National Capital Chapter 70 - Ottawa, Canada

VE3BBM Biography

Ralph Cameron - QCWA# 8805



Education / Employment History

Amateur Radio History

Additional Information

Former member of North Bay A.R.C., London A.R.C., Skywide A.R.C. and Champlain Repeater Association.

Life member Ottawa Valley Mobile Radio Club and current member Ottawa Amateur Radio Club, Society of Wireless Pioneers, Antique Wireless Association, Morse Telegraph Club, Ottawa Vintage Radio Club and Radio Amateurs of Canada.

For 14 years served as Radio Amateurs of Canada delegate to RABC EMC Committee and was chairman of that committee for two years.

Wrote "CROSSWAVES" column in The Canadian Amateur for 12 years and devoted 35 years to resolving RF Interference/EMC related problems for amateurs and commercial clients.

The Ralph Cameron Laboratory at University of Vermont, E.M. Luce Center for Speech and Hearing studies is the result of the successful consultation which resulted in considerable savings during construction of their new language training facilities.

Have consulted on problems associated with proximity of transmitters to consumer electronics and assisted Industry Canada in resolving these conflicts.

Have acted as a Court "expert witness" in two legal cases involving lack of EMC in consumer electronic equipment.

Awarded CRRL Radio Amateur of the Year in 1986 and the RAC Award of Honour in 1993.

Currently volunteer as an operator at the Diefenbunker Museum.

From time to time enjoy disposing of amateur radio estates, which provides first opportunity to acquire collectibles.

Member of QCWA and one of the twenty-one Charter Members of Chapter 70.

Served as Vice President in 1996. Received the QCWA Century Certificate at the Chapter 70 September 2003 dinner meeting and QCWA “65 Year Licensed” Golden Certificate and lapel pin at the May 2012 dinner meeting.

Was in charge of prizes in the QCWA 2004 International Convention Organizing Committee. At that convention gave a presentation on “Airborne Equipment”.