The April 12th meeting of the Delaware Valley Radio Association will feature a presentation on “Access Monitoring Systems and an Introduction to Software Development Engineering” by Mike Rauch, K2VPX. Mike will discuss the RFID based system he is developing for logging members in and out of the DVRA shack. In his talk he will discuss the evolution and development of the system, as well as an introduction to software development. The hardware and the software development environment used will also be discussed.
Mike has held an amateur radio license for more than sixty years. Mike has spent his working life working with computers and networks. He has managed the Corporate computer center and telecommunications engineering departments for a major oil company. He developed the embedded software for one of the first multi-wavelength optical switches. During the internet boom, he managed the network managements software group for an optical switch startup. His last position was at as a Senior Scientist, at a company which was originally part of Bell Labs, doing research in esoteric network technologies and protocols. He has received extensive training in donut filling at Dunkin Donuts.
All are welcome to attend. A combined Directors/Business Meeting will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 PM, followed by a social/refreshment period from 7:30 to 8:00 PM, a five minute announcement of this month’s upcoming activity dates, and the featured talk at 8:05 PM. All will be held at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church on Lower Ferry Road, West Trenton. Feel free to join for all or part of the meeting.