Thursday March 17, 2016
Location: QTH Of Dan VE4DRK
Sixteenth Meeting of the Radiosport Manitoba (RSMB) group
Ed VE4EAR started the meeting at 19:21
Prior meeting minutes passed.
Motion: Cary VE4EA, Rob VE4GV. Approved.
Harm Treasurer Report
PayPal is setup. Memberships and Ham Experience available to be paid online.
As of Monday Revenue of 208.00. Expenses of $5.68
Net Income from beginning of year $274.40
Around $1100 in bank total.
Income comprised of $170 membership. $110 fees for HF experience to date.
Cary explained he would not be able to partake in the field day this year.
He is looking for a person to co-ordinate.
Cary, Harm, Ed, away.
WARC needs to provide co-ordinator.
RAC CANADA DAY – JULY 1, 2016. FRIDAY
Harm, Cary away.
WARC FLEA MARKET:
Discussion on whether we need a table. Discuss for fall flea market if need be.
List provided by Ed.
Hurd Island – 3 weeks
Spring Equinox – just before and just after conditions…
Russian DX Contest
APRIL – QSO Parties
CLEAN SWEEP MUG:
EA, VT, GV, CX. GV Won the draw!
Congratulations from RSM. (Picture taken).
Harm distributed QSL cards.
Discussion surrounded sponsoring events as a club, as individuals, etc.
30 registered, expect a few more.
Question regarding accepting attendees at the door for registration.
Cary budgeted $700 budget for room/etc. Expecting only $350 in income. Will have short-fall.
Room two nights and meals VE6SV.
VE3CX stay with Cary VE4EA.
Room expense is $150.
WARC will also be approached to assist with fees if necessary.
Cary has lined up almost $1000 in event prize draws.
Rob GV will look after the projectors.
WARC will lend the PA.
Dan will help Cary with WiFi and/or HotSpot options.
Leor DXR will assist and demo.
Ed EAR will present.
Harm HAZ will take care of funding.
(discussion below – please refer to attached spreadsheet outlining schedule – located below)
Cary VE4EA, Ed VE4EAR, David VE4DLA
Guest speakers panel:
K1DG – basics of HF. Propagation etc.
Ed talking about HF antennas.
Gerry W1VE will be on skype – internet and HF. Remote, packet spotting, etc.
K2LE, K1TTT, VE4EA as remote station connections.
Gord talking about contesting. – long talk –
Part 1 and Part 2. He needs an hour. Wants two 20 to 30 minute sessions.
No further business.
Harm VE4HAZ adjourned. 22:05
Meeting adjourned 2206hrs