Thomas (Bud) Jones VE3ET QCWA # 10908  (SK)

 


Bud grew up in Winnipeg.

 

Education / Employment History

 

Bud’s his first employment was repairing radios in Winnipeg..

1939-1946 - Royal Canadian Navy. Discharged with rank of Lieutenant (N).

1946-1949 - Canadian Pacific Airlines

1949- Joined Department of National Defence – Electronic Standards Officer

 

Amateur Radio History

 

Bud’s initial interest in amateur radio was in building things. In the depression that also meant building many of the parts. His interest in building remained until his death.

 

1936 – First licensed in Winnipeg.

 

1949 – Assigned call sign VE3ET upon moving to Ottawa.

 

Bud was a member of Quarter Century Wireless Association and served as a Director of Chapter 70 in 1981-1982.

 

Bud passed away on Oct 20, 1993 at the age of 75 years

 

 

Biography prepared by VE3XK.                                                                                                                                                             2010-10-25