Radio Systems Technologies Pty Ltd
Bob Rogers – CEO and Group Managing Director
Rogers oversees the management and development of Radio Systems
Technologies in his role as CEO of the JRD Group of companies.
He is an experienced engineer with a passion for people, education, and
new technology, and has been responsible for the development of a number
of specialist communications products used in critical emergency
service networks both in Australia and overseas.
With RST now under his guidance, clients are assured of a continuation
of the high standard of service and support to which they have been
accustomed in the past, together with some exciting developments for our
Frits van Enk B. Elec Eng
Consulting Engineer and Specialist Advisor
van Enk, original founder of RST, is a Professional Engineer who
graduated in Electronics Engineering from the Technical University in
Delft, Holland, in the early 70’s. Following his graduation he served
for 2 years in the Royal Dutch Navy as a Communications Officer.
commenced his professional career with Philips Telecommunications
Industries in Hilversum, Holland, where he worked in various areas of
Mobile and Military Radio research and development.
the mid 70’s he was seconded to the Philips Radio Communications
Division in Melbourne, where he became Engineering Manager, responsible
for all Product and Systems Development. He was directly responsible for
a number of highly successful product developments, including the world
famous FM828/FM813 series of mobiles, the FM814/FM815 series of Base
stations, and last but not least, the FM320/620 UHF CB radio, of which
close to 100,000 units haven been produced.
left Philips Australia in the late 80’s, to join Signalling Technology,
where he served for a period of 5 years, mainly in the position of
Engineering Manager. He then joined the GEC-Plessey/Sepac
Telecommunications Division in Melbourne, again as Engineering Manager,
responsible for all product and system development. It was at GPT that
he became very involved with major systems development and production,
especially concentrating on Trunked radio systems.
a GPT management decision to close down their Radio division, he took
over ownership in the early 90’s, and re-started the Company as Radio
Systems Technologies. Frits is still very active today in all aspects of
the Company’s operations, but his main interest is and remains Radio
main Engineering achievements at RST are the development of the world
famous and internationally highly successful Cell Extender and
SmartBridge product range, which he developed almost single handed,
greatly assisted by his Engineering friend and colleague Peter Stephens,
who developed all the software for these products.
RST has been acquired by the JRD Group, Frits continues his valuable
involvement as a Consulting Engineer and Specialist Advisor.
Peter Stephens B Engineering Software
Software Engineer Consultant
Stephens through Stephens Micro Systems P/L has provided electronic
engineering services to a broad range of industries, including
Automotive, Automation, Building Management, and Communications since
Stephens Micro Systems P/L has evolved from microprocessor based systems
to include general hardware design, interfacing, DSP, PC based service
software, analytic hardware & software systems.
has worked very closely with RST almost since its inception, and he is
the prime software source of almost all RST’s products and systems.