NBARC May 8, 2019 Meeting Minutes

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In attendance; Dave VA3NBH, VA3PC, VE3TGI, VE3JGH, VE3YYB, VE3YO, VE3LOR, VE3LKX, VE3MAF, John, VE3DLL,

Regrets; VE3XKB, VA3CMX

Called to order 1945ET.

Correspondance; Will assist at the canoe race. Note from RBC re account.

Events; Hike for Hospice. Lori gave an update. Good event. Lori will have more info when she gets it. UPDATE: About 400 walkers. About $63,000.

Kelly balloon launch. In the launch window right now. Gave a show and tell with the HAB equipment. UPDATE: Launched Tuesday May 14, 2019 @ 1030ET. Reached an altitude of aprx. 32441 metres. Successfully recovered.

Mattawa Canoe Race. July 27, 2019.

Paul looked at the repeater shack. NEEDS painting. Sunday May, 26, 2019 @ 1230ET at the Tower Dr. Site. Rain date Friday May 31, 2019 1230ET.

HF Net; Running well.

Repeaters; Working well.

Old Business; Paul gave a report on the Ontario QSO Party on Easter weekend. Over 170 log entries submitted.

New Business; Field day June 29/30, 2019. Will put a poll on the website.

Treasurer; nil

Contest Club; Ken very busy. More to come.

Adjourned 2038ET

73/Drew VE3MAF