Breaking into RF Design - RF Cafe Forums
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Post subject: Breaking into RF Design.
Unread postPosted: Fri Jun 04, 2004 10:39 am
I'm a recent grad from an accredited Canadian Engineering School. I have B.Eng in
Electrical Engineering and 3 years of experience (over and above University) under my belt. That experience was
High Speed Digital Test and some GIS DB contracting. Thing is, I want to get into design but cannot go back to
school right now for Masters (is this necessary?). How to break into RF design without any practical experience on
the job? I'm willing to start at another position and work into it, but not even sure how to do that.
Unread postPosted: Fri
Jun 04, 2004 12:58 pm
You may start with RF testing position, this could be with with
writing testing applications for various RF products in LabView or HPVEE, this is the best way for a beginner to
enter into this exciting field. I assume you have programming background especially if your experience covers
Digital Testing... In this kind of position you would gain experience in overall RF product lifecycle, which is
very important for good RF designer.
Hope this helps.
Post subject: proud of my European degree
Unread postPosted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 2:35 am
Which Canadian University?
Engineering profession is like other professions, you learn your whole life. You
want to convert from paper-engineer to real-engineer? Get a whatever job.
1/If you want to be real engineer,
contact local club and the guys there. Start, built, and design your own projects. Discuss the problems in
DIALOGUE. Like in the old good times. Learn, improve, make another project. Do not buy things, just do it
2/ After you finish your fifth or tenth working project, mabe you will be able to distinguish between
the talkers and real ones.
Have a good ride, and tell me your call sign.
Post subject: Which University?
Unread postPosted: Sat Jun 05, 2004 8:19 am
Well...I was at
Dalhousie University in Halifax. Ugly situation after I got there since what used to be TUNS (Technical University
of Nova Scotia - very well respected in industry) became DALTech because Dalhousie University wanted an
I still have 2 years High Speed Digital Test Experience on top of 2 years Technical
School exp. prior to entering University (B.Sc.EET) Excellent grades but I decided not to finish - wanted actual
engineering degree (maybe a mistake).
Anyway, RF experience on one's own is hard to get without some cash.
Need job for money to get that exp. Preferrably RF-related.
Now as to where...my wife is from Dallas and I
am in midst of getting Visa (eventually Green Card or citizenship) and will be legal down there by July. Though if
I had offer now, TN Visa would be option.
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 08, 2004 8:24 pm