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Biographical entry Henderson, Keith (1926 - 2011)

Born
16 September 1926
Australia
Died
28 January 2011
Occupation
Engineer

Summary

Keith Henderson worked for the Postmaster-General's Department, 1942-1960, and the Bureau of Meteorology, 1960-1987, retiring as Assistant Director Facilities. He was involved in general planning, design and specification work connected with the World Weather Watch global telecommunication system (GTS), and the computerisation of the communications centre, through a computer-operated switching system.

Details

Joined the Postmaster-General's Department in 1942 as a technician in training and spent 18 years in the radio and telegraph engineering section, before joining the Bureau of Meteorology in 1960. Assistant Director Facilities, 1975-1987. Acted as Assistant Director Management, 1979-1982. Fellow, Institute of Engineers, Australia.

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • 'New ADF is Keith Henderson', Weather News, vol. 233, February-March 1976, 1976, pp. 3-6. Details
  • 'Smooth Traffic Ahead for Keith Henderson', Weather News, vol. 281, February-April 1987, 1987, pp. 16-17. Details

Online Resources

See also

Helen Morgan