David's Engineering page
Over the years of my adult life I have been very fortunate to have been involved with the latest in cutting edge technology jobs and the contributions I have been able to do. Here is a sample timeline
1979 - Timex Sinclair 1000 computer kit
1982 - Assembly language TRS 80 Computer
1983 - First time on-line on Videotext service that became CompuServe, also got IBM XT PC
1988 - Selling IBM PS/2 Computers in Boca Raton Florida
1990 - Worked at Computer Game manufacturer and R&D
1994 - Engineer at Hayes Modems, on design team of Accura series
1995 - Was one of first to demonstrate working 56K
1997 - Last project at Hayes was we got Alcatel 1000 DSL unit working for Alcatel , demonstrated first working unit capable of 6 meg standard and better.
2000 to 2002 - Worked on new Switch Technology Installing GSM Ericsson switches for Bellsouth Mobility, now Cingular Wirelesss.
2004 - Contracted at a T- Mobile Switch Office installing Trueposition E-911 Location Finding equipment.
July 2005 - Sat in Switch Tech position after E911 project was completed in New Orleans
August 29, 2005 - Survived Hurricane Katrina - Helped keep T-Mobile on the air, only Switch to stay running after the storm.
February 2006 - Went to Denver for E911 Swap Project for Cingular, changed from Andrew to TruePosition.
January 2007 - Got opportunity to continue installing and testing (Accuracy Drive Tests) the Trueposition E911 system for many AT&T switches around the country from home. Had technicians calling from all over the country for 12 hrs a day until AT&T froze projects October just in time for the Holidays and I got laid off.
November 2007 Looking forward to the next Technology challenge.