From Lackland, Nolan moved on to Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, for technical training as a teletype and keypunch operator, one of the early functions of the communications career field.
What does KPO stand for?
KPO stands for Keypunch Operator
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See other definitions of KPO
We have 19 other meanings of KPO in our Acronym Attic
- Kodak Photonet Online
- Klaserie Private Nature Reserve (South Africa)
- Kitt Peak National Solar Observatory
- Kaiser Permanente Napa Valley Marathon (est. 1979)
- Kaiser Permanente Northwest Region (Center for Health Research; Portland, OR)
- Kaizen Promotion Officer (Japanese: Improvement Promotion Officer)
- Kanagawa Philharmonic Orchestra (est. 1970; Japan)
- Kenai Peninsula Orchestra (Alaska)
- Kensington Philharmonic Orchestra (UK)
- Key Performance Objective
- Kirin Plaza Osaka (Osaka, Japan)
- Knowledge Process Outsourcing
- Knowledge Project Officer (job; US DoD)
- Kommunistische Partei-Opposition (German: Communist Party Opposition; Germany)
- Kotipu Place Observatory (New Zealand)
- Pohang, South Korea - Na (Airport Code)
- Kommunistische Partei Österreichs (Austrian Communist Party)
- Kansas Peace Officers Association
- Keene Police Officers Association (New Hampshire)
- Kentucky Peace Officers' Association (est. 1935)
Samples in periodicals archive:
She worked for Timex as a keypunch operator in Waterbury for many years.
She started as a keypunch operator at Union Oil, then moved to PG&E and was promoted to a supervisory position.
But each day, thousands of new tickets filled the bin faster than keypunch operators could enter the data.
However, no attempt was made to write standards and guidelines for us poor old assembly programmers, so we continued to name fields in the shortest way possible to ease the chore of desk-checking code when it came back from the keypunch operator.
Any number of errors can be introduced at any stage of the process: A sheet might get lost between counting and data entry, the counter might write the count next to the wrong item number, the counter might write the wrong item number or the keypunch operator might mistype the item number or count or not be able to read the counter's writing.
Only 26% indicated that the majority of their returns are still entered by keypunch operators.
It could be lost, or the keypunch operators suddenly found 30,000 dumped in their laps at once.