ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Heritage Study is a work by Bob Padula, OAM, of Mont Albert, Victoria, Australia.
Bob is a Chartered Professional Communications Engineer, (RMIT University), holding the rank of Life Member,
Institution of Engineers (Austraiia), providing specialized technical consultancy services and authorship in the field of
international high frequency broadcasting
He also has a keen interest in hiking, bushwalking, coastal walking, and light
railway history, and exploring the mountains around Melbourne, activities which support his involvement in amateur photography.
Bob is a member of the Australian Light Railway Research Society, Bushwalking Victoria, and the Great Dividing Trail Association.
His affinity for research into the
history of the Forests, Timber Mills, and Water Supply Systems to the east of Melbourne is reflected in his authorship of
several popular on-line Heritage Projects about those themes.
His on-line autobiography may be viewed at "Looking Back - 1939 to 2011"
The author also maintains several free Photo Websites dedicated to his travels.
His latest on-line Engineering Research Study is "The History of Short wave Broadcasting in Australia"