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Jim Davies

Jim Davies

Jim Davies, Senior Applications Engineer, High Power Solutions, Radio Power. He initially joined Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector in 2002 as a RF Test Engineer working on cellular handset power amplifiers (PAs) for the mobile market. He has over 25 years of experience with various technical positions in RF High Power PA design, test and apps.

Before joining NXP, Jim served 4 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy and then served 20 years in the Naval Reserves for a total of 24 years of service, retiring as a Chief Aviation Electricians Mate AEC(NAC/AW). An avid Amateur Radio operator, he was first licensed in 2002 and is the President of the NXP Amateur Radio Club, W7MRF. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering degree from Drexel University.