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Ken Howe – Passed Away 5 March 2018 – Aged in his early 80s

08 Mar 18
Peter Bull

Ken has been battling cancer but it finally won.

His family (wife Jan, previously Secretary to W G Gosewinckel, etc, ) is arranging a private funeral service.

He was in OTC Construction especially Satellite Earth Stations for many years and worked with Jim Robertson and Phil Humphries; all radio specialists.

Ken designed and supervised the construction of  the Moree,  Carnarvon and Ceduna satellite earth stations.

When he retired orm OTC he was probably Class 5 Engineer or above in the old terminology.


  1. Peter Bull March 8, 2018 at 8:23 am

    Thank you for passing on the sad news of Ken Howe’s death. He was I think the best boss that I ever had in OTC / Telstra. I am straining my brain to remember what was his final status. I was an E5 when I bailed out after OTC was ‘taken over’ so I think Ken may have been something above that.

  2. allanh March 10, 2018 at 6:55 pm

    While I did not work for Ken Howe directly on any project found when support information was needed it was readily provided in a very friendly professional manner.
    Allan Hennessy

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