Minutes of the Regular Meeting on June 18, 2018
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||Member||FN25bh||Yes||Yes|
The meeting was opened by the President, Clayton Smith (VE3IRR), at 19:02 hours. 2 visitors were in attendance.
Randy (VE3AX) introduced the minutes of the May meeting posted on the WCARC website and moved that the minutes be approved as posted. The motion was seconded by Bert (VE2ZAZ). The motion was carried.
We have 30 paid up members and the bank balance is $1,016.
Vice President’s Report
The speaker for July is Bryan Rawlings (VE3QN) and the subject is “A Wire to the New World.” The speaker for August will be VE3HX, and September VE2ZAZ.
Tonight’s speaker is Clayton Smith (VE3IRR) and the subject is “Recap of the 2018 June VHF Contest.”
Doug (VE3XK) mentioned that all of the test equipment had been received, and the replacement screen for the VNA which had been damaged during transit had been shipped by air mail.
Reports / Project Updates
Doug reported that the 6m and 70cm beacon are presently down. They will be looked at once Wayne is available.
Bert (VE2ZAZ) mentioned that some tests were done at the Camp Fortune transmitter site. The tests were not conclusive because of foliage.
- Doug (VE3XK) mentioned that his KPA500 amplifier had been damaged during the contest and was asking that the club be responsible for the repairs. Clayton (VE3IRR) moved that once the amplifier is repaired that the club reimburse the cost up to $500. If the repairs exceed $500 it will be discussed at a later meeting. Andy (VE3NVK) seconded the motion. The motion was carried.
- Clayton asked that the club reimburse Ray (VE3BVV) for his expenses during the contest. A $50 cheque was sent to him.
Announcements / Show & Tell
Roger (VA3EGY) presented himself to the group.
The President observed that there being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 20:59.