THOMAS C. (TOM) BARTELLO – VE3ELM QCWA # 30787
Grew up in Toronto
Education / Employment History
1959 - Graduated from Ryerson Institute of Technology as Electronic Engineering Technologist
1959-1963 - Department of National Defence – Canadian Armament Research and Development Establishment (Valcartier, Quebec)
1963-1968 – Computing Devices of Canada (Ottawa)
1968-1978 – Department of Energy Mines & Resources
1978-1993 - Department of Supply & Services - Procurement Division as Director of Procurement
Amateur Radio History
1956 - First licensed as VE3ELM in Toronto.
1957 - Advanced Amateur Certificate.
Operate on all bands 80M - 10M (SSB and CW) and on 2M/70CM (FM). Share station with wife Celia - VA3CRJ.
Member of Radio Amateurs of Canada, Almonte Amateur Radio Club (ARES), and Champlain Regional Repeater Association (VE3STP).
Also a Life Member of QCWA and Chapter 70. Served as Chapter 70 Secretary 2006-2007. Received “60 Years Licensed” Golden Certificate and lapel pin at the Chapter 70 May 2006 dinner meeting.
Tom passed away Oct 26, 2016
Biography prepared by VE3XK with assistance from VE3ELM 2010-12-10 Update 2016-10-28