Dipl.-Ing. Alois Krischke
He was born in Klagenfurt/Austria in 1936. and has a Degree in telecommunications (Dipl. Ing. [academically graduated engineer]) from the Technical University of Vienna <www.tuwien.ac.at>. Even during his studies he was already specialized on antennas. From 1968 untill 1996 (year when he retired) he worked for Rohde & Schwarz <www.rohde-schwarz.com> in Munich; for many years in the development of antennas. Later, he was responsible for selling systems and products, as well as for planning projects and realizing them in the fields of radiomonitoring and radiolocation. Additionally, he was responsible for EMC (electromagnetic compatibility).
At a very early age he had already shown interest in broadcasting. When
he attended secondary grammar school he became a SWL (shortwave radio
listener). In the following years he carried out various experiments in
transmitting and he built receivers, transmitters, antennas, measuring
and testing instruments. Since 1956 he worked as an radio amateur operator
with the call sign OE8AK, and since 1968 he also uses the call sign DJ0TR.
He is member of the DARC (Deutscher Amateur-Radio-Club [German Amateur
in the district of Upper Bavaria (Oberbayern) <www.darc.de/distrikte>
in the local organisation DOK C11 Munich East (München Ost).
Apart from an extensive library (including literature on antennas as
well as catalogs of professional and amateur antennas), he also owns a
big private collection of antenna patents, reaching from the first antenna
patents of Edison (USA 1885), Marconi (England 1896) and Braun (Germany
1898) until the present time <ep.espacenet.com>.
Alois Krischke has published numerous publications on antennas, antenna
novelties, and antenna patents. He was the co-author of the book "Antennen-Lexikon"
(Antenna Encyclopedia) <www.antennen-lexikon.de>
and is continuing author of "Rothammels Antennenbuch" (10th, 11th,
and 12th editions of the book) <www.antennenbuch.de>.
designed in Vienna