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Mon, 20 May 2019 04:18:45 +0000
In order to meet the goal of landing humans on the moon in 2024, NASA needs to get one element of its proposed lunar Gateway on contract in the near future so it will be ready in time. SpaceNews.com
Sun, 19 May 2019 21:42:23 +0000
The HAC notes that the decision to not back the $72 million request should not be read as a complete rejection of the idea of establishing a Space Force. SpaceNews.com
Sat, 18 May 2019 20:38:45 +0000
Thornberry is proposing legislation that would make it easier for startups like Capella Space to continue to get private funding and compete for DoD small business awards. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 17 May 2019 21:10:32 +0000
A House appropriations subcommittee approved a spending bill May 17 that provides NASA with more than $22.3 billion but largely ignores an administration request for an additional $1.6 billion to support plans for a 2024 human return to the moon. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 17 May 2019 11:17:01 +0000
NASA announced May 16 it has selected 11 companies to begin studies and initial prototype development of portions of lunar landers the agency hopes can help it meet its 2024 human landing goal. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 May 2019 20:34:56 +0000
Under the proposed system, space officers would only compete against space officers for promotions. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 May 2019 19:48:28 +0000
The House Appropriations Committee released a spending bill May 16 that adds more than $1 billion to NASA’s original request but offers little in the way of additional funding for exploration priorities included in the agency’s recent budget amendment. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 May 2019 13:14:20 +0000
Chinese private launch firm LandSpace has completed assembly of a liquid methane-liquid oxygen rocket engine for its new Zhuque-2 launch vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 May 2019 08:57:32 +0000
While most of the debate about establishing a Space Force within the Defense Department has centered on its national security implications, a recent Senate hearing examined how it could bolster growing commercial activity in space. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 16 May 2019 03:13:56 +0000
SpaceX shared details about its largely secretive Starlink constellation program March 15, providing updated targets for commercial service, details about satellite design and the thought process behind why the company’s upper target is 12,000 satellites. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 15 May 2019 21:35:20 +0000
The European Space Agency gave contracts to ArianeGroup and MT Aerospace on May 14 to develop a prototype upper stage that could lead to an advanced carbon-composite upgrade for the Ariane 6 rocket. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 15 May 2019 21:01:18 +0000
Fifty years after man’s first steps on the moon, the future of human exploration in the final frontier is at a critical turning point, ULA CEO Tory Bruno writes. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 15 May 2019 17:45:44 +0000
Singtel reported its lowest profit in 16 years, citing increasing competitive pressure in India and Indonesia. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 15 May 2019 15:10:10 +0000
Engineers are continuing to work to free an instrument on NASA’s InSight Mars lander that remains stuck just below the surface. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 15 May 2019 13:00:48 +0000
Asia Pacific Satellite Inc. and Iceye, the Finnish company that launched the first synthetic aperture radar microsatellite, announced a memorandum of understanding May 15 to deliver radar imagery to government and commercial customers in South Korea. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 15 May 2019 03:14:52 +0000
Eutelsat executives said the challenges getting Konnect Africa off the ground since 2016 are now largely in the rearview, but have nonetheless pushed any material revenue from the growth initiative out to the company’s next fiscal year. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 14 May 2019 22:20:52 +0000
A day after NASA unveiled an amended budget request to support a human landing on the moon in 2024, the agency’s leader warned that if Congress provided less than the request it increased the risk of missing that deadline. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 14 May 2019 17:12:11 +0000
House appropriators would block funding for the Space Development Agency pending a report on SDA's future projects and roles. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 14 May 2019 15:58:33 +0000
The Air Force announcement that it is paying ULA $449.8 million for three Delta 4 Heavy launches is only half the story. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 14 May 2019 14:56:30 +0000
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     Date Submitted:27-12-2013
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     Current job:RF Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
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     KeywordsRF Design and Test Engineer, Telecommunications, Radio Systems.
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    RF Design and Test Engineer working for AceAxis (Essex, UK) in the Radio Systems Group since 2010.

    My most recent work has involved the development of Remote Radio Head (RRH) products for LTE and WiMax systems.

    I have carried out design verification testing of radio receivers and transmitters, extended life testing and design of RF and IF filter stages.

    The software tools I am most familiar with are Mentor Pads for schematic capture and layout, Agilent ADS for RF simulation, hp Vee and Labview for running system tests.

    Previously employed at NortelNetworks in the Wireless Technology Department, where my role began as a Technician and progressed to an RF Engineer.

    Key Skills

    Test and verification of Radio Systems.

    RF design of amplifier and filter stages.

    Experience in Agilent ADS for RF design and Pads for schematic capture and layout.

    Experience

    2010-Present, AceAxis- RF Design and Verification Engineer in the Wireless Systems Group.

    Verification testing of RRH units, RF sections, DC supply, extended life testing, system tests. RF Filter design with ADS, automated testing using Labview software.

    4G Antenna Array for cost reduction project, involving track layout with ADS for 9-element antenna array, micro-strip air-gap solution, including power splitters and phase delay sections.

    2003-2010, NortelNetworks- RF Engineer in the product design team for Radio Development in the Carrier Networks Division.

    Transmit PA sections for LTE Radios, 900 to 2600MHz. Driver section design, impedance matching and testing. Transceiver levels planning, adaptation from 700MHz system to higher frequency bands.

    Tower Top LNA development for improved coverage of communication systems, 2.3 and 2.6GHz. Design of LNA protection circuits, gain compensation and system testing. Use of ADS for RF design and HPVee software for laboratory testing.

    Design of 1.5GHz LNA for WiMax radio receiver stage, matching networks and PIN diode protection section. ADS used for RF design.

    Bias-T Lightning protection and filter for tower top LNA system at 1800MHz. BPF network design for datacomm link and surge protection.

     

    1996-2003, Nortel Networks- Technician Engineer in the Wireless Technology Labs (WTL).

    Development of Frequency Translators at 1800 and 1900MHz for uplink and downlink conversion in UMTS trials, LO and VCO design.

    Design and development of RF coupler circuits and PIN diode attenuators for UMTS radio system, simulations and PCB layout with Jomega RF design tools.

    Design of power detection circuit for gain control of power amplifier.

    Test and development of RF front end receivers at 6 and 11GHz bands, LNA and mixer stage measurements.

    Studied for BEng (Hon’s) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, awarded in 1996.

    Design and development of radio transceivers and PA stages in the 700 to 2700MHz bands.

    Project utilising the mains distribution network for Internet access, involving the development of 240V interface units, RF Repeaters, integration trials and verification measurements.

     

    1977-1996, Nortel Networks– Research Technician in the Wireless Technology Labs (WTL).

    Initially employed as a Research Assistant to build and test communication systems.

    Hardware development for a range of RF systems as a Technician, antenna measurements for base stations, CT2 development for handsets and target simulators for radar systems.

     

    Education/ Training

    1996 B.Eng. (Hon’s) Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2:1), University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Herts.

    1993 MIET (Member of Institution of Engineering and Technology)

    1989 BTEC (HNC) in Electronic Engineering, Harlow Technical College, Harlow, Essex.

    1980 TEC (ONC) in Electronics, Harlow Technical College, Harlow, Essex.

    1977 City and Guilds, Radio and Electronics Part A (Credit), NGCT, Cheltenham, Glos.

    1976 Certificate of Secondary Education (Grade 1 in 7 subjects), Naunton Park Secondary School, Cheltenham, Glos.

     

    Personal Details

    Born in Cheltenham, UK.

    Full driving licence.

    Interests: Member of local triathlon and running clubs, level 1 triathlon coach, committee member of running club.

    References available on request.


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