PATRICK E. B. (PAT) BREWER – VE3KJQ
Education / Employment History
1976 – Ryerson University – Graduated with Bachelor of Applied Arts (Radio and Television Arts)
1976-1977 – Ryerson University – Lab Assistant
1977-1978 – VTR Productions (Toronto) – Video Editor
1978-Present – CTV Ottawa (CJOH-TV) – Video Editor
Amateur Radio History
1979 - First licensed as VE3KJQ
Member of RAC and its predecessors since 1979
Member of Ottawa Valley Mobile Radio Club and served as Treasurer (1982-1983), Vice President (1983-1984), President (1984-1985), Membership Chair (1986-1990) and Historical Chair (1991-1993).
One of the founders of the OVMRC Amateur Radio Course and taught the regulations and Morse code portions of the course for nine years.
Co-authored the text book “Amateur Radio for Beginners” published in 1992 by the OVMRC and distributed nationally by CARF and later RAC for a period of about nine years through a couple of editions.
Was also a member of the Ottawa Amateur Radio Club, the Manotick Amateur Radio Group, and the Emergency Measures Radio Group.
Life Member of QCWA and member of Chapter 70. QCWA “30 Year Licensed” lapel pin was presented at the Chapter 70 May 2009 dinner meeting.