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Biographical entry Baker, William George (1902 - 1978)

17 May 1902
Clarendon, South Australia, Australia
15 August 1978
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Radio engineer and Physicist


William George Baker was an engineer with AWA Ltd 1931-1953 and Director of the Marconi School of Wireless 1934-1953.


Born Clarendon, South Australia, 17 May 1902. Educated University of Sydney (BSc 1921, BE 1923, DScEng 1932). Walter & Eliza Hall Fellow in Engineering 1924-26; research scientist, Radio Research Board, CSIR 1928-31; engineer, AWA Ltd 1931-53; Director, Marconi School of Wireless 1934-53; Editor, "AWA Technical Review" 1935-40; officer in charge, Ionospheric Prediction Service 1953-67.

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McCarthy, G.J.