John E. Altstatt

Altstatt Associates

27801 Baker Lane

Los Altos Hills, California


EDUCATION: MSEE University of Santa Clara
BSEE University of California, Berkeley

SUMMARY: More than fourty five years expertise in the field of electronic design spanning both analog and digital from low power to extremely high power levels, DC through microwave.

Experienced in communications system analysis and design: audio, video, digital, frequency generation and signal processing.

Experienced in computer networking.

Familiar with commercial communication systems and equipment, both terrestrial and satellite.

Strong customer interface: define problem, conceive solution, design product, and put into production.

(Since 1982) Supplied consulting equipment design services to various communications and computer peripheral equipment manufacturers for satellite, terrestrial, and consumer markets.
Specific projects include: Multilevel complex modulation digital modems, transmitters and receivers for digital communications, Part-15 RF data modems for computer networking, high performance radio paging receivers, generation of nano-second high voltage pulses, and lowcost spread-spectrum RF hardware. ISM band spread spectrum radio systems, PCS hardware. High through-put ethernet radios.

Systems and RFI analysis and investigation.

Served as trouble shooter for a major communications company.

Clients include: (a partial list) MCI Communications
Karkar Electronics
The Complete PC
Photon Dynamics
Telecom General
Ohmega Corporation
General Signal
SSE Corporation
US Windpower
Digital Microwave Corporation
Acer/Altos Computer
Poqet Computer
Advanced Cardiovascular Systems
Amati Comm. Corp.
Vista Labs
Apple Computer
Samsung Electronics
E/O Networks
Cell Data Corporation
California Microwave
Motorola Indala
American Telecom. Technologies
Team Machina
Wireless, Inc
Nextest Corporation
Legend Silicon

Harris Farinon Corporation
California Microwave
Applied Technology/ITEK Corp.
Energy Systems
Wireless, Inc (Chief Scientist, Hardware)
interWAVE Communications, Inc
Most recently Chief Technical Architect of Aeras Networks, Inc.

Six patents issued covering microwave mixers, low noise techniques, and communications devices.

SUN Ultra workstations and others located in my office. I am familiar with most common languages and operating systems.

Life Senior Member of IEEE
Member of Professional and Technical Consultants Association

27801 Baker Lane, Los Altos Hills, Calif. 94022-2524 USA

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