I have been on the air since 1976 and have worked many of the modes available. Presently very active with APRS, QRP and WiresX.
Have been in Emergency Services, Ontario Provincial Police (retired now) all my working life and Amateur Radio has played a large part in it. Served as the HLCol for the 116 Independant Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillary and presently am a member of the Canadian Forces Affiliate Radio Service. . Operating a Kenwood TS 2000 bearfoot into a 3 element tri-bander up about 20 metres overlooking Lake of the Woods. Several other antennas are in place at the moment and they inlcude a multi-band dipole a satellite array and a 160 full size dipole. Have a DStar Dongle on the desk here along with a Davis Weather Station and Sioux Narrows Fire Weather. Just working at the moment with several other clubs here in Northwestern Ontario to set up a wide area (Yaesu digital repeater Fusion) system. Six Digital Repeaters in place at the moment.
Outdoor enthusiast with skiing, kayaking and have cycled solo across Canada. Play a bass guitar in a local band and getting a few gigs. Great fun. Very much enjoy mobile work around Canada and the US and have travelled back roads from the Canadian Arctic to Mexico. All my family members are hams, my wife, 2 sons, and daughter-in-law.
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