From: RAC Headquarters
Date: 4 December 1999
SUBJECT: VE5EB new RAC Assistant Midwest Director.
RAC is pleased to announce the addition of James Bendle,
VE5EB as RAC's newest Assistant Midwest Director. Jim
was first licenced in 1963, and has been actively
involved with ARES as an Assistant Emergency Coordinator
and EC for the Province of Saskatchewan. Jim has been a
Net Controller and an "Elmer" and Instructor to Amateur
Like many of us, Jim came up through the ranks, starting
with a Crystal Set and progressing through
"Home-Brewing" his all-tube Mobile. Following a Degree
in Welfare, Jim spent many years helping people. He
moved to assume positions with Parks Canada, and
latterly with Health Canada.
Jim is the third Assistant Director in the Midwest
Region of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He joins Bob
Shehyn, VE5FY of Moose Jaw, SK and Adam Romanchuk, VE4SN
of Winnipeg, MB.
Jim, from Young, SK., (near Saskatoon) can be reached at