Mrs Mac – WWII CW Trainer
Australia’s First Lady of Radio
Violet McKenzie qualified as Australia’s first female electrical engineer, reigned as queen of Sydney’s amateur wireless community in the 1920s and played an instrumental role in getting Australian women into the armed forces during World War II. David Dufty’s new biography explores the life of Australia’s original ‘Radio Girl’ – author David Duffy.
Duration: 16min 50sec
Bill, VK1MCW, mentioned that: “David has another book – which also mentions Mrs Mac. “The Secret Code Breakers of Central Bureau” How Australia’s signals-intelligence network helped in the Pacific War…. A good read too.”
Well found John, VK3PZ, ed.