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Further Training

  • 1966 Italian at the trade school in Zurich.
  • 1970 Colour television course at the trade school in Zurich.
  • 1970 - 1971 English at the trade school in Zurich.
  • 1971 English at the Little School of English & Commerce in Worthing, Sussex, UK; graduating with
    • English for overseas candidates by the Pitman Examination Institute and
    • Lower Certificate in English by the Cambridge University.
  • 1972 Boolean Algebra and Digital Components at Radio Schweiz AG, air traffic control in Zurich.
  • 1973 English Proficiency (without exam) at Hull's School of English and Modern Languages in Zurich.
  • 1975 Practical Digital Electronics by Hewlett Packard, self-taught at work (two books and a lab).
  • 1978 Correspondence course German (1 year) by AKAD.
  • 1979 Practical Microprocessors; Hardware, Software and Troubleshooting by Hewlett Packard, self-taught at work (book and lab).
  • 1981 Correspondence course Algebra and Analysis (4 years) and Geometry (3 years) by AKAD.
  • 1982 Taught myself dBASEII and programmed an inventary system for the earth station equipment. At the same time, got myself acquainted with VisiCalc, a spreadsheet application running under the CP/M 2.2 operating system.
  • 1989 Taught myself to get acquainted with the HP4195 Network/Spectrum Analyzer and programmed a measuring system with an adaptive low pass filter to automatically measure the carrier to noise ratio (c/n) of SCPC systems accessing different satellites automatically. Was in service for 10 years.
  • 1993 Digital Satellite Communications Technology, by PTT & Intelsat (in-house).
  • 1993 Telecommunications English, Intermediate Course in Technical English by PTT (in-house).
  • 1996 Webmaster Course, 3 days by The Blue Window (today Swisscom bluewin) in Zurich.
  • 1997 Finished and made Year-2000 compatible an electronic logbook programmed by a student (diploma project) in Visual BASIC on my own.
  • 1997 Intensive English Language Course by PTT (in-house).
  • 2000 TCP/IP course by Swisscom (in-house).
  • 2000 TCP Internetworking absorption and practise by Swisscom (in-house, practise at the University of Fribourg).
  • 2001 Introduction to Digital Hierarchies STM-1 at Siemens in Vevey, Switzerland.
  • 2001 MaxView Plus System Administration Advanced Training and User Forum Level II at Industrial Logic Corporation, Atlanta, GA, USA.
  • 2002 Taught myself to get acquainted with Visionael, collecting equipment data from the whole facility and fed it into the system.
  • 2003 Interfaces (V.24) by Acterna (in-house).
  • 2003 iDirect Network Management System (NMS), Operator & Net Manager Technical Training by iDirect (in-house).
  • 2004 Vipersat System Installation, System Operator by Comtech EF-Data at Nice, France.
  • 2005 SkyWAN® Operation 2 Network Management System by ND SatCom at Immenstaad, Germany.
  • 2007 General Electric: Welcome to GE - This is GE on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter your Personal Commitment on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Employment Data Privacy on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: IT Security on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Overview on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Privacy on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Working with Gouvernments on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Supplier Relationships on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Money Laundering Prevention on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter International Trade Controls on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Intellectual Property on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Isider Trading or Dealing and Stock Tipping on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Improper Payments on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Fair Employment Practices on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Environmental Health and Safty on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Conflicts of Interest on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Controllership on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Complying with the Competition Laws on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Record management Guidline on-line.
  • 2007 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Level 2 - Document Creation on-line.
  • 2008 SkyWAN® VSAT Network Design & Engineering by ND SatCom at Immenstaad, Germany.
  • 2008 General Electric: Conflicts of Interest Tool Acknowledgement on-line.
  • 2008 General Electric: Conflicts of Interest eDisclosure on-line.
  • 2008 General Electric: Employment Data Privacy on-line.
  • 2008 General Electric: Spirit and letter your Personal Commitment on-line.
  • 2009 iDirect Basic IOM with an Introduction to QoS by iDirect; fully qualified for Installation, Operation and Maintenance of selected iDirect HUB, Software and VSAT Products in Backnang, Germany.
  • 2009 Ethernet Transmission Performance Seminar — Testing of Ethernet transmission paths and TCP/IP in the WAN — with practical exercises by JDSU, in house.
  • 2009 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Level 3 - Document Creation Refresher on-line.
  • 2009 General Electric: Acceptable Use Policy eLearning Course on-line.
  • 2009 General Electric: Employment Data Proivacy on-line.
  • 2009 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Your Personal Commitment on-line.
  • 2009 General Electric: GE Information Security Awareness Course on-line.
  • 2010 Vipersat Introduction, System Installation, System Operator by Comtech EF-Data in Backnang, Germany.
  • 2010 General Electric: Conflicts of Interest Tool Acknowledgement on-line.
  • 2010 General Electric: GECA Session D Participation on-line.
  • 2010 General Electric: Records Management Training on-line.
  • 2010 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Level 2 - Money Laundering Prevention on-line.
  • 2010 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Level 2 - Privacy: Employment Data Protection on-line.
  • 2010 General Electric: Employment Data Privacy on-line.
  • 2010 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Your Personal Commitment on-line.
  • 2010 General Electric: Preventing Violence in the Workplace on-line.
  • 2011 Seatel Cobham Series 09 Broadband at Sea Antenna Systems Operator/Technician Training by Cobham in Backnang, Germany.
  • 2011 General Electric: Employment Data Privacy on-line.
  • 2011 General Electric: Spirit and Letter Your Personal Commitment on-line.
  • 2011 General Electric: Back to Basics on-line.
  • 2011 General Electric: Conflicts of Interest Tool Acknowledgement on-line.
  • 2012 General Electric: GE Information Security Awareness Renewal on-line.

Languages

  • Swiss-German dialect, oral; never tried to write, tedious to read.
  • German, confident oral, read and write.
  • English, quite confident oral, read and write.
  • French, quite confident oral with extensive vocabulary but bad grammar; worse in writing, slow in reading, ugly pronunciation.
  • Italian, knowledge of some technical terms.
  • Spanish, well, I can order a coffee at a restaurant …
 
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