KENNETH (KEN) PERRINS  VE3DWR  QCWA # 28930  (SK)

---

Education / Employment History

 

1943-1945 Royal Canadian Corps of Signals. Ken was a Radio Operator attached to the Second Canadian Armored Brigade.

1949-1965 - Bell Canada - Technician – at various locations in Ontario and Quebec

1965- 1991 - Bell-Northern Research – Technician - Ottawa

 

Amateur Radio History

 

1948 - first licensed as VE3BZL which was retained until 1953

1953 - moved to Labrador with call sign VO2V

1955 - Back in Ontario. Assigned VE3DWR

1959 - Transferred to Quebec with call sign VE2BBK

1965 - Back in Ontario and got previous call sign VE3DWR

 

He worked the HF bands and occasionally chased DX and QSL cards.

 

Ken was a member of QCWA and Chapter 70.

 

At the September 1998 dinner meeting he was presented with his “50 year Licensed” Golden Certificate and lapel pin.

 

At the September 2003 dinner meeting he was presented with his “55 year Licensed” Golden Certificate and lapel pin.

 

At the May 2008 dinner meeting he was presented with his “50 year Licensed” Golden Certificate and lapel pin.

 

Ken passed away July 5, 2008 in his 84th year.

 

 

Biography prepared by VE3XK                                                                                                                         2010-10-27