Tidbinbilla Staff Photos



Photos from 1967 or 1968 (possibly July 1968)

Unless otherwise noted, the photos were preserved by Mike Dinn,
and scanned / restored by Colin Mackellar.

Much larger versions of most of these are available on request.

 

Tidbinbilla senior staff July 1968

Photo 1: DSS-42 Senior Staff July 1968 (?).

They are back row from left –

John Heath – Senior RF Engineer
Jim Wells – Senior Computer and Telemetry Engineer
Keith Brockelsby – Chief Electronics Engineer
Bert Forsyth – Deputy Station Director
Bob Cudmore – Maintenance and Operations Manager
Don Gray – Station Director
Allan Bailey – Antenna and Servo Engineer
Eric Donnelly – Support Services Manager.

Front row from left –

Jeff Newnham – Senior Instrumentation Engineer
Clive Jones – Mechanical Engineer
Guy Sherman – Administrative Officer.

Apart from Bert Forsyth, Don Gray and Guy Sherman, who were Department of Supply, we were all Spacetrack employees.

With thanks to John Heath for the notes.

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Photo 2: The photo before the photo.

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Photo 3: Tidbinbilla Operations Supervisors and Senior Management

From left:

Bruce Window – MSFN Operations
Harry Brown
Tony Keillor – MSFN Operations
Don Gray – Station Director
Bob Cudmore – Manager of SpaceTrack
Ron Hargreaves
Neil McVicar – DSN Operations Section Leader
Peter Topley

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Photo 4: See above.

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Photo 5: Engineering Sub-Section Field Engineers (?)

From left:

Dave Botha – ANT (Antenna Mechanical)
Vern Koenig– HUGHES AIRCRAFT CORP, SURVEYOR Mission Dependent Equipment (RF)
Dave Arman – ANT (Antenna Electronics)
John Weatherley – AIS (Analog Instrumentation)
Bob Cudmore – Chief Engineer
Jim Klason – RCV (Receivers)
Don Gray– Station Director
Allen Blake – TXR (Transmitters)
Harry Westwood – Recorders or Training
Garth Pilkington – TDH (Tracking Data and Timing)

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Photo 6: Which group/s is represented here?

From left:

Roy Stewart, Jim Wells, Pat O’Connor, Nigel Barkham, Clive Jones, Allan Bailey, Jeff Newnham, Don Gray, Harry Vonthetoff, Bob Cudmore, Peter Barcock, Geoff Rose, Keith Brockelsby, John Heath.

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Thanks to Mike Dinn, Bruce Window and John Heath for the names.


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Photo 7: Don Gray, Station Director.

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Photo 8: Bert Forsyth, Deputy Station Director.

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Photo 9: Keith Brockelsby, Senior RF Engineer.

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Photo 10: Bob Cudmore, Maintenance and Operations Manager.

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Photo 11: Major Eric Donnelly, Support Services Manager.

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