The Robinson Reconstruction Team

Meet the team (in alphabetical order):

Charles Coultas
Mainframe software and operating system design and implementation. Electronic design of multi-protocol communications processors. Worked on Colossus Rebuild for several years. Knows how many valves make five.

Ken Day
Medical engineer. Travelled for 11 years all parts of the world in Non Destructive Testing: oil refinery's, gas installations, petroleum tankers and cargo installations. Industrial X-ray & medical X-ray servicing & selling. Worked on Colossus Rebuild for several years. Saw his feet X-rayed in a shoe shop in the 1960’s.

Phil Hayes
Electronic engineer. Moved into data-coms middle 1980s. Network Security Solutions Architect at Lloyds Banking group. Joined The Colossus Rebuild Project in 2000. Full time at TNMOC as the Chief Colossus Engineer, running and maintaining the Colossus Rebuild. Researching and recreating machines that were at Bletchley Park during WWII.

John Pether
36 years years working for the Post Office as a Technical Officer. Worked on Colossus Rebuild for several years and headed the Tunny rebuild team. His Mum grows wonderful marrows.

David Stanley
Telecoms Engineer Post Office. Apprentice to research establishment at Dollis Hill. Worked for Tommy Flowers. Heavily involved in Colossus and Tunny rebuilds. A former member of the Territorial Army Intelligence Corps.

John Watson
Technical Officer at the Post Office. Teleprinter engineer. British Aerospace Telecoms Manager. Independent Telecoms Consultant. Drummer for The Pasedena Roof Orchestra and also for Chris Barber’s “big” band. Knows the difference between a Teleprinter going “ker-klunk” and “ker_ping” (not many others do).

John Whetter
Joined the Post Office in 1962 and left as a senior manager in BT in 1995. Volunteer at The National Museum of Computing since 2003. Member of the Colossus Rebuild team and went on to help rebuild the Tunny decryption machine. Project manager for the refurbishment of the two WWII Colossus and Tunny public galleries.