Hawkesbury Radio Astronomy Observatory

HawkRAO - Sydney, NSW, Australia


Steve Olney


NSW, Australia


Steve Olney is the owner/operator of the Hawkesbury Radio Astronomy Observatory (HawkRAO) located some 60 km north-west of Sydney, Australia. He received his Degree in Electrical Engineering and Diploma in Electronic Engineering from the University of Technology Sydney (NSWIT) and a Diploma in Education (Technical) from the Institute of Technical and Adult Teacher Education. He is also a qualified Six Sigma Green Belt. Most of his professional career has been engaged in Medical Electronics design (ultrasound and sleep apnoea) with periods of technical teaching. Now retired, he indulges his passion for science, radio and astronomy conveniently combined in the field of radio astronomy.