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consultant , communications engineer

Robert William Stong, American communications engineer, consultant. Registered professional engineer, California. Co-recipient Emmy award for engineering work with Public Broadcasting Service, 1978.


Stong, Robert William was born on September 13, 1948 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Rolland Krauss and Doris Snyder (Schoch) Stong.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Drexel University, 1971. Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Drexel University, 1972. Master of Science in Engineering Management, Drexel University, 1980.


Engineer General Electric Re-Entry Systems, Philadelphia, 1972-1973. Senior engineer Philco-Ford Corporation, Lansdale, Pennsylvania, 1973-1975. Associate director radio frequency engineering Public Broadcasting Service, Washington, 1975-1982.

Senior engineer Communications Satellite Corporation, 1982-1984. Staff consultant Cox Communications, Atlanta, 1984-1985. Private practice engineering consultant Roswell, Georgia, since 1985.

Communications consultant Parsons Brinckerhoff Tudor, since 1989. Republican advisory committee on direct broadcast satellites for Federal Communications Commission, 1984-1985. Representative cable interface committee Electronic Industry Association, 1985, consumer electronics business committee, since 1984, multi-channel television sound committee, 1982-1985.


  • Registered professional engineer, California.


  • Other Work

    • Author technical feasibility study for National Public Radio satellite distribution system, 1975, numerous other technical papers and reports.


Assistant Scoutmaster Boy Scouts American, East Greenville, Pennsylvania, 1967-1971. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (chairman audio and electroacoustics section Phila chapter, 1974-1975), Audio Engineering Society, Society Motion Picture and television Engineers Lodges: Order of Arrow.


Married Carol Ann Gramata, May 8, 1976. Children: Jennifer Marie, Patricia Beth, Michael Robert.

Rolland Krauss Stong

Doris Snyder (Schoch) Stong

Carol Ann Gramata

Jennifer Marie Stong

Patricia Beth Stong

Michael Robert Stong