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|
|Doug Leach||VE3XK||Vice President||FN25bf||Yes||Yes|
The meeting was opened by the President, Clayton Smith (VE3IRR), at 19:30 hours. There was one visitor - VE3YYG.
The Secretary, (VE3AX), introduced the minutes of the May meeting. Moved by the Secretary (VE3AX) that the minutes be approved; seconded by Doug (VE3XK). Motion was carried.
Vice President’s Report
The meeting location and speakers have all been booked till December. The speaker for July will be Clayton (VE3IRR) and he will present a recap for the June contest.
Clayton showed the results of the project survey.
Glenn (VE3XRA) gave an update on the APRS project.
Reports / Project Updates
No big changes.
- Randy (VE3AX) mentioned that a new low cost SDR rig was coming out. The RS-HFIQ. Also mentioned new WSPR software created by a Quebec Ham VA2GKA.
- Rich (VE3KI) mentioned that there were 2 new special event callsigns available for Canada’s 150th birthday. CF and CG prefixes.
- Glenn (VE3XRA) gave an update on the Robotics competition. The parents and teachers seemed interested in Ham Radio. Glenn also talked about a new SDR receiver caller Airspy and his trip to the Hamvention in Dayton, Ohio.
- Doug (VE3XK) announced that the club was given 2 DMX towers.
Tonight’s talk was the final preparations for the June contest.
The President observed that there being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 21:55.