Tidbinbilla Comms Supervisor, 1964-1973.
Tony Saville, Tidbinbilla’s Comms Supervisor, remembers his time at Tidbinbilla, and his fascinating change of career after Tid, in this telephone interview recorded on 03 May 2022.
Image: A DSN rack-mounted comms unit.
A DSN comms unit is outlined in yellow above Les Whaley at the Surveyor Telemetry Specialists Console at Tidbinbilla.
The Tidbinbilla Comms Centre was originally through a door just out of frame on the right. The steps come from the main entrance. Note the cigarette machine next to the first aid cabinet. DSS 42 photo 1870, 05 July 1969.