FRANKLIN E. (FRANK) LAY – VE4ZN QCWA # 9392
Education / Employment History
1959 - Dept of National Defence – Ottawa – civilian electrical engineer
Transport Canada (Winnipeg, Manitoba) – started as Superintendent, Maintenance and Operations Division. Promoted to Regional Superintendent, Maintenance and Operations Division.
1974 - Transport Canada (Ottawa Headquarters) – Chief, Maintenance and Operations Division. Promoted to Director - General, Telecommunications and Electronics – Air. Later transferred back to Winnipeg.
1985 - Transport Canada (Winnipeg, Manitoba) - Retired as Administrator, Central Region.
1958 - Call sign VE3MB in Ottawa. Rig then was 20W exciter, home-brew 4-250 amplifier and NC-300 Receiver.
1974 - had call sign VE3ZN.
Member of OVMRC and served as Technical Advisor (1958).
Member of QCWA and Chapter 70, while in Ottawa.
1986 - In retirement, spent winters in Florida. Member of Daytona Beach Amateur Radio Association.
Life Member of Manitoba Amateur Radio Museum.
Frank passed away October 18, 2009 in Selkirk, Manitoba at the age of 80 years.