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.


Biography prepared by VE3XK with assistance from VE3KJQ                                                                                                                                                                                                Updated 2010-12-07