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(09) September 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 – September 1st 2011

 

ATTENDANCE: Dave VE3UGT, Matthew VE3OCC, Dave VE6BIR/3, Bill VA3WOW,

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

Mike VE3OX, David VE3STI

Guests Peter Wiik, Aaron Wiik

 

Art VE3SQG called the meeting to order at 7:35 pm, and introduced Peter and Aaron Wiik who are interested in becoming Hams

 

OPERATING ACTIVITY

 Art VE3SQG asked if had any DX to report, Mike VE3OX noted he had a contact with Benin TY1KS and South Sudan.

 Bill VA3WOW spoke about the Frontenac Radio Group operation from Point Petre lighthouse for Lighthouse Weekend They had to operate outside the gate of the Lighthouse but made 128 contacts.

Approval of  minutes meeting August 4 2011.

Moved: Ian VE3EP Seconded: Matt VE3OCC  Carried

 

Miss Supertest Special Event

Ian VE3EP reported that the event was very successful with 123 contacts using an AlphDelta DXCC antenna.

ARES Report

Doug VE3ZDG reported that there had been a lightning strike at the repeater site. Art had done a reset and the repeater was operating again.

Club Picnic

Art reported that 21 guests attended the Club Picnic held at Als place

 

LICENCE COURSE

Mike VE3OX spoke about the Licence course that is scheduled to start Wed  October 12th

The exam will be held on December 7th anyone who wishes to study alone and write the exam should contact Doug VE3ZDG a couple of weeks ahead of December 7th.

New Business

Art VE3Sqg and David VE3STI spoke about a possible club project, making a 2m roll up J pole,

Suggestions were also requested for other possible projects.

Mike VE3OX asked about the purchase of a club radio.

Art VE3SQG reported that a Yaesu 450 was a radio the club should consider.

Art has contacted Jack at Radioworld to see what the price would be/

The meeting adjourned at 8:40 pm

 

NEXT MEETING BLOOMFIELD TOWN HALL THURSDAY October 13th  2011

NOTE THIS IS THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH

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