Profile: Bob_Schonle

Personal background
Hi My name is Bob Schonle (Aged, 77 yrs)
I am a retired Areospace engineer, and also a retired telecommunications engineer, specializing in system design for radio trilateration tacking systems. I am also a Radio Amatuer since 1952, My call is W6RRZ.
I have been a seti@home member since 2001.
I was also a seti boinc beta tester, and now am doing both seti classic and boinc-seti.

My first computer was an Apple II way back in 1978, the current ones are all three Pentium 4's at 3 gigs. What a heck of a difference in 25 years! Now we have more computational power at home than the fastest IBM mainframe in late 70's!
My email address is Anyone wishing to contact me may send an email, which will be replied to as quickly as possible.
Thanks, Have a great day!
Thoughts about SETI and SETI@home
I have been active running seti@home because I feel it is a good thing to support.
The Seti-Boinc project seems to be a decent idea, but there have been many problems with equipment, and some programming difficulties. I appreciate the imensity of the task, and feel it is worth my time, equipment use,(which by the way, becomes obsolete so fast now, that it must be run 24/7 in order to get your moneys worth!)and then you have the upkeep and electricity costs. I dont mind these even if my retirement is small, as I feel maybe I am contributing to something worth while.
I sure hope the project gets stable and procedes to some definitive conclusion, It would be a great thing tom find some something we do not know about today!

Keep up the good work, we may have some bad days, but they will eventually be a lot of good ones in there too!

Just always remember the old saying... no illegitimus non carborundum.

Your feedback on this profile
Recommend this profile for User of the Day: I like this profile
Alert administrators to an offensive profile: I do not like this profile
Account data View
Team Team Space Truckin
Message boards 2 posts

©2017 University of California
SETI@home and Astropulse are funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, and donations from SETI@home volunteers. AstroPulse is funded in part by the NSF through grant AST-0307956.