H ARMSTRONG - VE3RF QCWA # 15266 (SK)
Education / Employment History
1942-1948 Canadian Army Signals
1948-1952 Computing Devices of Canada – First employee.
1952-1959 Electronic Materiels International
1959-1963 Purdue University Indiana. Graduated with BSEE
1971 - University of Ottawa. Graduated with M Sc
1971 - until retirement Algonquin College – Head of Electricity Dept
Amateur Radio History
1940 – First amateur radio licence.
1940-1945 Off-air during WWII years.
1946 - Assigned VE3BCN in 1946.
1947-1948 Operated as VE4AA in Churchill, Manitoba while with Canadian Army Signals.
1948 - Assigned VE3RF on return to Ottawa
1959-1963 - Operated portable W9 in Indiana while at university.
1963-1965 - Operated portable W2 in Batavia, NY
1965 – Obtained Advanced and Digital licenses.
1948 – was the first licensee of VE3RC (Ottawa Amateur Radio Club)
1971 – licensee of Algonquin College station VE3FYO
Bob's death was recorded in The Canadian Amateur of August, 1990
Biography prepared by VE3XK Updated 2015-02-19