After nearly eight years of service, Ed Frazer, VE7EF, is retiring as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame (CARHOF). RAC would like to thank Ed for his years of dedicated service to the Hall of Fame and to Amateur Radio in Canada.
Taking over as Chair in September is long-time Trustee, Frank Davis, VO1HP. Frank was appointed to this position by the RAC Board of Directors at its meeting on July 27. Welcome aboard Frank!
Frank was born and raised in Carbonear in Newfoundland and Labrador and he attended Memorial University of Newfoundland and the Nova Scotia Technical College where he graduated in Electrical Engineering in 1969.
He worked in the telecommunications and the IT industry in Newfoundland for 35 years before retiring from the position of Vice-President at NewTel Communications. He is a life member of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland.
Frank was licensed as VO1HP in 1964 and is a casual contester and active DXer. His favourite bands are 160m during the winter and 6m during the summer and he is active on CW and digital modes. He is a member of Radio Amateurs of Canada, the Society of Newfoundland Radio Amateurs, the American Radio Relay League, the UK DX Foundation (CDXC), the CW Operators Club and the DXCC Honor Roll. He currently operates a low band Elecraft K3 remote station and a VO1FN Transatlantic VHF reverse beacon SDR in Freshwater, Carboneer, NL. He also uses a Kenwood TS-590SG and 30m-6m antennas on a crankup tower at home in St. John’s. He was a member of the TM100VIMY team at Vimy Ridge, France in April.
Frank is currently the RAC Deputy Director for the Atlantic Division and has served on the Board of Trustees for the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame since 2006.
Note: The nomination process to be a Member of the Canadian Amateur Radio Hall of Fame is now underway and all nominations must be received at RAC Headquarters by the end of day on September 29.
RAC MarCom Director