Amateur Radio Society of Dryden
March 9th, 2011 Meeting Minutes
Dryden Fire Service Training Centre
Bryan, VA3BRY, called the meeting to order.
M.S. Neil, VE3VNM; Ted, VE3TBO—the minutes of the
Scott, VA3EXT, reported that the Ignace Repeater, VE3IGN, had reprogrammed the controller, and it is back on the air. Because of logistics in the Fire Hall, the IRLP Node, VA3DIS, has a dedicated internet line.
Bryan, VA3BRY, reported that we have filed a 3rd application to the
Trillium Foundation for funding for the EmComm trailer.
Darryl Herbert, Dryden Fire Chief, said he had received a call from the
Foundation asking for information about our role with the City of
The Rugby Creek Winter Festival Dog Sled Races were a success.
Sharon, VE3SJM Neil, VE3VNM Scott, VA3EXT
Ed, VA3ETP Bob, VA3GUN Jim, VE3JLN
M.S. Scott, VA3EXT; Fred, VE3WFN—the Financial Statement as of
Scott, VA3EXT, reported that DMTS is terminating their agreement with the club effective July 2011. The City Fire Department will be assisting the club after that time, because we are part of the City’s Emergency Response Plan.
Our lease with the city on the land expires in 2014.
Dryden will be hosting Camp 807 this August long weekend. Scott and Bryan will start the planning process.
NWO Emergency Response Forum will be held April 5 to 7. Darryl Herbert is reserving two seats for the club. Bob, VE3YDN, Bryan, VA3BRY, are the primary attendees; Scott, VA3EXT, Bob, VA3GUN, and Fred, VE3WFN expressed interest as back-up attendees in the event one of the others is unable to attend.
There has still been no response from Mr Rickford regarding the Weather Radio.
CanWarn training will take place sometime late spring/early summer…no firm dates yet from Geoff Coulson, Environment Canada.
To date, there have been 8 Family Memberships ( 16 amateurs) and 8 individual 2011 memberships have been renewed.
Fred, VE3WFN, moved the meeting adjourn.
Bob, VA3GUN, won the 50/50 draw.