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|
|Doug Leach||VE3XK||Vice President||FN25bf||Yes||Yes|
The meeting was opened by the President, Clayton Smith (VE3IRR), at 19:05 hours. 2 visitors were in attendance.
Randy (VE3AX) introduced the minutes of the April meeting as posted. Moved by Randy (VE3AX) that the minutes be approved; Seconded by Doug (VE3XK). The motion was carried.
We have 22 paid up members and $842.91 in the bank.
Vice President’s Report
The speaker next month will be Clayton VE3IRR, and the subject will be the recap of the June VHF contest.
Paul (VE3PLE)’s health is putting his antenna upgrade on hold for now.
Reports / Project Updates
Nothing special to report for the beacons. The 2m WSPR beacon is waiting for new software updates to improve the signal.
The mesh is still growing.
Glenn (VE3XRA) talked about the Heliax which was brought back from the NEWS conference and if the club was willing to buy it. It was decided to wait until the missing connectors were bought and then finalize everything. Harrie (VE3HYS) talked about the VE3WCC digipeater.
- Glenn (VE3XRA) mentioned the Rideau Lakes cycling event and was looking for volunteers.
- Clayton (VE3IRR) mentioned that volunteers were needed for the contest site setup and take down.
- Randy (VE3AX) talked about some of the good buys at the Smith Falls hamfest and the 100W VHF and UHF amplifiers that can be found on eBay.
- Glenn and Randy talked about the NEWS conference in Connecticut.
The speaker tonight is Clayton (VE3IRR) and the subject is the preparation for the June contest.
The President observed that there being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 21:26.