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@vk2tds
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Member since December, 2003
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vk2tds

Electrical Engineer, with programming skills. I work with RF, Energy Efficiency, Radio Systems and Home Automation. Primarily I am employer of freelancers, but I occasionally do work in the areas listed above. These days I primarily program in Python

$60 USD/hr
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Experience

Chief Engineer

Jan 2008 - Jan 2012 (4 years)

Lead Engineer for GreenBox, a start up energy retailer

Owner

Jan 2000

Private consulting company

Engineer

Feb 1990 - Jul 2002 (12 years)

Cadet Engineer with the Electricity Commission of NSW, and later Pacific Power when they changed their name. Then a graduate engineer. Initially as a Power Station Electrical Engineer at Bayswater Power Station, dealing with switchboards, motors, batteries and DC systems. Then seven years working with the IT systems for drawing management

Education

Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical)

1990 - 1995 (5 years)

Certificate III in Communications Cabling

2001 - 2002 (1 year)

Certifications

Certificate III in Communications Cabling (2001)

Certified communications cabler in phone, twisted pair, aerial, underground, fibre, coax and structured.

Publications

2003 Digital Communication Conference Proceedings

APRS IP Moblie in a Non-Dynamic Wireless Environment or APRS Abstract: The APRS Internet Service is a wonderful concept for a highly distributed GIS system for connecting hardwired users to the worldwide collection of APRS gateways. However, the world is moving away from the idea of hardwired connections, and moving towards the situation where users are wishing to access the data of the iGate system whilst mobile. While services such as have the capability to send data to mobile devic

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