The meeting was held over the internet via a Zoom video conference. The following people were present:

Name Call Sign Position MH Grid WCARC RAC
Charles MacDonald VA3CPY President FN25ag Yes Yes
Karen Bryden VA3IGO Member FN25ag Yes Yes
Bertrand Zauhar VE2ZAZ Secretary FN25bk Yes Yes
Luc Pernot VE3JGL Member FN25ek Yes Yes
Rémi De Cristofaro VA3DRI Member FN25 Yes Yes
Mike Kassay VE3MKX Vice-President FN14st Yes Yes
Wayne Getchell VE3CZO Director FN25dh Yes Yes
Kieran VA3KS Member - Yes Yes
Glenn MacDonell VE3XRA Member FN25dj Yes Yes
Rémi De Cristofaro VA3DRI Member FN25 Yes Yes
Ray Perrin VE3FN Treasurer FN25dk Yes Yes
Peter Jago VA3PJ Member FN25ag Yes Yes
Clayton Smith VE3IRR Member FN25ai Yes Yes
Kevin VA3RCA Visitor      
Mark VE3LU Visitor      
Ron VE3YXY Visitor      
Dave VE3YH Visitor      
Rick VA3TX Visitor      
John Kruk N9UPC Visitor      
John F VE3FDZ Visitor      
Steve VE3VSK Visitor      
Derek Christian - Visitor      
Matt VA3MGN Visitor      
Yves VA3YVE Visitor      
Don VE3WPK Visitor      
Brian VA3BAH Visitor      
John VE3FDK Visitor      
Doug VA3PSI Visitor      
Ben Sasiela VE3ST Visitor      
Andrew VA3IEG Visitor      
Paul VE3SU Visitor      
Alan VA3IAH Visitor      
John VE3TTP Visitor      
Randy VA3XFE Visitor      
Dave VA3DAC Visitor      
Tom VE3YTN Visitor      
Phil VE3HST Visitor      
Fred VE3LAF Visitor      
Norm VE3CZI Visitor      
John VA3JYK Visitor      
Andrew VE3UIN Visitor      
Norm VE3WEG Visitor      
Mike VA3MHO Visitor      
Tom VE3THR Visitor      
Wayne VE3OHS Visitor      
Rick VA3TX Visitor      
Dave VE3YH Visitor      
Jacques VA3TTZ Visitor      
Howard VE3HBH Visitor      
Dave Wendt VE3EAC Visitor      
Rick VE3ORY Visitor      
Jim Wright VE3WYO Visitor      
Tyler VA3DGN Visitor      
Paul Fleck VE3WM Visitor      
Peter VE3POA Visitor      
Ken VE3KCY Visitor      
David Beaupre VA3DZB Visitor      
Tom VE3THR Visitor      


The meeting was opened by the President, Charles (VA3CPY) at 7:17 pm. There were 45 visitors attending the meeting.

Secretary’s Report

  • Bert (VE2ZAZ) posted a draft version of the February 2021 meeting minutes on the website prior to this meeting. Moved by him that the minutes be adopted as posted on the website. Seconded by Glenn (VE3XRA). The motion was carried.
  • Bert submitted an Officers update form to the Ontario Government to make our Not-for-Profit status reflect the current list of active Club Officers.

Treasurer’s Report

  • The current bank balance is $1822.62. There is also $2,000 which is split up into two term deposits. One has a maturity date of June 21st, 2021. The other one will mature on October 21st, 2021.
  • We received a T5 slip to the amount of ($66.27). He will look into this to see whether we need to take action.
  • There are 22 members as of today. There are also three life members. Individuals can send cheque by mail to Ray (VE3FN) to his home address. Interac payment can also be made to Ray’s email (either or Receipts will be sent back by email.
  • The signing Officers information of has been submitted to the Alterna Bank. We are now waiting for updates from the Bank.

Vice President’s Report

Nothing to report.

Director’s Report

Nothing to report.

President’s Report

Things are slowly falling into place as far as dealing with electronic bank transfers. This should ease membership fee payments.


John Kruk (N9UPC), Yaesu National Sales Manager - HF Radios and History.

Old Business

Charles (VA3CPY) brought up the topic of having Club projects during the pandemic. Can we use the video meeting platform to get club projects going? A discussion followed. Consensus is that it is not easy to help troubleshoot surface mounted component electronics projects while physically distant.

Reports / Club Project Updates


No report.

New Business

No new business.

Show and Tell / Announcements

Various ham-related items were shown to the attendees.


The President observed that there was no further business; the meeting was adjourned at 9:28 pm.