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THE BRIDGE
The Magazine of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu

ISSUE 2, 2019 | CONNECTING THE WORLD WITH AMATEUR RADIO
Dr. Steve E. Watkins, Guest Editor | 4
Amateur Radio for Electrical and Computer Engineers | 5

Features

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Amateur Radio and
Careers in Electrical and
Computer Engineering

Electrical and
Computer Engineering
and Amateur Radio

Ward Silver (NØAX)

Dennis Silage, PhD (K3DS)
HKN Gamma Beta Chapter 1967

Great Impedance Match for
Knowledge Transfer: Amateur
Radio as Part of Electrical
and Computer
Engineering Education
Dennis Derickson (ACOP),
Chuck Bland (NA6BR), Jack Gallegos (KK6YWG),
Marcel Stieber (A16MS)

Departments
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HISTORY SPOTLIGHT

Guglielmo Marconi

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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

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DONOR PROFILE

Dennis Leitterman
Gamma Theta Chapter
Life Senior Member

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Dr. Russ Meier
Eta Chapter '18

SOCIETY PROFILE

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Microwave Theory
and Techniques Society

NEW!

Graduate School Spotlight

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STUDENT PROFILE

Brad Ziegler
KCØCDG

Editors-in-Chief: Sahra Sedigh Sarvestani
and Stephen Williams
Editorial Board Members:
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Emmanuel Oyekanlu, Steve E. Watkins

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