Norm grew up in England.


Education / Employment History


In 1927 Norm passed his First Class Radio-Telegraph Certificate (#1191) 

1927-1930 - Norm worked at Northern Electric (Montreal) 

1930-1940 - Canadian Marconi Company (Montreal) - Receiver Engineer. After 1936 Transmitter-Receiver Engineering  (land, ship-shore, aviation, and police radios) 

1940-1973 - National Research Council - Radio & Electrical Engineering Division working on radio and radar electronic engineering


Amateur Radio History


1930 - First amateur licence VE2BD in Montreal 

1946 - Assigned VE3HO in Ottawa after WW II 

1959 - Obtained the Advanced Amateur Certificate of Proficiency.


Norm joined QCWA and was one of the twenty-one Charter Members of Chapter 70.


On his QCWA application form, Norm noted that he had been licensed since 1930 and enjoyed every minute of it. He wrote that in 1974 he was active on all HF bands from 160M to 10M and on 2M FM.


Norm passed away in 1977.


Biography prepared by VE3XK with assistance from VE3PU                                            2010-11-06