National Capital Chapter 70 - Ottawa, Canada

VE3FUA Biography

Richard (Dick) Bonnycastle - QCWA# 31884



Grew up in various places in Ontario. Started tinkering with radio, TV and audio circuits in high school.

Education / Employment History

Amateur Radio History

Additional Information

Prefer experimenting to operating mostly home-brew station. Do operate some HF (CW) and 2M FM.

Member of RAC and ARRL. Provided professional comment for RAC on the Industry Canada BPL proposal.

Member of OARC. Served as Secretary (1970-1971)

Member of QCWA and Chapter 70. Served as Director of Chapter 70 (2009) and Treasurer (2010). At the Chapter 70 February 2004 dinner meeting gave a presentation “Introduction to High Performance Receivers” and at the Oct 15-17 2004 QCWA Convention

Gave a presentation on “Rechargeable Battery Types”. Received “45 Year Licensed” QCWA lapel pin at the Chapter 70 May 2010 dinner meeting.