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Warren L. Braun, Chairman Emeritus

Warren L. Braun, Chairman Emeritus PhotoWarren L. Braun, Chairman Emeritus
TitleChairman Emeritus of the Board, ComSonics Inc., Professional Engineer, Inventor, Environmentalist, Theologian, Writer
ExpertiseWriting, teaching, consulting engineering in following fields-CATV, broadcast systems, audio visual systems, acoustics
Type of OrganizationSelf employed writer
Major ProductBooks
Area of DistributionNational
University/DegreeB.S.E.E., Valparaiso Technical Institute, IN; Radio Engineering, Capitol Radio Engineering Institute, DC; Business Administration (extension course), Alexander Hamilton Institute, NY; Honorary Dr. of Science, Shenandoah College & Conservatory, 1987
BornAugust 11, 1922, Postville, Iowa
Honors & AwardsNumerous including, 1983 Executive of the Year, Professional Secretaries International; 1985 Businessman of the Year, Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Chamber of Commerce; Virginia Cable Television Association Award "Hall of Fame", 2002; Listed in Who's Who in the South and Southwest, World Who's Who in Finance and Industry; Outstanding Civic Leaders of America; Dictionary of International Biography; Engineers of Distinction; Who's Who in Engineering; Who's Who in the World; Who's Who in Cable Communications; Who's Who in Technology Today; Who's Who in the Satellite Industry
Published Works30+ books, 100 articles, 22 U.S. patents, 1 Canadian patent, I European patent pending
AffiliationsMany including, Society of Cable Television Engineers; International Broadcasters Society; Acoustical Society of America; National Society of Professional Engineers; Virginia Society of Professional Engineers; Society of Motion Pictures and Television Engineers; I.E.E.E.; numerous civic organizations
Hobbies & SportsGardening, woodwork, golf
Career AccomplishmentsIn his career he has designed many cable television systems, 2 television stations, 5 AM & FM stations, and over a hundred various acoustical projects
Work HistoryChief Engineer, WJMA (now WKEY), Covington, VA, 1941; Chief Engineer, WSVA Radio, Harrisonburg, VA, 1941-45; Technical Director, WSVA Radio, Harrisonburg, VA, 1946-58; Designed and constructed the following stations: WTON, Staunton, VA, 1947; WJMA, Orange, VA, 1948; WSIR, Winter Haven, FL, 1946; The new WSVA building and broadcast plants, 1950 & 1957; WSVA-FM, Harrisonburg, VA, 1946; WJZ-TV, Baltimore, MD, 1948-49; WSVA-TV, Harrisonburg, VA, 1953; Assistant General Manager, WSVA AM-FM-TV, Harrisonburg, VA, 1959-63; General Manager, WSVA AM-FM-TV, Harrisonburg, VA, 1964-65; Consulting Engineer, 1957-present; Chairman, C.E.O., ComSonics, Inc., 1972-90; Chairman Emeritus of the Board, ComSonics, Inc., 1990-present
ChildrenDikki Ciechanski
SpouseLillian C. Braun
MarriedMay 24, 1942
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