60 seconds with John Dundas

John Dundas, director at Dundastech, talks about his career in the two-way radio sector, with a focus on providing major sporting events with wireless communications

How do you spend most of your time at work?

This all depends on the project. With something like the Olympics it’s near enough 24/7 as you are always thinking about the ‘what ifs’. On more normal projects I’d say its completing reports, carrying out surveys/analysis and working on my ‘to do’ list.

Describe your most unforgettable project.

It has to be Rio. The size of the project, the variety of locations/solutions and the challenges that had to be faced on a daily basis.

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve seen while working in the radio sector?

While on a site visit in Minnesota a notice on the door to the roof warned about nesting birds. What they didn’t tell you was the birds were American bald eagles and the nest was in the metalwork of a large billboard.

What advice would you give to a young radio engineer who’s starting their first job in the industry?

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