David Coutts VA7UX ex-VE3KLX, VE3PPC QCWA # 36225
Born in Alberta but grew up in the Ottawa area.
Education / Employment History
1985 Graduated from Algonquin College with diploma in Electronic Engineering Technology.
Acquired Certified Engineering Technologist status.
1985-1989 Transport Canada North Bay Airport Radar Tech
1989-1995 Transport Canada Ottawa Airport Radar Tech
1995-2000 Transport Canada/ Nav Canada Ottawa Airport Module Maintenance Specialist
2000-2015 Canada Border Services Agency Senior Radio Specialist
June 2015 - Officially retired.
October 2015 - Relocated to Kaslo, British Columbia
Amateur Radio History
1978 Passed Amateur Radio Basic examination in Ottawa Received call sign VE3KLX
1979 Passed Amateur Radio Advanced examination
1979-1984 Served on the Executive of Ottawa Valley Mobile Radio Club as Tech Advisor. Treasurer, Vice President and then President
1980-1985 Served as Net Manager The Wise Owl Net
1980-1985 Served as Net Control of The Pot Lid CW Net and the Kingsmere Traffic Net
2010 Acquired the call sign VE3PPC after father VE3PPC became a Silent Key.
2015 - Set up HF station as VA7UX
Today main interests are QRP and CW.
2013 Joined QCWA and Chapter 70.
Bio prepared by
VE3XK with assistance from VE3KLX 2013-07-24 . Updated 2016-05-12
. Updated 2016-05-12