JAMES (BEN) PRICE – AD5YY QCWA #33346
Grew up in Indiana
Education / Employment History
Attended the University of Evansville IN 1968-1969 (Electrical Engineering)
Associate of Science, Northwest Vista College (Business Administration)
Employed in the information technology field since 1970. Held various positions such as: assembler programmer, applications programmer, business analyst, technical analyst, systems engineer, technical architect, product manager, data processing manager, and divisional director.
Direct experience in process control, writing operating systems, systems engineering, communication systems, network management, system architecture and design, transformation and implementation, as well as various levels of corporate management.
Currently operate JBPrice in San Antonio. JBPrice provides RF based services such as Access Control Systems, RFID and RTLS systems, and physical perimeter security systems.
Certifications and licenses:
FCC Commercial Operators License with Radar Endorsement
Certified Technical Trainer
Microsoft Certified Trainer
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
Certified Netware Engineer
First licensed in Quebec City as VE2GHF in 1981. Radio was HW-8
Held N5FLR in Houston TX. Radio was a Hallicrafters and Hammarlund setup.
Held VE3CDA in Ottawa. Radio was Yaesu FT-767GX
President of the Ottawa Amateur Radio Club 2003-2005.
RAC Director for Ontario, North and East 2005-2007
Currently hold AD5YY – San Antonio TX (Extra), and VE3CDA (Advanced).
Family hams: Ted Turner VE3LV (SK), Fred Price (KE5LGO), Dennis Cartwright (VA3DWC), Frances Cartwright (VA3FEC)
Main interest is rag-chewing.
Current member of the ARRL. Previous member of RAC.
Member of QCWA and Chapter 38 (San Antonio, TX). Former member of Chapter 70 (National Capital Region)
Contact info: ben.price@JBPrice.com, residence 210.255.1816
Biography prepared by AD5YY 2010-12-03