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November

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 – November 15th 2012

ATTENDANCE: Ian VE3EP, Eric VA3EP, Kevin VA3THB, Tim VE3UO, Dave VE3BIP, Doug VE3ZDG, Al VE3FZ, Joe VA3JLF, Dave VE3UGT, Keith VA3KRV, Charles VA3CQQ,

The meeting was called to order by Kevin VA3THB at 7:35 pm

Al VE3FZ acted as secretary

New Amateur
Kevin VA3THB welcomed Charles VA3CQQ to the meeting. Charles recently passed his exam with HF privileges after completing the latest radio course.
MINUTES
It was noted minutes for the October meeting were not available although the financial statement for the 3rd quarter had been sent to all members.
 
CLUB INSURANCE
It was moved that the club renew its liability insurance and RAC club affiliation for 2013 at an estimated cost $247.58. Moved Al VE3FZ, Seconded Doug VE3ZDG - CARRIED

FINANCIAL SIGNING AUTHORITY

Currently signing authority is vested in two officers - President and Treasurer. A motion was made to add the Vice-President for a total of three. Moved Ian VE3EP, Seconded Doug VE3ZDG - CARRIED
DONATION TO LIBRARY
The club uses the facilities of the Wellington Library at no cost. It was moved that a donation of $100 be made to the library in appreciation of their support. This was done for the city when we were using the Bloomfield Town Hall at no charge. Moved Joe VA3JLF, Seconded Doug VE3ZDG - CARRIED
 
PERC Christmas Party
Doug VE3ZDG spoke about arrangements for the PERC Christmas Dinner. It will be at the Picton Yacht Club , Saturday December 8 at 7pm. The cost will be $25 per person. All those planning to attend are asked to inform Doug asap via e-mail dmonk@kos.net
 
AMATEUR CALL DATABASE
Doug VE3ZDG is assisting in improving the accuracy of the amateur callsign database. He reviewed a list of entries at the meeting to determine their status
ARES REPORT
A new EC has been named for the Loyalist District George Williams VE3SIQ. He replaces Bill Milligan VA3WOW. Bill's effective contribution to the organizing and administration of the District was recognized by the attendees.
 
BAY BRIDGE NET
Tim VE3UO recommended and it was agreed, subject to ratification at next week's QARC meeting, that the net not be held on December 25th as it is Christmas Day. It was further recommended that the next session on New Years Day be held as an informal one with those wishing to participate on that day. The first scheduled net will be January 8, 2013. Tim will alter and publish the net controller schedule to reflect this.
 
50/50 DRAW
The draw was won by Charles VA3CQQ in the amount of $10.50
 
GUEST SPEAKER
Keith VA3KRV presented the results of his restoration of a circa 1924 Radiola 3 broadcast receiver for Ian VE3EP. His powerpoint presentation covered both the social and business environment in which the radio was sold and used as well as the technical aspects. It generated much discussion and many questions. The attendees expressed their appreciation for a very informative and entertaining presentation.
MEETING ADJOURNED 9:15 pm

NEXT MEETING WELLINGTON LIBRARY THURSDAY December 20 2012

(note: THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELLED)

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