Mr. Chandos Rypinski, LF IEEE, is best known for his contributions to mobile radio telephony. He was awarded the IEEE Centennial Medal in 1984. He is a radio engineer who also designs logic systems. He has been on IEEE 802 Committees since 1984 with the 802.4 committee. In 1991, he was one of the founders of IEEE 802.11. Mr. Rypinski is currently a member of the IEEE 802.15 committee on personal area networks. He continues to work on the development of radio systems for integrated telecom voice and packet data services. He received a B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Cal Tech in 1948. He served in the US Marine Corps from 1943-46 where he was a crew chief for a SCR-584 team.

Read Chandos Rypinski, Electrical Engineer, an oral history conducted in 1991 by Frederik Nebeker, IEEE History Center, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA.

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