Roy Blake's Home Page
Welcome to my home page
I'm a Professor at Niagara
College in Welland, Ontario, Canada, teaching in the electronics
and photonics engineering technology and technician programs. I specialize
in electronic and fiber-optic communication systems, but have also taught
courses in electronic fundamentals, audio and video systems, and test equipment.
I have written four textbooks:
Electronic Communication Systems and Wireless Communication
Technology are distributed by
Nelson in Canada and by Delmar
in the United States. They are available online from Chapters/Indigo.ca and Amazon.ca in Canada and from Amazon.com in the United States and other
- Basic Electronic Communication, West Publishing Co., copyright
- Comprehensive Electronic Communication, West Publishing
Co., copyright 1997
- Wireless Communication Technology, Delmar, copyright 2001
- Electronic Communication Systems, 2nd edition, Delmar, copyright
Electronic Communication Systems is available in the Niagara College
Electronic Communication Systems is actually the second edition
of Comprehensive Electronic Communication. Basic Electronic
Communication and Comprehensive Electronic Communication
have been superceded by Electronic Communication Systems.
Current Technical Interests
- Personal Communication Systems (PCS)
- Fiber Optic Networks
- Internet Applications, particularly in technical education
- Amateur Radio, particularly packet radio. My call sign is
VE3OQP. I'm active in the Niagara College
Amateur Radio Club
On a More Personal Note
I live in Welland with my wife Penny and two children.
We enjoy camping, boating and cycling as a family.
How to Reach Me
phone: 905-735-2211 ext.7625
Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technoloy
300 Woodlawn Road
This page updated June 4, 2004..
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