Dave has been an Amateur for 30 years and is active on the HF bands, mainly on CW. He has been actively involved in teaching classes for both the Basic and Advanced Amateur certification courses for the Saskatoon Amateur Radio Club, and is the RAC Assistant Midwest Director for the Saskatoon Area. He is employed at the University of Saskatchewan as an IT Manager.
In addition Dave has been preparing the Section Reports for the Saskatchewan Section in The Canadian Amateur for former Section Manager Summer Hartzfeld, VE5SDH, who sadly became a Silent Key on August 9, 2018 at age 44.
A Tribute article to Summer is provided in the September-October 2018 issue of The Canadian Amateur magazine.
Doug Mercer, VO1DM CEC
RAC Vice-President and Community Services Officer