MINUTES OF THE E.K.A.R.C. – February 11th 2012
Held at VE7CRJ’s residence . Chair: VE7CRJ
Welcome to Shane VE7DYE from Kingsgate
SICK OR INJURED AMATEURS: None
MINUTES: Motion: Adopt minutes as read, moved VE7LOC, Seconded VE7NEK. Carried
CORRESPONDENCE: Credit Union bond maturing.
Email from Nakusp, re: radio repairs.
BUSINESS ARISING FROM THE MINUTES:
Ø VE7CRJ Phoned for 210C2 antenna for Sparwood ridge, $800. CRJ will look at only obtaining the needed wiring instead of the whole antenna.
Ø VE7CRJ A workshop for new hams was proposed. Shane will approach the CLDS executive for organizing a fun day, free prizes etc. including station set up for different skills, target date April 1st.
Cash on hand $0010.00
ING savings $2691.65
Term Deposit $5135.00
MOTION: Accept treasurer’s report as read VE7NEK, Seconded VE7KFR. Carried.
Ø VE7CRJ Morrissey power cut due to construction Can’t be fixed till spring
§ Golden repeater power supply went, hasn’t been replaced yet.
§ Science fair Feb. 23rd 8:30 – 9:30 setup, doors open 10-3pm
§ Annual supper April 14th (?) LOC & NEK will organize
Ø VE7NEK Credit Union (KSCU) 1.85% or ING 1.40% Gic @ 18 mo.
Ø VE7CRJ Victoria PEP meeting – PEP will not be a non-profit society but will continue to be funded by government. PEP net Wed. nights 8:00 pm 3735.
Ø VE7LOC Cadet evening went well. SKT and LOC dealt with level 1’s. We had radio gear display, did some activities on phonetics, some basic operator techniques etc.
Motion ADJOURN VE7SKT