The meeting was held at the Sobey’s in Kanata (March Rd. location). The following people were present:
The meeting was opened by the President, Clayton Smith (VE3IRR), at 19:30 hours. 5 visitors were in attendance.
The Secretary, (VE3AX), introduced the minutes of the September meeting. Moved by the Secretary (VE3AX) that the minutes be approved; seconded by Bert (VE2ZAZ). The Motion was carried.
$739.78 in the bank.
Vice President’s Report
Speakers are booked to the end of the year and also from Feb to June 2017. The speaker next month will be Dave Conn VE3KL. The subject will be designing HF antennas, RF transformers and common mode chokes as a unified system.
Doug mentioned that we have to be out of the meeting room by 9:30pm as the store closes at 10pm. Randy (VE3AX) presented the motion to change the start time from 7:30PM to 7pm and was seconded by Bert (VE2ZAZ) The motion was carried.
Bert suggested the possibility of finding a restaurant close by.
Reports / Project Updates
Doug gave an update on the beacons.
Ken VA3KA is trying to connect to Bert. So far he has not been successful.
- Randy: mentioned the Longueuil hamfest
- Bert: mentioned the Deerfield hamfest
- Wayne: showed a small UHF preamp
The speaker this evening was Bryan VE3QN and the topic was the 5 W’s of International Radio Regulations.
The President observed that there being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 21:12pm.