National Capital Chapter 70 - Ottawa, Canada
Luc Pernot - QCWA #36674
Luc grew up in the Ottawa area.
Education / Employment History
- 1978-1980 - Algonquin College - Electronic Engineering Technician Diploma
- 1980-2012 - Canadian Television Network (CJOH-TV) part of Bell Media
- 1980-1983 - Central Equipment Area Maintenance Technician - shift work
- 1983-1984 – General Maintenance Technician
- 1984-1986 – Studio Systems Maintenance Technician also required technical support during Live and Recorded Studio Productions.
- 1986-2012 – Transmitter Maintenance Technician, responsible for the alignment, repair and maintenance of Microwave Radio Systems, TV RF Power Transmitters serving the coverage area of CJOH-TV (Ottawa, Cornwall, Montreal West, Kingston, Belleville, Pembroke).
- 2002 - Promoted to Transmitter Maintenance Supervisor.
- Courses at CTV: 1985 - Chyron Character Generation Equipment; 1998 - Larcan TT10 Series Transmitters; 2008 - Tandberg Satellite Transmission Encoder and Decoder Systems, 2011 - Harris Digital Television Transmitters
- 2012 – Retired from CTV
- 2015-2015 - AVB Integration Services Inc.- Upgrading the system core of the House of Commons from Standard Definition TV to High Definition TV.
Amateur Radio History
- 1990 - First licensed as VE3LJC. Then acquired VA3LUP and now VE3JGL
- Station includes: Yaesu FT-857D remote-controlled with Ham Radio Deluxe and Skype.
- Also have Kenwood TS-830S and TS130S transceivers.
- Antennas: M2 20M4DX 4 Element Monoband yagi at 16M, and W8NX 40-80-160M Inverted V.
- Interests: Building amateur radio equipment, transmitters, amplifiers, transverters. Also Alpine skiing, Golf and Motor Mechanics
- Member of VE2CRO, VE2REH and VE3RIX clubs.
- 2015 – Joined QCWA and Chapter 70. Awarded 25 Year Licensed pin at May 2016 Dinner Meeting.