RSM Meeting Minutes Thursday December 17
Location: QTH of Cary VE4EA
Present: VE4EAR, VE4HAZ, VE4DXR, VE4EA, VE4SN, VE4GV
Regrets: VE4DRK, VE4YU, VE4XT
Cary VE4EA graciously hand wrote the minutes.
Meeting was called to order at 7:15pm by President, Ed Richardson
Minutes from the November 2015 meeting were approved/seconded: VE4GV/VE4EA
The President delivered opening remarks and comments.
– Ed VE4EAR distributed the NG3K.COM upcoming DXpeditions list
Ed VE4YU had delivered a current RSM financial statement, but was unable to attend. VE4HAZ presented the details in his place.
VE4YU has delivered a bank draft to VE4EAR for the balance of RSM funds as at December 17: $869.38. VE4EAR will transfer these funds to the new Treasurer. A new RSM bank account will be set up.
2016 RSM memberships renewals will be due in January 2016.
Elections for 2016 were held :
President: Ed -VE4EAR
Vice President: Rob- VE4GV
There was a discussion about the upcoming RAC Winter 2015 Contest , December 19. Operating tips and suggestions were given.
A discussion was held about future meeting topics. Some suggestions include:
– QSL methods and online systems.
– Low noise receiving antennas
– Discussion about 6m Sporadic E propagation. Discuss in advance on the 2016 season (April meeting)
There was a discussion about a proposed day-long RSM sponsored RadioSport University in April 2016. A date needs to be selected. (VE4EA is arranging)
Next meeting (January 2016) will be at the home of VE4EAR. Date TBA
The meeting was adjourned at: 9:15pm