988(NSW) - Licences: 3ZX Melbourne (Caulfield, 1930-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 580, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Caulfield, 1936-1942; Elsternwick, 1949); radio engineer (Elsternwick, 1954); company executive (Coogee, 1958-1963; Lugarno, 1968); importer (Strathfield, 1972-1980)

OR[edit | edit source]

  • O'Reilly, Maurice Joseph [650] - 1866(Irl)-1933(NSW) - Licences: XACI Bathurst (1913-1914) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter - Electoral Rolls: clergyman (St Stanilaus College, Bathurst, 1913); rector of college (St John's College, Camperdown, 1930-1933) - Links: ADB
  • Orr, Murray Donald [651] - 1900(Vic)-1941(Vic) - Licences: 3OR Lake Meran (1928-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 440, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (RAAF, Flying Officer, 1940-1941) - Electoral Rolls: farmer (Lake Meran, 1924-1934) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [652]

OS[edit | edit source]

  • Osborne, Jeffrey David "Jeff" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Osborne, Louis Frederick George [653] - 1900(Vic)-1989(Vic) - Licences: 3DD Receive Melbourne (East Malvern, 1922); 3DD Melbourne (East Malvern, 1923-1926); 3BMO Melbourne (Murrumbeena, 1980+) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: gas fitter (Malvern East, 1922-1926); inspector (Carnegie, 1931-1977)
  • Osburne, George Bolivar Laing "Laing" [654] - 1896(Vic)-1933(Vic) - Licences: XKJ Terang (1913-1914); 3BG Terang (1922-1933) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 235, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - early wireless experimenter, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: student (Terang, 1922-1931)

OT[edit | edit source]

  • Otty, William Shannon [655] - 1893(Eng)-1983(NSW) - licences: 2ZL Killingworth (1923-1931), 2ZL Toronto (1933-1980+), qualifications: AOCP 219, 1925, No. ?? in NSW, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, electoral rolls: radio dealer (Toronto, 1937-1954), retired (Toronto, 1958-1980)

OV[edit | edit source]

OX[edit | edit source]

  • Oxenham, Justinian - 1860(Qld)-1932(Vic) - senior federal public servant (Secretary, Postmaster-General's Department)
  • Oxlade, George [656] - 1907(Qld)-1980(Qld) - Licences: 4GO Brisbane (Newmarket, 1926-1931) - Qualifications: AOCP 229, 1926, No. 19 in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: painter (Chermside, 1937-1943; Maroochydore, 1954; Wavell Heights, 1958), contractor (Chermside, 1963-1980)

P[edit | edit source]

PA[edit | edit source]

PAI[edit | edit source]

  • Paice, Donald Cameron "Don" [657] - 1932(Vic)-2018(Vic) - Licences: 3ADP Melbourne (Moonee Ponds, 1954-1956; Mt Waverley, 1960-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 3055, 1950, Vic - amateur operator - Electoral Rolls: draftsman (Moonee Ponds, 1954; Mt Waverley, 1963-1980) - Relationships: rare surname but seems not closely related to 2AJ Valentine Keith Paice
  • Paice, Valentine Keith "Val" [658] - 1904(NZ)-1977(???) - Licences: ZL1AJ (Z1AJ) 1925-1926; VQ1AJ (OO1AJ) Fanning Island (1926-1928); 2AJ (VK2AJ) Sydney 1929; OA4V Peru (1929) - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical fitter (Ashbury, NSW, 1930) - Relationships: rare surname but seems not closely related to 3ADP Donald Cameron Paice

PAR[edit | edit source]

  • Park, John Charles William [659] - 1904(Eng)-1983(WA) - 6BB Perth (South Perth, 1924-1980+), amateur operator (no record of AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in WA), amateur broadcaster, photographer (South Perth, 1943-1949), radiographer (South Perth, 1958-1980)
  • Parker, Ronald Alexander [660] - 1908(Vic)-1984(Qld) - 3RA Melbourne (Canterbury, 1925-1926), 3RA Bendigo (1927), 3RA Melbourne (Canterbury, 1931-1933; Hawthorn, 1937-1939), 4PT Southport (1980+), qualifications (AOCP 213, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, electoral rolls: clerk (Camberwell, 1931), accountant (Hawthorn, 1936-1937), secretary (Malvern, 1943-1949), retired (Southport, 1980)
  • Parr, John George [661] - 1908(NSW)-1992(Vic) - Licences: 3OM Melbourne (Canterbury, 1930-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 646, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Camberwell, 1931-1943); engineer (Footscray, 1949; Brunswick, 1949-1963; Melbourne City, 1968-1980)

PAT[edit | edit source]

  • Paterson, Paul Pryde [662] - 1915(WA)-1942(PNG) - Licences: 6PP Wiluna (1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1961, 1937, WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (RAAF, 24 Squadron, Flight Lieutenant) - Electoral Rolls: - "Greater love hath no man than this" [663]
  • Paterson, Raymund or Raymond Gordon [664] - 1903(Vic)-1996(Canada) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 506, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: apprentice (Glenferrie, 1926-1928)
  • Patterson, Robert Charles William Ingram "Charles Ingram" [665] - 1910(Vic)-1974(Qld) - Licences: 3YP Melbourne (East Malvern, 1927-1939; Eaglemont, 1946-1954); 4YP Brisbane (Fig Tree Pocket, 1955-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 352, 1927, No. ?? in Vic -amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: station hand (Mundabullangana, 1931-1937); agent (Fig Tree Pocket, 1958-1968)
  • Patterson, James Brown - 1833(Eng)-1895(Vic) - Politician, briefly Premier of Victoria (1893-1894), Postmaster-General Vic (July 1878 - March 1880)

PAU[edit | edit source]

  • Paul, Leo Anthony - 1905(Vic)-1968(Vic) - 3JQ Receive Melbourne (Fitzroy, 1922-1923), 3LP Melbourne (Fitzroy, 1924-1937; Preston, 1938-1939), 3XO Melbourne (Fairfield, 1948-1960; Thornbury, 1965), amateur operator (AOCP 15, 1924, No. 6 in Vic), amateur broadcaster

PAY[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Payne, Reginald Lewis [666] - 1898(Vic)-1946(Vic) - Licences: 3RP Geelong (Newtown, 1924-1939) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 225, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Newtown, 1919-1921); telegraphist (Newtown, 1922-1942) (check XJM R. Payne, Armadale for relationship)
  • Payter, Joseph William - 18??(???)-19??(???) - early telephone experimenter in Melbourne, mechanic in Vic Posts & Telegraphs (one of James Smibert's "Williamstown boys")

PE[edit | edit source]

  • Pearson, Ian Richman [667] - 1908(Vic)-1972(Tas) - Licences: 3SP Melbourne (Berwick, 1929-1931); 7KB Burnie (1948-1965); 7KB Port Sorell (1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 528, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: chemist (Deer Park, Vic, 1936-1937); medical practitioner (Burnie, Tas, 1949-1954)
  • Pembleton, Thomas Edward "Tom" [668] - 1914(Qld)-2002(Qld) - Licences: 4ZL Rockhampton (1936-1939;1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 1600, 1936, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; broadcast engineer - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Rockhampton, 1936-1943); turner (Rockhampton North, 1949-1980)
  • Perrey, Alexander Litchfield [669] - 1898(SA)-1965(Vic) - 5LP Strathalbyn (1925), amateur operator (AOCP 99, 1925, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster
  • Peters, Henry Zornig "Harry" [670] - 1908(Qld)-1994(Qld) - Licences: 4ZP Maryborough (1937-1939, 1960-1984) - Qualifications: AOCP 1978, 1937, Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio club member (WIAQ) - Electoral Rolls: teacher (Sarina, 1943); farmer (Cooroy, 1963-1980)
  • 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)
  • Peterson, Harold Franz [671] - 1888(NSW)-1961(NSW) - Licences: 2HP Sydney (Coogee, 1930-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 617, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: inspector (Coogee, 1930-1958)
  • Peterson, Rupert Clarence [672] - 1910(Vic)-2000(NSW) - Licences: 7AZ Receive Hobart (West Hobart, 1922-1923); 3PT Melbourne (Moonee Ponds, 1928-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 401, 1928, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 96, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Moonee Ponds, 1931-1937; Caulfield, 1942-1949; Ivanhoe, 1954-1977); retired (Merimbula, 1980)
  • Peterson, Walter - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 3QP Melbourne (Toorak, 1930-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 689, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: telephone mechanic (Kew, 1925); telephone engineer (Kew, 1926-1928); engineer (Toorak, 1931-1937); secretary (Lilydale, 1943-1954); electrical instrument maker (Collingwood North, 1967-1968) - several contemporaneous WPs

PH[edit | edit source]

  • Phelps, William Joseph [673] - 1912(NSW)-1987(NSW) - Licences: 2DL Sydney (Canterbury, 1931-1939, 1946; Ashbury, 1947-1975) - Qualifications: AOCP 769, 1931, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Ashbury, 1935-1937; Ashfield, 1942; Ashbury, 1949-1963)
  • Phillips, Harry Edward James Thomas [674] - 1896(Vic)-1963(Vic) - Licences: 3JU Melbourne (Mitcham, 1929-1933; Abbotsford, 1937; South Yarra, 1938-1939, 1946-1948; Merlynstone, 1954-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 532, 1929, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: slaughterman (Newmarket, 1919); butcher (Emerald, 1922; Mitcham, 1924-1936; Abbotsford, 1937; South Yarra, 1949)
  • Phillips, James Graham [675] - 1909(SA)-1943(Vic) - Licences: 5BW Adelaide (Glenelg, 1926-1931; Somerton, 1933-1939)- Qualifications: AOCP 256, 1926, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Somerton, 1939-1943) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [676]
  • 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)
  • Philpot, Clarence Hanmer [677] - 1906(Vic)-1982(Vic) - Licences: Receive (Valve) Geelong (1923); 3CP Geelong (1924-1925); 3CP Warrnambool (1925-1926); 3KL Ararat (1927); 3KL Avoca (1931-1937); 3KL Horsham (1938-1939); 3KL Melbourne (Elsternwick, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 381, 1927, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: postal clerk (Derrinallum, 1928; Avoca, 1931-1936); postal (Elsternwick, 1942-1980)
  • Philpott, Oliver Jones [678] - 1869(???)-1934(Vic) - Licences: 3VS Melbourne (Caulfield, 1923-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: orchardist (Sandringham, 1919); manager (Caulfield, 1921-1927)
  • Phipps, William Roger Stanley [679] - 1896(Eng)-1973(WA) - 6WP Perth (Subiaco, 1924-1927; Victoria Park, 1930-1933; South Perth, 1937-1939, 1946-1969), amateur operator (AOCP 111, 1925, No. ?? in WA), amateur broadcaster

PI[edit | edit source]

  • Pike, John Herbert Arthur "Jack" [680] - 1890(NSW)-1961(NSW) - XJP Sydney (Arncliffe, 1911), XDY Sydney (Arncliffe, 1912-1914), XDZ Sydney (Arncliffe, 1912), 2DF Receive Sydney (Epping, 1922-1924), 2JP Sydney (Epping, 1925-1929; Greenwich, 1930-1939, 1946-1961), amateur operator (AOCP 130, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, AWA (research, later draftsman)
  • Pinnell, John Chalker [681] - 1902(NSW)-1997(NSW) - Licences: 2OL Receive Sydney (Annandale, 1923-1924); 2ZR Sydney (Marrickville, 1929-1934; Ashfield, 1935-1936; Summer Hill, 1937-1939, 1946-1950; Earlwood, 1954-1961; Croydon, 1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 547, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Dulwich Hill, 1930-1934; Ashfield, 1936; Summer Hill, 1937-1949); teacher (Earlwood, 1954-1963); retired (Ashfield, 1968; Mt Kuringai, 1980)
  • Pinney, C. R. - 18??-19?? - 4CP Port Moresby - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster
  • Pitchford, William Stuart Frederick [682] - 1906(Eng)-1959(SA) - Licences: 5WP Adelaide (City, 1926-1933; Hyde Park, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 254, 1926, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Reade Park, 1939-1943)

PO[edit | edit source]

  • Potter, William Francis [683] - 1908(NSW)-1959(NSW) - Licences: 2WP Helensburgh (1928-1939); 2WP Fairy Meadow (1948-1950); 2WP Charlestown (1954-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 399, 1928, No. ?? in NSW; 3COCP 38, 1936 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Helensburgh, 1930-1937); mechanic (Fairy Meadow, 1949); shiftman (Charlestown, 1954); electrical mechanic (Charlestown, 1958); railway employee (New Lambton, 1958)
  • Pottie, Norman Charles [684] - 1909(NSW)-1961(NSW) - Licences: 2HQ Sydney (Bellevue Hill, 1930-1931; Hunters Hill, 1933-1938; Mosman, 1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 589, 1930, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Woollahra, 1933; Hunters Hill, 1936-1937; Albury, 1943; Willoughby, 1949-1958)

PR[edit | edit source]

  • Preston, Thomas Arthur Campbell [685] - 1886(Tas)-1970(Tas) - 7BK Queenstown (1923-1927+), amateur operator (pre AOCP; AOCP 190, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, Mount Lyell Co (electrical engineer, 1920s; chief engineer)
  • 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)
  • Priddle, Raymond Arthur [686] - 1913(NSW)-1971(NSW) - Licences: 2RA Bathurst (1929-1936); 2RA Sydney (Marrickville, 1938-1939; Greenwich, 1946; Pymble, 1947-1961; Wahroonga, 1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 473, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: civil engineer (Yass, 1935; Marrickville, 1936-1943; Lane Cove, 1943; Pymble, 1949-1963); engineer (Wahroonga, 1968)

Q[edit | edit source]

  • Quick, John [687] - 1852(Eng)-1932(Vic) - state politician (MLA Vic, 1880s & 1890s), senior federal politician (MHR 1900s & 1910s; Postmaster-General 1909-1910), oversight of 1909 Melbourne Wireless Telegraphy Conference - Links: Wikipedia; ADB
  • Quin, Charles [688] - 1910(WA)-1979(WA) - Licences: 6CX Perth (Subiaco, 1930-1933; Nedlands, 1937; Wembley, 1938-1939, 1946-1947) - Qualifications: AOCP 678, 1930, No. ?? in WA; AOLCP 178, 1934 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Wembley Park, 1937); accountant (Swanbourne, 1963); retire (Swanbourne, 1972-1977)

R[edit | edit source]

RA[edit | edit source]

  • Ragless, Gordon Beaumont [689] - 1909(SA)-2002(SA) - Licences: 5GR Adelaide (St Marys, 1928-1939; Marion, 1946-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 434, 1928, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: orchard assistant (St Marys, 1939-1943)
  • Rainbow, Christopher James [690] - 1911(Vic)-1994(Vic) - Licences: 3JR Melbourne (Preston, 1928-1954; West Preston, 1955-1969; Rosebud, 1975-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 406, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, partnership (Supreme Radio Co, Preston ?-1932), WW2 (RAAF) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Preston, 1931-1942); traveller (Preston, 1949-1972; Rosebud, 1977); retired (Rosebud, 1980) - Relationships: brother-in-law of 3PA Percy James Anderson
  • Ramsay, Robert - 1842(Sct)-1882(Vic) - solicitor, Victorian politician, Postmaster-General Victoria (Jul 1874 - Aug 1875; Oct 1875 - May 1877)
  • Randell, Charles Otto [691] - 1880(NSW)-1958(Qld) - Licences: 4BK Innisfail (1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster (callsign to 4BK Brisbane commercial 1930) - Comment: 4AC Leslie Waters employed by Randell Engineering - Electoral Rolls: analytical chemist (Hambledon, 1903); chemist (Goondi, 1908); engineer (Innisfail, 1912-1913); mechanical engineer (Townsville, 1915); analytical chemist (Innisfail, 1919-1930); agent (Toowong, 1936); chemist (Brisbane, 1937); industrial chemist (North Sydney, 1949)
  • Rankin, Kenneth Ronald "Ken" [692] - 1906(Vic)-1964(Vic) - Licences: 3KR Kerang (1926-1939); 3KR Benalla (1946-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 242, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio salesman (Kerang, 1928-1937); manager (Benalla, 1949-1963) - Probate: Theatre Manager (Benalla, 1965)
  • Rayner, Jack [693] - 1898(NSW)-1972(NSW) - Licences: 2LJ Sydney (Stanmore, 1928-1930; Belmore, 1931-1939, 1946-1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 384, 1928, No. ?? in NSW; 2COCP 425, 1933; 1COCP 335, 1933 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: police constable (Annandale, 1930); constable (Belmore, 1933-1934); police constable (Belmore, 1937-1949)

RE[edit | edit source]

REA[edit | edit source]

  • Read, Alfred Earl "Earl" - 1892(NZ)-1960(NZ) - journalist (editor NZ Radio Times to 1936; editor and proprietor, Australasian Radio World 1936-1940; manager, Australasian Radio World 1940+)
  • Reading, Edward Charles [694] - 1904(NSW)-1979(NSW) - 2RG Bangalow (1925-1929), 2LT Lismore (1965-1975), amateur operator (AOCP 65, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, electrician, Reading Bros (proprietor & electrical engineer, 1930-1939), 2RG callsign may have been withdrawn by PMGD for 2RG Griffith commercial
  • Reading, Leonard William - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 3TQ Newport (1937), 6LR Perth (Pearce, 1938-1939; South Perth, 1946-1947), amateur operator (AOCP 1200, 1933, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster

REE[edit | edit source]

  • Reed, Joseph Griffiths "Joe" - 1897(NSW)-1969(NSW) - XABP Newcastle (1914), 2JR Sydney(Summer Hill, 1924-1933; Croydon, 1934-1939; Northbridge, 1946-1969); early wireless experimenter, amateur operator (no record of AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer
  • Rees, Richard Montague Elyder [695] - 1901(Eng)-1962(Vic) - Licences: 2RE Sydney (Stanmore, 1926-1927; Coogee, 1928-1930); 2WM Sydney (Enfield, 1931-1933); 2APW Albury (1946-1947); 3APW Darling (1948-1954) - Qualifications: AOCP 296, 1926, No. ?? in NSW; CPRTelephony 959, 1927; 2COCP 283, 1930; BOCP 107, 1937; 1COCP 941, 1945 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical engineer (Enfield, 1931-1937)

REI[edit | edit source]

  • 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)
  • Reimann, Albert Alwin [696] - 1905(SA)-1946(SA) - Licences: 5JO Adelaide (Kent Town, 1928-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 453, 1928, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil
  • Reinartz, John L. - 1894(Ger)-1964(USA) - 1QP (1908-?), 1XAM, W3RB, K6BJ USA, amateur operator, with Fred Schnell made first Trans-Atlantic 2 Way QSO with F8AB Leon Deloy
  • Reinhold, E. C. - 19??-19?? - Q747 (1922) - amateur receiver? (pre AOCP)

REN[edit | edit source]

  • Renshaw, Walter Phillip "Phil" - 19??(???)-1968(NSW) - XFP Sydney (Roseville, 1912-1914), 2DE Sydney (Roseville, 1922-1939), early wireless experimenter, amateur operator (pre AOCP, no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (WIA NSW - 1912+, President, Federal President), professional clubs (IRE NSW - founding member), business (consulting engineer), late 1930s entangled in a NSW State Government corruption enquiry

RET[edit | edit source]

  • Retallick, James Moncrieff [697] - 1898(NSW)-1969(NSW) - Licences: 2XO Bellingen (1930-1939, 1946-1947); 2FE Portable Bellingen (1933-1939); 2XO Raleigh (1948-1955); 2XO Coffs Harbour (1956-1958); 2XO Urunga (1960-1969); - Qualifications: AOCP 664, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: attendant (Substation, Raleigh, 1949-1954); electrical mechanic (Urunga, 1963-1968)

RI[edit | edit source]

  • Richards, George [698] - 1888(Qld)-1963(Qld) - Licences: 4XK Ipswich (1930-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 575, 1930, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mine manager (Silkstone, 1917-1932; Booval, 1936-1958)
  • Richards, Maurice Evans [699] - 1910(SA)-1997(???) - Licences: 5MR Adelaide (Glenunga, 1927-1928) - Qualifications: AOCP 369, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: - certainly a relation of 5WR Wilfred Mayo Richards
  • Richards, Wilfred Mayo [700] - 1896(SA)-1948(SA) - 5WR Adelaide (Menindie Gardens, 1927-1939, 1946-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 364, 1927, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil - certainly a relation of 5MR Maurice Evans Richards
  • 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
  • Rippen, Adolf Heinrich Gerhard [701] - 1919(WA)-1941(Off coast of Kenya) - Licences: 6GR Perth (Fremantle, 1936-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 1731, 1936, WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (RAN, HMAS Sydney II, Telegraphist) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Fremantle, 1943) - "Greater love hath no man than this" [702]

RO[edit | edit source]

ROB[edit | edit source]

  • Roberts, Charles D'Arcy [703] - 1909(NSW)-1943(Burma) - licences: 2JV Sydney (Greenwich, 1928-1939) - qualifications: AOCP 408, 1928, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (signalman, 8 Division Signals, 1943) - Electoral rolls: clerk (Lane Cove, 1930-1937) - "Greater love hath no man than this"
  • Roberts, Russell Flexmore [704] - 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, Alexander [705] - 1900(Eng)-1949(NSW) - Licences: 2GR Sydney (Haberfield, 1930-1937; Richmond, 1938-1939; Hunter's Hill, 1946-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 498/499, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: electrical meter tester (Haberfield, 1933-1936) - 2GR callsign previously held by Joseph Sydney Marks
  • Robinson, Arthur [706] - 1926(Vic)-19??(???) - Licences: 3ABF Sale (1948-1956); 3ABF Melbourne (Croydon, 1960); 3ABF Traralgon (1965-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 2710, 1948, Vic; TVOCP 184, 1959 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Sale, 1949-1954); technician (Croydon, 1963); PMG TV technician (Traralgon, 1963-1980)
  • Robinson, John William [707] - 1895(Eng)-1963(NSW) - amateur radio 2RN, 4RN, Honorary Radio Inspector NSW, First director 4QG

ROC[edit | edit source]

  • Rockwell, Horace Bruce [708] - 1887(Tas)-1955(NSW) - Licences: XQH Brisbane (Wynnum) - early wireless experimenter; amateur operator; WW1; WW2; a founder of Wireless Institute of Queensland 1912 - Electoral Rolls: electrician (Fort Lytton, Qld, 1913; Wynnum, Qld, 1917-1919); electrical engineer (Enoggera, Qld, 1919; Chelmer, Qld, 1925); electrician (Fort Lytton, Qld, 1936-1937); soldier (Middle Head, NSW, 1943); engineer (Northbridge, NSW, 1949)

ROD[edit | edit source]

  • Rodda, William David [709] - 1907(WA)-1961(WA) - Licences: 6WR Perth (Claremont, 1928-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 435, 1928, No. ?? in WA; BOCP 1191, 1951 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: motor mechanic (Claremont, 1931-1936; Nedlands, 1937; Claremont, 1943); control operator (Nedlands, 1949-1954); technician (Perth, 1958)

ROH[edit | edit source]

  • Rohde, William Campbell "Bill" [710] - 1907(Qld)-1991(Qld) - Licences: 4RW Brisbane (Red Hill, 1929-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 493, 1929, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, radio clubs (YWCA Wireless Club), comms engineer (PMGD), broadcast engineer (4QG) - Electoral Rolls: telephone mechanic (Red Hill, 1934-1943; Newmarket, 1949); postal engineer (Coorparoo, 1958-1980)

ROS[edit | edit source]

  • Rose, Robert William [711] - 1911(Qld)-1970(NSW) - Licences: 4RR Brisbane (1925); 4RQ Longreach (1930-1939, 1946-1948); 2AQR Wallsend (1956-1961); 2AQR Avoca (1965-1969) - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; chemist - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Toowong, 1925); chemist (Longreach, 1936-1949; West Wallsend, 1958-1963; Avoca Beach, 1968) - Another Robert William Rose b1923 BOCP 993
  • Rosenskjar, F. - 19??-19?? - 4?? Brisbane (Fairfield) (Operator 4BI), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster

ROU[edit | edit source]

  • Routledge, Robert Angus "Bob" [712] - 1913(SA)-1997(SA) - Licences: 5RA Adelaide (Richmond, 1930-1931; Henley Beach, 1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 679, 1930, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: manufacturer (Henley, 1939); radio technician (Henley, 1941); physics technician (Glenelg, 1943)

ROW[edit | edit source]

  • Rowland, Robert George [713] - 1902(Vic)-1996(Vic) - Licences: 3GR Ballarat (1930-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 657, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: grocer (Grovedale, 1924); storekeeper (Majorca, 1925-1927; Ballarat, 1931); radio dealer (Ballarat, 1936-1980) - Don't Confuse: 3ZGG/3AFS Robert George Rowlands

ROY[edit | edit source]

  • Roy, A. J. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 577, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator?; amateur broadcaster? - Electoral Rolls: Nil yet identified - Individual not yet identified (115 Skene St, Warrnambool, Vic - 1930)
  • Royle, William Arthur Kirkcaldy [714] - 1909(NSW)-1965(NSW) - Licences: 2WA Sydney (Edgecliff, 1927-1928); 2AWK Sydney (Darling Point, 1946-1950; Sandringham, 1961) - Qualifications: AOCP 318, 1927, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: underwriter (Edgecliff, 1936-1954); agent (Sandringham, 1958)

RU[edit | edit source]

  • Ruban, John Peter [715] - 1925(???)-2015(Vic) - broadcast operations engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC) - Electoral Rolls: radio technician (Footscray North, 1963-1968); technician (Maidstone, Vic, 1972-1980)
  • Rumbold, George Henry [716] - 1907(Vic)-1977(Vic) - Licences: 3GR Bendigo (1927) - Qualifications: AOCP 349, 1927, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator - Electoral Rolls: carpenter (Bendigo, 1928); insurance agent (Kyneton, 1931; Shepparton, 1931; Bendigo, 1936-1937); assistant superintendent (Bendigo, 1942-1954); cabinet maker (Bendigo, 1963-1972)
  • Ruse, Thomas William [717] - 1891(Vic)-1987(WA)95yo - Licences: 6WK Perth (Perth City, 1930-1931; Osborne Park, 1933-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 627, 1930, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: baker (Osborne Park, 1916-1972); retired (Bunbury, 1977-1980)

RY[edit | edit source]

  • Ryan, Albert John "Jack" [718] - 1897(Vic)-1984(NSW) - Licences: 2LE Canberra (Kingston, 1930-1933); 2YN Canberra (Kingston, 1933-1939) - Qualifications: CPRT 489, 1919; AOLCP 80, 1932; no record of AOCP - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; WW1; WW2; broadcast engineer; PMGD (junior mechanic NSW, 1917; clerk, 1919); founder of 2CA Canberra commercial - Electoral Rolls: - several contemporaneous AJR's
  • Ryan, George Edward [719] - 1910(Qld)-1987(Qld) - Licences: 4RG Brisbane (South Brisbane, 1936-1939; Dutton Park, 1946-1954) - Qualifications: AOCP 1633, 1936, Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; telephone mechanic (PMGD) - Electoral Rolls: several contemporaneous GERs

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SA[edit | edit source]

  • Saar, Alexander [720] - 1889(???)-1956(WA) - Licences: 6CZ Receive Perth (West Perth, 1923); 6CZ Northam (1923-1925); 6KM Eucla (1926-1927); 6KM Geraldton (1933); 6KM Perth (Maylands, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 264, 1926, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: telegraph lineman (North Perth, 1915); postal electrician (Northam, 1917); mechanic (Bunbury, 1916-1917; Balkatta, 1922; Eucla, 1925-1926; North Perth, 1928; Maylands, 1931); postal electrician (Maylands, 1936-1954)
  • Sagar, G. M. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4ES Greenslopes (1927), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, (Halcyon, not mentioned?)
  • Sainsbury, Rupert Henry [721] - 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, WW1, WW2
  • Sainty, Clifford Melville [722] - 1907(NSW)-1987(SA) - 2MS Warrawee (1925-1926), amateur operator (AOCP 88, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, likely related to XAH S. J. Sainty
  • Salamy, Edward [723] - 1904(???)-1977(Vic) - Receive Warrnambool(1922-1923), 3AJ Warrnambool (1924-1933), 3PS Warrnambool (1948-1975), amateur operator (AOCP 35, 1924, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, jeweller
  • Sandel, Otto - 1905(Qld)-1999(NSW) - 2UW Sydney (Manly, 1923; Kensington, 1923-1924; Northbridge, 1924-1925; Bellevue Hill, 1926-1927), 2HH Sydney (Woollahra, 1936-1939 & 1946-1969; Bondi, 1975), amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), founder B class 2UW Sydney & 2UX Wagga Wagga, don't confuse Charles Albert Sandell of AAE fame
  • Sandell, Charles Albert - 1886(Eng)-1980(WA) - early wireless experimenter, Sydney, 1911, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in ???), participant in the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, amateur broadcaster, military (WW1), don't confuse Otto Sandel of 2UW fame
  • Sanderson, Douglas George - 1924(???)-1994(Qld) - broadcast engineer (PMGD), historian (broadcast), federal public servant (PMGD)
  • Sandham, James Keith "Keith" - broadcast planning engineer (PMGD, ABCB, P&TD, DoC)
  • Saunders, Alfred Lewis [724] - 1909(SA)-2003(???) - Licences: Receive Adelaide (Hyde Park, 1923-1924), 5BX Adelaide (Glenelg, 1925-1939, 1946-1955; Plympton, 1956-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 223, 1925, No. ?? in SA -amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Glenelg, 1939-1943)
  • Saw, Frederick William [725] - 1884(WA)-1957(WA) - 6DA Perth (Armadale, 1923-1926; Victoria Park, 1927), 6DA Albany (1930-1931), 6DA Perth (Wanneroo, 1933; North Perth, 1937-1939), 6DA Northam (1946-1948), amateur operator (AOCP 174, 1925, No. ?? in WA), amateur broadcaster, electrician (Leederville, 1937)
  • Saw, Malcolm Henry [726] - 1921(WA)-1997(WA) - 6SM Perth (Doubleview, 1960-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 3674, 1958, No. ?? in WA), WW2, engineer (Doubleview, 1972)
  • Sawford, Leonard Francis [727] - 1908(SA)-1968(SA) - 5DH Receive Adelaide (Port Adelaide, 1923-1924), 5LF Adelaide (Peterhead, 1925-1928; West Croydon, 1931; Largs, 1937-1939), 5YF Adelaide (Glen Osmond, 1948-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 173, 1925, No. ?? in SA), amateur broadcaster, agent (Largs, 1939)

SC[edit | edit source]

  • Scanlon, W. L. or L. W. - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Receive Hobart (West Hobart, 1921-1923), 7AL Hobart (West Hobart, 1924-1925), amateur operator (pre-AOCP; AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, sales (Medhursts, Hobart to 1924, Launceston from 1924)
  • Schleicher, Keith [728] - 1918(Qld)-1997(Qld) - 4KS Brisbane (Toowong, 1938-1939, 1946-1947; Alderley, -1950+; Aspley, McDowall, -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)
  • Schmidt, Ronald Frederick [729] - 1913(Vic)-1990(Vic) - Licences: 3LY Trafalgar (1930); 3LY Moe (1931); 3LY Sale (1933-1939, 1946-1948); 3LY Melbourne (Camberwell, 1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 567, 1930, No. ?? in Vic; AOLCP 69, 1932; 1COCP 72, 1936; TVOCP 75, 1957 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: wireless operator (Sale, 1934-1937); radio technician (Sale, 1949-1954); technician (Camberwell, 1954-1980)
  • Schnitzerling, Leonard Francis Joseph [730] - 1907(Qld)-1969(Qld) - Licences: 4CK Warwick (1938-1939, 1946-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 2099, 1938, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; WW2 - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Warwick, 1928-1968)
  • Scholz, Harold "Harry/Tibby" - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4HR Brisbane (Coorparoo, 1931), Nambour (1933), Brisbane (Coorparoo, -1937+), 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)
  • Schultz, Leonard Nelson "Len" [731] - 1906(NSW)-1980(NSW) - 2LO Sydney (Lane Cove, 1922-1930), 2ANM Sydney (Mosman, 1947-1980), amateur operator (AOCP 171, 1925, No. ?? in NSW; AOLCP 45, 1931; 3AIR 176, 1942), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (co-designed 2GB, 1926; involved 2CA, 4BH, 2MW, 5DN), professional associations (IRE: foundation member, vice-president, president), aviator (Royal Aero Club NSW, committee)
  • Schultze, John Edwin Ludwig [732] - 1906(Vic)-1969(Vic) - 3QO Receive Melbourne (Glenferrie, 1923-1924), 3JS Melbourne (Glenferrie, 1925-1933; Hawthorn, 1937-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 163, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, motor mechanic (Hawthorn, 1934)
  • Scott, Alfred Cecil John "Cecil", "Cec", "Scottie" [733] - 1888(Tas)-1954(Tas) - 7CS Launceston & Hobart, amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, well-known for comic QSL cards, solicitor
  • Scott, Ernest Kilburn [734] - 1868(Eng)-1941(Eng) - Came to Sydney in 1905 to organise electrical engineering department of University of Sydney, likely early wireless experimenter, promoted need for wireless telegraphy for Australia, returned to England ca 1910 - Graces Guide - Ernest Kilburn Scott
  • Scott, Herbert Godfrey "Herb" [735] - 1902(Qld)-1968(Qld) - Licences: 4HS Toowoomba (1931-1937); 4HS Brisbane (Albion, 1938-1939; 1946-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 750, 1931, No. ?? in Qld - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster; employment (Qld Railways) - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Toowoomba, 1925-1936; Albion, 1943-1968)
  • Scott, Jack Bartlett [736] - 1909(NSW)-1988(NSW) - Licences: 2NR Sydney (Epping, 1930-1934); 2AJX Sydney (Cheltenham, 1938-1939; Epping, 1946-1950) - Qualifications: AOCP 685, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: student (Epping, 1933-1935); engineer (Epping, 1949; Wahroonga, 1954-1968); retired (Carlingford, 1977-1980)
  • Scott, Robert Ochiltree [737] - 1898(Vic)-1960(Vic) - Licences: 2RS Gundagai (1929-1931); 2RS Balranald (1933); 3OS Scotsburn (1937-1939); 3OS Melbourne (St Kilda, 1956-1960) - Qualifications: AOCP 476, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: grazier (Ballarat, 1920-1924); farmer (Murrayville, 1925-1927; Gundagai, 1930); mechanic (South Yarra, 1943; Melbourne, 1949)
  • Scott, Robert Townley [738] - 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)

SE[edit | edit source]

SEB[edit | edit source]

  • Sebire, Leon Dudley "Leo" [739] - 1932(Vic)-2006(Vic) - Licences: 3CF Melbourne (Wandin North, 1956-1960) - Qualifications: 2COCP 1319, 1955; 1COCP 1786, 1955 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, director Telstra Broadcasting Branch - Electoral Rolls: radio mechanic (Wandin Yallock, 1954); engineer (Mordialloc, 1963-1980) - Relationships: son of 3MX Percival John Sebire - Awards: Member Order of Australia "For service to communications, particularly broadcasting" (1991)
  • Sebire, Percival John "Percy" [740] - 1904(Vic)-1994(Vic) - Licences: 3MX Melbourne (Moorabbin, 1930-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 692, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Elsternwick, 1926; Bentleigh, 1928-1936; Cheltenham, 1949; Moorabbin, 1954-1980) - Relationships: father of 3CF Leon Dudley Sebire
  • 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

SEC[edit | edit source]

  • Seccombe, Louis Mervyn [741] - 1895(Tas)-1970(NSW) - Licences: 3KT Receive Melbourne (Ascot Vale, 1922-1923); 3KT Melbourne (East Kew, 1924; Ascot Vale, 1924-1925; Hawksburn, 1926; East Malvern, 1927); 2KT Sydney (Rockdale, 1928-1939) - Qualifications: cc; 1COCP 396, 1940 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW1 - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Ascot Vale, Vic, 1919); commercial traveller (Ascot Vale, Vic, 1924); radio engineer (Rockdale, NSW, 1930-1937); wireless operator (Longreach, Qld, 1943); communications officer (Hurstville, 1949-1963); - Comment: Surname sometimes misspelled Secombe

SEL[edit | edit source]

  • Selby, George William [742] - 1858(Vic)-1949(Vic) - early wireless and X-ray experimenter
  • Self, Thomas Edward - 1854(???)-19??(???) - b. 7 Jan 1854, Early Tasmanian wireless experimenter, demonstration before Royal Society 1898, beware another Thomas Edward Self (b. 9 Oct 1853) in Hobart at the same time
  • Sellenger, David Charles [743] - 1902(NSW)-1966(NSW) - Licences: 2DC Sydney (Hurstville, 1930-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 700, 1930, NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Hurstville, 1930-1963)
  • Sellick, Edward - 19??(???)-19??(???) - 4?? Mareeba, amateur operator (AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster
  • Selman, Harold George [744] - 1907(Vic)-1985(Vic) - 3GN Geelong (1925), 3GN Chilwell (1926), 3GN Geelong (1927), 3GN Melbourne (West Coburg, 1931), 3GN Geelong (1933), 3CM Geelong (1948-1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 164, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, radio dealer (Geelong, 1954)

SEM[edit | edit source]

  • Semmens, George Segbert Cornwall [745] - 1901(Vic)-1977(Vic) - licences: V756 Receive (1922); 3GZ Receive Buln Buln East (1922); 3GS Laver's Hill (1925-1926); 3GS Queenstown (1927); 3GS Moreland (1931); 3GS Foxhow (1933); Melbourne (Essendon (1937-1939); Glen Iris (1946-1960)); 3AEN Melbourne (Clematis), qualifications (AOCP 216, 19??, No. ?? in Vic), amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, electoral rolls: teacher (Coburg, 1928; Preston, 1931; Essendon, 1936); res. chemist (Glen Iris, 1943-1963); technical adviser (Clematis, 1968-1977)

SER[edit | edit source]

  • Serle, Cedric [746] - 1910(Vic)-1972(Vic) - Licences: 3RX Melbourne (Canterbury, 1928-1933; Toorak, 1938-1939; Elwood, 1946-1947); 3ARX Melbourne (Windsor, 1948-1956; Caulfield, 1960-1965) - Qualifications: AOCP 443, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: clerk (Camberwell North, 1931-1934; Kew, 1936; Toorak, 1937; St Kilda, 1942; Prahran, 1949; Caulfield South, 1963-1972)

SEW[edit | edit source]

  • Sewell, Percy Lambert Holt - 1900(NSW)-1949(NSW) - 2CJ Sydney (Paddington, 1922-1925; Darlinghurst, 1925-1926), amateur operator (no record of AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster

SEY[edit | edit source]

  • Seyler, Albert Jakob or Jacob [747] - 1913(Ger)-1977(Vic) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - WW2 (Luftwaffe); radar engineer; television researcher; PMGD Research Laboratories (Assistant Director General) - Electoral Rolls: engineer (Mt Waverley, 1963; Burwood, 1968); PMG (Croydon, 1972); assistant director (Emerald, 1977) - ADB

SH[edit | edit source]

SHA[edit | edit source]

  • 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" [748] - 1909(Qld)-1983(Qld) - 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)
  • Sharp, John James Charles [749] - 1897(Vic)-1974(Vic) - Licences: 3KA Melbourne (Caulfield, 1930-1969) - Qualifications: AOCP 591, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: plumber (Prahran Gardens, 1919-1924; Caulfield, 1928-1972)
  • Sharpe, Frank Victor [750] - 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.
  • Shaw, Archibald John [751] - 1872(NSW)-1916(Vic) - XPO King Island (1911); X?? Sydney (Randwick), early wireless experimenter, proprietor Maritime Wireless Telegraph Co of Australasia (1910+) with Edward Hope Kirkby, technical specialist - ADB
  • Shawsmith, Alan "Smithy" [752] - 1917(Qld)-2010(Qld) - 4SA Brisbane (Indooroopilly, 1935-1939), 4SS Brisbane (West End, -1952-2010) - 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

SHE[edit | edit source]

  • Shearer, Gordon Anderson [753] - 1907(Qld)-1984(Vic) - Licences: 4FY Receive Brisbane (Alderley, 1923-1924); 4GA Gayndah (1930); 4GU Mt Nebo (1931-1934); 4GU Cloncurry (Quamby, 1937-1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 447, 1928, No. ?? in Qld; 2COCP 95, 1937 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, employment (school teacher), state public servant (Qld Dept Education); WW2 - Electoral Rolls: school teacher (Quamby, Qld, 1937; Westbrook, Qld, 1943); aeradio operator (Cloncurry, 1949); communications officer (Cloncurry, 1954); supervisor (Surrey Hills, 1963-1968); retired (Vermont, 1972-1980)
  • Shearstone, Vincent Leonard [754] - 1916(Eng)-1983(NSW) - Licences: Nil - Qualifications: BOCP 4, 1936 - WW2 - Electoral Rolls: radio technician (Albury, 1937); radio announcer (Goulburn, 1943); radio electrician (Goulburn, 1949-1980)
  • Sheldrick, Eric Cornwell "Shel" [755] - 1903(Eng)-1966(Tas) - 7BH Receive Launceston (1923), 7BH Launceston (1924-1926), 7BT Launceston (1927), 7BM Launceston (1931-1939), 7DM Burnie (1948-1954), 7DN Stowport (1955-1960), amateur operator (pre-AOCP; AOCP 60, 1925, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster,
  • Shepard, Arundel Elmore [756] - 1910(SA)-2000(SA) - Licences: 5DC Adelaide (Norwood, 1928-1930; Kent Town, 1931-1933; Norwood, 1937-1939; Toorak East, 1946-1965; Heathpool, 1969-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 393, 1928, No. ?? in SA; AOLCP 136, 1933 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil
  • Shepherd, H. A. - 18??-19?? - XQD Rockhampton (1913) - amateur operator (pre AOCP)

SHI[edit | edit source]

  • Shields, Arthur James Edward [757] - 1894(Eng)-1948(Vic) - Licences: 3GP Melbourne (East Malvern, 1930-1939; North Balwyn, 1946-1948) - Qualifications: AOCP 690, 1930, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: accountant (East Melbourne, 1925-1927; Malvern East, 1928; Camberwell, 1931-1933); auditor (Malvern East, 1934-1936); retired (Ringwood, 1943)

SHO[edit | edit source]

  • Shoemaker, Harry [758] - 1879(USA)-1932(USA) - American inventor and pioneer radio engineer, developer of Shoemaker wireless system, associated with Gehring companies, International Telegraph Construction Co (represented in Australia by John William Ormsby Hamilton, who promoted the Shoemaker system here), United Wireless Telegraph Co, Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co of America, Mallory companies - Links: Wikipedia; PIRE1; PIRE2
  • Short, Alfred Alban [759] - 1904(NSW)-1946(NT) - Licences: 2SH Newcastle (Lambton, 1926-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 280, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: salesman (Lambton, 1930-1943)
  • Short, Ormond [760] - 1901(Vic)-1985(Vic) - Licences: 3SK Melbourne (St Kilda, 1924-1925) - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: engineer (St Kilda, 1925-1926); electrical engineer (Armadale, 1928; Horsham, 1931-1972); engineer (Horsham, 1977)
  • Short, Walter - 19??(???)-19??(???) - Licences: 2AJ Receive Sydney (Manly, 1922); 2AJ Sydney (Manly, 1923-1924; Kirribilli, 1924; Manly, 1924-1925 - Qualifications: cc; Nil yet identified - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: - Note: several contemporaneous WSs, insufficient data to identify
  • Shortell, Raymond Charles [761] - 1904(Vic)-1991(Qld) - 3VB Receive Melbourne (East St Kilda, 1923-1924), 3RS Melbourne (St Kilda, 1925-1933), 3RS Shepparton (1937-1939), 3ARF Geelong West (1948-1954), 3ARF Melbourne (Croydon, 1955-1960; Hawthorn, 1965-1975), 4ARS Gold Coast (1980+), amateur operator (AOCP 77, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster
  • Shorten, Eddy Wilbee "Ted" [762] - 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)

SI[edit | edit source]

SIE[edit | edit source]

  • Sievers, Ernest William [763] - 1901(Qld)-1962(Qld) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 1165, 1933, Qld; 2COCP 9, 1934; 1COCP 38, 1935 - amateur operator? - Electoral Rolls: railway employee (Kelvin Grove, 1925); night officer (Oakey, 1930); railway night officer (Narangba, 1936-1937); radio telegraphist (Ascot, 1943; Clayfield, 1949-1958)
  • Sievers, William Frederick [764] - 1902(Vic)-1996(Vic) - Licences: 3CB Receive Melbourne (East Richmond, 1922-1923); 3CB Melbourne (East Richmond & South Yarra, 1924-1939, 1946-1960; Toorak, 1965-1980+) - Qualifications: cc; AOCP 165, 1925, Vic - amateur operator; amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Richmond, 1931-1943); reader (South Yarra, 1949-1963); meter reader (Toorak, 1972-1980)

SIG[edit | edit source]

  • Sigal, Harold Louis [765] - 1908(SA)-1939(NSW) - Licences: 2UK Sydney (Woollahra, 1926-1930) - Qualifications: AOCP 253, 1926, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: mechanic (Woollahra, 1930); engineer (Melbourne East, 1931); electrician (Auburn North, 1933; Centennial Park, 1934; Bondi, 1936-1937; West Perth, 1943; Woolowin, 1949; Bellevue Hill, 1954; Kensington, 1958); manager (Bondi, 1963); salesman (Bondi, 1968); retired (Vaulcuse, 1977-1980)

SIM[edit | edit source]

  • Simmonds, Arthur George [766] - 1906(Eng)-1963(NSW) - Licences: 2GS Sydney (Arncliffe, 1930-1934); 2GS Murwillumbah (1935-1939); 4PG Bundaberg (1946-1948); 2APJ Sydney (Cronulla, 1954-1955; Caringbah, 1956-1961) - Qualifications: AOCP 590, 1930, No. ?? in NSW; BOCP 207, 1938 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: labourer (Arncliffe, 1933); gardner (Arncliffe, 1935); radio engineer (Murwillumbah, 1935-1937); technician (4BU Kalkie, 1943-1949)
  • Simmonds, Ernest John - 19??(Eng)-19??(Eng) - G2OD Gerrard's Cross, Buckinghamshire, England, amateur operator, first to two way QSO Australia (Nov 1924, 3BQ)
  • Simmons, Henry Trethowan [767] - 1905(WA)-1985(WA) - Licences: 6KX Perth (Subiaco, 1925-1928; Nedlands, 1937-1939, 1946-1948; West Perth, 1954-1955; Mt Pleasant, 1956-1980) - Qualifications: AOCP 181, 1925, No. ?? in WA; CPRTelephony 1121, 1928; 2COCP 295, 1930; 1COCP 257, 1932 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer - Electoral Rolls: radio operator (Maylands, 1931), radio engineer (Nedlands, 1936; West Perth, 1949), engineer (Fremantle, 1958; Mt Pleasant, 1963-1980)
  • Simmons, Leonard Joseph [768] - 1907(Vic)-1987(Vic) - Licences: 3LJ Melbourne (Belgrave, 1926-1931; East Prahran, 1933); 3LJ Rheola (1937-1939); 3LV Trafalgar (1948); 3LV Cheltenham (1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 304, 1926, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: teacher (Womerah, Yarram Yarram, 1928; Toolangi, Yea, 1931; Armadale, 1934-1936; Rheola, Bendigo, 1936-1937; Nanneela West, Bendigo, 1942; Cheltenham, 1949-1980)
  • Simms, Eric Wilkinson [769] - 1906(WA)-1998(Vic) - Licences: 3KS Melbourne (Malvern, 1927-1931; Caulfield, 1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 360, 1927, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 (Australian Army, Lieutenant) - Electoral Rolls: warehouseman (Malvern, 1931); buyer (Caulfield, 1934; Hawthorn, 1936-1937); manager (Malvern East, 1949-1980)
  • Simpson, Leslie Robert [770] - 1901(WA)-1966(Vic) - 3SA Ararat (1925-1933), 3SA Melbourne (Windsor, 1947-1965), amateur operator (AOCP 44, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, draper, salesman
  • Sims, Eric Charles [771] - 1907(WA)-19?? - Licences: Nil identified - Qualifications: AOCP 344, 1927, No. 38 in Qld; 2COCP 16, 1934 - amateur operator?, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: wireless mechanic (RAAF Point Cook, 1931-1934); QANTAS air pilot (Brisbane, 1936-1937); public servant (Box Hill, 1963) - several contemporaneous Eric Charles Sims, need to sort electoral rolls
  • Sims, Ernest Leslie Arthur [772] - 1905(Vic)-1960(Vic) - Licences: 3ZA Melbourne (Preston, 1930-1933); 3ZA Apollo Bay (1937-1939, 1946-1947) - Qualifications: AOCP 622, 1930, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: carpenter (Preston, 1931; Apollo Bay, 1933-1937; Preston, 1942; Apollo Bay, 1949-1954)

SIN[edit | edit source]

  • 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)

SIR[edit | edit source]

  • Sirl, Clarence William Charles [773] - 1913(SA)-1981(WA) - Licences: 6XG Katanning (1938-1939; 1947-1969) - Qualifications: BOCP 3, 1936; AOCP 2132, 1938, No. ?? in WA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: radio engineer (Katanning, 1937-1968)

SL[edit | edit source]

  • Slattery, Joseph Patrick [774] - 1866(Irl)-1931(NSW) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: Nil yet identified - early wireless experimenter - Electoral Rolls: clergyman (St John's College, Camperdown; St Vincent's, Ashfield, 1930) - Links: Wikipedia; ADB

SM[edit | edit source]

SMI[edit | edit source]

  • Smibert, George - 1840(Sct)-1899(Vic) - clubs (founding member Telegraph Electrical Society Vic), employment (Postal Department Vic, chief electrician), brother of James Smibert Deputy Postmaster-General Victoria
  • Smibert, James - 1836(Sct)-1912(Vic) - employment (Postal Department Vic, Deputy Postmaster-General, appointed following early passing of Samuel Walker McGowan), created a nepotism scandal by early promotion of brother and brother-in-law to the most senior positions in Vic Post & Telegraphs in the early 1890s, likely reason for the positioning of Qld appointees at the top of the Federal PMGD in 1901; the brother of George Smibert Chief Electrician, Postal Dept Vic
  • Smith, Alan Shaw - See Alan Shawsmith (change of name)
  • Smith, Arthur Carrington - 1902?(Eng?)-1982(NSW) - 7AB Receive Launceston (1923), 7AB Launceston (1924-1927+), amateur operator (pre-AOCP; AOCP 8, 1924, No. ?? in Tas), amateur broadcaster, broadcast engineer (operator 7BN Wills & Co wannabe Class B), recording engineer (Cinesound Productions Ltd, Bondi, 1932), inventor of sound-on-film systems
  • Smith, Austen Cyril [775] - 1904(Eng)-1992(NSW) - 2FS Sydney (Croydon, 1924-1925; Burwood, 1925; Maroubra, 1930-1933; Homebush, 1933; Burwood, 1934-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 75, 1925, No. ?? in NSW), amateur broadcaster, radio agent
  • Smith, Charles Frederick - 1908(Eng)-19??(???) - Licences: No licence yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 418, 1928, No. ?? in NSW; CPRTelephony 1112, 1928; 2COCP 44, 1929 - amateur operator - Electoral Rolls: Several contemporaneous Charles Frederick Smith's, not yet identified
  • Smith, Colin Hughes [776] - 1910(Vic)-1998(Vic) - Licences: 3PK Melbourne (East Kew, 1928-1939, 1946-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 433, 1928, No. ?? in Vic - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: assistant (Kew, 1931-1937); engineer (Kew, 1943-1980)
  • Smith, Sidney Hugh Holland - 1861(???)-1933(Qld) - 4?? Brisbane, amateur operator (pre AOCP, AOCP ??, 19??, No. ?? in Qld), amateur broadcaster, senior state public servant (Qld P&T, Chief Mechanician), senior federal public servant (PMGD, State Mechanician, Qld), radio clubs (QWI, vice president), business proprietor (Telephone and Electrical Supplies Co)
  • 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)
  • Smith, William Arthur [777] - 1906(SA)-1970(SA) - Licences: 5LZ Wallaroo (1929-1933) - Qualifications: AOCP 526, 1929, No. ?? in SA - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster, WW2 - Electoral Rolls: electrical mechanic (Glenunga, 1939-1943) - beware several contemporaneous William Arthur Smith's
  • Smithers, Ernest Charles [778] - 1885(NSW)-1953(NSW) - Licences: Nil yet identified - Qualifications: AOCP 552, 1929, No. ?? in NSW - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: inspector of fisheries (Urunga, 1930); inspector (Burwood, 1930-1949)

SMY[edit | edit source]

  • Smyth, Victor Loftus [779] - 1905(Vic)-1972(Vic) - 3PJ Receive Geelong (1923), 3PJ Geelong (1924), 3PJ Bendigo (1924-1939), amateur operator (AOCP 126, 1925, No. ?? in Vic), amateur broadcaster, plumber
  • Smythe, Alan Cresswell [780] - 1908(SA)-1983(SA) - Licences: 5MF Adelaide (Torrensville, 1930-1939, 1946-1948; Hazlewood Park, 1954-1980+) - Qualifications: AOCP 658, 1930, No. ?? in SA; AOLCP 135, 1933; BOCP 125, 1937; 1COCP 196, 1938 - amateur operator, amateur broadcaster - Electoral Rolls: Nil yet identified

SN[edit | edit source]

  • Snaddon, John Ernest [781] - 1920(Eng)-1944(Aegean Sea) - Licences: 3VE Melbourne (Malvern, 1939) - Qualifications: AOCP 2322, 1939, Vic - amateur operator, amateur broa