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WA3SWS Stephen E. Uhrig Surveillance expert who appeared with Gene Hackman in 1998 movie "Enemy of the State" ; "Business 2.0" calls Steve "one of the most respected surveillance and technical countermeasure specialists in the world." official web site.  See also IMDB entry; QSL card on QRZ! listing; additional details below

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Additional Information (as of 26-MAY-2003)

Here's another web reference to his bio, mentioning ham radio:

http://movieweb.com/movie/enemystate/enemy.txt

Look for his name down near the bottom.

Steve is also a Fellow in the Radio Club of America.

He is currently the primary consultant on surveillance to the upcoming
ABC Network series 'Threat Matrix.'  He wrote the pilot which is in
production now.

He is a long time personal friend of Tom Clancy.  Here is a picture of  Uhrig (l) and Clancy (r).

He is a founding member and director of the international Minox Historical Society, www.minox.org:

(specifically) http://minox.org/mhs/bios/uhrig.html


Wayne Green and he have been friends since 1972 when Green
purchased Steven's first magazine article, now at 337 published articles.

www.waynegreen.com (search for "He's become a leader in the security field")

According to:

http://www.business2.com/articles/mag/print/0,1643,17511,00.html

"Steve Uhrig is another private sigint contractor, a onetime 'spook' with U.S. Naval Intelligence who is now one of the most respected surveillance and technical countermeasure specialists in the world."

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Contact info:  

Steve Uhrig, SWS Security, Maryland (USA)
Manufacturers of electronic surveillance equipment
mailto:Steve@swssec.com  website http://www.swssec.com
telephone +1+410-879-4035, fax +1+410-836-1190
"In God we trust, all others we monitor"
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