Brian Callick joined the Scientific Civil Service at the Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) Farnborough in 1937.  He was a member of the team led by Sir Robert Cockburn that developed the VHF communications system for air to ground communications which played a vital part in the Battle of Britain. In 1940 he joined TRE, the radar development establishment at Worth Matravers. He was in the team charged with devising countermeasures to fool the enemy radar system. 

He remained in the Civil Service after the war and became the Director of CVD the organisation that was responsible for the development and procurement of vacuum tubes for Defence equipments.

If you have additional information or materials - please contact the Radar Trust
Papers & Links etc.
Penley Radar Archives - notes, radio war, letters etc. 
    [ index on www: www.penleyradararchives.org.uk/documents/callick/ ]
Group in March 1942:  Group 10  Centimetric aerials and cables
Metres to Microwaves, Brian Callick Metres to Microwaves: 
British Development of Active Components for Radar Systems, 1937 - 1944
Callick, E. Brian

Focuses on the development of the transmitting and receiving valves, display tubes and other active components used by the Navy, Army and Air Force in radar and communications equipment.

Peter Peregrinus Ltd. 1990
on behalf of the IEE (London) 
ISBN 10: 0863412122 
240 pages
Open Library  accessed: Jan 2010 

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