The meeting was held in the Kanata Room in Sobey's, at the SW corner of Hazeldean and Terry Fox Drive in Kanata.

The following people were present:

NameCall SignPositionMH GridRACWCARC
Christopher KahleGuest
Barney BakerVA3BGBSecretaryFN25aiYesYes
Bernie MadoreVA3BMZMemberFN15vzYesYes
Dean DenterVA3CDDMemberFN15wlYesYes
Tyler TidmanVA3DGNGuestFN25aiYesYes
Marc PichetteVA3DRVGuestYes
Ken AsmusVA3KATreasurerFN15wgYesYes
Kieran ShepherdVA3KSMemberFN15wgYesYes
Peter JagoVA3PJMemberFN25YesYes
Stan MadoreVA3SMMMemberFN15vzYesYes
Harold HamiltonVA3UNKMemberFN25djYesYes
Margaret TidmanVA3VXNGuestFN25aiYes
Manfred KahleVA3WKMemberFN25YesYes
Valentin DorogaVA3WOMemberFN25ciYesYes
Bert ZauharVE2ZAZMemberFN25bkYesYes
Graham IdeVE3BYTMemberFN25chYesYes
John ChristensenVE3IAOMemberFN15xiYesYes
Stephen MayneVE3LWXMemberFN15YesYes
Bill BrownVE3MMQMemberFN14paYes
Andy HartVE3NVKMemberFN25bhYesYes
Doug LeachVE3XKVice PresidentFN15wgYesYes
Glenn MacDonellVE3XRAMemberFN15djYesYes
Dale HennigarVE3XZTDirectorFN15YesYes
Alan MacPheeVE3ZTUGuestFN15Yes
Al PenneyVO1NOPresidentFN24cwYesYes
Phil St-GermainVE3CIQMemberFN15YesYes

The meeting was opened by President Al Penney(VO1NO) at 19:30 hours.

Al - VO1NO asked guests and members to introduce themselves.

Secretary's Report:
Secretary Barney Baker(VA3BGB) introduced the minutes of the previous meeting. Moved by VA3BGB-Barney Baker that the previous minutes as published on the web pages be approved. Seconded by VE3XK-Doug Leach.

Motion approved.

Treasurer's Report:
Treasurer Ken Asmus(VA3KA) reported that the club had 32 paid up members, $900.00 on hand, with outstanding bills of ?.

Old Business:
Al - VO1NO conducted the vote regarding the approval of three life memberships. All were approved.

New Business:
Al - VO1NO informed members that Jerry Sevick - W2FMI became a silent key on the 29th Nov 2009.

He also read to members the annual President's Report for 2009. For details see History Tab under 2009

Al - VO1NO presented a life membership to Phil - VE3CIQ, Manfred - VA3WK and Kieran - VA3KS. All attendees congratulated the three life members. For Pictures see Membership Tab


Al - VO1NO accepted Andy Hart as volunteer for the director position replacing Dale - VE3XZT. Approved.

Al - VO1NO accepted Glenn MacDonell as volunteer for the secretary position replacing Barney - VA3BGB. Approved.

Al - VO1NO volunteered to continue in the presidents position. Approved

General Reports:

5.8GHz Phones

Glenn - VE3XRA described the present status and his concept for future testing.


Ken - VA3KA informed members that Tyler - VA3DGN was now a member of the D-STAR team.


Dale - VE3XZT reported that all his repeaters were well.
Steve - VE3LWX reported that the 444.300MHz IRLP node was under review and may require a computer replacement.

The President Al Penney(VO1NO) stated that there being no further business, the meeting would be adjourned. The meeting was closed at 20:50 hours.

Christmas Party:

Following the meeting adjournment, a social gathering was held where much discussion ensued.