Dr. David Kirkby (G8WRB)

Dr. David Kirkby BSc MSc PhD CEng MIET is an electronics engineer/scientist. He is managing director of Kirkby Microwave Ltd, which is an RF consultancy company. Kirkby Microwave also manufacturers calibration kits for vector network analyzers.

David has a Ph.D. in medical physics, which he obtained in 1999 from University College London. The title of his Ph.D was A picosecond optoelectronic cross correlator using a gain modulated avalanche photodiode for measuring the impulse response of tissue. A pdf can be downloaded from University College London at http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1456753/ or from the British Library

David has developed several pieces of open-source software which might be of interest to amateurs. This include: