Series 06 - Defence Research Telecommunications Establishment (DRTE)

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Defence Research Telecommunications Establishment (DRTE)

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    CA ON00419 DAV-06

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    • 1943-1973 (Creation)

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    30 cm of textual records

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    (1904-08-12 - 1981-09-23)

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    Series consists of a small number of files relating to Davies’ research during the Second World War and immediately afterwards. Files on his work for the Defence Research Board and its constituent, the Defence Research Telecommunications Establishment (DRTE) which include administrative material, reports on visits to foreign defence research groups, Arctic research and telecommunications research, a section on the Canadian Alouette I and II, ISIS and Telstar satellites which includes agreements with NASA, planning documents, launches, and numerous articles and reports on these satellites.

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