National Capital Chapter 70 - Ottawa, Canada

VE3KJQ Biography

Patrick (Pat) Brewer



Education / Employment History

Amateur Radio History

1979 - First licensed as VE3KJQ

Additional Information

Member of RAC and its predecessors since 1979

Member of Ottawa Valley Mobile Radio Club and served as Treasurer (1982-1983), Vice President (1983-1984), President (1984-1985), Membership Chair (1986-1990) and Historical Chair (1991-1993).

One of the founders of the OVMRC Amateur Radio Course and taught the regulations and Morse code portions of the course for nine years.

Co-authored the text book “Amateur Radio for Beginners” published in 1992 by the OVMRC and distributed nationally by CARF and later RAC for a period of about nine years through a couple of editions.

Also, a member of the Ottawa Amateur Radio Club, and the Ottawa Valley QRP Society.

Enjoy operating contests as a QRP station all modes, and higher power for non-contest operating.

Life Member of QCWA and member of Chapter 70. QCWA "40 Year Licensed" certificate and pin presented in May 2020.