Amateur Radio Society of Dryden
May 11th, 2011 Meeting Minutes
Dryden Fire Service Training Centre
President Bryan brought the meeting to order.
In Attendance were:
Bryan, VA3BRY, opened the meeting.
M.S. Ken, VE3VGM; Bob, VA3GUN, the minutes of the 09March11 meeting be adopted as read. Carried.
M.S. Rick, VA3RGA; Scott, VA3EXT—Financial Statement as at
Scott, VA3EXT, has booked Birchland Trailer Park BBQ Shelter for Camp 807.
Bryan, VA3BRY and Bob, VE3YDN represented the Club at the N.W.O. Emergency Response Forum April 5-7. The theme was “You are Not Alone”.
Among other presentations, CN Rail presented a session on Derailment Precautions; Eric Tremblay, MNR—Night Vision Goggles; Goeff Coulson—CanWarn; Breeze—GIS Implementation in Dryden in Emergencies; Lt. Col. Steve Hull—Military Liason; Red Cross—role in Emergencies. Dryden Police Chief Shayne MacKinnon paid the club a complement at the Forum.
Can Warn training will be held June 16th at the Fire Hall Training Centre.
Scott, VA3EXT, suggested the club purchase a Portable Gas-operated Generator for the repeater site. Our UPS was damaged during a lightning strike at the repeater site. He will wait until we get a response from the Trillium Foundation to purchase it.
Barbeque tentatively set for June 11 at VE3VNM’s QTH.
Bob, VE3YDN, briefed the members on the Mock Lockdown at
M.S. Bob, VA3GUN; Ken, VE3VGM, the meeting adjourn.
50/50 Draw winner—Bryan, VA3BRY.