KENNETH GRANT (KEN) WILLING VE3CV QCWA # 31345 (SK)
1945-1990 Crane Supply Company - Ken spent his entire forty-five year career at Crane, retiring in 1990 as Regional Manager
Amateur Radio History
1953 – First licensed as VE3CCV.
1995 – Ken applied for and received two-letter call sign VE3CV
During his fifty-six years on the air Ken operated most modes and most bands. He was particularly fond of working DX and collecting QSL cards.
Ken was a member of Ottawa Amateur Radio Club and served as President (1956-1957).
He also joined Quarter Century Wireless Association and Chapter 70. Ken was presented with his “50 Year Licensed” Golden Certificate and lapel pin at the May 2003 Chapter 70 dinner meeting.
Ken was the younger
brother of Walter (Bud) Willing VE3ANL (SK)
Ken passed away May 23, 2007.
Biography prepared by VE3XK Updated 2015-02-19