Cooby Creek photos


 

Cooby Creek
Cooby Creek

The TGS arrives in Brisbane.

Unloading the ship.

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Cooby Creek

On the road.

Arrival at Cooby Creek.

Above screenshots from film of the Cooby Creek TGS arrival in Australia – supplied by Nevil Eyre.

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The antenna column is transported up the range.
Photo: Jack Watson.


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The antenna is erected.
Photo: Jack Watson.


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The antenna struts are attached.
Photo: Jack Watson.


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Cooby Creek 40 foot antenna antenna looking east.
Photo: Jack Watson.


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Cooby Creek T&C van and 40 foot antenna.
Photo: Jack Watson.


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Cooby Creek T&C van and 40 foot antenna.
Photo: Jack Watson.


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Cryostat.
Photo: Jack Watson.


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Cooby Creek 40 foot antenna.
Scan: Nevil Eyre.


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Looking down on the 40 foot antenna from the cherrypicker.
Photo: Jack Watson.

Jack writes, “I think that was Bob Davies on the ladder.”


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Backup power generator.
Scan: Nevil Eyre.


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Ops Console.
Scan: Nevil Eyre.


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Transmitter High Voltage Power Supply & Heat Exchanger.
Scan: Nevil Eyre.


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Equipment vans.
Scan: Nevil Eyre.


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SSB Transmitter Exciter.
Scan: Nevil Eyre.


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The Maser amp.

Peter PIstoor writes: “I am fairly certain that the chap in the maser photograph is Ron Cuthbert after he had grown that magnificent red beard. The hand on the maser is my right hand – I remember well adjusting the comb structure under the supervision of Ron. My hand print is still the same!”

Scan: Nevil Eyre.


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The 40 foot antenna.