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