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Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by John, May 22, 2005.

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  1. Joerg

    Joerg Guest

    Hello Keith,
    I thought it's "Kahlifohnicated" now.

    Regards, Joerg
  2. Brenda Ann

    Brenda Ann Guest

    I missed the original post.. how much for the FT-101B to 96271 via Parcel
    Post or Priority Mail?
  3. Jim Thompson

    Jim Thompson Guest

    My youngest got his BS in Mechanical Engineering a year ago. He was
    the "perpetual student", with near degrees in Chemistry and Business.

    What's he doing to make a living? He's selling real estate, and
    running several internet businesses ;-)

    ...Jim Thompson
  4. Joerg

    Joerg Guest

    Hello Jim,
    That happens more often than we think. One of the guys from my alma
    mater filed his masters degree away and started a clothes manufacturing
    business that is huge by now.

    Regards, Joerg
  5. Jim Thompson

    Jim Thompson Guest

    A number of years ago I bought an Indian (Native American) painting in
    an art shop in Nevada City.

    The art shop owner had a PhD in Physics from Berkeley.

    He had shredded it up and made an interesting collage from it, right
    inside the entrance to his shop ;-)

    But life is what you make of it... if you go into ANY business BECAUSE
    it will make you money, you will fail. Choose a vocation that you
    like to do, and learn the joy of sleeping well.

    ...Jim Thompson
  6. Jim Thompson

    Jim Thompson Guest

    Reminds me that a classmate of mine, David Stare, MIT Class of 1962,
    founded and owns Dry Creek Vineyard,

    ...Jim Thompson
  7. Joerg

    Joerg Guest

  8. Luhan Monat

    Luhan Monat Guest

    Also, someone with no formal education can have a life-long career in
  9. Jim Thompson

    Jim Thompson Guest

    Name sounds awfully familiar, I might know him from somewhere.

    ...Jim Thompson
  10. Joerg

    Joerg Guest

    Hello Jim,
    He used to work at Aerojet.

    Regards, Joerg
  11. Joerg

    Joerg Guest

    Hello Luhan,
    One R&D manager was a former radio/TV repairman. Great manager, a bit
    tough on the guys since he also had a decade in the army under his belt.
    But things got done, and on time.

    Regards, Joerg
  12. Luhan Monat

    Luhan Monat Guest

    Engineers can also be a bit rough on managers. Over the years, I've
    learned better social and communication skills. Once they get the idea
    that I'm really on their side, I generally get whatever I need to get
    the job done - even if what I need is more time.
  13. Jim Thompson

    Jim Thompson Guest

    Did they happen to make those loading belts where they mangle your
    luggage as it's going into the airplane hold?

    If so, that's where I know him from :)

    ...Jim Thompson

  14. Brenda, the original message was posted in
  15. BrendaAnnD

    BrendaAnnD Guest

    I'm quite interested in the Yaesu FT-101B. Do you still have it?
  16. John  Larkin

    John Larkin Guest

    Sorry, no. I had to let the hauler take them away, and he said he'd
    donate them to a trade school or something.

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