The meeting was held in the Kanata Room at Sobey’s, on the SW corner of Hazeldean and Terry Fox Drive in Kanata. The following people were present:

Name Call Sign Position MH Grid RAC WCARC
Clare Fowler VE3NPC Member FN25dj Yes Yes
Bertrand Zauhar VE2ZAZ Director FN25bk Yes Yes
Wayne Getchell VE3CZO Member FN25 Yes Yes
Clayton Smith VE3IRR President FN25ai Yes Yes
Andy Hart VE3NVK Treasurer FN25bh Yes Yes
Doug Leach VE3XK Vice President FN25bf Yes Yes
Glenn MacDonell VE3XRA Secretary FN25dj Yes Yes


The meeting was opened by the President, Clayton Smith (VE3IRR), at 19:30 hours.

Secretary’s Report

The Secretary, Glenn MacDonell (VE3XRA), introduced the minutes of the November meeting. Moved by the Secretary that the minutes be approved; seconded by Doug Leach (VE3XK). Carried.

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer, Andy Hart (VE3NVK) reported that the current bank balance was $508 and as of the August meeting the club had 22 paid up members.

Vice President’s Report

The Vice President, Doug Leach (VE3XK) reported that speakers have been arranged for all meetings through June. In January Ralph Cameron will speak on Cold War Radio Communications from the Diefenbunker.

Director’s Report


President’s Report


Old Business

Members discussed possible project options and will finalize the decision at the next meeting.

Reports / Project Updates


Doug Leach reported that the beacons were all set up for the winter and continue to operate well.



Broadband Hamnet

Bert Zauhar, VE2ZAZ, reported that a new sytem is released and the hardware downtown has been updated.

New Business


Annual General Meeting

The President delivered a report on the year’s activities.

Members noted that the bad weather had led to a lower than usual turn out for the meeting.

Bert Zauhar moved to defer the election of officers to the January meeting, seconded by Andy Hart. Carried.


The President observed that there being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 20:30 hours and the members took part in the annual Christmas social.