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The Lab Staff

The people who work in the ARRL Lab have a broad range of Amateur Radio and professional experience, ranging from QRP to microwave and electromagnetic compatibility to RF equipment testing.   Meet the team, who supports ARRL members with their technical inquiries.

Meet the Lab

G_Spatta.jpgGeorge Spatta, W1GKS
Lab Manager

Performs product testing of amateur radio equipment; develops, modifies and implements test procedures; documents results of product tests and reviews for publication in ARRL publications and videos; serves as liaison to external companies and organizations concerning product testing processes and results.



Stephen Anderson, W1EMI
Senior RFI EngineerIMG_0934.jpg

Assists amateur radio operators in resolving RFI problems; works with local RFI teams to resolve RFI issues; identifies and conducts testing on devices with significant RFI potential; serves as staff liaison to the ARRL EMC committee; ARRL liaison to the FCC and industry groups that focus on EMC and RFI issues; and participates in noise surveys.




John Jobin McAuliffe, KD2ZWN
Digital RF Engineer

Assists amateur radio operators with technical questions related to digital modes and programming; develops digital solutions and implementations for the ARRL and EmComm; and keeps technical information and resources up to date with the latest digital protocols and software.
Areas of expertise: Software Defined Radio, Digital Communication Protocols, Mesh Networks, Embedded Systems, and Programming




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