Jan 11, 2000 at
VE3MRJ, Bob VA3MCK, Dave VA3DGS, John VE3AMZ, Ben VA3BNY, Paul VE3SY,
Larry VE3LGN, John VE3VRA.
VA3MRJ called the meeting to order at 7:30pm.
of the last executive meeting
A motion to accept the minutes for the November executive meeting was
proposed by Paul, VE3SY and seconded by Bob, VA3MCK. All voted in favour.
Dave, VA3DGS informed the executive that the club's insurance policy has
been amended to include the Mannheim site. The premium has increased by
$41.02 a year.
Dave, VA3MRJ asked the technical committee about the list of proposed
recommendations concerning improvement to the club's equipment as
discussed at the November executive meeting. John VE3AMZ apologized for
the delay and promised to discuss the issue with his colleagues and report
back on its findings. In addition, he expected to deliver an inventory of
the club's equipment.
followed a general discussion about the proposed new tower at the VE3KSR
repeater site at Baden. The present owners of the site have plans to
replace the existing tower. It was reported that notice had already been
given to the existing users to remove equipment from the structure. Paul
recommended opening a dialogue immediately with the owners and suggested
VE3PQ as a contact. Ben and John, VE3AMZ promised to look into the matter
and report back.
Larry VE3LGN reported the activities of the Packet Group. He made a
request for a 2 metre antenna to be made available during the proposed
Open House meeting in February.
It was pointed out that there is a requirement to have any public event
sanctioned by the executive. John, VE3AMZ moved "That the club stage
an open house for the purposes of demonstrating amateur radio to the
general public at the next radio meeting to be held February 7th at Dutton
Drive." The motion was seconded by Paul.
suggested a "Welcome to Ham night" sign be displayed at the
door. Dave, VA3DGS mentioned he was in possession of several day-glow
pointers that could be nailed to strategic hydro poles. Paul informed
those present that press releases to the media will appear during the next
Dave, VE3MRJ told the executive that a site had still to be found for the
location of the beginner's ham course. Several sites were proposed
including the Resurrection School and St Andrews Presbyterian Church. Dave
agreed to research both ideas.
Bob, VA3MCK reported that at least one club member had complained about
the quality of the club's Christmas luncheon held at the Transylvania
Club. Ben, VA3BNY remarked that the majority of those attending had been
satisfied with the meal.
According to Ben, the name of Gerry O'Robko appears on the current license
issued to the repeater VE3IXY. Ben suggested submitting a change request.
Paul remarked that it would not be worth the effort since there is a good
chance that, pending current restructuring, no licenses will be issued by
Industry Canada after next year.
Dave, VA3DGS declared a current balance of $2600 plus the GIC
VA3MRJ closed the meeting at 9:05pm.
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