F. Robert (Bob) Ripley Jr. is the owner and operator of Austin EMC. As a iNARTE certified EMC engineer he is also a member of the IEEE and the EMC society. Bob has over five decades of experience in electronics. He has owned four consulting companies and has also done significant work in the fields of computers, aerospace, aviation, communication systems, satellites, antenna design, sound systems, and broadcasting.
He has held amateur radio licenses since 1957 and currently holds the call sign (W5EMC) an Extra Class Amateur Radio License. Other interests include , astrophotography, astronomy, health related topics, ancient history, and flying. Bob also holds a Commercial Instrument pilot license, a General Radio Operators License, and is the original creator of this Web site.