RMS: WW2 Battlefield Radios

East Horsley Village Hall Kingston Avenue, East Horsley

The needs of World War Two provided an exceptional stimulus for major and rapid innovations in electronics and radio technology and this was reflected in the designs of battlefield radios for the British Army. The talk will be a mainly-non-technical description of the wireless communications facilities provided for the battlefield environment, primarily by showing extensive photographs of actual equipment.


Liquid Crystal TV: Past History and Future Promise

The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2 Savoy Place, London

The Cathode Ray Tube was immensely successful for television, but by the 1960s its incompatibility with the rapidly developing silicon chips was apparent. This presentation, accompanied by demonstrations, will give the history, show how the present status has been accomplished, and will be a tribute to some remarkable British science and engineering.

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