Wednesday September 11, 2014
Home of Ed VE4YU
Sixth Meeting of the Radiosport Manitoba (RSMM) group
Meeting began slightly after 7:30pm.
Ed VE4YU (host)
Rob VE4GV absent
Leor VE4DXR absent
Kelly VE4XT absent
Ed VE4EAR motion to accept as posted on website.
VE4YU, VE4EA second.
All in favor. Passed.
VE4EAR: welcoming remarks.
No new members tonight.
The group discussed the option of having Harm VE4HAZ, Peter VE4TTH as possible members.
Discussion on options of non-local members.
Tabled for next month about further discussion for non-local membership. Initial view was to have the group membership solely for local.
Plaque cost is 75$US and was paid.
Bank balance: 356.60 $ CDN
VE4EA Motion that RSMB donate $100 to the 4W DXpedition. Adam VE4SN second.
Discussion: Ed VE4EAR commented we reduce to $50 to support. Discussion to possibly hold off until Ed hears more about costs/etc.
TABLED FOR NEXT MEETING.
Field Day Report:
Cary VE4EA published the field day report. Published on WARC Newsletter.
Equipment is an issue.
Discussion surrounded we need a new tri-band antenna for field day.
DXPeditions to note:
4W – Ed will be running 500 watts.
Ed highlighted the big contests in yellow.
Sept VHF contest is this weekend.
NA SSB Sprint this weekend.
48 hr contest… CQWW DX RTTY. Sept 27.
Arizona QSO Party.
California QSO Party.
CQWW SSB end of Oct.
TY1AA (personal note, Cary mentioned)
Ed VE4YU has a presentation.
Presentation 1 –
E44DX – Palestine.
H40AA – Solomon Islands.
BY1DX – China
B1A – China
BT1WW – China
BS7H – Scarborough Reef – south china sea.
P51BH – North Korea
FT5ZM Amsterdam Island DXpedition – K0IR.
Ed VE4YU demoed his station and his memorabilia!
Ed VE4EAR called an end to the RSM meeting 10:15pm.
Ed VE4SN can host the Oct meeting.