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James Robinson

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James Robinson M.B.E., M.Sc., Ph.D., F.Inst.P.,

1884 born son of Robert Robinson.

Educated at Armstrong College, Univ. of Durham (Pemberton Fellow ), and Univ. of Gottingen.

Lecturer and Demonstrator in Physics at Armstrong College and University of Sheffield

Senior Lecturer in Physics at East London College

Member of Board of Studies in Physics, University of London; Examiner in Physics, Univ. of London

WWI Lieutenant R.N.V.R. for wireless telegraphy purposes

Chief Technical Assistant to Commandant, Wireless Experimental Establishment, Biggin Hill

Invented and developed the R.A.F. Direction Finding System and for its use by the Americans, for which he was awarded £1250 by the Royal Commission of Awards to Inventors[1]

1922 Research and Wireless Engineer., Chief Experimental Officer, Instrument Design Establishment, R.A.F., Biggin Hill, Kent.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar 29, 1923