Barry Allison VE3NJK QCWA # 35330



Born and raised in Peterborough Ontario.


Education/Employment History

1968 - graduated high school

1972 graduated Ryerson Polytechnical Institute (now Ryerson University) as an Electronic Technologist, Electronics major.

1972-1976 Canadian Motorola - Toronto during and after graduation

1976-1977 Canadian Motorola Edmonton.

1977-2010 - Royal Canadian Mounted Police Ottawa focused on the design of mobile radio communication systems for public safety.

The main thrust with the RCMP was designing VHF FM communications systems in various provinces and territories in Canada concluding with the largest North American P25 encrypted communications system for public safety, in the province of Saskatchewan.

2010 - retired from the RCMP


Amateur Radio History

1972 - first licensed in Toronto as VE3CUE (a very good CW call)

1977 VE6BGA in Edmonton

1981 VE3NJK. Have Advanced Certificate.

Have rovered for the VHF contests, operate HF and I like to build circuitry and antennas. Outside the amateur radio I like to work with wood and I do a fair amount of auto mechanics.


Life Member of QCWA. Received 40 Year pin at the November 2011 dinner meeting. Also hold memberships in RAC and OARC.


Biography prepared by VE3XK based on a profile by VE3NJK 2011-11-23