Computer Software: Ham Radio Deluxe V22.214.171.1249, Amateur Contact Log (N3FJP).
Mobile Equipment: Yaesu FT-90R, Comet CSB-770A 144/430MHz Super Gainer Whip Antenna.
Portable Equipment: Icom IC-Z1A Dual Band Handheld Transceiver with Diamond RH77CA 144/430MHz Whip Antenna.
Antennas: Windom/OCF Dipole (W8AMZ 6m - 80m) 30' high in the pines.
Member: ARRL, RAC, OMISS #9470, QCWA #28486
Celsa (my XYL), John (VE3ZOV) at the tulip festival (May 11, 2012) - Dows Lake, Ottawa.
Celsa became a dual citizen (August 17, 2011) - Canadian & American. She helps me with my Spanish contacts.
John arrives at the end of the Great Waterfront Trail (July 10, 2010) - a 720
Km, 8 day journey from Niagara-On-The-Lake (N.O.T.L.) to Riviè Beaudette.
Merlin Titanium road bike with Garmin GPSmap78s, Polar heart rate monitor, 2 bike computers, Sony digital voice
recorder, 2 marine air horns, Contour+2 high definition video camera and powerful Daytime Running Bike Lights (my design).
1964 - First licensed as VE3BLE in Cornwall, Ontario. Active on 80M - 6M and 2M mobile with a Big Wheel antenna on the car. Worked Montreal, Buffalo and Ottawa with a Heathkit Twoer (0.5W) and a 50. tower with a 13 element yagi.
1996 - After a period of inactivity and non-renewal of license obtained current call sign VE3ZOV.
Member of RAC, ARRL, QCWA #28486, PARC, OARC, OMISS #9470 and OVMRC.
Active on HF (CW, Digital, SSB) and VHF (FM, SSB).
He organized the OVMRC 1999 and 2000 Fleamarkets at the Stittsville Arena.
John is Vice President of QCWA Chapter 70. He received his '50 Years Licensed' lapel pin at the Chapter 70 May 2014 dinner meeting. John is our Chapter 70 photographer inc'l the following dinner meetings: February 2000, May 2000, September 2000, November 2000, May 2001, May 2002, November 2002, May 2003, November 2007, all dinner meetings since November 2009 as well as the QCWA Conventions in October 2000 and 2004.
December 23, 2015