John Bray (communications engineer)

William John Bray CBE (born 10 September 1911 in Fratton, Portsmouth, died 6 September 2004), was a communications engineer and Director of Research at the Post Office Research Station, between 1966 and 1975.


* Bray, W.J. (1948). "The Possibilities of Super-High-Frequency Radio and Waveguide Systems for Telecommunications", IPOEE Printed Paper No. 197, 1948.
* Bray, W.J. (1951). "A Survey of Modern Radio Valves. Part 6(b). Valves for Use at Frequencies Above 3,000 Mc/s", POEEJ Vol. 43 Part 4 (January 1951) p.165


*Bray, J. (1995). "The Communications Miracle: Telecommunications Pioneers from Morse to the Information Superhighway", Perseus Books, ISBN 0-306-45042-9
*Bray, J. (1999). "Then, Now and Tomorrow: The Autobiography of a Communications Engineer", The Book Guild Ltd, ISBN 1-85776-481-1

External links

* [,,60-1333798,00.html Times Obituary]
* [ IET, "Satcoms pioneer John Bray dies, aged 92"]
* [ The First Trans-Atlantic Transmission of Television on 10 July 1962, By John Bray]
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