AUGUST F. (GUS) HOLTZ – VE3VK QCWA # 29218

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Education / Employment History

1948-1953 – Royal Canadian Air Force – posted to Clinton, Ontario, Ottawa (Rockcliffe) and Winnipeg, Manitoba

1953-1963 – International Business Machines – Customer Engineering, Systems Analysis

1963-1992 - Data Processing Consultant

1992 – Retired.

 

Amateur Radio History

1949 – First licensed as VE3DAB

1949-1950 – On air using the RCAF Clinton club station VE3BER

1950-1953 - On air using the RCAF Rockcliffe club station with my own call sign VE3DAB.

1997 – Inspired by Ed VE3GX and Doreen VE3CGO, got back on the air as VE3VK, after a long period inactive.

Interests in rag-chewing and robotics experimentation.

Member of RAC.

Member of QCWA and Chapter 70. Served as Vice-President 2002-2007, stepping in as Acting President for Gerry King – VE3GK who had died while in office. Member of the Organizing Committee for the QCWA 2004 International Convention. Received QCWA “60 Years Licensed” Golden Certificate and lapel pin at the Chapter 70 May 2009 dinner meeting.

 

Biography prepared by VE3XK                                                                                                                                                                                2010-11-21