- 2004 2005 Consumer computer services, consulting with Bavarian WaterWorks on a
new bottled water product containing minerals in significant quantity and balance for use
by the human body. Setup/maintain website and mail. Redesign brochure as needed. Http://www.BavarianWaterWorksInc.com
to look at their site.
- Moved back to the family farm in July 05 and started Larry Glackin mobile Computer
Service. I correct any and all computer hardware / software related troubles. Virus and
spyware removal and control is routine service. I setup home and business networking wired
and secure wireless systems. CCTV camera system design and installation. Phone wiring in
support of computer networking installation is available. Consultation for computers,
networking and CCTV is available also. Website design and maintenance is a service I
provide. Computer tune-up with higher security web surfing and e-mail is standard practice
for any computer service job.
- 11 - 2004 Contracted to supply and integrate complete hardware/software to extend 4
office phone lines to remote mine site in Alaska, and extend secure wired and wireless
network between the office and mine site 30 miles distant. Utilizing 4 towers (3 microwave
hops) to make the connection. I extended two of the towers, as they were not tall enough.
Operated 100 man lift to erect 20 addition on tower at mine site stacked
sections as required on the other tower. I computed the RF path for the radios and
installed/tested and integrated all equipment. This provided a 2 meg connection between
the mine and the in town office.
August 1998 - 2003 ICE Communications, Inc. Haines, Alaska
President / Chief Technical Officer / Owner
- ICE Communications was started as a result of Seaknet requesting proposals to take over
the demonstration Internet Service Provider project the Haines Borough Library
was operating at the time. My task was to build from the ground up a full-service Internet
provider, all phases from the end users computer to network administration for business
networks and the connection to the Internet. This includes service of the end user
machines, network admin and set-up, commercial web hosting as well as standard things like
e-mail and personal/business web site hosting. Cisco 1601 router configuring and
installation was routine. IPAD router and server configuration was our main equipment.
3-com and Microcom modem banks were installed setup and maintained. Operated 45
manlift to place antenna access points. A wireless network covering Haines was installed.
The service was expanded to Juneau Alaska then sold to Digital Health
Exchange/ Cordova Systems, Inc. in April of 2003.
August 1978 February 2000 Electronic Design and Development Inc.
President / head of Engineering / Owner
I custom programmed the Haines Borough computers to collect and distribute sales tax in
1985. This included a re-vamp of how sales taxes were applied and collected so the
software would cover all permutations of tax collection. Performed installation and system
design / construction of tower site for remote users with no access to the wired phone
system. Selected components and integrated to create a remote telephone system based on
UHF radios. Also design and installation of repeater for the Haines Fire Dept. this
provided coverage up the valley away from the town proper. I was responsible for the
Electronic Service Shop (bench technician) and the Radio Shack store as well.
- E. D. & D. Inc. Operator/owner of Haines and Skagway Cable
TV systems. I was responsible for all phases of system upgrade from ¾ inch tape delay
TV programs (shipped from Seattle) to satellite downlink delivery of content. Upgraded
outside plant and head end from 3 channels to 35 channels for TV and several channels of
audio music. I performed all outside plant line work, troubleshooting, repair and new
plant design and installation. Used pole hooks and belt to climb poles and later acquired
bucket trucks to make it easier and more efficient. Built CPM computer and programmed it
to keep track of customer accounts and billing as well as track the outside plant service
history and signal levels. Later I transferred this program to the IBM PC type computers
and continued using the software. I maintained the trucks and trencher in my garage. This
involved routine use of MIG wire feed and stick welders (buzz box) air compressor, air
tools, paint sprayers and hand tools. Purchased property and new 40 X 80 building
shell. Completed construction of store, offices, living quarters and Garage inside the
shell. Much of the construction was accomplished personally. Built wood furnace forced air
heating system with oil backup for the building. Maintained and operated Stihl 075, 032
and McCulloch chain saws. I operated and maintained a 24 Glasply boat to travel
between Haines and Skagway over 17 miles of Lynn Canal waterway. The road around the
mountains through Canada between Haines and Skagway is 350 miles.
March 1977 July 1978 Alpha Communications, Inc. Fairbanks,
Service Manager / 1/3rd Owner
- Responsible for Electronic technical operations of Alpha Communications. Alpha installed
and serviced the first pipeline security camera system. We also operated a communications
service shop out of Barrow Alaska in support of the North Slope oil drilling / pumping
operations. Service City at Prudhoe Bay hosted our radio communications shop.
- Acquired the Barrow Cable TV system while joint ventured with Arctic Slope Regional
Corporation as Arctic Slope Alpha Communications. I resided in Barrow about 3 years. I
maintained the cable TV head end equipment, the outside plant and ASRC video studio
equipment. I was responsible for upgrading the programming from ¾ inch tape delay to
satellite delivered content as well as upgrading the outside plant to carry the additional
channels. It was my job to extend the cable plant to the Navel Arctic Research Lab about 5
miles out of Barrow I did this using remote control technology to connect and
disconnect customers making a trip out to the base unnecessary. I maintained and operated
an R-65 trencher to bury the new cable. Eventually the company was sold to ASRC. I
acquired an Alaska Electrical Administrator license #395 and kept it while operating the
cable systems in Barrow and later in Haines and Skagway.
July 1974 March 1977 Page Communications Pipeline
Electronic Communications Technician
- Duties included tower installation and maintenance at remote sites, camp communication
radios and other equipment such as video playback systems and TV transmitters for the
camp. Relief duty for resident camp technicians that were out on R&R. Contracted to
ARCO in support of exploratory drilling operations, installed and serviced DME and NDB
NAV-Aids based on the self propelled drilling platform Ocean Ranger. Installation of Non
Directional Beacon on Hog Island in support of the Ocean Ranger while it operated in the
Bearing Sea. Travel to and from the Ocean Ranger was by Sikorsky S-61 helicopter. I made
monthly rounds to all the remote sites for routine maintenance for all the exploratory
wells in operation at the time.
- I was responsible for the design and fabrication of the communication system that
allowed the dispatch operator in Fairbanks to communicate with any vehicle or camp over
the entire length of the haul road between Prudhoe Bay and Valdez.
- The first year of my employment with Page was as Avionics tech. at the Fairbanks General
Aviation ramp. My duties were installation, and servicing of general aviation and
June 1972 July 1974 King Radio aircraft avionics mfg. Olathe,
Production Test bench technician
- Bench test/repair new KN65 DME (distance measuring equipment) units just off the
assembly line. Also was responsible for Transponders and Automatic Direction Finders for
general aviation use. It was my duty to see each unit met specifications and passed all
its environmental tests. Repair units as required. I also beta tested the first computer
controlled automatic test system.
January 1970 June 1972 Mears TV. Kansas City, Mo.
Electronic Service Technician
- Sold and serviced consumer electronic products. Serviced industrial electronic controls
and assemblies to the component level. I was the only employee at this shop and was
responsible for all repairs.