RONALD C. (RON) POWERS – VE3FIN QCWA # 34333

 


Grew up in Ottawa

 

Education / Employment History

1957-1958 – Radio College of Canada (Toronto) – Graduated with Second Class Radiotelegraph Certificate

1958-1960 – Department of Transport – Pagwa River (Ontario) Aeradio Station – Radio Operator

1960-1963 - Department of Transport – Stirling (Ontario) Aeradio Station – Radio Operator

1963-1964 - Department of Transport – Great Whale River (Quebec) Aeradio Station – Radio Operator

1964-1970 - Department of Transport – Almonte (Ontario) Monitoring Station – Technician

1970-1975 – Department of Communications - Almonte (Ontario) Monitoring Station – Manager

1975-1980 - Department of Communications – Ottawa District Office – Manager

1980-1991 - Department of Communications – Headquarters – Frequency Assignment Technician

 

Amateur Radio History

1962 – first licensed as VE3FIN in Stirling, Ontario.

Member of Almonte Radio Relay League.

Member of Champlain Regional Repeater Association.

Serving as Instructor for the Ottawa Canadian Power and Sail Squadron (Power) Marine VHF Course.

Member of QCWA and Chapter 70. Presented with QCWA “45 Years Licensed” lapel pin at the Chapter 70 February 2010 dinner meeting.

 

Biography prepared by VE3XK with assistance from VE3FIN                                                                                                                                                  2010-12-10