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(10) October 2011

PRINCE EDWARD RADIO CLUB

VA3PEC

c/o C.A. Law RR#2 96 Goodman Crescent, Milford ON K0K 2P0

BAYBRIDGE NET, 7:30 pm TUESDAY VE3TJU 146.730

WEBSITE: http://www.peradioclub.ca/

Executive:

President: Art, VE3SQG, Art.Sinclair@sympatico.ca   

Vice-President: Kevin, VA3THB kevin.maylin@essroc.com

Treasurer: Al, VE3LAW, ve3fz@rac.ca                        

Secretary: Peter, VE3UR, ve3ur@arrl.net

 

Minutes of Prince Edward Radio Club – October 13th   2011

 

ATTENDANCE: Dave VE3UGT, Matthew VE3OCC, Bill VA3WOW,

Ian VE3EP, Tim VE3UO, Art VE3SQG, Peter VE3UR, Gilbert VA3NQ, Doug VE3ZDG

Brian VA3BRW, Joe VA3JLF, Kevin VA3THB, Al VE3FZ, Gary VE3IVU, Ralph VE3CSU, David VE3STI, Bob VE3QWB

 

 

Art VE3SQG called the meeting to order at 7:40 pm

 

OPERATING ACTIVITY

 Art VE3SQG spoke about recent DX operations including T32C.

He noted that the high bands where quite active with contacts in the Azores, and Algeria.

Activity is also picking up on 6m.

 

Approval of  minutes meeting September 1 2011.

It was noted that the meeting date was written as August in the minutes

Moved: Gilbert VA3NQ Seconded: Kevin VA3THB “That the minutes be accepted as amended. Carried

 

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ARES Report

Bill VA3WOW spoke about the district ARES exercise to be held on October 22nd at 10:00pm.

Stations should be in place by 9:00am, with groups in Hastings Prince Edward Frontenac Counties, and the City of Kingston. A net control station using VHF and HF will be located at VA3EP’s property near Lake on the Mountain. If the VHF contacts are not possible HF will be used as a fallback method. Al VE3FZ suggested that 80m & 40m be used for the HF contacts

 

TREASURERS REPORT

Treasurer Al VE3FZ gave a financial report for the third quarter of 2011.

(ATTACHED)

 

It was moved by Bob VE3QWB and Seconded by Brian VA3BRW that the treasurers report be accepted as presented. CARRIED

Al also reported that the Hall had been booked for meetings for the next year There will be one month where the meeting will be held on the second Thursday due to a prior booking of the hall.

The RAC and ECOA Insurance was discussed at great length. Ian VE3EP suggested that the decision be postponed until the next meeting when more information could be obtained.

 

CHRISTMAS DINNER

The PERC Christmas Dinner will be held on the 10th of December. Doug will report back with more details next month.

 

NEW BUSINESS

Art VE3SQG reported that he had received a quote for two FT450d radios.

and two Samlex power supplies from Radioworld.

 

It was moved by Ian VE3EP that “PERC purchase a Yaesu FT450d and Samlex powersupply from Radioworld.” Seconded by Kevin VA3THB  CARRIED

Joe VA3JLF spoke about the “Handsfree” Legislation in Ontario and the number of provinces with similar legislation that includes an exemption for Radio amateurs. It is hoped lobbying by RAC and other groups will encourage MTO to include an exemption in the Ontario law.

The intention is that a similar successful motion at QARC will result in the two clubs having identical radios for Field Day and other joint events

 

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:55 pm

 

NEXT MEETING BLOOMFIELD TOWN HALL THURSDAY NOVEMBER 3  2011

 

  

 

 

Cash Flow Report   Prince Edward Radio Club 3Q 2011

                            

1/7/11 Through 30/9/11

 

                                              

                    Balance July 1, 2011                                                                      $2084.27

 

 

 

 

 

 

                      INFLOWS

 

                        50/50 Draw                                   17.00

                        Interest Earned                                 .05

                        Membership Dues                         50.00

                                   

                       

                      TOTAL INFLOWS                        87.05                          

 

 

                      OUTFLOWS

                       

                        Club Equipment                          141.25*

                        Telephone                                      80.94

                        Field Day Expense                     -124.15*

                        Picnic Expense                              63.50

                        Misc                                              13.71*

                       

                      TOTAL OUTFLOWS                   175.22

 

                      OVERALL TOTAL                     (108.17)                                     (108.17)

 

 

 

                        Balance Sept 30,  2011                                                               $1976.10

 

                       (Includes uncashed cheques and unposted deposits)

 

           

* PERC Banner 

* QARC share of FD Expense

* Miss Supertest QSLing

 

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