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Next Meeting, Tuesday, January 23, Transformer Construction

For our first meeting in 2007, Emilio Morales-Cruz, Director of Engineering, Sunbelt Transformers, will lead a discussion on transformer construction. We will dine at the El Gallo Mexican Restaurant, 2910 S Congress in Austin beginning with a social time at 6 PM. Please email our new Secretary, Stan Friend, you plan to attend. His email is

More information please see the announcement.

Welcome to the 2007 Officers

The members elected the following officers to serve in 2007. We all appreciate them volunteering their time and talent to help this Chapter become successful. Please welcome them when you see them.

  • Chairman - Mike Noth
  • Vice Chairman - Stacy Smith
  • Treasurer - Rheuben Hair
  • Secretary - Stan Friend
  • Webmaster - Don Drumtra

Ron Brown joins Roy Matthews, Steve Kanetzky, Walter May, and James Mercier on the Chapter Committee as Past Chairs.

A special thanks to Willie Korenak and Karolyn Puccio

A big thank you to Karolyn Puccio who arranged Alcoa Aluminum tour and to Willie Korenak our tour guide. Willie's knowledge and humor were instrumental in making tour informative and pleasant. We appreciate his taking his most of his Saturday to help understand how the Three Oaks and Sandow mines, the Sandow power plant, and the smelting plant operate.

Continuing Education
Certificates. You may pick up your CE certificates for IEEE meetings at the meeting.


July, 2006, Power Factor and Power Factor Correction
Michael Hillhouse presentation (24.2 Mb PowerPoint File)

February, 2006, Uninterruptible Power Supplies,
Chuck Berry presentation
(2.4 Mb PowerPoint File)

January, 2006, Katolight Generator Sets and Applications
Mike Dauffenbach presentation (9.9 Mb PowerPoint File)

October, 2005, Stored Diesel Fuel Maintenance Standards
Greg Hagopian presentation (0.5 Mb PowerPoint File)

May, 2005, Critical Power Distribution System
Mike Filley presentation
(4.2 Mb PowerPoint File)

April, 2005, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) Systems
Mark Hunter presentation (0.5 Mb PowerPoint File)

October, 2004, Bridge Collapse Monitoring System (5.5 Mb PDF File)
James Mercier presentation background (The article is on pages 28-35.)

February, 2004, Wind Power.
Jules Campbell presentation (5.9 Mb PDF File)
Walter Hornaday presentation (0.3 Mb PDF File)

Analog Newsletter

Some attendees of our meetings have not been receiving their electronic copy of the IEEE Central Texas Section Newsletter, The Analog. If you are an IEEE member, your subscription is automatic to your profile on record at IEEE. IF you are not a member, you may subscribe. Details are provided at the Analog Webpage.

Be advised that there is NOT a lot of traffic on this list intentionally.  The list manager tries to keep it below 3 emails a month - The Analog, the mid-month reminder, and maybe an emergency announcement, but we prefer 2 emails a month.

Updated 2007 January 18 by Don Drumtra

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