Jim worked for RTE from 1977 - 2012. He was shift supervisor on the station & projector manager on all RF projects. Jim was project manager for the construction of 9 satellte units. He was senior engineer on the Astra unplink that carried the RTE mux. Jim also project managed and engineered the EBU earth station and all the ground infrastructure for the RTE satellite systems. He was the senior engineer for two Olympic Games. On retirement, Jim worked for RTE in the construction and installation of a steerable 3.7mt antenna and associated installation of a 64 by 64 L-Band router and fibre circuits.