Born December 1942 in Woolton, on the outskirts of Liverpool, England
Educated by Jesuits at St. Francis Xavier's College, Liverpool 1954-61
B.Sc. (Physics & Philosophy) University of Leeds 1964
Resident in Lyddon Hall 1962-4. Life Member Leeds University Union (LUU)
Member LUU Catholic Society & LUU Archery Society 1961-4 (Captain LUU Archery Team 1963-4)
Electronic Engineer specialising in the applications of precision analog and RF integrated circuits (ICs)
Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (MIET) European Engineer (Eur.Ing)
Chartered Engineer (C.Eng.) and Fellow of the British Interplanetary Society (FBIS)
I have been a hypnotist for many years and besides occasional lectures and demonstrations
I help people with relaxation and meditation, smoking, and minor phobias
Retired but still writing
on analog electronics.
Head of European Applications, Analog Devices Inc.
I am well-known as the European presenter and contributor/author of Analog Devices technical seminars during this time.
These were widely regarded as the best available seminars on analog circuitry and were presented about a thousand times
altogether in most European (and many other) countries while I was responsible for them.
Special Projects Manager, Voxson Audio Ltd. 1981-2
Salesman, Integrated Circuit Designer & Applications Manager, Plessey Semiconductors 1968-81
At Plessey I designed the "G4CLF" SSB Transceiver and was involved with design of the "G3ZVC" version
Graduate Apprentice & Design Engineer, Smiths Industries 1964-8
President (UK) Citizens' Band Association 1976-85
Technical Advisor to UK Parliament all-party CB Radio Committee 1977-84
Radio Amateur with the UK callsign G4CLF
My first UK callsign was G8FNT, and I have held the the callsigns F0APH, ON8GF, PA0YV and G8FNT/LX
"Interests" below links to my pages about things that interest me, "Professional" to my consulting and lecturing sites, and
"Links" links to pictures I've taken, articles I've written, discoveries I've made, and some other cool stuff, not all mine