March 2010


Amateur Radio Society of Dryden

 March 10th, 2010 Meeting Minutes

Dryden Fire Service Training Centre



  Bob, VE3YDN
  Jim, VE3JLN
  Arnie, VA3NOL
  Neil, VE3VNM
  Scott, VA3EXT
  Bryan, VA3BRY
  Ken, VE3VGM


Ken Kurz, Deputy Fire Chief, discussed with the members present the role of the club during the Dryden Air Show to be held the May long weekend.  We would like as many members as possible to attend the Air Show.  We will require a minimum of 6.  Bob, VE3YDN will coordinate.


President Bryan, VA3BRY, then brought the meeting to order


M.S.—Ken, VE3VGM; Neil, VE3VNM—the Minutes of the Jan 14th meeting be adopted as corrected.  Carried.


M.S.—Scott, VA3EXT; Arnie, VA3NOL—the Financial Statement be adopted as read.  Carried.


Old Business: 

The club will be meeting with Greg Rickford concerning the Weather Radio Station.  Date to be advised.


Eton Rugby Winterfest Dog Sled Races, Feb 27th —communications were provided by:


Kim, VE4KMM              Sharon, VA3SJM           Janis, VE3JNS

Bob, VE4RGM              Neil, VE3VNM               Bob, VA3GUN

Bryan, VA3BRY             Dave, VE3LMU


Thank You.


Bryan reported that he has received 2 quotes to date for the Emergency Communications Trailer, and is waiting for 2 more.  Bob, VE3YDN and Scott, VA3EXT are compiling/costing a list of equipment to outfit the trailer.



New Business:

 Ken, VE3VGM, will donate an Exec II radio…in exchange, the club will extend his membership for a further 2 years.


Newer equipment has be installed at VE3RIB, Atikokan.


To date we have 35 paid up members.


Can Warn Training is scheduled for the week of June 7, subject to scheduling with other area clubs.


Bryan moved the meeting adjourn.


Scott, VA3EXT won the 50/50 draw.




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