Gerhard Oberforcher received his education in the 1970s as an industrial electronics technologist in lower Bavaria, Germany. He has over 30 years in the electronics industry, and he has worked with industrial embedded control electronics since 1998. Gerhard currently develops embedded control systems for Dycor. In his free time, he enjoys VHF to microwave ham radio experimentation and weak-signal communications, developing meteorological instruments, researching old technology, and trying to build high-stability frequency sources. His web site is devoted to old German amateur radio equipment and technology (www.ve6aqo.no-ip.com).