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35 Years Service to the
Department Of Defense
|United States Navy
Systems Technician, May 1971 - May
Maintained the Naval Tactical Data Systems aboard the USS Worden(CG-18).
Used extensively as a system troubleshooter.
Maintained the NTDS at the Data Systems Technician Schools Command at Mare
Island, Ca. Worked corrective and preventative maintenance on
Sperry-Univac computers, Hughes Aircraft tactical display systems and
various other NTDS second generation peripherals.
Attended extensive Electronics & Computer hardware training.
|6 years Active duty
Disabled Vietnam Era Veteran
||Varian Associates Electronics Technician,
Aug 1977 - April 1978
HUGHES AIRCRAFT COMPANY,
Field Engineering Representative, May
1978 - Nov. 1979.
Taught Hughes UYA-4 display systems to US/foreign military
and civilian personnel. Systems included tactical radar/data displays,
primary and secondary (IFF) radar processing systems. Developed and taught
a pilot course on Hughes’ primary radar processing Radar Video
1 1/2 Years
Field Engineering Specialist, Nov 1979 - Mar
U.S. Air Force Satellite Tacking Facilities, Onizuka AFB, Sunnyvale, Ca.
Maintained the Sperry computers and peripherals used for the commanding,
tracking and telemetry of Space Command satellites at Sunnyvale as well as
temporarily at Vandenberg AFB and a facility on Guam.
Combat Systems Schools Command, Mare Is., Ca.
Maintained many of the Naval Tactical Data Systems (NTDS)
suites including mock ups of the FFG-7, LHA, CGN-38, DD963 class systems.
Performed occasional technical support to other sites including 3 months
on the Marine Air Tactical Automatic Landing System (MATCALS) and an
upgrade of the MK-86 gun fire
control system aboard the USS California.
Various lowest bidder, Minority owned Body Shops
Instrumentation Engineer, Feb 2001-Oct 2004
I was part of a three man group at Echo-Range,
Naval Air Weapon Station, China Lake, Ca., involved with instrumenting RADAR systems for digital
quantitative measurements of their reactions to electronic warfare devices
A, May 1993- Feb 2001.
1995-2001 I was the crew chief of the Communications Shop at
Echo-Range. I supervised half a dozen personnel and assisted in the daily
operations, installation and repair of communication systems which
include radios, fiber optic links, DS0/T-1/DS3 and above TELCOM type links
handling voice, video and data, as well as a local communications system which
incorporated hundreds of micro processors.
1993-1995 I was the crew chief of the Command and Control System at
Echo Range. An assistant and I modified and maintained a simulated Russian
command and control system based on an U.S. CGN-38 Naval Tactical Data
I helped design and
build telemetric radiation and video monitoring systems for the nuclear
|11 1/2 Years
Another Body Shop
Electronics Technician IV,
Sep 2007- July 2010.
2007-2010 I worked the Communications Shop on North Range. I was their lead
technician on the contractor side. I did everything from tower climbing, hanging fiber on poles,
terminating fiber, working with radio and microwave links. Design &
installation as well as daily maintenance and repair of about anything
involved with Range Communications and Video.
17 1/2 Years NAVSEA
14 1/2 Years NAVAIR
3 Years AIRFORCE