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INSPECTING GRIDS AT WHYTELEAFE

Posted by STEVE MYCIUNKA on

INSPECTING GRIDS AT WHYTELEAFE

Today's blog entry shows  Whyteleafe Valve Assembly girl, Beryl Cobden, examining grids for lint and spacing errors some time in 1952.  She is using a projection epidiascope to view and manipulate the grid windings as necessary.

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THE TOUCH OF A WOMAN'S HAND

Posted by STEVE M on

THE TOUCH OF A WOMAN'S HAND

Hah,  I bet that title got your interest piqued and I'll bet it's not what you thought either.   The Touch of a Woman's Hand was the title of a BBC Eurpoean Service radio broadcast from 30th July 1953 by C. L. Bolz the then Science Correspondant of the BBC made describing a visit to Mullard Whyteleafe. I have transcribed excerpts from the script drawn from Mullard archives with which to regale you with.  I do hope you will read this using your best Mr Cholmondley-Warner accent and inwardly cringe at the bloopers and non PC faux-pas as our modern...

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