Work Experiences
Work Experiences
On this page, I've listed my work experiences with stories and images.  I'm also sharing things I've learned 
through the years.  I hope you take the time to read my short stories about each job I've held.
NOTE... If the text here seems too small, just hold down the control key, and roll the mouse wheel either away or toward you. EXPERIENCE: Sept. 78 - Television Engineering Supervisor, Ohio University Sept. 03 WOUB-TV Athens, Ohio (Retired after 25 Years) Details with Images Duties were to act as engineering operations and maintenance supervisor of all operating and maintenance engineers. Ensure that all events requiring engineering support are performed in a timely manner and according to standard. Serve as technical director for all productions. Prepare work schedules for engineering personnel. Responsible for personnel policies and evaluations. Initiated and developed an engineering training program to instruct university students for my needs, and at the same time, guide them in actual engineering work experience as part of their college education.
March 77 - District Manager - Radio Sales, Harris Corporation Sept. 78 Broadcast Products Division (Details) Sales and marketing of broadcast equipment to radio stations covering a three state area. Assisted clients in planning many types of new transmitter and studio installations, while selling to all levels of engineering and management personnel. I consistently obtained Harris' and personal sales goals. Note: Of all the jobs I had in my career, I liked this job the best. I loved traveling and being "The Gates Man". Feb. 76 - Chief Engineer, WHOK-AM and K-95, Lancaster, Ohio (My story with images) March 77 Total responsibility of maintenance and operation of all station equipment. Brought the station up to date with the latest rules and regulations. Responsible for supervision and training of employees on the operation of remote controlled transmitters and automation system. Designed and installed new production facilities and installed and maintained a Harris automation system. May 66 - Broadcast Engineer, WBNS AM, FM and TV, Columbus, Ohio Feb. 76 (My experiences at WBNS with images) Duties were on both television and radio transmitters (FM stereo and AM directional). Complete knowledge and operation of videotape machines, audio consoles, video switchers, 16 mm projectors and associated film chains. An excellent camera operator with a good understanding of special studio lighting. All operations were done with an exceptionally low error rate. July 65 - Research Technician, Centralab, Division of Globe-Union Inc. May 66 Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Work details with images) Worked with engineers to develop the latest in radio frequency capacitors. Duties included building capacitors from hand sketches, using laboratory and machine shop facilities, testing and shipping. July 61 - Interior Communications Electrician, Second Class (E-5) July 65 United States Navy (Visit my Navy page) Supervisor of IC Shop. Experienced in the operation and maintenance of industrial, electrical and electronic equipment. Worked with closed circuit television, system controls, dial telephone systems, remote control circuits, amplifiers of all types, gyro compasses, synchronous motors and alarm systems. EDUCATION: South High School, Columbus, Ohio - Grad June 1960 Navy Class A Electronics School - Grad Fall 1961 Cleveland Institute of Electronics Corr - Grad 1966 National Radio Institute Color TV Corr - Grad 1973 Ohio University Athens, OH - Miscellaneous Classes I have a General Class Radiotelephone License and a Advanced Class Amateur Radio License WB8BCO HOBBIES:          RV Travel, Motorcycles, Computers and Amateur Radio AFFILIATIONS: Society of Broadcast Engineers - Senior Member and Certified as a Professional Broadcast Engineer (CPBE).

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