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September

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 20th    2012

 

ATTENDANCE:  Art VE3SQG, Peter VE3UR, Ian VE3EP, Eric VA3EP, Dave VE6BIR

 Kevin VA3THB, Tim VE3UO, Dave VE3BIP, Doug VE3ZDG, Al VE3FZ, Joe VA3JLF

Dave VE3UGT, Ralph VE3CSU

The meeting was called to order by President Art VE3SQG at 7:35 pm

 

Operating News

Al VE3FZ talked about working the new station call signs in Kosovo, although it is not confirmed that the station is official.

 

MINUTES

It was moved by Kevin VA3THB and Tim VE3UO that the August minutes be amended to show approval of the July Minutes CARRIED

 

It was moved by Peter VE3UR and seconded by Joe VA3JLF that the Minutes of the August meeting be approved as amended CARRIED

 

PERC Christmas Party

Doug VE3ZDG spoke about arrangements for the PERC Christmas Dinner. The caterer has offered to

Host the event at her facilities rather than holding the event at the PEYC. Doug said he was willing to continue organising, but there was some doubt that the new facilities were large enough, and that the club would have to organise a liquor permit.

It was moved by Peter VE3UR and seconded by Kevin VA3THB that the event be held at PEYC again this year. CARRIED

Suggested dates are December 1st , 8th , & 15th Doug will confirm and report back to the executive.

VE3 QSL Bureau

Art VE3SQG reported that Gary Westhouse has retired from operating the VE3QSL Bureau and the position has been filled by Mike Christmas VE3XMS. See http://ontarioincomingqslbureau.ca/ for details

GUEST SPEAKER

Eric VA3EP spoke about and demonstrated some programs running on a Raspberry Pi mini computer.

See  http://ve3epp.blogspot.ca/  for more information. 

NEW BUSINESS

Art VE3SQG reported that Sean VE3VEC was trying to organise a local 2m SSB net, interested members can contact Sean for details.

Kevin VA3THB spoke about the upcoming Tall Pines Rally to be held in the Bancroft area. Ham radio Operators are needed to help out, and some accommodation is available.

 

Rally of the Tall Pines Official Address

P. O. Box 727
Downsview, Ontario
M3M 3A9
Phone: 905-851-6983
Fax: 905-851-3632

 

MEETING ADJOURNED 8:40 pm

NEXT MEETING WELLINGTON LIBRARY THURSDAY OCTOBER 18TH  2012

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