Biographical entry Mencel, A. J.
- Electrical engineer
A. J. Mencel was involved in the radio relay system installed between Alice Springs and Tennant Creek in 1980. It involved 13 solar powered repeaters, housed in below ground shelters to ensure small ambient temperature variations without air-conditioning; and was the first such system in Australia.
- 'Mencel, A. J.', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1475602. 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_m.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 4 February 2010
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