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 Return to top of page · Post #: 1 · Written at 7:03:50 AM on 13 May 2019.
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 Location: Tathra, NSW
 Member since 12 April 2019
 Member #: 2347
 Postcount: 2

In my early retirement I decided to give back to the community. Originally trained in electronics back in the late 70s, I left it behind as a profession, except to dabble occasionally from a hobby perspective. Of recent times I began repairing flat screen TVs to save them from landfill and we set up the Bega Remakery to encourage people in our community to bring their defective electronics/electrical gear to me and I'd have a go at fixing it. I use Badcaps Forum as an excellent source of information for modern electronics. Of recent times we've started to get a bit of vintage electronics gear though the Remakery. I signed up to this Forum in the hope I can get similar expert advice.

As a bit trivia, I actually worked for AWA for a few years as their National Training Manager. By then it was sadly but a faded memory of the grand old days of the company. It effectively went out of business a few years after I moved on.


 
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 GTC
 Location: Sydney, NSW
 Member since 28 January 2011
 Member #: 823
 Postcount: 5092

Welcome to V-R.

By then it was sadly but a faded memory of the grand old days of the company

When I tell young people today how much stuff AWA used to make locally, they are amazed.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 3 · Written at 1:08:36 PM on 13 May 2019.
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 Location: Erowal Bay, NSW
 Member since 19 June 2018
 Member #: 2256
 Postcount: 65

Welcome Dkneyle
Nice to see new members putting up a little about themselves.
I'm ex OTCA and now doing volunteer work with Marine Rescue at Jervis Bay.
My grandfather worked in the stores in the basement of the AWA building in York Street Sydney in the 60's.


 
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