Minutes – 2015-04-30

Thursday April  30, 2015

Location: Home of Dan VE4DRK

Tenth Meeting of the Radiosport Manitoba (RSMB) group

Everyone started gathering at about 1900hrs local and the official meeting started at 1930hrs.

In attendance:

Ed VE4EAR

Adam VE4SN

Ed VE4YU

Cary VE4EA

Dan VE4DRK

Leor VE4DXR

Rob VE4GV

Harm VE4HAZ

Regrets: Harm VE4HAX, Kelly VE4XT

 

VE4EAR: welcoming remarks.

 

Approval of last March minutes.  Passed.  Dan. Cary second.

Welcome to Ron, VE4VN from Ottawa, ex VE4OY.

Treasurers Report:  $481.45 in the bank.

Ed Move that the financial report be moved.  Cary seconded.

Ed EAR agenda:

Plans for rest of year, WARC asking if we will present at June meeting and talk about field day.

Field day just for group?

Decision to participate in WARC Or not is tabled.

 

Canada Day Contest:

VE4RAC.   Tentative Ed VE4EAR.

 

DXPeditions:

List from Ed EAR.

Contest Season winding down:

List from Ed EAR.

QSO Parties this coming weekend.

7th area QSO party.

Indiana

New England

Delaware.

 

WPX CW end of month.

 

Field day in June.

Stu Perry Challenge in June.

All Asian DX.

VHF Contest.

 

W0GJ:  June 9, 2015.

Topic title: “Is 3db worth the divorce”

Mentioned to other groups for attendance: Grand Forks, VE6SV

Contact ARES, WARC,

Alt Hotel Downtown Winnipeg being considered for location.

Ed YU will check into availability for meals/presentation options.

Optional tour of Manitoba Human rights.

 

Fundraising was discussed.

Cary EA discussed his travels from XE3 to SP9 – with stop-over at W3LPL/K3KU.

Munchies were had and we all engaged in radio talk for some time …

Meeting started to dissipate at 10:00pm local time.