Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson (1921-), electronics engineer, began his scientific career when he was recruited to the RAF as a radar operator during the Second World War. He was subsequently directed to the Telecommunications Research Establishment, Malvern, where he worked on the testing of the Oboe bomber navigation system, which was being developed by a team led by Alec Reeve. After thewar Jackson joined Standard Telecommunication Laboratories (STL) in Harlow where he spent the rest of his career researching electronic devices, taking out over 70 patents, and eventually leading the Devices and Process Development group before retirement in 1984.

  • Birth name Tom Jackson
  • Born 1921
  • Occupation Electronics engineer
  • Disciplines Electronics

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