Nov-Dec 2008 Section Meeting

DECEMBER MEETING
Holiday Wine Tasting Party

DATE: Thursday, December 4, 2008
PLACE : Raffel’s – 10160 Reading Road (see below for directions)
TIME : 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
FEE: $15.00 per person, pay at the door (Reservation Required)

LOCATION:  Raffel’s is located at 10160 Reading Road, south of Glendale-Milford Road on the east side of Reading. Take I-75 to the Glendale-Milford Rd. Exit, go east on Glendale-Milford Road approximately ¾ of a mile to Reading Rd. and turn right on Reading.

Wine Tasting PartyJoin us on December 4th at a holiday wine tasting party. The Wine Store in Montgomery will present a selection of wines great for entertaining and gift giving during the holidays, and Raffles will serve an appetizer buffet. Your $15 fee (reduced from $25) will cover the wines and the Section will pay for the appetizers. Bring your spouse or date and join us in enjoying these select wines and appetizers. Non-alcoholic drinks will also be available. Make your reservations with Fred Nadeau at f.nadeau@ieee.org or by calling the Section Voice Mail at 513-629-9380 by Noon, Monday, December 1st. Reserve early because we are limiting attendance to 50 people.

Nov-Dec 2008 Membership News

NEW MEMBERS
The following individuals are IEEE members who are new to our Section:

David Bell
Michael Conner Conaboy
David Esposito
Jesse Aaron Griffis
David Christopher Hernandez
Christopher M. Hogan
Benjamin D. Jones
Hyoung-Kook Kim
Jonathan A. Kopechek
Haeyeon Lee
John C. McClelland
David Plescia
Kurt Prenger
Timothy E. Rapp
Gerald Franz Robinette
David Michael Shuler
Chase Kelly Starr
Robert A. Stine
Brian Telljohann
Darwin Ting
Shea Watson
Dunrick M. Yetts

We wish to welcome these new members to the Cincinnati Section!!!

Nov-Dec 2008 History

Scanning the Past: A History of Electrical Engineering from the Past
Submitted by Bob Morrison, Editor

Copyright 1995 IEEE. Reprinted with permission from the IEEE publication, “Scanning the Past” which covers a reprint of an article appearing in the Proceedings of the IEEE Vol. 83, No. 8, August 1995.

Ernst F. W. Alexanderson and Transoceanic Radio
Seventy-five years ago this month, the PROCEEDINGS OF THE INSTITUTE OF RADIO ENGINEERS (IRE) included a paper on transoceanic radio communication by Ernst F. W. Alexanderson. He was, at the time, the chief engineer of the Radio Corporation of American (RCA) and a recent recipient of the Medal of Honor from the IRE. His numerous inventions and other achievements gained him recognition as one of the most outstanding members of the electrical engineering profession during a career of over a half century.

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Nov-Dec 2008 IEEE News

2009 IEEE Green Technology Conference Seeks Technical Papers
WASHINGTON (9 October 2008)
— The first IEEE Green Technology Conference will examine alternative energy sources and energy-reduction technologies and their potential for helping the world meet its growing demand for energy, while reducing carbon emissions. Conference organizers are seeking technical papers on current and emerging technologies in environmentally friendly energy sources, and on ways to better manage our energy resources.

Accepted papers will be published by the IEEE and presented at the 2009 IEEE Green Technology Conference (http://www.ieeegreentech.org/) at the Holiday Inn Hotel Towers in Lubbock, Texas, USA, 16-17 April 2009. The conference will precede the annual IEEE Region 5 Meeting.

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Holiday Wine Tasting Party

Wine Tasting PartyJoin us on December 4th at a holiday wine tasting party. The Wine Store in Montgomery will present a selection of wines great for entertaining and gift giving during the holidays. Raffles will also be serving a delicious assortment of appetizers . Your $15 fee (reduced from $25) will cover the wines and the Section will pay for the appetizers. Bring your spouse or date and join us in enjoying these select wines and appetizers. Non-alcoholic drinks will also be available. Make your reservations with Fred Nadeau at  fnadeau1@earthlink.net  or by calling the Section Voice Mail at 513-629-9380 by Noon, December 1st. Reserve early because we are limiting attendance to 50 people.    

WHEN: December 4, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
WHERE: Raffles Banquet Center
ADDRESS: 10160 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45242
FEE: $15.00 per person, pay at the door