Sunday, 29 December 2013

December 3rd, 2013 General Meeting - Minutes

  1. Meeting held at the Sharon Temperance Hall. Called to order at 19:30. Chaired by Chris VE3NRT
  2. Introductions completed. 39 members and 1 guest in attendance
  3. Nick announced that former member Frank Storiman VE3PVJ had passed away
  4. EMCOMM Update – Russell VE3WTR
    • Frequency list has been updated. All EMCOMM members are asked to update their radios
  5. Repeater report – Steve VE3EZ
    • VE3YRA club repeater was relocated Friday Nov 22 to a new regional site. As a result, the coverage footprint has shifted to the East
    • Expect to be given the opportunity (subject to commercial agreement) to relocate back to the original site once renovations are completed
  6. Hamfest – Geoff VA3GS
    • Geoff is looking for volunteers to store coffee pots from hamfest
  7. Financial Update – John VA3JI
    • John reported on the current financial status (refer to treasurer’s report)
    • John reported on an analysis of the Hamfest income (refer to Hamfest Analysis 2013)
  8. November General Meeting Minutes - Motion by Brad VE3HII to approve November meeting minutes seconded by Doug VE3VS. Motion carried.
  9. Other business
    • Bob VE3WY reported that Rob Smith is at the Alexander Muir retirement home and would appreciate visitors
    • Doug VE3VS reported making CW, RTTY, and SSB contacts as far south as Chile on 10m, 12m, 15m and 17m. He found bands were open to the north and south.
  10. Meeting adjourned at 21:00 following the break and Christmas Social

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