From: RAC Headquarters
Date: April 2, 2001
Subject: RAC appoints New Awards Manager
RAC President Kenneth Oelke today announced the
appointment of Dave E Reid VE6BIR, as RAC Awards
Manager replacing Russ Wilson VE6VK, who recently retired
from the position.
Dave was first licensed in May of 1961 as VE2BIR, and has
been an active Amateur since. Dave has held calls VE3EZZ,
VE4RF, VE3OOL, and currently, VE6BIR. His main operating
interests are casual DX chasing and contesting, much of it done
QRP style using an Argonaut 509.
Dave is a Professional Engineer, and graduated from Queen's
University in 1965. He joined TransCanada PipeLines in 1967,
and retired from that organization, as Vice President of
Engineering and Construction, in July of 1998.
For further information regarding RAC Awards, see