[time-nuts] Oncore, Trimble Antennae

Chuck Harris cfharris at erols.com
Wed Oct 22 13:51:00 UTC 2008

Steve Rooke wrote:
> 2008/10/23 Chuck Harris <cfharris at erols.com>:
>> Matthew Smith wrote:
>>> Quoth Chuck Harris at 2008-10-22 15:01...
>>>>> I'd be interested to know if any antennas are in fact the other
>>>>> way around. Never even considered that.
>>>> It would have been fairly trivial for them to put a bridge rectifier
>>>> before the amplifier's power stuff, allowing for either polarity.
>>>> I always try to do that kind of thing (when I can) in my designs...
>>>> I wonder if they did?
>>> What, and use an extra component?  The accountants would never allow it!
>> That's really kind of funny, in 29 years as an engineer, I have never
>> had an accountant talk to me about design decisions.  I tell them what
>> it will cost, and they say ok.
> So you never worked for Microsoft on the Xbox then :)

Nope!  I have always worked for companies that are well out
of the Fortune 500 range.  I am a Renaissance man, so I find
that smaller companies better appreciate my wide range of

-Chuck Harris

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