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association news PT. MUGU CROW ROBERT L. NIELSON PASSES Robert L. Nielson, a charter member of the Pt. Mugu Chapter, passed away in late December. Bob was born August 3, 1933, to Dr. Lester R. Nielson M.D. and Lorraine Nielson. He grew up in Fresno and served his country in the Marine Corps during the Korean War. He graduated from Fresno State College with an electrical engineering degree. He worked in EW at Pt. Mugu for 28 years and was a 49 year resident of Ventura County. He was a charter member of the Pt. Mugu AOC chapter and belonged to IEEE, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion, NRA and NARFE. Family always came first, but he was an avid football fan and loved to do wood working. He always lived by the Marine Corps motto: Semper Fidelis, “Always Faithful.” Bob is survived by his wife of 52 years, Marvelle; son, Lester R. Nielson II; daughter, Melinda Bandler (David); grandsons, Jesse Nielson, Aaron and Alec Bandler; granddaughter, Chelsea Winn (Austin); great-granddaughter, Pennelopy Nielson. The family asks that contributions be made to the Robert L. Nielson Memorial Engineering Scholarship. Checks should be made to Mugu Crows, Robert Nielson Scholarship; address: Mugu Crows, P.O. Box 4221, Port Hueneme, CA 93044-4221. NOMINATIONS FOR AOC AWARDS NOW BEING ACCEPTED The AOC is accepting nominations for the following 2010 Awards: AOC Gold Medal Stanley Hall Business Development Award Clark Fiester C2 Warfare Award Communications Award Defensive Information Warfare Award Directed Energy Warfare Award EO/IR Award Executive Management Award Information Operations Award John Marks ISR Award Joint Service Award (4) Joseph W. Kearney Pioneer Award Logistics Award Maintenance Award Program Management Award Business Management Award Modeling and Simulation Award Navigation Warfare Award Offensive Information Warfare Award Operations Award Psychological Operations Award The Journal of Electronic Defense | February 2010 REGISTER FOR DIXIE CROW 35 The 35th Annual EW Dixie Crow Symposium, “Moving EW Technology to the Forefront,” is March 21-25 at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA. The registration Packet is now available at There is no conference fee for registration; so please get your registration form completed and returned today. Details on registration, events and more can all be found at The newly remodeled Ramada Inn on Watson Blvd. has been announced as the 2010 Host Hotel. Make your reservations now via the Dixie Crow website or by phone. Please remember to reference either DC10 or Dixie Crow when making reservations to receive the reduced room rate. Integrated Product Team Award Radio Frequency Award Research and Development Award International Achievement Award Technical Analyst Award Technical Intelligence Analyst Award A. C. McMullin Test and Evaluation Award Training Award Nominations will need to include recommended award, justification/contribution for award and a proposed citation. Nominations are due by April 19. Visit www.crows. org to download a nomination form. a

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of JED - February 2010

JED - February 2010
The View From Here
From the President
The Monitor
Washington Report
World Report
New Solutions in Shipboard SIGINT
Technology Profile: What’s New in Antennas?
EW 101
AOC Industry and Institute/University Member Guide
AOC News
JED Sales Offices
Index of Advertisers
JED Quick Look

JED - February 2010