Brian B. Carlin, KB6NVH
22 August 2008
At age 49 of a stroke at Marian Hospital, Santa Maria.
Brian graduated from UCSB in 1983 with a BS is Computer Science. He
was fluent in many computer languages and was hired by Apple Computer
at Cuppertino as a Senior Programmer Analyst. After retiring back to
Santa Barbara was a member of the technical staff at SBRC. Brian was
widely known amongst the Santa Barbara MacIntosh User's Group where
he was a Board member. His skill's with all models of the Apple
Computer were widely known and his knowledge was sought out by Mac
user's throughout Santa Barbara.
His gift of memory and world events was never challenged. A Civil War
Historian who could describe each event as though it were yesterday.
As a world history buff Brian would always draw from historical
military battles going back hundreds of years and compare them to
While not very active in Amateur Radio Brian's close friends were
many Amateur Radio Operators. In the early days of the WD6GNG "skunk
works" Brian worked closely with Gene Nicholson, W6YJO, and the
Brian was single and leaves his brother Steve, K6PX, of San Diego.
RIP Brian B. Carlin, KB6NVH, SK