October 2015

Minutes of the October general meeting of the White Rock ARC.

Meeting held at Centennial Arena, October 11, 2015 


Meeting called to order by President Eric at 1503

Members present:  Dave, VA7THO; Bill, VE7WNO; Ralph, VE7OM; John, VE7PEE; Jim, VE7UVL; Deme, VE7CRT; Eric, VA7NX, Jay, VE7KC; Bob, VA7RGM; and Kosta, VA7FFT


Minutes of last meeting:  Corrected to include Ken, VE7KBN at the Field Day, and correction to note that it was Hardy, VE7IDY only that attended an informal meeting with Mayor Baldwin of White Rock.  MSC

Financial Report:  Ralph gave financial report. MSC

Committee Reports: 

SET:  Ralph reported that there were eleven members of the club attending the radio set up at the Centennial Arena over the morning.  Operations were completed on HF SSB; VHF FM and VHF Digital modes.

REPEATER:  Ralph reported that he has been working with the Fire Chief and two site tests will be carried out next weekend.  Ralph will send an email to advise members of time and frequency.  Ralph encouraged all to monitor that frequency at home to report reception quality.


Eric reminded those present that the November meeting is the AGM, so if anyone is interested in being a Director and Executive member, please step forward. 

Dues are due.  So far ten members have renewed. 


Christmas Dinner:  Jim reported that he is open to suggestions regarding the venue for the Christmas Dinner.  We used Kiki’s last year and were pleased except that the seating was not conducive for good conversation for a large group.  He suggested that he look into the Italian restaurant on Marine Drive.  He will report back at coffee meetings.  Possible dates for the dinner would be Dec 9th , first choice, or Dec 2nd


Motion to adjourn at 1547. Carried.