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User Profile: k3hz - David Burger. 

The IEEE Board of Directors confirmed my appointment as the Vice-Chair of the 2013 History Committee. Past member of the IEEE History Committee in 2009 / 2010 & 2011 and the Region 8/9/10 IEEE Milestones Coordinator in 2010/2011.

Representing the 2011 IEEE HC Chair, presented the NHK Public Satellite Broadcasting Milestone in Tokyo on 18 October 2011.

Certifications & Interests:

  • Senior Grade membership of IEEE since 1997.
  • Fellow grade membership of Engineers Australia since 2007.
  • CPEng accrediation in both Electrical and ITEE.
  • NERB in Australia.
  • Corresponding member of the ITEE Board of Engineers Australia.
  • Ham radio licenced; in USA (K3), Australia(VK2/VK8), Chatham Islands (ZL7) and Timor Leste (4W3).
  • Past president of the Darwin Amateur Radio Club (VK8DA) and Manly Warringah Radio Society (VK2MB)
  • Past member of the PMI, Ballarat Amateur Radio Group, Darwin Surf Club  and Pittwater Sailing Club.
  • Project Manager in major electrical infrastructure upgrade works for DC Traction substations, HV Feeder and protection systems.
  • An active interest in the IEEEGHN content, heritage restoration and automotive electronics.


Past project delivery highlights include:

  • Qantas Domestic Terminal - Sydney
  • The Westin Hotel - Sydney
  • Fox Studios, working studios and retail precinct - Moore Park
  • Full sound system upgrade at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music (University of Sydney)
  • Telstra AMPS analog mobile telephone system, MSC model, and first North Sydney Base Station (Ericsson)
  • SAP ERP Implementation PM at Ausgrid -> http://sapawardsofexcellence.com/index.php/awards/winners2011
  • Warwick Farm 2x10MVA DC Traction Substation and Newtown 2x10MVA DC Traction Substation.
  • Two Business Cases, including economic evaluations, financial models, project management plans, board representations that achieved funding for major substation upgrades in North Eveleigh and at Central Station (Sydney).
  • Moore Park Equestrian Centre - Sydney
  • Multiple Defence projects in Darwin at Larrakeyah, HMAS Coonawarra, RAAF Base Tindal, RAAF Base Darwin.
  • Major data centres, Macquarie Bank(Sydney), University of Sydney, National Australia Bank (East Melbourne), Wyong Shire Council, CSIRO Credit Union.




My contact details are:   k3hz@ieee.org