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.
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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)
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.
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
Society of Broadcast Engineers - Senior Member and
Certified as a Professional Broadcast Engineer (CPBE).
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