YING-KEUNG (YING) HUM – VA3YH  QCWA  # 33148


 

Ying grew up in Hong Kong, China.

 

Education / Employment History

1979 – University of Waterloo – Graduated with B.A.Sc Electrical Engineering

1980 - Licensed as Professional Engineer of Ontario.

1979-1984 – Mitel Corporation – SX5, SX20, SX200 Test Engineering and Skyswitch Division.

1984-1989 – Canadian Marconi Company (Ottawa) – Avionics Division – GPS Receiver and Phased Array Antenna

1989–1990 – Bell Northern Research – Digital Radio Group.

1990 - Piconet, Inc – President

1991 - Global Satellite Inc (Hong Kong) – Consultant

1991 - Satellicast Inc – VP of Research and Development

1992 - Precise 92 – President

2009 - Kimberley Optical Lab - Owner

 

Amateur Radio History

1976 – First licensed as VE3FUB in Kitchener/Waterloo while at university. 

1980 – Advanced Certificate.

Also hold call sign VA3HUM  and licensed as VA3YH/VR2 in Hong Kong

Member of:

Radio Amateurs of Canada (Life member),

Ottawa Amateur Radio Club,

Ottawa Amateur Radio Digital Group (D-Star Network System Administrator),

Ottawa Valley QRP Society,

QRP Amateur Radio International Club.

 

Ying is also a member of QCWA and Chapter 70. He was presented with his QCWA “30 Years Licensed” lapel pin at the Chapter 70 September 2006 dinner meeting. He gave a presentation on “Software-Defined Radio for Receiving HF DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale) Signals” at the Chapter 70 September 2010 dinner meeting.

 

Biography prepared by VE3XK with assistance from VA3YH                                                                         2010-11-08