2, 2000 Meeting Minutes.
Bob VA3MCK calls for the start of the meeting leading the roll call.
survey of people interested in helping and being trained in the
Canwarn severe Weather watch was recorded.
introduces the speaker of the evening, Mr. George Found of Grandpa's
the history of radio, His collections and restorations that turned
from a Hobby To a successful business.
lecture began with a quiz on Marconi and his first transmission from
the Isle of Wright to the ships in the English Channel, Fessenden
transmitted voice from Cobb Island to Arlington Virginia, and He also
transmitted the first usable Morse code both ways across the Atlantic
covered the period from 1897 to1959 as radio progressed rapidly in
communications, commercial broadcasting, television , car radios and
entertainment receivers. Operating from His Home, George also restores
Antiques, classics, older model car radios, car radio speakers, sells
tubes and schematics between 1923_1965, and has used parts for sale.
short question period followed through with a look at the beginning of
Radio in Canada and a few celebrities that paved the way to help make
broadcasting a successful Business.
presented George with a certificate of appreciation
VE3LWH was the winner of the $43.53 50-50 draw.
VE3DWH talks about the QCWA upcoming convention and events.
Bob mentions that John VE3AMZ resigned as the Technical Director, a
position that he held for 31 years. The responsibilities of Technical
services will be carried over by Ben Va3BNY and Ted VE3TJD until the
Directors meet and appoint a new Technical Director.
talks about the Technical report and the progress at Baden Hill.
Dave presents the financial report.
introduces Ed Spike who is collecting the names of volunteers for
re-structuring and training operators for Canwarn's severe weather
VE3LWH asks for volunteers from the floor to help with the Boy Scout
"Jamboree On the Air" on the 21st of October from 1300 to
1700Hrs EST. in Kitchener.
Gimble is setting up for the Basic course starting the first week of
January, or February 2001, while Gord VE3EOS is looking forward in
recruiting two candidates for the Advanced course starting next year.
mentions that the guest speaker for November will be Phill VE3ACK,
who's topic will be on " Meteor scatter."
VE3SY thanks all the members and guests for attending the meeting.
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