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Bible resources and some personal commentary. Click on the cross.

I consider my years at Collins Radio Company the peak of my engineering career. Here are a few comments about my life at Collins and Arthur A. Collins, followed by an article about the company that appeared in 1999 in the Cedar Rapids Gazette.

Some memorabilia found in various nooks and cigar boxes. Proof that I really was a ham radio operator, a lieutenant in the Army of the USA, and a bona-fide Assistant Director of Development at Collins Radio Company. I notice that my dog tags say that I was 04 017 102 and my DD217 says 04 017 120. I wonder which is correct? Maybe I was cloned. How about a passport portrait?

The HP Way is about the influence of the Hewlett-Packard Company and its founders on my career as a radio engineer. January 18, 2001.

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