From: RAC Headquarters
Date: February 20, 2002
Subject: VE9HC new AD
John Bartlett, VE1OZ, Director Atlantic Canada is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Hugh Clark, VE9HC, as Assistant Director Atlantic Canada.
Hugh was born in Hartland, New Brunswick and has enjoyed a long association with radio, both professionally and as an Amateur. In addition to a Commercial Operator's Certificate, Hugh obtained his Amateur Certificate in 1957, his Advanced Certificate in 1958 and his Digital Certificate in 1981, and he has been active from several locations across Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick.
Over the years, Hugh has acted as ARRL/CRRL Emergency Coordinator for various regions of Quebec and Ontario, and until recently was active with the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization. He has been a net control station for most of the Maritime, Quebec and Ontario networks at one time or another and operates on all HF bands, and on 6 and 2 meters, SSB, CW and FM.
One of Hugh's Industry Canada assignments included Policy Officer where he assisted in the preparation of the new amateur certification and examination structure that was introduced in 1990. Then in 1994, after 35 years of service with the Government of Canada, Hugh returned to his beloved Hartland where he now resides with his wife Jean.
Hugh is a member of his local Carleton County Amateur Radio Club, Radio Amateurs of Canada and the ARRL.