Minutes of the Regular Meeting on June 19, 2017
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|
|Remi De Cristofaro||VA3DRI||Visitor|
The meeting was opened by the President, Clayton Smith (VE3IRR), at 19:03 hours. One visitor was in attendance.
Randy (VE3AX) introduced the minutes of the May meeting as posted. Moved by Randy (VE3AX) that the minutes as posted be approved; Seconded by Peter (VA3PJ). 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 Jeremy (VA3ZTF), and the subject will be Grounding & Bonding.
Jeremy (VA3ZTF) gave information about field day.
Reports / Project Updates
The 2m WSPR beacon is working fine. No issues with the other beacons.
The mesh is still growing.
No new business items.
- Wayne (VE3CZO) talked about the connector issues for the 1.25inch heliax. Also mentioned the modifications done to the club’s 6m beam.
- Randy (VE3AX) has volunteered to work on the 6m antenna in order to improve the performance. He also talked about his challenges operating from his home station during the contest. He also showed his Packrat 10 MHz GPS referenced oscillator.
- Glenn (VE3XRA) showed his new antenna analyzer which is a single port VNA which works from 137-2700 MHz.
The speaker tonight is Clayton (VE3IRR) and the subject is the recap of the June contest.
The President observed that there being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 21:02.