They deal with Basic Mechanical Concepts or BMC, and with Data Communication Concepts or DCC. Again, because of the emphasis which NCR is giving to the new online and terminal units, which all work over telephone lines, we believe that it is necessary to prepare NCR technicians on telephone communication concepts. Here, we're not talking about equipment as such, but what is going on in the telephone line. How is data transmitted over telephone
lines? What is the technical language used by telephone company personnel? What problems are involved? What measuring techniques are available? In other words, just concepts. The first class on data communication concepts will be conducted by the middle of August of this year."
In order to obtain more information on the liaison job between Hawthorne and the International Technical Education Center, our reporter talked with Mike Walter, who, as mentioned before, is responsible for this activity.