Christopher K. Horne, chief technical officer at telecommunications innovator LBA Group Inc., is participating in industry discussions on both coasts this month.
This week, Horne is one of 8 panelists in a peer review forum in Los Angeles, Calif. Speakers carried a variety of specialty credentials to the closed-door presentation. The 43-year-old Horne is a registered professional engineer with a doctorate in electrical engineering.
Next week, Horne will be in Washington, D.C., for a meeting of the engineering presentations subcommittee of Wireless Communications Association International; he chairs the subcommittee. WCAI is a nonprofit, international, technology-neutral trade association dedicated to advancing the effectiveness of wireless enterprise.
Last week, Horne attended the annual meeting of the Association of Federal Communications Consulting Engineers. The Sonoma, Calif., gathering on June 16-19 brought together engineers who practice before the Federal Communications Commission. The association closely monitors FCC work and actively participates in the rulemaking process.
Horne is a native of High Point, N.C., who completed his doctorate in nearby North Carolina A&T State University, where he collaborated on two papers on fiber optic devices and completed a dissertation on nonlinear fiber optics.
LBA Group, Inc. has more than 40 years experience in providing support for infrastructure assets of the wireless telecommunications industry. Companies in the group are LBA Technology, a leading manufacturer and integrator of radio frequency systems, components and test equipment for broadcast, industrial and government users worldwide, and Lawrence Behr Associates, a technical consultancy.