The meeting was held in Mobile Knowledge, 11 Hines Road, Kanata, ON.

The following people were present:

NameCall SignPositionMH GridRACWCARC
Barney BakerVA3BGBMemberFN25aiYesYes
Peter JagoVA3PJMemberFN25agYesYes
Graham IdeVE3BYTMemberFN25chYesYes
Jim BosVE3KEJGuestFN15vl
Clare FowlerVE3NPCMemberFN25YesYes
Andy HartVE3NVKVice PresidentFN25bhYesYes
Glenn MacDonellVE3XRASecretaryFN15djYesYes

The meeting was opened by Vice President Andy Hart(VE3NVK) at 19:30 hours.

The Vice President thanked Jeff VE3EFF and Mobile Knowledge for again providing a meeting place for the club. He welcomed one visitor, Jim Bos VE3KEJ to the meeting. Jim had learned of the club in an article in the July 21 edition of the West Carleton Review and found the meeting location on the WCARC website. Jim decided to join the club at the meeting.

Secretary's Report:
Secretary Glenn MacDonell(VE3XRA) introduced the minutes of the previous meeting, which was June 7, 2011. The July meeting was cancelled because the executive were almost all away on business or vacation, and there was no available meeting room. Moved by VE3XRA-Glenn MacDonell that the previous minutes as published on the web pages be approved. Seconded by VA3PJ-Peter Jago.
Motion approved.

Treasurer's Report:
No Report.

Vice President's Report
The Vice President reported that construction continues at the various Sobeys in the area that had histed club meetings in the past and it is not yet clear when one of the stores will have a meeting room available. He also invited members to suggest speakers for future meetings.

Old Business:

New Business:

General Reports:

Media coverage of WCARC

Jim, VE3KEJ, circulated a copy of the West Carleton Review article that had brought the club to his attention. It featured interviews with the President, Al VO1NO, and Treasurer Ken Asmus, VA3KA, and described the club's participation in the June ARRL contest. One particularly useful inclusion in the story was the address for the WCARC website. Jeff, VE3EFF, converted the clipping to a pdf file and after the Webmaster, Rick (VE3CVG) obtained permission to publish the article, it was posted on the club website.


Glenn VE3XRA described the recent expedition to FN04xa for the ARRL June QSO party.

The Vice President Andy Hart(VE3NVK) stated that there being no further business, the meeting would be adjourned. The meeting was closed at 21:20 hours.