Technical Support

Meet our Technical Support Team:

 

Sebastian Franitza, KBØTTL

Engineering Technician / Technical Support Manager
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"I have been a HAM operator since 1995 and am a long time radio enthusiast as far as both DMR and HF are concerned.  I graduated from DeVry University back in 1999 and have held several technician and customer service jobs since then.  I handle much of the day to day assembly, troubleshooting, and technical support challenges, as well as research and develop new product ideas. 73"

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Gerald Happy

LMR Technical Manager

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Duane Reese, N6DMR

AnyTone Technical Support Expert 

"My radio adventures began more than 40 years ago.  I began my radio interest as a original citizens band operator and kept climbing the license ladder until I reached Amateur Extra class.  I retired early after two careers, the first leading various Defense and Consumer related electronics companies and a second career of 22 years with the USAF. Much of my military duty was as a part time reservist however,  including serving as the Liason Officer to the Pennsylvania Civil Air Patrol for close to 7 years.  We began full time traveling in our 40ft motor home in 2010.  Being mobile limits me to portable operation as far as antennas go. My main mobile station is a Flexradio Signature Series 6500 mounted out of the way under the dinette seat in my coach.

Pennsylvania is currently our home base but we do try to be someplace warmer or cooler depending on the season. Good spots to catch up with us, Santa Rosa, CA, Jacksonville, FL, Key West, FL, and any roaming agenda we happen to be on.

I operate mostly HF on 10M, 20m, 40m and 80m with Available antennas and have began the Digital Mobile Radio experience with much satisfaction."

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Tom VanEyck

Technician

"I'm an entrepreneur and lifelong learner, who enjoys challenges and loves to design and build. I pursue accuracy and quality in all that I do. I'm a Radio Technician here at BridgeCom Systems. I became a HAM enthusiast following my Dad's worldwide radio travels. I apprenticed with my Dad in electronics and I've extended my career thru self employment in the Information field as well as Residential and Light Commercial Electrical and Construction. I am a certified firearms instructor and an avid roller-skater and I spend as much time as I can when not working, with my wife and sons.

As a Technician at BridgeCom I bring my experiences to building our team, processes and the best products. As well, I seek to become a world communicating HAM operator myself!"

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Joey Engle

Technician

"Hi, my name is Joey and I am a senior at Smithville High School. I've done all sorts of jobs at BridgeCom Systems including shipping, programming radios and assembling repeaters. 
Outside of work I am an Eagle Scout with Troop 412 and I love reading, camping, running and playing any and all sports."

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Lucas Burns

Technician 

"Hello, my name is Lucas and I've always had a strong interest in electronics and computers. I'm recently CompTIA A+ certified and also currently working on my A.A.S. Degree in Engineering Technology at MCCKC.

In my free time, I enjoy building projects and doing experiments with Raspberry Pi/Arduino/PIC microcontrollers."

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