JOHN F. HEWITT VE3PUX QCWA #34547
John grew up in northern Manitoba
Education / Employment History
1966 Arctic Radio Corporation Radio Station CFAR radio announcer;
1967-1969 - Summer mining jobs in Flin Flon and Lynn Lake to earn money for university.
1970 - University of Manitoba graduated with Bachelor of Arts degree
1970 Government of Manitoba (The Pas) Probation and Parole Officer.
1974 - The Pas (Manitoba) Health Complex - Director of Social Work
1975 - University of Regina graduated with Bachelor of Social Work,
1975 Prince Albert (Saskatchewan) Community Health Centre Program Development Officer
1979 - University of Saskatchewan graduated in Health Care Administration
1979 Health Sciences Centre (Winnipeg) Executive Director of Community Health Centre
1983 Prince Albert, SK - Executive Director of Northern Housing Development (nursing homes, housing)
1987-2008 Ontario Public Service Administrator or Executive Director of long term care institutions (Woodstock, Belleville, and Smith Falls.)
2008 Retired from last posting Administrator at Rideau Regional Centre outside Smiths Falls.
2008-2009 George Brown College Graduated (honours) from Electronic Technician program
Amateur Radio History
1964 first licensed as VE4JI in Flin Flon, Manitoba.
1977 received Advanced certificate.
Other call signs held as employment took me around the country over the years VE5BAF, VE4CS, VE5CN and now VE3PUX
Member of RAC and ARRL.
Now located near Perth on acreage suitable for growing antenna farm.
John is a member of QCWA and Chapter 70. John received his QCWA 40 Years Licensed lapel pin at the Chapter 70 November 2008 dinner meeting.
Biography prepared by VE3XK with assistance from VE3PUX 2010-11-25