Biographical entry Kerr, R.
- Electrical engineer
R. Kerr was a member of the team which developed a Teleprinter Reperforator Switching System, 'Tress,' in 1959. The system involved storing all messages on perforated tape at the Chief Telegraph Office in capital cities and forwarding to nominated post offices or printergram terminals when switching equipment, links and receiving equipment were available for transmission.
- 'Kerr, R.', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476889. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_k.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 25 May 2006
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