My name is Sylvain Labre (Syl) VA3SY. My QTH is Alfred, Ontario, Canada. 40 miles east of Ottawa.
My hobby of radio started in 1973 when I was 13 years old on the 27 MHZ. I passed my ham radio license in 1991 Base, Electronic Superior and 12 wpm Morse code in 1992.
I had my first call sign in 1991 and it was VE3TDG and I have VA3SY since March 2000.
I like phone but my specialty is Morse code. I had listen to lot of station and practice a lot. My QSO are 99% in CW. I have done a lot of contest since 1994. I have a lot of award like CQ WW, ARRL DX, RAC Canada Day, RAC Winter, WPX, CQ 160 Meter, VHF, Ontario QSO Party etc.
I have my HF & VHS Station, QRZ Info. I also have a Beacon Station on 6 m on 50.056 on CW.
As of today I have 10,269 QSOs with VA3SY and 11,316 with VE3TDG.
I am a member of RAC and VA3PRA Prescott Russell Amateur Radio Club.
On Nov. 27, 2019 I had a contact with one of the members of CWops, Andre EA2AJB #1048… He talked to me about the club and gave me the information. Thanks Andre.
I would like to thank my sponsor FG8NY –Jean, AA3B Bud and VE3KI Richard.
Hope to contact you on the radio.This biography is what appeared in Solid Copy when the member joined CWops.