User Profile: k3hz - David Burger. 

Currently a corresponding member of the IEEE History Committee 2017, Past Chair of the History Committee for 2014 & 2015. Past member of the IEEE History Committee in 2009, 2010, 2011, Vice Chair 2013, Region 8/9/10 IEEE Milestones Coordinator in 2010/2011, and Milestones Chair in 2016.

I am part of the joint 2017 Histelcon Conference organising Committee, University of Hyogo, Kobe Campus for Information Science 7-1-28, Minatojima-minamimachi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Japan.

Representing the 2011 IEEE HC Chair, presented the NHK Public Satellite Broadcasting Milestone in Tokyo on 18 October 2011.

Certifications & Interests:

  • IEEE Member since 1976, Senior Member since 1997.
  • Fellow grade membership of Engineers Australia since 2007.
  • CPEng accrediation in both Electrical and ITEE, with RPEQ.
  • National Engineering Register, Australia.
  • Engineers Australia, Corresponding member ITEE Board since 2005.
  • Ham radio licenced; in USA (K3), Australia(VK2/VK8), Chatham Islands (ZL7) and Christmas Island (VK9X).
  • Past president of the Darwin Amateur Radio Club (VK8DA) and Manly Warringah Radio Society (VK2MB).
  • Past member of the PMI, Ballarat Amateur Radio Group, Darwin Surf Club  and Pittwater Sailing Club.
  • An active interest in the IEEE Milestone program, content, heritage restoration and retro electronics.

Past project delivery highlights include:

  • 1080 Digital CCTV system with IP Help Points with Android customer information displays across 43 train stations, 3 regional call centers and core data center.
  • Qantas Domestic Terminal (Stage 5a Gate 15) - Sydney
  • The Westin Hotel - Sydney
  • Fox Studios, working studios and retail precinct - Moore Park
  • Full sound system upgrade at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (The University of Sydney)
  • Telstra AMPS analog mobile telephone system, MSC model, and first North Sydney Base Station (Ericsson)
  • SAP ERP Implementation PM at Ausgrid ->
  • ACMA and FCC RF Radio Frequency Safety, safe working distance Compliance calculator (available on GHN).
  • Warwick Farm 2x10MVA DC Traction Substation and Newtown 2x10MVA DC Traction Substation delivery.(RailCorp)
  • Edgewater and East Perth 4x18MVA 25KV Traction Substation upgrade delivery (Alstom Grid Service).
  • Two Business Cases, including economic evaluations, financial models, project management plans, board representations that achieved funding for substation upgrades in North Eveleigh and at Central Station (Sydney).
  • Moore Park Equestrian Centre, design delivery for wastewater management, heritage structural reinforcement - Sydney
  • Multiple Australian Defence projects in Darwin at Larrakeyah, HMAS Coonawarra, RAAF Base Tindal, RAAF Base Darwin.(CDM)
  • Major data centres, Macquarie Bank(Sydney), University of Sydney, National Australia Bank (East Melbourne), Wyong Shire Council, CSIRO Credit Union (South Melbourne).

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