The meeting was held at the Sobey’s in Kanata (March Rd. location). The following people were present:

Name Call Sign Position MH Grid RAC WCARC
Bertrand Zauhar VE2ZAZ Director FN25bk Yes Yes
Glenn MacDonell VE3XRA Member FN25dj Yes Yes
Clayton Smith VE3IRR President FN25ai Yes Yes
Doug Leach VE3XK Vice President FN25bf Yes Yes
Peter Jago VA3PJ Member FN25ag Yes Yes
Graham Ide VE3BYT Member FN25ch Yes Yes
Randy Nordlund VE3AX Secretary FN25jg Yes Yes
Robert Boyd VE3BE Visitor FN25    
Jeremy Jones VA3ZTF Visitor FN25ag Yes Yes
Andy Hart VE3NVK Treasurer FN25bh Yes Yes
Chris Bisaillion VE3CBK Member FN25ai Yes Yes
Dave Conn VE3KL Visitor FN25bh Yes  
Margaret Tidman VA3VXN Member FN25ai Yes Yes
Tyler Tidman VA3DGN Member FN25ai Yes Yes
Paul Dufresne VE3OTB Visitor FN25dh    
Paul Boltwood VE3PLE Member FN25bg Yes Yes


The meeting was opened by the President, Clayton Smith (VE3IRR), at 19:03 hours. 3 visitors were in attendance.

Secretary’s Report

The Secretary, (VE3AX), introduced the minutes of the October meeting. Moved by the Secretary (VE3AX) that the minutes be approved; seconded by Bert (VE2ZAZ). The Motion was carried.

Treasurer’s Report

19 members. $429 in the bank.

Vice President’s Report

Next month will be the Annual meeting and Christmas party.

Director’s Report


President’s Report


Old Business

Graham (VE3BYT) asked for an update on the projects. Clayton (VE3IRR) will resend the project survey as there are new members.

Reports / Project Updates


Doug gave an update on the beacons. They had been down for a couple of days. Doug (VE3XK) and Paul (VE3PLE) have been looking at setting up a 6m and 2m WSPR beacon. Doug presented a motion to use the VE3WCC callsign on the WSPR beacons. Glenn( VE3XRA) seconded. Motion was carried.



Broadband Hamnet

People are still trying to connect to the mesh. Map getting bigger – 35 stations.

New Business



  • Dave (VE3KL) talked about his NVIS antenna experiments.


The speaker Dave Conn VE3KL presented the following topic: HF Wire Antennas, EMI and Contest Stations.


The President observed that there being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 20:52.