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I've updated many Wikipedia articles in the past and finally decided I should at least sign my name to them so they know who to blame. The information provided here is so that you can understand my background and how it may or may not relate to topics that I may edit or create. This user page is not a biography or for social media. If you want to know my views on religion, political leanings, sexual preferences or you just want to socialize, you're in the wrong place. There are plenty of social media outlets for that.
- Resident of Blacklick & Reynoldsburg, Ohio in the United States.
- Programmed in COBOL, FORTRAN, RPG III, BASIC, Visual BASIC, LSL, PERL, PHP, ASPECT, Batch file, Cron.
- Served in the United States Navy from 1982 - 1988 as a Data Systems Technician.
- Used/operated IBM System 3, AN/UYK-7, Link 11, Link 4A and cryptology devices I shouldn't speak of.
- Component level troubleshooting, certified in micro-miniature board level repair.
- Worked for CompuServe from 1990 - 2002 in Network Operations functions (I was with the Network Services side of the company).
- Have used punched tape and punched cards and worked on mini computers, PCs, touched tubes and wires - oh my!
- Currently working for the State of Ohio since 2003 performing Network Operations duties.
- In summary: A Jill of many skills, but mistress of none.
- Internet Radio - One of the owner/operators of the Internet version of STAR 107.9 - America's First 80s Radio Station.
- Virtual Worlds - Second Life and other 3D based virtual worlds are where you will find me.
- Graphics - I wouldn't say I know GIMP like the back of my hand, but we are getting to know each other.
- Suffer from tinnitus.
- Wear glasses or other methods of vision correction.
- Introverted, not that there is anything wrong with that.
- Identified as ISTJ in 2012 per MBTI.
- Restored WMNI to active status on America's Best Music as they returned to the format.
- Added reporter Carol Luper to Notable former staff list on WBNS-TV.
- Updated status of former anchor/reporter 'Bill Pepper' on WBNS-TV in Notable former staff listing.
- Adjusted State Library of Ohio logo to conform to 200px wide.
- Added Infobox (including logo) for wiki article on OPLIN.
- Updated State Library of Ohio logo per request from Marsha McDevitt-Stredney at SLO.
- Removed broken external link on wiki article on List of school districts in Ohio.
- Made 'Westwood One' link to wiki article about Westwood One on wiki for WMNI.
- Moved WMNI from active to former status on America's Best Music.
- Added link to NSAIDs wiki, comment & ref. to hearing loss study connected with NSAIDs on Deafness.
- Added link to Big Bear Stores on Penn Traffic, corrected year opened.
- Corrected broken URL on Callahan's Crosstime Saloon.
- Added information about actor Jim Backus into an article about Gilligan's Island.
- Added information about Bewitched characters that previously played mortals in Seasons 1 & 2.
- Corrected a broken reference link and updated funding info on OPLIN.
- Updated some Census data from the 2010 Census for Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
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