Arnold Acker
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Arnold E. Acker

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 Arnold E. Acker has taught fundamentals of radar and microwave tubes at the George Washington University in Washington D.C. for over 18 years and has lectured extensively at universities and for commercial and government groups throughout the world.

Mr. Acker started his career in microwave electronics as a U.S. Navy radar technician in World War II, working with the first practical military radars and microwave systems. After graduating from Willamette University, He served as a civilian technical representative with the Navy's Carrier Air Group II aboard several aircraft carriers during the Korean conflict. His work at Varian Associates, starting in 1953 during the early days of klystron oscillators and amplifiers, took him around the world, working with the many radar designers and manufacturers in the application of microwave tubes to radar, missile, electronic warfare and communication systems.

Mr. Acker is the author of a number of papers on the application of microwave tubes and the book on "How To Speak Radar" that has been distributed worldwide. 



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