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Dave Bate (VA3DBJ)
Attended Bowmanville High School
Lives in Bowmanville, Ontario
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If someone doesn't like me, that's fine. But if someone doesn't like me because of someone else, or by interference of someone else, that only means I didn't mean much to them in the first place.
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Hamilton officials expect military units from many places to be part of the ceremony for the slain Argylls reservist
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One more day left of long weekend. The cold continues. Hmmm...
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Cardinals making their nest in our pine tree. The two cats keeps the male very busy.
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On May 25, 1989, the first consumer GPS devices were shipped to retailers. It was the beginning of the most successful wireless technology in history.
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The body of the soldier fatally shot at the National War Memorial is travelling toward the Highway of Heroes Friday, before he is laid to rest in Hamilton, Ont.
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Radiation protection pills will be pre-distributed to people and businesses located near nuclear plants, according to a new regulation announced by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission on Friday.
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Lenovo Canada offered discounts to customers Tuesday after thousands were outraged when their orders were abruptly cancelled by the company over a "pricing error."
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Well, sorry about that. The Camelopardalid meteor shower took place Friday night, but didn’t perform as expected. Quite a few observers saw some nice meteors, but the 100-400 per hour never materialized. Predicting meteor showers, even established ones, can be hard. Sometimes it works, and sometimes it fizzles. This one,...
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Education
  • Bowmanville High School
    1977 - 1981
  • Granton Institute of Technology
    Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement, 1990 - 1992
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When not working, I spend time with my amateur/scanner radios, photography, astronomy and relaxing.
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An I.T. professional for 20+ years with Rogers Communications and IBM, a licensed Amateur Radio operator (VA3DBJ), a member of RadioReference.com and a certified CANWARN storm spotter. I have been dabbling with photography for the past couple of years (thanks to my daughter).


Former member of the 279 Sea Cadet Corp Bowmanville, 173 Air Cadets Sqn Trenton, 2818 Army Cadets Belleville. Formerly the SysOp of the SpaceLodge BBS and former member of FidoNet.

My main Circles that I focus on are:
- Photography
- Amateur Radio/Scanner
- Astronomy/Science
- Weather/Storm Chasing/CANWARN
- IT Tech/Google/Android
- Military/Police/EMS
- Fitness/Exercise/Gym
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Survived High School, military training and 4 kids.
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IT Support - Amataur Radio (VA3DBJ) - CANWARN Severe Weather Spotter - Photography - Father
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Bowmanville, Ontario
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Ajax, Ontario - Trenton, Ontario - Cornwallis, Nova Scotia
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Most significant airlift in CAF history
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A new chapter in the Canadian Armed Forces' history book has been written in the skies between CFB Trenton and the Philippines.

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Veterans give government the cold shoulder on day of solemn ceremony
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Ottawa sending DART to Philippines after deadly storm
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Canada is sending members of its Disaster Assistance Response Team to the Philippines to aid the emergency response in the typhoon-battered

Canadian government not fulfilling obligation to veterans: advocate
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A veterans advocate says the Canadian government is not showing the same dignity to the country's injured soldiers as it once did.

Veteran's widow willing to break law to wear war medals, honour late hus...
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As a tribute to her late husband, Medrienn Ferris intends to participate in Charlottetown’s Remembrance Day ceremony on Monday by wearing th

Canadian doctors looking into effects of bomb blasts on brains of soldiers
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Google Search app improvements could be coming next week
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A nice place away from the city.
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Sometimes they don't have enough people on cash, yet there are a lot hanging around talking in the Electronic Section.
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