QUARTER CENTURY WIRELESS ASSOCIATION
NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
KS ON THE KEYS
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
1) At 6:45 PM, John Barnhardt, VE3ZOV welcomed 23 Chapter members, spouses and guests, and introduced the head table.
Executive Members Present:
John Barnhardt†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† VE3ZOV †††††† President
Richard Ferch†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† VE3KI ††††††††††† Past President†††††††††
Luc Pernot†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† VE3JGL†††††††† Vice President
Norm Rashleigh† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† VE3LC†††††††††† Secretary
Bryan Rawlings ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††VE3QN †††††††† Treasurer
Pat Brewer†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† VE3KJQ†††††††† Director
Gary Spence††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† VE2GK†††††††††† Director
Guests: Vince Hyatt, VA3VGH†††††
2) Minutes of May 15, 2018 meeting:
John VE3ZOV asked for someone to move acceptance of the last meeting minutes as posted on the Chapter web site.† So moved by John VE3CXL and seconded by Dave Conn. Carried.
3) Executive Term up for Renewal:
John VE3ZOV advised the membership attending that the terms of Pat VE3KJQ and Bryan VE3QN serving as a Director and Treasurer respectively are up for renewal.† Both have indicated they are willing to continue serving in their positions. †We will ask for a motion and membership vote at the November AGM that Pat and Bryan continue their jobs for another two year term.
4) Treasurerís report:
Bryan VE3QN responded the following †state of finances for the Chapter:
Chequing Account (BMO) as of 17/09/2018†††††††††††††††††† $ 4837.28
Cash††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††† $†† 199.50
Pending Accounts Payable†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† $††† 55.38
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ________
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Total†††††††††††††††††††††††††† $4981.40
Bryan is also responsible for the membership list:; he reported:
The Chapter 70 membership list shows 67 members of which 39 have paid membership dues to the end of 2018 or later.
5) Illness and SK Report:
Bryan reported the passing of† former Chapter member, Bob Zieman VE3ATN on June 25, 2018.† Bob was 81 years old.
Bobís obituary can be found at : http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/ottawacitizen/obituary.aspx?n=robert-zieman-bob&pid=189476445
6) After Dinner Speaker: †
Following our dinner, Rich VE3KI introduced our guest speaker, Chris Allingham, VE3FU of Kemptville.† Chris is a fellow HF Dxer and Contester. Chrisís presentation was on the subject of establishing his remote controlled VO2AC station located in Goosebay, Labrador.† Bryan thanked Chris for his wonderful presentation.† John presented Chris with a QCWA Chapter 70 mug; a photo of which was taken by Luc VE3JGLfor the Journal report article.
7) Door Prizes and 50-50 draw:
The Door Prizes were presented by Gary VE2GK.† The 50/50 was won by Frances, VE3HKG
8) Dave Goodwin, VE9CB
Before the meeting closed, Dave Goodwin, VE9CB† showed the group his homebrew dual band yagi he has been using during his stay in Ottawa to work the FM satellite birds in conjunction with a couple of handheld portable radios.
9) Next meeting: †
John VE3ZOV announced †the next meeting will Tuesday November 20 at KS on the Keys; this will be the AGM.† The speaker will be Norm Rashleigh VE3LC giving a presentation on the Workings and Economy of his new Hyundai Ioniq Electric Vehicle.
The meeting was adjourned at 9:15 PM.
Minutes Prepared by:
Norm Rashleigh, VE3LC
Secretary, Chapter 70