Cablesoft Engineering


Mark Bowers has been involved in RF propagation & electromagnetic's since 1966, telephony (telecom) since 1968, RF broadband since 1971, and the cable television industry since April 1973. Mark held several cable television/telephone industry posts prior to establishing Cablesoft Engineering, Inc. in 1993, including Director of Corporate Technical Planning for CenTel Cable Television (division of Central Telephone Company) in Oak Brook, IL and Corporate VP of Engineering for Warner Cable Communications in Dublin, OH. 

Mark’s education includes Radio Engineering Institute, Omaha, NE, the US Naval Nuclear Engineering School, (Vallejo, CA and Idaho Falls, ID), numerous US Naval electronics & navigation schools, and Bachelor and Master of Science Degrees in Management of Technology. Mark was a qualified ‘reactor panel operator’ on two USN nuclear powered ships; the USS Truxtun, DLGN-35, and the USS Enterprise, CVAN-65.

Mark has authored over 50 technical articles for the RF broadband industry beginning in 1987. Most have appeared in magazines such as Communications Technology (CT) Magazine, Communications Engineering Digest (CED), and {the} Broadband Library (see Downloads page for more recent articles written for the Broadband Library). Earlier articles were made available to the industry through mailed Tech Letters and some are available on the Downloads Page. Not all articles written over the years are listed on the Downloads Page, so if you have a particular subject you are researching but don't see it listed feel free to contact me.

Mark is a member of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers & International Society of Broadcast Engineers (SCTE-ISBE), the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), and a 37 year Senior Member and licensed Master Telecommunications Engineer with iNARTE, the International Association for Radio, Telecommunications, and Electromagnetics. Mark was first issued a First Class FCC License on May 23rd, 1980.