Norm Hagan VE3VY    QCWA #35953

Education / Employment History

Attended elementary and high schools in Montreal, Quebec

Graduate, Electronic Engineering Technology

1943 – 1946 Anglo American Telegraphs – Trans-Atlantic Cable Operator – Montreal, QC

1947 – 1952 Canadian Pacific Telegraphs – Maintenance Technician – Montreal, QC

1952 – 1971 Quebec North Shore and Labrador Railway –

Supervisor of Maintenance/Installation Communications.

Supervisor of Communications and Railway Signals

1972-1980 Superintendent of a major Iron Ore palletizing plant – Sept Iles, QC

1981-1986 Alberta Government Public Works – Edmonton, AB

Manager of Technical Support Services

Director of Support Services, reporting to the Assistant Deputy Minister

Private consultant to Supply & Services Canada and National Research Council of Canada


Amateur Radio History

1947 - First licensed as VE2NL.

1981– Call Sign VE6ANZ.

1985 – Assigned call sign VE3ANZ after move to Westport, Ontario.

2000 – Call Sign VE3VY.

Active in Lanark/North Leeds Amateur Radio Emergency Service Group.

Served as ARES District Emergency Coordinator 2004-2007.

RAC Certified Emergency Coordinator 2005

Spouse Helen’s call sign is VE3BNZ


Joined QCWA and Chapter 70 in 2012.


Norm passed away at Ottawa Civic Hospital July 17, 2016 at age 88


Biography prepared by VE3XK with assistance from VE3VY                                                                                          2016-09-10