Dalton Harold Pritchard Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Mississippi State University, 1943; postgraduate, Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Radar School, 1943-1944.
Dalton Pritchard earned a BSEE degree in Electronics from Mississippi State University in 1943. He received specialized radar training at Harvard University and MIT when he entered the U.S. Army Signal Corps, then served as captain in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater during World War II.
In 1950 he transferred to RCA laboratories, Princeton, NJ. There his research involved many aspects of color television systems development, receivers, color kinescopes, transmitting encoders, cameras, and magnetic recording of TV. This work included the planning and testing of systems and circuits proposed for adoption by the National Television System Committee (NTSC). Between 1960 and 1970 Mr.
Pritchard worked developing video processing circuitry for color TV receivers, colorimetry and decoder matrix methods, information display techniques, and analog techniques employing charge-coupled devices for TV applications. He also worked on Selectavision VideoDisk development. Mr. Pritchard holds 54 U.S. patents.
Pritchard was an Amateur Radio Operator First Class. Pritchard died April 18, 2010 at Hilton Head Hospital Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.
Christians should engage the culture through discipleship and through participation in the democratic political process in order to fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible.
[Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers]
In 1946 Mr. Pritchard joined RCA Laboratories as a Member of the Technical Staff at Riverhead, NY, where he was engaged in communications research. As a member of the Television Research Laboratory, Mr.
Pritchard was involved in research related to high-definition TV (HDTV) systems that include applications of digital signal processing techniques.
Married Caroline Ann Hnatuk, April 27, 1947. 1 child, Mary Ann Pritchard Poole (deceased).
1946 - 1950